Flag Football: The Playoffs Are On

On a rainy Wednesday afternoon, the first round of the Flag Football playoffs brought both surprise and excitement.ÿ With a backdrop of solid sportsmanship by all, the four games each brought it’s own flavor to the inimitable HBS IM scene.ÿ In the RC bracket, it was a the surprise of the upset.ÿ Two less-heralded teams… Continue reading Flag Football: The Playoffs Are On

Report from the Pitch:

NJ Soccer Machine Chugs AlongBy Scott Hebbeler (NJ) NJ advanced to 2-0 on the season after a come from behind victory Monday afternoon. While both teams struggled to find a rhythm in the first half, NJ opened the second half with solid midfield play and tenacious defense. Brit Smith was the star of the game… Continue reading Report from the Pitch:

IM Soccer Kicks Off

NH Trounces NF By Andrew L. Kay (NH) Contributing Writer Marking their presence on campus, NH established itself as a front-runner for the IM soccer title after soundly trouncing NF in Monday’s season opener. By all accounts, the 4-2 final score masks the utter dominance displayed by the victors in every aspect of the match.… Continue reading IM Soccer Kicks Off

NA Victorious in Spring Swing

Last Sunday, more than 20 teams competed in the HBS Golf Club’s inter-section spring tournament held at Bradford Country Club, a daily-fee championship course designed by architect Brian Silva. Teams of four (organized by section) played a team scramble format and were required to play each team members’ drive at least twice. Despite the persistent… Continue reading NA Victorious in Spring Swing

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E We Go

On a cold and wet Wednesday afternoon, NE defeated NA 4-2 to move on to the RC Championship Match. Kudos to both teams for getting down and dirty in the muck, and delivering a well-fought, well-played match. The four die-hard spectators who braved the elements appreciate your efforts. Special thanks go out to NE Marketing… Continue reading E We Go

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As Ugly As It Gets

The “beautiful game,” as they call it in Brazil, may not be the best description of today’s final clash of the regular season between NA and NG. NA went into the game in need of a win, to progress to the playoffs, and NG was in it to salvage their pride, and mark the end… Continue reading As Ugly As It Gets

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NA Toys with OE

NA felt so confident going into their game with OE they chose to spot OE 12 points in the 1st half. However, when OE chose not to let their female players in on the action, NA took a stand for women everywhere by going on the offensive. Beginning NA’s second half surge was Katherina (Kat)… Continue reading NA Toys with OE

Keeping it Ugly

Re-emerging from the throes of last week’s shock defeat, NA embraced a much-needed victory in game 3 against NB. The first minutes of the game were indeed ugly as the two sides fought it out on a somewhat muddy surface that closely resembled an elephant watering hole in central Mozambique. However the rough terrain seemed… Continue reading Keeping it Ugly

Call the Baby Ugly

NA 4 – 2 NIThe game commenced at exactly 4 p.m. with a deafening war cry of “Call the Baby Ugly” from a motivated and passionate NA. Within 12 minutes, NA’s Bedii Yucaoglu had made two deadly strikes at goal, leaving the hapless NI goalkeeper stranded on the ground. Just when NA had begun to… Continue reading Call the Baby Ugly

NC Start Strong

NC 4 – 3 NHNC 4 – 2 NAArgentinian star Rafa Guida Masoni collected a slide rule pass from Aussie Joseph Tesvic on the edge of NH’s area, checked, looked up and unleased a curling left foot shot that shook the back of the net. Five minutes gone and Team C’s season was up and… Continue reading NC Start Strong

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Double-dozen-double-header for Magnificent 7 of NA

Buck: I hear we got trouble. Chris: Would you be interested in partaking in a little show of force? Buck: “Show of force”? Well hell, that’s my middle name.(Magnificent 7) Another rousing speech from Brian ‘Hawaii 5-‘ O’Connor got the hired hands in the mood for some ass-kicking. Despite a G St induced haze, NA… Continue reading Double-dozen-double-header for Magnificent 7 of NA

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NA Shoots Down NE 6-3

Goose: “What are you doing?”Maverick: “Just wondering, ‘who’s the best?’” -Top Gun After dispatching NB last week, there is no doubt as to the answer. The game against NE got off to a flying start, when Joe ‘low hanging fruit’ Titlow struck a screamer into the bottom corner. This was followed by low exocet from… Continue reading NA Shoots Down NE 6-3

