Sailing coach Ken Legler leaves his legacy at Tufts 

Tufts is just one of the hallmarks of the journey of sailing coach Kenneth Legler’s historic career, but it will be the one where that coaching career comes to a close. As both a competitive sailor and a coach, he has made a dramatic impact on the sport as a whole. With this being his […]

Senior Profile: Theo Henry bids basketball adieu

On March 3, the Tufts men’s basketball team faced off against Widener University in Keene, N.H. It was the most significant game of the season to date; the tension was apparent and the Jumbos needed someone to step up. That someone was senior guard and captain Theo “Sarge” Henry. When the squad’s season was on […]

Tufts seniors take valuable lessons from Boston Marathon

The 127th Boston Marathon on April 17 featured a field of 30,000 runners ranging from those running their first marathon to Eliud Kipchoge, the world record holder for the fastest marathon. One thing all of these runners have in common is their passion and love for the sport and their sheer determination to complete one […]

Senior Profile: Joelle Zelony reflects on basketball, team building, Jumbo friendships

As the Jumbos wrapped up their final game on the hardwood this March, the team rallied one last time around senior co-captain Joelle Zelony.  Zelony, a shooting guard, graduates Sunday along with the rest of the Class of 2023. As the only senior on the 2022–23 Tufts women’s basketball roster, Zelony is slated to leave […]

Senior Profile: Ian Daly delivers stellar career through dedication, leadership

Like his favorite player Trent-Alexander Arnold, who has gone from boyhood Liverpool fan to club icon in the last five years, former Tufts men’s soccer co-captain Ian Daly stands out for his work ethic and positive outlook. The recent graduate’s impact on the program has left a legacy grounded in humility, unity and hard work. […]

Tufts baseball extends winning streak with weekend road sweep of Trinity

Tufts baseball traveled to Hartford, Conn. for the team’s first away NESCAC East Division series of the season on the back of a seven game winning streak dating back to April 8, when it won the second game of a doubleheader against Amherst. Two comeback wins followed by a comfortable series finale victory over Trinity […]

Undefeated No. 1 men’s lacrosse beats Hamilton on Senior Day

It wasn’t a pretty game, but at the final horn, the No. 1 Tufts men’s lacrosse team continued their undefeated season on Saturday with a 22–12 Senior Day win over Hamilton. With the win, Tufts improved to 14–0 overall and 9–0 in the NESCAC, maintaining their No. 1 ranking nationally. Then, the Jumbos made history […]

The Final Whistle: An Italian classic on the cards

A few famous pictures can sum up Marco Materrazi’s historic career: being headbutted by Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 World Cup Final, a teary embrace with Jose Mourinho after completing the treble in 2010 and lifting the World Cup alongside a legendary collection of Italian stars. One picture, however, stands out from the crowd, both […]

Sports and Society: The 5 stages of playoff-watching

Watching a close NBA playoff game is awesome. It is also a form of psychological warfare. I present to thee: The five stages of playoff-watching, currently waiting on peer review. PregameStage 1: Cost-benefit analysis Every fan, no matter how dire the situation may be, practices the holy pregame ritual of deciding how proportionally disastrous every […]

Softball sweeps doubleheaders at Williams, Middlebury

Unfazed by a 5–4 loss at No. 25 MIT on April 11, just their second loss of the season, No. 9 Tufts went 4–0 on this weekend’s road trip, improving to 26–2 on the season and a perfect 10–0 in NESCAC play to lead the conference. The Jumbos kept the momentum up during the week, […]