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Faculty Soccer Team 1 – EC Men’s Soccer Team 0

Last Monday, Harvard’s Ohiri Field was host to the HBS Faculty-EC student soccer classic.  Looking to build on a quarterfinal finish in last fall’s Yale cup and a second place finish in group play in the Texas MBA Soccer Tournament last winter, the HBS EC Soccer team entered this fall with high expectations for the…

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IM Soccer – Emus Repeat as Champions for ECs

In the EC IM Soccer Championship, Old E beat Old B in a thriller to repeat as champions. Earlier in the RC Championship undefeated New B overcame a tough Section New F squad to claim RC glory.  These two heavy weights will now face off in the school-wide championship. EC Championship: With crowds of fans…

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Section A issues Warning to Rest of League

Heading into the playoffs this week, Section A has established its strength in the league across both the EC and RC groups. Here are some insights into the Section A secret sauce, and a word of warning for the rest of the league… New A: New Section A is looking to continue its athletic consistency…

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New B defeats New F To Takes Home RC Championship

This week featured the RC IM Soccer Championship game where Section New B overcame a tough Section New F squad to claim RC glory and advance to the schoolwide final where they will face the winner of the matchup between Old E and Old B. In a hard fought battle on Tuesday, March 22 on…

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HBS Soccer Club Strong Showing In Austin

“As Co-Captain, I would actually like to tip my hat to the Co-Captains of the Club for our fine leadership in Austin.” The HBS Soccer Club looked to continue its successful run from last fall into the spring this past month as it journeyed to Austin, TX for the annual Texas MBA Soccer Classic, the…

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IM Soccer League Update

IM Soccer League Heating Up As the IM soccer league begins to heat up, a number of teams remain in early contention. Here is a mid-season look at a few sections who are already planning for playoff glory: Old E (defending champions) How do you top an undefeated RC season, culminated by a 5-3 victory…

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20 QUESTIONS

Meet FRED! Fred is the first Monacan student to come to HBS; apropos to that level of ambition, he is also the newly elected President of the Euro Club. To further the Euro image, Fred was deeply apologetic (and charismatic) about being 10 minutes late to our meeting – the French soccer team was playing….

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Section E Shines

Although the 2010 World Cup in South Africa might still be a distant bleep on the radar screen, an early wave of soccer frenzy overtook the HBS campus this past semester with Section E emerging as the 2009 RC Intramural Soccer Champions. Boasting a tremendous undefeated track record throughout the season, Section E clinched the…

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HBS SOCCER TAKES IT TO THE HOUSE

As a young player growing up in North Carolina, Andrew Crawford (OF) dreamed of having the opportunity to play on the world’s largest graduate school soccer stage, the Texas Winter Classic. Despite the unpredictable Boston weather, Crawford and his teammates of the Harvard Business School soccer team were able to escape over a foot of…

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Random Rants

American Sporting ReferencesIf you are going to describe someone’s role in a case discussion as a ‘pinch hitter’ or a ‘quarterback’, please spare a thought for those of us who grew up with sports such as soccer, cricket and rugby (a good 30% of the class, apparently) and explain to us what on earth you…

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HBS Soccer Team Comes Away with Two Close Ties in Season Opener

The HBS Soccer team comes away with two close ties in season-opening games against Harvard Law School and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. This year’s HBS soccer club got off to a fast start with back-to-back games on Sunday, September 24. Both games were hotly contested, with HBS running on a thin bench during…

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First HBS Copa America goes to… Europe??

HBS’ Club Latinoamericano launched this year its first Copa America, an extremely popular soccer event in Latin America, in which teams from different countries play each other in a direct elimination soccer tournament. Teams from Chile/Peru, Argentina, Brazil/El Salvador, Colombia/Venezuela, Mexico, Mexico/Nicaragua, Europe and other parts of the world joined in a highly energetic tournament…

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IM Sports: Getting Your Kicks at HBS

Intramural soccer is one of the many intramural sports that takes place at HBS during the fall semester. Another fan favorite is IM flag football, which wraps up its season in the near future. Here, HBSers settle a score on the soccer field in a match between competing section teams. See the Sports section of…

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Annual HBS Intramural Soccer Tournament

