The College Blog

November 18, 2009 - 4:10 pm
What a long, strang trip it has been. For the Boston College seniors preparing to make their final stand on Chestnut Hill this Saturday, those Grateful Dead lyrics ring true. These are some of the final players recruited by coach Tom O'Brien before he made the jump to NC State, who then lived to...
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November 18, 2009 - 9:15 am
Boston is crazy about its sports teams. From Foxborough to Chestnut Hill, sport talk is what drives the region. At the same time, Boston is an academic mecca. When it comes to major collegiate sports, Boston College is the preeminent university in the region. Harvard may have a storied football...
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November 15, 2009 - 9:09 pm
Though the Eagles, who claimed a blowout 89-58 win over Dartmouth in their season-opener on Friday, fell outside of the top 25 in both the AP and Coaches Polls, Boston College nonetheless registered a few votes in both. Interestingly, with six votes in the AP Poll and four in the Coaches Poll , BC...
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November 14, 2009 - 1:15 pm
It was not pretty. The Eagles played a game filled with mistakes, penalties and turnovers but in the end they got what they needed. A win. The Boston College football team claimed victory on the road for the first time this season and kept its ACC Championship game hopes alive by gutting out a 14-...
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November 14, 2009 - 12:54 pm
It seems that Boston College has forgotten that it has a pretty good running back on its team in the form of Montel Harris. The Eagles have come out throwing in the second half against Virginia, trying to work the center field against the stout Cavalier secondary to absolutely no effect. At one...
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November 14, 2009 - 12:09 pm
Dave Shinskie found the formula to crack the Cavalier corners early in the second quarter. Go deep. The freshman quarterback almost hit the big play when play-action created space for sophomore Colin Larmond Jr. down the field. Shinskie hit Larmond in the hands but the speedy wide out could not...
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November 14, 2009 - 11:18 am
David Shinskie has not had a great start against the Virginia secondary. Boston College was able to move the ball in its first drive of the game with Montel Harris picking up 37 yards on seven carries before the drive stalled at the Cavalier 8-yard line. Shinskie tried to force the ball in double...
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November 14, 2009 - 9:36 am
Let's make a trade. New England will take them remnants of tropical storm Ida from the soaked mid-Atlantic region and in return send our premier college football team south. Sounds fair, yes? Hence, Boston College travels to Charlottesville, Va. today looking for its first road win of the season...
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November 13, 2009 - 6:22 pm
Boston College doesn'€™t match up that often against Dartmouth. In fact, the last time these two teams did battle, it was back in 2005. That'€™s good news for the Big Green, who once again couldn'€™t handle anything the Eagles threw at them. In front of an announced crowd of 4,277, BC rolled...
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November 13, 2009 - 10:42 am
Jeff Goodman of WEEI.com and FoxSports.com has learned that three Boston College Men's Basketball Players have been suspended for the first two games of the season: tonight's season opener at home against Dartmouth, and Tuesday's home game against St. Francis (NY). Junior guard/forward Rakim...
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