Sykes goal in 88th minute propels women’s soccer to Homecoming draw

This Homecoming weekend, the No. 12 Tufts women’s soccer team tied 2–2 in an electric double-overtime matchup against fellow NESCAC rival Conn. College. After trailing 2–1 for most of the second half, a Conn. College foul gave Tufts sophomore midfielder Lily Sykes a free kick from the left side of the 18-yard box. Sykes fired […]

Postgame Press: Family matters

I was not the best athlete as a kid. My dad was no professional athlete, but his athletic prowess in the North Shore summer camp circuit was well-regarded amongst his peers whenever they visited my camp. I had some sports I was okay at, but I was really bad at a few sports. Most specifically […]

Football blows out Bowdoin 49–0 in Homecoming game

The Tufts football team won its third game of the season on Saturday as former Jumbos returned to campus for Homecoming on a beautiful, sunny day at Ellis Oval. The 49–0 win over the Bowdoin Polar Bears evens the Jumbos’ season record at 3–3. The Jumbos have now won their past five meetings with the […]

No. 12 men’s soccer defeats No. 11 Conn. College 2–0 on Homecoming

The No. 12 Tufts men’s soccer team defeated a strong No. 11 Conn. College side 2–0 on Saturday afternoon on Bello Field. After a midseason slump lasting much of October that saw them go 1–2–2, the Jumbos saw the Homecoming game as an opportunity to get back on track. Tufts is now 9–2–2 overall and […]

Schmuck of the Week: Context for the Hong Kong-China situation

So this is an absolute nightmare to talk about. No one is right. No one is wrong.  But somehow, everything is in flames — especially the jersey of LeBron James. How did we get here? Instead of dishing out the typical schmuck of the week label, I will carefully dance around assigning a tag until […]

Women’s cross country takes 6th at NEICAAA Championship

The Tufts women’s cross country team competed at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association (NEICAAA) Championship  Saturday at Franklin Park in Boston. The race featured teams from all NCAA divisions. Despite facing Div. II and Div. I competition, the Jumbos finished sixth out of the 22 teams competing at the race, and two Jumbos finished within the […]

Women’s tennis closes fall season with promising performance at NEWITT invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with two semifinal appearances at the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament (NEWITT) held at Smith College. Jumbos got the better of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Engineers in the first round of the A Draw, with first-year Tilly Rigby and sophomore Maggie Dorr defeating MIT duo of Seraphin […]

Keeping Up with the 617: Recipe to a Bruins Stanley Cup victory

The Boston Bruins electrified a passionate fanbase last year with a dominant run to the Stanley Cup Finals — and then proceeded to rip out Bostonians’ hearts. Behind goalie Jordan Binnington, the St. Louis Blues stomped on the Bruins defensive game plan and shocked the nation en route to their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. The Bruins […]

Football looks to capture Homecoming victory versus winless Bowdoin

The Jumbos have been on a rollercoaster ride of a season. After sending a resounding message heard loud and clear across the NESCAC following their week one win over three-time defending champion Trinity, Tufts has struggled to consistently back up its early dominance. Following losses to Williams and Amherst, who have proven to be two of the […]

Men’s soccer Homecoming game preview: Tufts vs. Conn. College

The Jumbos will look to get back on track this Saturday with their Homecoming game against the Conn. College Camels at 2:30 p.m. on Bello Field. The team comes into this match with an overall record of 8–2–2 and 4–1–2 in conference play. Tufts currently sits in second place of the NESCAC standings, barely ahead […]