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Charger Football in Review

Charger Football in Review

Quentin Walker
November 28, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

With the 2016-17 football season done and over with, let us take a look back at the year that the New Haven Chargers had. Head coach Chris Pincince and his team had high hopes coming into the season after finishing last year with a 7-4 record, 7-2 in conference play. However, after losing the first...

Why Does Everyone Hate the Zebras?

Why Does Everyone Hate the Zebras?

Christopher DiGeronimo
November 28, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

You may hate one team while your friend might hate another team, but it is almost guaranteed that you both hate referees. They run up and down fields across the world showing off their stripes of authority, knowing that every call they make is going to be scrutinized one way or the other. Whether...

The NHL’s Major-Junior Problem

The NHL’s Major-Junior Problem

Angela Tricarico
November 28, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

At the beginning of each NHL season, each team’s management must decide what they’re going to do about their rookies still playing on an entry-level contract. The ELC is a two-way contract, meaning the player is not guaranteed to stick with their NHL team for the whole season, with a time...

Women’s Volleyball Win NE-10 Conference Championship

Women’s Volleyball Win NE-10 Conference Championship

Glenn Rohrbacker
November 23, 2016
Filed under Campus News and Events, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven Women’s Volleyball team won the NE-10 Conference Championship against Adelphi University last week, taking three sets to one. This is the fifth time the team has won the championship, securing the title late Saturday evening. Sophomore Kristine Rios was named NE-10 Championship...

Chargers Take the Gold

Chargers Take the Gold

Quentin Walker
November 15, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

Now that the regular season is in the books, the University of New Haven Chargers move on to their Northeast-10 Conference playoff game against rival Southern Connecticut State. The Chargers are coming off a victory in their final regular season outing against the Bentley Falcons. Quarterback Ajee Pa...

PGA Tournament Director Inspires UNH Students

PGA Tournament Director Inspires UNH Students

Billy Sakmann
November 15, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The University of New Haven’s Sports Management Department hosted another prominent speaker earlier this month. Nathan Groube, Tournament Director of the Traveler’s Championship, visited and talked to students about the twists and turns of his life, as well as how to succeed in not only the spor...

Three Ways to Fix the New York Jets

Three Ways to Fix the New York Jets

Christopher DiGeronimo
November 15, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The New York Jets came into the 2016 season with very high expectations. They were able to re-sign their franchise record setting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a one year $12 million deal with incentives. They retained their top two receivers in Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall. On top of that they s...

At Last – Chicago Cubs’ Win World Series

Sean Kingsepp
November 15, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

On November 3, 2016, at 12:46 PM, Chicago Cubs’ first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, records the final out of game 7 of the first World Series win for the Cubs since 1908. This 108-year championship drought is the largest drought in North American sports history. To win this World Series, they had to overc...

Charging Through Rec Sports

Charging Through Rec Sports

Christopher DiGeronimo
November 2, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

As season one of the Rec Sports season comes to a close, we reflect on how fun and competitive Rec Sports can actually be. Season one of Rec Sports included 3v3 Basketball, Outdoor Soccer, 6v6 Volleyball, Floor Hockey, Racquetball Doubles, and Cricket. As an active participant in Rec Sports I can tel...

Chargers Bounce Back

Chargers Bounce Back

Quentin Walker
November 2, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

Coming off a week eight loss against the Assumption Greyhounds, and with just two games left on the docket, the New Haven Chargers went into week nine looking to make the most out of their second to last game of the season. A game in which they would be facing the 3-5 American International Yellow J...

Guess Who’s Back – Brady’s Back

Guess Who’s Back – Brady’s Back

Aaron Benevides
November 2, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

All Patriots fans can take a sigh of relief now that Tom Brady’s four game suspension is over and he can return to the field. He made his season debut week five against the Browns and he threw for 406-yards and three touchdowns, and he hasn’t slowed down there. Since Brady returned the Patriots hav...

NHL Rookies Look to Make a Difference

NHL Rookies Look to Make a Difference

Angela Tricarico
October 19, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The NHL’s 99 th season of play kicked off October 12. One of the biggest storylines coming into this season was Sidney Crosby being sidelined by yet another concussion, with only two days to go before regulation play began. While veteran players look to prove themselves once again, there’s...

NBA 2016/17 Western Conference Preview

NBA 2016/17 Western Conference Preview

Christopher DiGeronimo
October 19, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Western Conference has been the most dominate conference in the NBA, and it looks like there aren’t any signs of it slowing down. The fast paced offences of the west seem to be superior to all in the east, and as a matter of fact the west is home to a super team. With that being said, if...

UNH Goes into Week Seven a Dominent, Well-Oiled Machine

Quentin Walker
October 19, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

After week six, a game where the New Haven Chargers looked like an absolutely dominant, well-oiled machine, they looked to roll into week seven and do much of the same. Their week seven matchup pit them against Northeast-10 rival, Stonehill Skyhawks. The Chargers are coming off a big, 45-14...

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