Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Drew Stephens '26
November 16, 2022
The football team lost to Williams 20-10 in this year’s “Biggest Little Game,” ending the season with a 2-7 record.
By Liza Katz '24
November 9, 2022
The Amherst football team got their second win of the season on Saturday, Nov. 5, against the Bowdoin Polar Bears. On Senior Day, the team put together their most complete performance of the season on the way to a 17-14 victory.
November 2, 2022
The football team lost to Wesleyan in overtime 13-7 in this year’s Homecoming game. At 1-6, the team will play their last home game against Bowdoin this Saturday.
By Mike Schretter '23
October 28, 2022
After opening their season with five straight losses, the football team got into the win column for the first time this year with a 20-17 win over Tufts on the final play.
By Maya Reiner '25
October 19, 2022
Staff writer Maya Reiner ’25 provides a look into the life of dual-sport athletes, including personal details from two-sport athletes Muffie Mazambani ’24 and Jacob Bruno ’25E.
The football team’s fourth-quarter comeback effort came up just short, as they lost to Colby 17-12. The Mammoths will look to pick up their first win of the season next week at Tufts.
October 13, 2022
Though the offense put forth their best performance of the season, the football team lost in the dying embers of Saturday’s contest against Bates. They will look to get into the win column this weekend at Colby.
October 5, 2022
Despite another stellar defensive performance, the football team struggled offensively in their 20-3 loss to undefeated Trinity College. Next up for the 0-3 Mammoths is another home matchup this Saturday, Oct. 8, against Bates.
September 28, 2022
When the pandemic hit, many Amherst athletes chose to take time off from school to return for a fifth year and use all four years of their college eligibility. Maya Reiner ’25 spoke to three such athletes to gain insight into their decisions and experiences.
Though they started out strong with big plays from both the offense and defense in the first quarter, the football team dropped their contest against NESCAC foe Hamilton on Saturday, Sept. 24, by a score of 24-10.
September 21, 2022
In a defensive battle, the football team lost their season opener against Middlebury 17-6. Up next for the Mammoths is a trip to Clinton, New York, to play Hamilton.
By Nick Edwards-Levin '25
September 14, 2022
After a string of lackluster years, the Amherst football team is looking to rebound with a successful 2022 season. Their campaign begins with a home contest against NESCAC opponent Middlebury on Saturday, Sept. 17.
By Alex Noga '23
In just over eight months, Mammoths wide receiver Jack Betts ’24E has accumulated over 35 NIL deals, causing many to proclaim his as the King of DIII NIL. Managing Sports Editor Alex Noga ’23 sits down with Betts to learn about his NIL journey.
By Sam Spratford
Mike Schretter ’23 talks with Amherst Wide Receiver Jack Betts ’24E about his success in making 35 NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) deals within the past year. Betts is working to expose more DIII athletes to the NIL business and, of course, preparing for his final season with Amherst.