“Have you ever asked yourself what is the most beautiful sport in the world? Not an easy answer, huh?!? After seeing the Patriots win the Super Bowl, I thought it was football….then I saw the Sox win, so I thought it was baseball…..but on a cold day in early April I changed my mind after…

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HBS Soccer Wins First – and Second Place – at Austin Winter Classic

Twenty-four teams traveled to Austin, TX last week intent on winning soccer’s prestigious Austin Winter Classic. One school came home with the both the championship and runner-up trophy: Harvard Business School. In what is likely a first (at least in recent memory), both the current HBS soccer club team AND the HBS alumni soccer team…

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The Five Files: A Feast of Summer Sport

This week the five files makes it easy for you to plan your summer sporting entertainment by giving you all the dates that matter for summer sporting action. 5. Regular season baseballBaseball is an acquired taste, and as a long-term fan of cricket, I find that it still tastes of poo. That being said, I…

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On-Campus Interview Series: A Dutch Defender

In her day job, Assistant Professor Anita Elberse teaches the first year marketing course at HBS, and researches fascinating topics such as the motion picture industry. Her sporting career is no less interesting. A fierce competitive spirit and a strong national pride (and stronger kick) has seen Dr Elberse conquer the world of Women’s Soccer….

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Superbowl Sunday

Ahhhhh, the Superbowl is upon us! For those of you who don’t know or care about football, (likely many of the same people who care VERY MUCH about SOCCER, as we obnoxious Americans insist on calling it), this article is an attempt to prepare you for the madness that will ensue next Sunday. So what…

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The Five Files

Whenever you draw a top five list for anything, you are bound to provoke a few terse arguments. When the list is about sport, however, you are likely to set off a paroxysm of disagreement and angst. Or so we at the Harbus hope anyway. In this new and exciting sports feature, we invite our…

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Hooligans Steal EC Trophy

Boston, MA, November 25. Destiny was reaffirmed after OH won the EC championship to add to last year’s RC championship. With honor on the line, OH showed their true colors by coming back from a 0-4 deficit to win a stunner in sudden-death overtime by the score of 5-4 over OE. The gamesmanship began days…

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Clash of the Titans

History is littered with tales of grudge matches. Mohammed Ali vs Sonny Liston, The Red Sox against the Yankees, Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed, The Governor of California against The Predator / T-1000 / Russians / Government (delete as applicable). On Wednesday the closest thing RC soccer had to a grudge match took place, as…

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HBS Soccer Settles for Third Place in Annual Yale Cup

New Haven, CTDespite a stubborn defense that only allowed two goals and an offense which finished with a tournament leading 13 tallies, the Harvard Business School Soccer team fell in the semi-finals of the annual Yale Cup 1-0 to the green monsters of Tuck. This latest page in the bitter rivalry between the two schools…

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We are the Yankee HATERS

I loved the World Series this year. Those plucky Sox – my adopted team after the Orioles – almost beat the Yankees. I cheered, gloated and then winced in the Bus Stop in Game 7 with all the other Red Sox fans from school and although we lost, I’ll remember that night as a great…

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Counter Attack. And Fast.

In a must-win game for the soccer team, HBS dispatched Tufts with a convincing 3-goal victory. The A-team thus qualified for the Boston Graduate League play-offs. The first half was an attritional affair. The Tufts field was narrow and rutted, which meant that there was little time for anyone to put their foot on the…

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NE 18 – 8 OH

This might come as a surprise to you, but in Spain, things are different. In Spain, people take three-hour lunch-breaks, and don’t include pro-forma earnings in annual reports! In Spain, men in tights are admired for shish-kebabbing rapidly-moving livestock! In Spain, “football” is written “f£tbol,” and actually means “soccer,” while “soccer” is written “s¢quer,” and…

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

There was a discernible chill to the air as NA and NF shook hands before the kick off of today’s match (and this can only be partially attributed to the weather), whilst simultaneously eyeing each other from head to toe, in search of potential weaknesses. NF meant business and they certainly looked the part, fully…

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NH and NF Battle to 1-1 Tie in Nail Biter

NH and NF went head-to-head in a fierce battle, as the march to IM Soccer play-offs continue, ending in a 1-1 tie. The game was marked with intense play by both sides. NF had several players moving the ball around offensively, but NH’s “iron curtain” defense of Ed “Flowers” Parkinson and Sahil “Don’t Call Me…

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