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Three keys to a Cornell football victory over Dartmouth

On Oct. 1, Cornell football pulled off as improbable an upset as ever. The Red defeated the nationally-ranked Colgate Raiders in Hamilton, NY, after trailing by 23 points in the second quarter. Sophomore quarterback Dalton Banks threw for over 450 yards and 4 touchdowns — in just his third career start — and the Red’s… Cornell Sun Sports: Read More more

Big Red fell short against Brown, look to improve against Princeton

Despite an aggressive first half and a strong showing defensively, the Red came up short against Brown this past weekend in Providence, after the Bears’ freshman midfielder Amanda Lane scored off a corner kick in the 85th minute of play. The goal boosted Brown to a 1-0 victory over Cornell without sufficient time remaining for… Cornell Sun Sports: Read More more

Cornell men’s hockey begins 2016-17 season against Merrimack

The 2016 regular season for Cornell men’s hockey will begin with a road-heavy opening set of games this year, starting with a trip to North Andover, Mass. to take on Merrimack College in what has been a widely anticipated match up for players and fans alike. “I think we got some rust out last weekend against UOIT and Brock and... more

Around the Ivy League: Penn, Harvard Move to 3-0 in Conference Standings

Featuring two overtime games, this past weekend was one of the most exciting weeks of Ivy League football in 2016. At the halfway point in the season, Harvard and Penn — two of last year’s co-champions — both remain undefeated in league games. Behind Princeton at 2-1, Cornell, Brown, Columbia and Yale all have 1-2 records. Only Dartmouth — the... more

Cornell football falls to Harvard in Ivy League battle

Cornell suffered its first loss the football season Saturday as host Harvard won a battle of Ivy League unbeatens, 29-13, at Harvard Stadium. Semar Smith ran for three touchdowns and Joseph Viviano III threw for 229 yards and a score for the Crimson (4-0, 2-0), the preseason favorites to win the conference. Cornell (3-1, 1-1), which has more wins this... more

Undefeated Cornell big underdog vs. rival Harvard

Cornell University football fans felt something special in the works during a satisfying 14-point victory homecoming weekend against Yale two weeks ago. After a thrilling 23-point comeback on Saturday against then No. 25-ranked Colgate, fans are feeling like the program has turned the corner. The Big Red will have another stiff test facing them this week when they travel to... more

Around the Ivy: Cornell and Harvard sit atop early conference standings

After three weeks of regular season play, Cornell and No. 22 Harvard are the last standing undefeated teams in the Ivy League. Saturday’s clash between the two teams assures that only one will continue its bid for an undefeated season. Around the league, Princeton and Dartmouth both have posted two wins, while Penn and Brown have 1-2 records. Columbia and... more

Around the Ivy: Cornell Joins Harvard, Dartmouth in Starting Season 2-0

After two weeks of play, Cornell is among three Ivy League teams that have yet to record a loss. Joining the Red are Harvard and Dartmouth, two of last year’s co-champions. Along with Columbia and Yale, the third co-champion, Penn, remains winless. Princeton and Brown have both posted 1-1 records so far. Cornell Sun Sports: Read More more

Cornell throttles Yale on Homecoming Weekend

Very late in the fourth quarter, as Yale tried to rally from a two-touchdown deficit, Cornell senior linebacker Jackson Weber broke up two passes but was unable to reel in the interception both times. He was not going to let it happen a third time. With the next passing play heading in his direction, Weber used both hands to corral... more

Cornell men’s hockey ranked fifth, sixth in preseason ECAC polls

In the annual preseason ECAC polls, Cornell was tabbed to finish fifth by the media and sixth by the conference’s coaches. While the Red’s squad remains similar and strong, as compared to last year’s, the team’s key opponents have also kept their squads up to par. Top names ranked ahead of Cornell include perennial favorites including Quinnipiac, Harvard and Yale.... more

Cornell football highlights Ithaca sports weekend

Every week this section will preview five of the top local sporting events for the weekend. After winning its season opener in Bucknell last week, the Cornell University football team opens the home portion of its schedule Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. against rival Yale at Schoellkopf Field. Not only will Cornell be aiming to get revenge for last year’s... more

Cornell football fends off late Bucknell rally in opener

Just like last year, Cornell football (1-0) started slow against Bucknell (1-2), falling into an early hole. Just like last year, the Red eventually found its groove and built a lead. Just like last year, the Bison stormed back, threatening to steal a miraculous victory. But unlike last year, the men of Cornell football did not let the game get... more

Cornell Big Red football 2016 season preview

Cornell opens their 2016 football campaign at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania at 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon. Hear what The Roger J. Weiss ’61 Head Coach of Football, David Archer ’05, has to say leading up to kick-off of first game of the season. Part 1: Overall thoughts on the 2016 season. Part 2: Breaking down each of the position... more
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