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Tolzein and Taggart in pre-season workout (Herald Photo buy Ted Fitzgerald)

Five questions facing Holy Cross -


UMass 24, HC 16 Sept. 1, 2011

First Night Game at Fitton Field is Nationally Televised to kick off 2011 football season.

Holy Cross lights it up with UMass -

The Holy Cross football team takes to the field for the program's first night game at Fitton Field. (T&G Staff/STEVE LANAVA)

 Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Tuning In: Holy Cross hoping to shine vs. UMass under national TV lights

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Massachusetts outlasts Holy Cross 24-16

UMass' Jonathan Hernandez of Leominster finds running room between Holy Cross' Andrew Zitnik, left, and Matt Bellomo. (T&G Staff/STEVE LANAVA)

 Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Energy fills Fitton Field

 Holy Cross Athletics: Holy Cross Falls To #25 UMass 24-16 In Season Opener

Hernandez, Defense Lead No. 25 UMass To 24-16 Win At Holy Cross - University of Massachusetts Official Athletic Site

UP AND OVER: UMass’ Emil Igwenagu (top) leaps into the end zone to give the Minutemen a first-quarter touchdown in their victory over Holy Cross last night at Fitton Field in Worcester. (Herald photo by Jessica Hill)

UMass football shines bright -



HC 37, Colgate 7, Sept. 10



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Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Crusaders start fast, rough up Raiders

Holy Cross brushes up on its game against Colgate - The Boston Globe

Holy Cross cruises past Colgate 37-7 -

Holy Cross Athletics: Crusaders Defeat Colgate 37-7 In Patriot League Opener

Colgate University Athletics - Football Drops Patriot League Opener at Holy Cross

Colgate Raiders vs. Holy Cross Crusaders - Recap - September 10, 2011 - ESPN

Colgate Raiders football news, scores, statistics and more -

HC 30, Harvard 22,  Sept. 17 (Homecoming)

Harvard's Bobby Schneider tackles Holy Cross' Sam Auffant. (T&G Staff/TOM RETTIG)

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Taggart TD pass triggers Crusaders' comeback

Holy Cross sinks Harvard with big plays - The Boston Globe

CUT OFF AT THE PASS: Holy Cross defensive back Chandler Fenner breaks up a pass intended for Harvard’s Kyle Juszczyk in the first half yesterday. Photo by Tom Rettig

Ryan Taggart puts on a show -

Harvard Crimson vs. Holy Cross Crusaders - Recap - September 17, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Football Downs Harvard 30-22

Holy Cross Downs Harvard In Opener, 30-22: Harvard Athletics -

Sept. 24:  Bye




at New Hampshire 39, HC 32, Oct. 1

UNH, Holy Cross renew rivalry on the gridiron - The Boston Globe

Mello lifts New Hampshire over Holy Cross 39-32 -

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - UNH edges out Holy Cross in football thriller

AP Photo

New Hampshire running back Dontra Peters (1) eludes Holy Cross defenders Sam Auffant (31) and George Sessoms (27) during the third quarter today at Cowell Stadium in Durham, N.H.

Justin Mello lifts New Hampshire over Holy Cross 39-32 -

Holy Cross Athletics: Holy Cross Suffers 39-32 Setback At #7 New Hampshire

Holy Cross Crusaders vs. New Hampshire Wildcats - Recap - October 01, 2011 - ESPN -- University of New Hampshire Official Athletics Website:No. 7/9 Football Takes Down Holy Cross, 39-32, in Home Opener

New Hampshire looks legit -




at Brown 20, HC 13 Oct. 8

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Holy Cross drops the ball, stumbles at Brown

Brown’s late drive sinks Crusaders - The Boston Globe

Brown rallies to beat Holy Cross 20-13 -

Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Brown Bears - Recap - October 08, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Crusaders Fall 20-13 At Brown

Steve Peyton intercepts a pass vs. Holy Cross. photo by

Brown Bears: Fourth Quarter Rally Lifts Brown Over Holy Cross, 20-13

Journal photo / Glenn Osmundson

Brown's A.J. Cruz is tackled by Holy Cross' Chandler Fenner after fielding a punt in the first half of Saturday's game in Providence. Brown won, 20-13.


