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New Trampoline Opens in East Haven

New Trampoline Opens in East Haven

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

Thrill seekers, gym rats, and bored colleges students alike should all be pleased to hear that Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park is now open for business. Located on Foxon Road in East Haven, the park is a quick 15 minute drive from campus via I-95. Jumping on trampolines is an easy, fun way to get exercise. Thir...

President Trump’s History with Sports

President Trump’s History with Sports

Christopher DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Politics, Sports

We all know that Donald Trump ran for President of the United States and won, but there have been times in President Trump’s life where he has tried something and failed miserably. You may be thinking “wow you aren’t kidding, he has failed at a lot of things” and that’s where you’re right,...

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports, U.S. News

Ladies and gentlemen, Super Bowl LI is now in the books, it lived up to the hype surrounding it and was even historic. After Luke Bryan’s rendition of the National Anthem, both teams were ready to get things started. The determination to bring the Lombardi trophy to Atlanta definitely showed in the...

Vice President of Athletics Debbie Chin to Retire

Vice President of Athletics Debbie Chin to Retire

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

After four decades of service to the University of New Haven, Deborah Chin, athletic director, and associate vice president of athletics, announced her retirement effective February 15. "I am a firm believer in passing the torch when the shop is in order, and I am confident that the culture of excellence...

Falcons and Pats Advance to Super Bowl LI

Falcons and Pats Advance to Super Bowl LI

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

With the Super Bowl less than a week away, let’s take a look at how both the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots fared on NFL Championship Sunday. The Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers played the first game on the docket, a game everyone thought was going to be hotly contested throughout. Ho...

Another Star Gone Too Soon

Another Star Gone Too Soon

Aaron Benevides, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals lost his life at the age of 25 after a car accident that occurred in the Dominican Republic. This accident occurred only four months after the death of Jose Fernandez, another MLB pitcher who played for the Miami Marlins. The accident occurred ...

Homeruns Don’t Go As Far As They Used To

Homeruns Don’t Go As Far As They Used To

Christopher DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Back in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s Major League Baseball teams would have paid anything to have a 47-home run hitter on their team. Fast forward to 2016 and a player that hit 47 home runs is only getting a three year 37.5-million-dollar contract from his previous team. With that being said there has ...

Elm City Brings Pro Soccer to New Haven

Elm City Brings Pro Soccer to New Haven

Billy Sackmann, Sports Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

New Haven is a city with a rich history of sports, both collegiate and professional. However, no professional teams currently call the city home. That is set to change, as the Elm City Express are set to start play this May. The Elm City Express is a completely new team, set to participate in the 2...

Knick’s Circus

Knick’s Circus

Christopher DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

You may have heard that the circus is closing, but it is being revitalized every night at Madison Square Garden. Die-hard fans are paying money to see superstars such as Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Joakim Noah, and Derrick Rose, but they might as well pay to see clowns do magic tricks. Knick f...

Are Shootouts on the Way Out?

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Imagine this: You’re watching your favorite hockey team play, and they’re playing a team that’s only a little bit better than them. The stakes? A playoff spot. The play between both teams is been pretty equal, and the referees haven’t been too terrible. A few goals are scored. The actual score ...

Vegas’ Road to the NHL

Vegas’ Road  to the NHL

Angela Tricarico
December 9, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Welcome to the National Hockey League, Vegas Golden Knights. The NHL’s 31 st franchise was finally given its identity on November 22, at a celebration outside the arena they’ll play in. Bill Foley, the team’s majority owner made the announcement alongside the team’s general manager,...

Jets RunningBack Killed in Shooting

Jets RunningBack  Killed in Shooting

Billy Sakmann
December 9, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

On December 1, former New York Jets running back and University of South Carolina (USC) standout Joe McKnight was tragically shot and killed in an apparent road rage incident in Tarrytown, Louisiana. The former NFL player was only 28 years old when he was shot by 54-year- old Ronald Gasser at an intersection....

Better Locked Down Than Out

Sean Kingsepp
December 9, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

As the December 1 expiration approached, Major League Baseball owners, Players’ Association, and main offices scrambled to settle upon a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the MLB hasn’t had a work stoppage since the 1994-95 season, the other three “Big Four” sports leagues have...

“Way Too Early” Chargers Preview

“Way Too Early” Chargers Preview

Quentin Walker
December 8, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

With the University of New Haven football team losing twenty Seniors to graduation following the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Chargers are looking for guys to fill some big shoes on both sides of the ball. Losing guys like, Ajee Patterson, Andre Anderson, and Tyler Condit can be a huge...

7 th Annual Turkey Trot

7 th Annual Turkey Trot

Riley Knebes
November 28, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports, Student Life

On Saturday, November 19, students gathered on Kayo Field to participate in the University of New Haven’s 7 th annual Turkey Trot. Competitors donated a combination of canned goods and a small fee to run or walk the 5k course. Donated canned goods went straight to the West Haven Emergency...

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