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November 8, 1987 | RON PIVO
Harvard 28 Pater Noster 10--Harvard expanded a 7-3 halftime lead with three touchdowns in the third quarter to keep Pater Noster winless. Harvard (4-5) is 3-2 in Santa Fe League play. Pater Noster dropped to 0-5, 0-9. Harvard was led by Martin Holly, the tailback in the team's single-wing formation. He rushed for 169 yards and a touchdown in 24 carries. Harvard attempted only three passes, Holly completing one for two yards.
March 30, 1986 | Associated Press
Mike Donnelly's blast from the top of the left circle with 2:51 remaining gave Michigan State a 6-5 victory over Harvard and the 1986 NCAA hockey championship Saturday night at the Providence Civic Center. Earlier, in the consolation game, Minnesota beat Denver, 6-4. Donnelly's goal, his 59th of the season, capped a strong three-goal third-period comeback by the Spartans (34-9-2), who had trailed for much of the game.
January 10, 1991
Any time I see an article making sweeping generalities about Latinos, I see red. If the article is written by a Latino, readers start to believe it. Latinos do not go into science? I don't know about today's Latino youth, though I suspect they suffer from the same malaise that afflicts others--no commitment, drive or ambition. In my family (and we were poor), I had an uncle who was an electrical engineer. My cousins in Texas all got scholarships to Johns Hopkins, Caltech and Harvard.
April 16, 1989
Track and field athletes from Ivy League rivals Harvard and Yale joined forces to defeat a combined team from English universities Oxford and Cambridge in the rain at New Haven, Conn. The U.S. team defeated the British, 21-13, in the 32nd trans-Atlantic meet, a traditional event that has featured such legendary track and field athletes as Roger Bannister, the first man to run the mile faster than four minutes. The meet also was scored as a dual meet between Harvard and Yale, which the Crimson won, 88-75, as freshman sprinter Derrick Horner won the 100 and 200 meters, placed second in the long jump and anchored Harvard's winning 400-meter relay team.
January 25, 2004
I look forward to reading Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s book "America Behind the Color Line: Dialogues With African Americans," but I was disappointed by the excerpt ("Inside Black Hollywood," Jan. 4). Contrary to Gates' assertion, Hollywood is long on history, and for many important players in Hollywood, Harvard is not "a million miles away." The essence of the excerpt seemed to be who holds power in Hollywood, and that as of 2004 blacks still lack power. But many of those who do have it were educated at places such as Harvard, Boston University, Emerson College and other East Coast universities.
March 17, 1996
In the article about George Plimpton and humor in America ("What Tickles America's Fancy?" March 10) is the statement that Plimpton was a "founder of the Harvard Lampoon." I'm not sure exactly when the Harvard Lampoon was founded, but I do know that Robert Benchley, Class of 1912, worked on it. From this we must draw one of two conclusions: No. 1. Plimpton is much older than he looks. No. 2. You've been had. CARLO PANNO Reseda Editor's note: No. 3. Because of a transcription error, the phrase "worked for" the Lampoon became "founder of" the Lampoon.
March 25, 2013 | By Geoffrey Mohan
Florida Gulf Coast University sent the Hoyas back to Georgetown. Harvard dashed New Mexico's hopes. Wichita State sent Gonzaga back to Spokane. Is there any hope for a perfect bracket in the NCAA March Madness men's college basketball tournament? Not according to ESPN, which tweeted over the weekend that there were no perfect brackets among more than 8 million submissions this year. But the math majors at Davidson (whose team was ousted after losing in the first round) are going strong, according to mathematician Tim Chartier, who launched "March Mathness" in 2009 as part of the undergraduate class he teaches at the North Carolina college.
January 4, 1989
Junior guard Clarence Pattin scored a game-high 22 points, including 10 in the first quarter, for Sylmar in a nonleague contest against Canyon on Tuesday night. From the second quarter on, however, it was all Canyon in a 67-53 win at Sylmar. Canyon (5-7) outscored the Spartans, 26-4, in the second quarter and 25-2 in one spurt that extended into the third quarter. "The press really started to work," Canyon Coach Greg Hayes said. "They must have turned the ball over five or six times in a row.
February 16, 2002
Oscar De La Hoya claims Fernando Vargas "is bad for the sport." This comes from the same guy who publicly called his promoter "one of the biggest Jews to come out of Harvard." Alan Wisotsky Thousand Oaks
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