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Batch Catch: Having beaten Columbia's Fara'ad McCombs, Crimson junior wide receiver James Batch prepares to reel in a first-quarter touchdown pass.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Sports

Another crushing defeat for Harvard.

11.10.19

Articulating a vision for Crimson athletes—and fellow students

November-December 2019

Two Harvard football players tackle a player from Brown.

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.

Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

In the early season, an infusion of new talent and a hot quarterback buoyed the Crimson football team.

November-December 2019

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team takes the field.

A spirited moment for the women’s lacrosse players. Harvard athletics plays an important role in the lives of the nearly one-fifth of undergraduates participating in intercollegiate sports.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Tackling harassment, athletics, and barriers to international scholars and students

November-December 2019

 Harvard freshman Khalil Dawsey blocks the punt of Howard's Isaiah Moore.

Special teamer: Flying in, Harvard freshman Khalil Dawsey is primed to block the punt of Howard’s Isaiah Moore—one of three Crimson blocked punts that led to 21 points.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Harvard defeats Howard in another rout.

10.6.19

A scan from the program for the eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Technology, including the words "peer learning" and a drawing of a lightbulb.

    

The eighth annual conference of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching

10.1.19

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Harvard trounces Brown in its Ivy League opener.

9.29.19

All right, Jack: Harvard senior wideout Jack Cook snared a team-high seven receptions, including an 80-yard touchdown pass-and-run, tied for fourth-longest scoring toss in Crimson history.
All right, Jack: Harvard senior wideout Jack Cook snared a team-high seven receptions, including an 80-yard touchdown pass-and-run, tied for fourth-longest scoring toss in Crimson history.
Photograph by Brock Scott/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

 

A late Crimson run wasn't enough to overcome a slow start.

9.22.19

Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin hops over a Harvard teammate with a football in hand.

Just another hurdle: Leaping over guard Eric Wilson (68), Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin sails through a hole last season against Princeton. Shampklin had a breakout season in 2018, leading the Ivy League in rushing with 105.3 yards per game.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Prospects, rules changes, a Rose Bowl centennial, pro players, a return from a shattering injury—and a tragic loss

9.11.19

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