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Where Art Thou, OI?

“Monday night. First soccer game of the season. Must get revenge on OA for humiliating us 12-1 last year. But, it’s raining. I might get my hair wet.” Is this what was going through the minds of OI? We’ll never know, because they failed to show. Maybe they were writing e-mails.

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Intramural Sports

In a few weeks, intramural sports will kick off with football and soccer. So what can we expect? Goals, blood, guts, thunder, fantastic skill and the odd mistake. But, alas, not much sportsmanship. As a serial criminal on the soccer pitch, and sometime offender on the basketball court in Shad, I wouldn’t pretend to be…

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Absolut Avengers Take (Consolation) Soccer Cup

“Third rule of Fight Club, someone yells stop, goes limp or taps out, the fight is over.” For the Dingo’s, despite the bravest and toughest of fights, the lights went out in the Consolation league soccer finals. The jab-jab-bosh strikes of the relentless Absolut Avengers (NA) blew them away. The usually irrepressible Roy ‘four hands’…

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HBS Winter Indoor Soccer Tournament 2003-A Huge Success

HBS Winter Indoor Soccer Tournament 2003-A Huge Success By Morgan McKenney (OC), Contributing Writer The drama-packed finals of the HBS Winter Indoor Soccer Tournament were an appropriate end to this year’s competition. In the Championship Bracket, Mean Team was tied against a talented Super Star team 8-8 after playing for 50 minutes and one five…

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Darkside Dominates in Indoor Soccer

The Darkside soccer team (OD) is striking back with a vengeance, going undefeated in group play and preparing for a run at the indoor soccer title. Surprising the pundits with a lack of HBS Soccer Club members, the team features a “Shock and Awe” approach of a swift and powerful offense and a tenacious but…

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The Real Deal

Last Tuesday, Real Madrid and Manchester United faced each other in front of 75,000 fans at the Bernabeu in Madrid in the first leg of their European Champions League clash replica watches. 4000 miles away in the Grille at Harvard Business School, 40-odd people settled down to cheer on two of the world’s biggest teams…

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Section H Wins HBS IM Soccer Title

With a phenomenal defensive effort and an explosion of early offensive power, New H blew open the door to a soccer dynasty Tuesday before last, capturing the 2002 HBS championship by knocking off the defending champion and highly favored Old I in the shadows of Harvard Stadium. With their 4-2 victory the H’ers claim the…

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NJ beats NF 8-0

October 28, 2002 NJ had its last soccer game of the regular season today. Because of our good standing so far, we didn’t need to win today’s game. So, for a little bit of fun, we decided to alter everyone’s roles, i.e. we had defenders and goalie play as strikers and strikers play as defenders,…

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OD Beats ND in Non-League Play

ALLSTON (OD Press) – Normally this reporter would have the smack-talk engine up and running, but this week’s game report is from a friendly match, as OD called out ND for a game of soccer on the Columbus Day Holiday. While the ND side was out early performing drills and warm-up exercises (give ’em a…

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OD "Wins One for the Gipper"

ALLSTON (OD Press)- Tragedy nearly struck the OD soccer team this past week, as shoe-in league MVP and OD first-string goalie Derek “Gipper” Mendez developed a rare case of 24-hour spinal meningitis on the return flight from his grandfather’s 90th birthday party. Mendez, barely strong enough to type, sent an email out to the team…

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Let's Get Ready to Rumble!

Harvard Business School continues its long-standing tradition of Intramural Sports this fall with the kickoff of football and soccer leagues. Only a few days after RC’s have begun settling into their newly formed sections, they must prepare to challenge other RC sections and the seasoned EC veterans in the arena of sport. Section competition will…

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Dark Side Remains Un-"D"-feated

The Dark Side dug a deep grave for The Big Dig this afternoon, defeating them 9-7 in a truly epic battle. It was definitely the toughest game for the Dark Side so far this year. Watch out for the Dark Side in the next round, as they look to kick some more butt, after having…

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HBS Alumni Team Wins National MBA Soccer Tournament

The recently formed HBS Alumni Soccer Team competed at the National MBA Soccer Tournament at UT Austin during the weekend of February 23-24, 2002. The team played 6 hours and 3 minutes of soccer and–in disbelief–walked away with the Champion trophy. Another soccer addition to the Shad trophy case! The team beat Texas A&M, Kellogg,…

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Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer Dark Side Annihilates Sexy Football Force Not Needed in 20-3 PastingBy Derek Mendez, Sports & Health Editor “Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side” -Darth VaderKicking off indoor soccer league action, ND’s Dark Side took on NB’s Sexy Football. These teams met outdoors last fall, with ND triumphing 2-1. Tension levels were…

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OF Stands Proud in Intramural Soccer Championship

Section OF approached the Intramural Soccer Championship in a good mood. Strong EC teams–OD, OC, OK, and OB–were defeated in previous rounds. Considering how many HBS Soccer Team players were on these teams, OF had a reason to be proud. In addition, in this season, the team demonstrated excellent turnaround management skills–last year the team…

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NE Kicks on To Semis

Tuesday afternoon, well-rested after a three-day weekend, NE defeated NK 7-2 in the quarterfinals of the soccer playoffs. Fans from both NE and NK lined the pitch on Tuesday to see some magic moments in intramural soccer history. NE pounded the NK defense for the first 10 minutes of the game, unable to penetrate NK’s…

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Sammy, Soccer, and So Forth

I would like to start the week off by welcoming Sammy, Section E?s newest addition. Congratulations to parents Jon and Jane Andersen. According to Jon, on what it feels like to be at HBS and have your first baby: “It?s great. Losing sleep and getting pooped on while changing a dirty diaper is a small…

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NH?s Unsung Heroes

I know I?m always raving about my section, and people probably think I?m exaggerating, but honestly speaking, New H this year just may be the best section in the history of the world. Rather than speak about the entire section now, I just wanted to mention a few people specifically, and I will call them…

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IberoAmericano Soccer Invades Shad

The loud and passionate shouts of “Goooal…!” were heard throughout Shad two Saturdays ago. The Drink Team was on its way to becoming the champion of the first. Club Iberoamericano Indoor Soccer Tournament. During the weekends of October 13th and 20th, Shad was graced with amazingly good indoor soccer games protagonizing 8 HBS and 2…

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The Taft Program: Continuing HBS Tradition of Service

Each Saturday morning, Crimson Greetings returns to Shad Hall. Or at least the din and chaotic atmosphere return. However, instead of buying glitter and mincing supplies, HBS students participate in games and interact with middle-school students. The HBS/Taft Sports Program is a long-running partnership between HBS and The William Howard Taft Middle School in Brighton….

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