Brown 20, Holy Cross 13: Late drive lifts Bears | Brown | | The Providence Journal


HC 25, Dartmouth 17, Oct 15


Holy Cross’ Pat O’Connell (49) tries to zero in on Dartmouth ball carrier Nick Schweiger. (JOHN FERRARONE)

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Crusanders win, but lots of points left on field

Multiple Game Summaries:

Taggart leads HC at home - The Boston Globe

Dartmouth Big Green vs. Holy Cross Crusaders - Recap - October 15, 2011 - ESPN

Football Drops Fourth Straight in 25-17 Defeat at Holy Cross -—Official Web Site of Dartmouth Varsity Athletics

Ryan Taggart (HC Photo)

Holy Cross Athletics: Football Earns 25-17 Victory Over Dartmouth




HC 16 at Bucknell 13 ,  Oct. 22

Bucknell connects on a field goal

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Holy Cross football secures win with defense

Crusaders clamp down at Bucknell -

Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Bucknell Bison - Recap - October 22, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Holy Cross Defeats Bucknell 16-13

Bucknell Football Drops Home Finale to Holy Cross, 16-13 - BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

Georgetown 19, HC 6 Oct. 29 2011

Holy Cross' Eddie Houghton runs past Georgetown's Andrew Schaetzke during the Hoyas' win at Fitton FIeld. (T&G Staff/RICK CINCLAIR)

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Hoyas, snowy conditions crumple Crusaders

Georgetown gets 5 turnovers, beats Holy Cross 19-6 -

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Holy Cross Crusaders - Recap - October 29, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Crusaders Fall To Georgetown 19-6

Hoyas Force Five Turnovers and Get Two Long Second Half Touchdown Runs in 19-6 Win Over Holy Cross -


at Lehigh 14, HC 7  Nov 5,

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Holy Cross offense shut down by Lehigh

Football Roundup -

Lehigh beats Holy Cross 14-7 for 7th straight win -

Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks - Recap - November 05, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Football Suffers Narrow 14-7 Loss At #8 Lehigh

Football Release » Defense helps No. 7/8 Lehigh grind out 14-7 win over Holy Cross


Lehigh's Andrew Knapp (93) left, pressures Holy Cross QB Ryan Taggart (7) right, during the first quarter Saturday afternoon. (KEVIN MINGORA, THE MORNING CALL / November 5, 2011)


Lehigh-Holy Cross Patriot League football coverage -

Holy Cross had a hard time taking down wide receiver Matt Fitz (22) as he picks up yards after contact for Lehigh. Express-Times Photo | STEPHEN FLOOD

Lehigh University football team beats Holy Cross, 14-7 |


HC 29, Lafayette 24, Nov. 12,

Holy Cross running back Eddie Houghton carries the ball as linemen Casey Bessemer, left, and Jay Knighton, right, create an opening. (T&G Staff/PAUL KAPTEYN)

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Crusaders right ship with home stand

Holy Cross holds off Lafayette 29-24 -

Football Roundup -

Lafayette Leopards vs. Holy Cross Crusaders - Recap - November 12, 2011 - ESPN

Lafayette College football team loses 29-24 to Holy Cross |

Lafayette, Holy Cross football: Lafayette at Holy Cross in patriot League football -

Leopards Outdueled in Back-and-Forth Affair - LAFAYETTE COLLEGE OFFICIAL ATHLETICS SITE



 HC 41 at Fordham 21, Nov. 19

Fordham's Greg Wilson  (only photo CROSSPORTS could find of game came from

Worcester Telegram & Gazette - - Crusaders' big rally salvages the season

Taggart: Herald Heroes -

College Roundup -

Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Fordham Rams - Recap - November 19, 2011 - ESPN

Holy Cross Athletics: Crusaders Defeat Fordham 41-21 In Season Finale

Football Drops Season Finale to Holy Cross - FORDHAM OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE


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