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NA Beats NB 6 – 5

“Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” – Yoda (The Empire Strikes Back)The tiny green Jedi master must have been visiting the IM Soccer fields last Wednesday as NA came back from a 4-1 half-time deficit to destroy NB with 5 second half goals. With pre-game strategy as clear as a TOM write-up, NA… Continue reading NA Beats NB 6 – 5

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RC Sections Raise $10,750 in "Food Fight" for Hunger

It was a great year for the MBA Food Fight at HBS as the Class of 2003 gave generously to alleviate hunger in America. The “Food Fight” is a friendly competition among MBA programs, with the goal of raising money for food banks in the United States through America’s Second Harvest (www.secondharvest.org). With over 20… Continue reading RC Sections Raise $10,750 in "Food Fight" for Hunger

Elvis Has Left The Building

When we last left off, the A-Team was busily preparing for the Shad Factory Exercise on October 19th. As the simulation grew near, many NA-ers reported having nightmares involving a shady character named Arthur Dief who was determined to screw up their process. However, as we descended upon the gymnasium-during the most unfair time slot… Continue reading Elvis Has Left The Building

Quarterback Controversy at NA?

NA returned to the gridiron in triumphant fashion, with a 26-6 trouncing of OC last Wednesday. However, most of the hoopla following the game focused less on the impressive victory, than on the budding quarterback controversy, as unheralded rookie Robyn Brown received numerous accolades after her two successful completions. “Robyn looked cooler in the pocket… Continue reading Quarterback Controversy at NA?

A Hails the Queen

It has been 5 weeks since that momentous day in Burden Auditorium, when all 900 members of the Class of 2003 sat impatiently through slide after slide… after slide…after slide… waiting to see what one fate-determining letter would appear next to his or her name. 82 of those people lucked out. For they are now… Continue reading A Hails the Queen

NA Dominates

Perennial IM football powerhouse NA shook off a fluke opening season loss and resumed it’s march to the championship with a come-from-behind victory over an impressive NC team. After driving the length of the field to open the game, NA quarterback Daniel Pullin found offensive all-star Chris “The Velvet Glove” Taylor in the corner of… Continue reading NA Dominates

ND Soccer Beats NA 3-1

ND kept its undefeated record with a 3-1 victory over a hapless NA team. Despite falling behind for the first time this season, ND rallied behind quick goals by Andre “The Giant” Silva, Morio “Scorio” Alexander and Peter “Stoichkov” Velikin, and cruised to victory behind the stone wall goalkeeping of Derek “Donkey Kong” Mendez. Unfortunately,… Continue reading ND Soccer Beats NA 3-1

The Bees Sting

THERE’S no place like a building site for a demolition job. NA was flattened comprehensively by NB amid the cranes and bulldozers of SFP. NB opened their season with a 3-1 victory over their arch rivals.NA had arrived feeling dangerously confident and believing that their section was the first among equals. They left, as usual,… Continue reading The Bees Sting

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Section NI Wins Intramural Basketball Championship

Then there was one. With Section NI’s 55-45 defeat of NA on Wednesday, April 11, the HBS Intramural A-League officially came to a close with the coronation of new champion. Displaying a suffocating defense, clutch shooting, and true grit, Section NI fought off several spirited NA comeback runs to claim the win, the title, and… Continue reading Section NI Wins Intramural Basketball Championship

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Competing at the Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest

Although they all envy our Cyberposium, other business schools have creative approaches to foster student enthusiasm for technology. The Owen School (Vanderbilt University), for example, organizes a major eStrategy contest every year, where MBA students from every school in the US are asked to provide advice to the leading sponsor on one of their major… Continue reading Competing at the Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest

NA Continues to Rock

NA continued its winning ways, taking down OI 95-30 behind Joaquin Tamez’ 37 points and Bill Moore’s 25. NA was rejuvenated by the return of big man Phil Black, out of action in Week 1 with a bad ankle. El Presidente, who finished with 21 points of his own, inspired NA from the start, leading… Continue reading NA Continues to Rock