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BC defenseman Drew Helleson was selected as an All-American last season.

Reloaded Boston College men’s hockey team is off to a promising start

After losing some talent to the pros, the Eagles (1-0-1) welcomed 10 new players, including four graduate transfers.

KEVIN CULLEN
The late Travis Roy at his Boston home in 2003.

A celebration of Travis Roy’s life to be held at Agganis Arena Oct. 21

Roy died last October at age 45, just a little more than a week after the 25th anniversary of the injury that left him paralyzed.

N.C. State at BC | Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (ACC Network)
Pat Garwo III carries the ball against Clemson in what turned out to be a frustrating loss for BC Oct. 2.

After a bye week of reflection, Boston College football readies for North Carolina State

The Wolfpack, who are ranked 22d, have a lot in common with the Eagles, and they present another opportunity for a statement win.

Colleges
Former BC women's soccer coach Alison Foley alleged gender bias, and retaliation for advocating for equality, in a lawsuit against the school.

Former BC women’s soccer coach Alison Foley sues school for alleged gender bias, retaliation

Foley, who abruptly resigned in 2018 after her team finished 14-5-1, and ranked in the Top 20 nationally, alleges she was given the choice to resign or be terminated after 22 seasons with the Eagles.

College Hockey
Dylan Jackson is a sophomore at Northeastern.

College hockey’s Ice Breaker Tournament returns after one-year hiatus

The action begins Friday at 4:30 p.m. with a top 10 matchup between No. 6 BC and and No. 9 Quinnipiac.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Center Alec Lindstrom and the Boston College offensive line have come together as a critical piece of the Eagles' 4-1 start to the 2021 season.

‘We’re brothers:’ Boston College offensive line an unbreakable unit, on and off the field

They’re a charismatic, close, and cerebral group, with the nicknames and stories to prove it. And together, they make up what Pro Football Focus has graded as the second-best offensive lines in college football.

Clemson 19, BC 13
BC quarterback Dennis Grosel rallied the Eagles 53 yards to the Clemson 11 where he fumbled the ball away on second and 10 with less than a minute left in the game.

BC suffers self-inflicted wounds in first setback of season at Clemson

Eagles committed 10 penalties for 60 yards and suffered three turnovers, the last of which was a fumble as BC threatened at the Clemson 11 with 53 seconds left.

Harvard 38, Holy Cross 13
Kym Wimberly, Jr., put Harvard on the board first at Holy Cross with a 41-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Jake Smith. on Saturday.

Harvard defeats Holy Cross to improve to 3-0

Harvard is 3-0 for the first time since 2016 and has now scored in an Ivy League-record 221 straight games.