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Big Papi’s Last Swing

Big Papi’s Last Swing

Aaron Benevides
October 19, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The ALCS ended the Red Sox season after a three game sweep handed to them by the Cleveland Indians. The series also ended the legendary career of David Ortiz; the teams designated hitter since 2003. Ortiz played in the MLB for 20 years, fourteen of which he spent in Boston. Ortiz was a fan...

Football Recap

Football Recap

Quentin Walker
October 13, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

With week five in the books and week six right around the corner, the New Haven Chargers are looking to make it four wins in a row since dropping their first two games of the year against Slippery Rock and LIU Post, respectively. The Chargers week six matchup is a road contest against the 1-4 Merrimack ...

Mets Season: In Memoriam

Mets Season: In Memoriam

Sean Kingsepp
October 13, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The New York Mets’ season came to an end in a devastating 3-0 loss against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday (October 5) night. Going into the season, the Mets were coming off a tough World Series loss to the Kansas City Royals in just five of seven games. After re-signing slugging outfield...

NBA Season Preview

NBA Season Preview

The Charger Bulletin
October 13, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

by Christopher DiGeronimo     The NBA Preseason is underway, and that means the regular season is just around the corner. I am here to fill you in on what this season has in store. This week I will be giving you a season preview of all 15 Eastern Conference teams. I can guarantee t...

New York Football Continues to Struggle

Billy Sakmann
October 13, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The New York Giants and New York Jets both came into this season with high expectations. But, through five weeks, both teams have struggled and are in last place in their respective divisions. Showing even more parallels, both teams are also on three game losing streaks. Last year, the Giants sputtered to a 6-10 fi...

The Death of Joy: José Fernández

The Death of Joy: José Fernández

Sean Kingsepp
October 5, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Many young boys in any country aspire to be extraordinary athletes who become folk heroes or even legends. Growing up in Cúba, José Fernández wanted to play a game he loved for as long as he could. He would play on the same youth team that neighborhood friend, and future major leaguer, Aledmys Diaz did...

NHL World Cup

Angela Tricarico
October 5, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The first World Cup of Hockey tournament in 12 years has ended with the trophy going to Team Canada. The tournament proved to be a success, but many lessons were learned in the process: one being that Canada itself is in a league entirely of its own. There is no matching the talent coming from Team Canada. The lea...

Red Sox, Mets Play On To Post-Season

Red Sox, Mets Play On To Post-Season

Billy Sakmann
October 5, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Major League Baseball’s regular season is coming to a close and for twenty of the league’s thirty teams that means five months without baseball. However, the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets were both able to extend their seasons into October. The Red Sox have been in position to make the playoffs for a whi...

Week Five Football Recap

Quentin Walker
October 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

Coming into week five, the Chargers look to send fans home happy with a win on Family Day. Sitting at 2-2, New Haven looks to continue their winning streak as they take on crosstown rival, Southern Connecticut State University. When these two rivals last met, the Chargers’ backfield had a huge day wi...

Charger Football Recap

Charger Football Recap

Quentin Walker
September 30, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

The 1-2 New Haven Chargers looked poised and ready to come out of week four with another win under their belts, the only thing standing between them and that win would be the 0-3 Pace University Setters. The last time the two teams met, the Chargers took a stand on Senior Day last season downing...

Women’s Soccer Earns First Conference Win

Women’s Soccer Earns First Conference Win

Gabriella Deleo
September 30, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

On Tuesday, September 20 the Women’s Soccer team defeated St. Michaels to earn their first NE-10 Conference victory. Although the Chargers did come out on top, it wasn’t without a valiant fight from the Knights. The Chargers set the pace early in the game, dominating possession for the duration...

Mets in London

Mets in London

Sean Kingsepp
September 30, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Newly elected London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, graced the United States with his presence this week and took in a New York Mets game while he was at it. After throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on Sunday, Khan spoke with Mets owner Fred Wilpon about possibly playing at London’s Olympic Stadium in the near fut...

Could the Patriots Go Undefeated… Again?

Could the Patriots Go Undefeated… Again?

Billy Sakmann
September 30, 2016
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Dunkin Donut’s offers medium coffee’s for only 87 cents any day after the New England Patriots win, a nod to their superstar tight end Rob Gronkowksi, who wears the number 87. Expect to see a lot of 87 cent coffees sold this season. With a third-string, rookie quarterback under center, and G...

Women’s Volleyball Sweeps the Queens College Knights

Women’s Volleyball Sweeps the Queens College Knights

Gabriela Przybylek
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

The lady Charger’s faced the Queen’s College Knights on Friday evening (September 9) in the Charger Gymnasium and were cheered on by many of their fellow classmates as well as athletes from other U.N.H. athletic teams. The Charger Gymnasium was undoubtedly hot on Friday, but the heat did not seem to ph...

UNH Football Looks to Bounce Back

Quentin Walker
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

With week one in the books, the University of New Haven Chargers look to bounce back after a rough loss to #12 Slippery Rock University by a score of 31-28. Even though, the Chargers scored 28-unanswered points going into the third quarter, they could not keep The Rock from coming back and winning th...

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