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This Year’s Lineup for Thanksgiving Football

This Year’s Lineup for Thanksgiving Football

Nelson Vandenburgh, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Minnesota Vikings take on the Detroit Lions, and the San Diego Chargers face the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, 2017. Although this is not a surprise, football on Thanksgiving has been a tradition for many Americans for over 100 years. Many know that the Cowboys and Lions play every day on Turkey Da...

Knicks, Celtics, Nets all early East contenders

Knicks, Celtics, Nets all early East contenders

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The NBA has gotten off to a quick start, and fan expectations have been flipped upside down. Teams that fans believed were tanking are suddenly good, and teams that were supposed to go all the way have hit a road bump. It is still early in the season, but right now anything can happen. Local teams suc...

NFL Mid-Season Report

NFL Mid-Season Report

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

A little past the midway point of the 2017-18 NFL season, there's been a lot to see. Let's take a look at what's going on: The NFC East has had a Lot of surprises.  Philadelphia has the best record in the league at 8-1. On the flip side, the Giants are 1-8. Dallas and Washington sit at 5-4 and 4-...

Club Hockey Defeats MIT in Comeback Fashion

Club Hockey Defeats MIT in Comeback Fashion

Erik Nybro, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The University of New Haven’s club hockey team won an 8-7 overtime thriller at Edward Bennett Rink in West Haven against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Chargers got on the board early, as William Forte scored. Then it went all downhill for the Chargers. Two penalties 20 seconds apart ...

Women’s Volleyball Captures Second Consecutive NE-10 Title

Women’s Volleyball Captures Second Consecutive NE-10 Title

November 18, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories

Women's Volleyball took the court for the second straight night to face off against cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State University for the NE-10 Conference Championship, winning the title for the second consecutive year. In the first set Southern Connecticut came out strong, getting out to an...

Women’s Volleyball Moves One Step Closer to NE-10 Title

Women’s Volleyball Moves One Step Closer to NE-10 Title

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

For the second straight game in the NE-10 Conference Championship for women's volleyball, the top seeded Chargers were on the brink of elimination. The first set of the match set the tone for the night; both teams came out with energy, but Stonehill came out with something to prove. The Skyhawks go...

Women’s Volleyball Heads to Championship Tournament with Qualifying Win

Women’s Volleyball Heads to Championship Tournament with Qualifying Win

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The 2017 NE-10 Regular Season Champions and defending NE-10 Champion New Haven Chargers took the court Tuesday night to take on the Pace University Setters in the NE-10 Championship Quarterfinals. The Chargers were the #1 seed coming into the match, and received home court advantage throughout the tourna...

Men’s Rugby Team Goes Undefeated

Men’s Rugby Team Goes Undefeated

Sabrina Chang, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The University of New Haven’s men’s rugby club has been dominating the NSCRO Challenge West conference all season. Their season started off with a bang when they beat Connecticut College with a score of 28-4 in a friendly seven’s game. The following week, the men demolished Williams College wit...

Football Loses Final Game of Season

Football Loses Final Game of Season

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers football team capped off their season on Saturday, Nov. 11 with a 31-21 loss to the Merrimack Warriors. They finished the 2017 season with a 6-4 record, going 5-4 in the NE-10. It was football weather in New Haven. A clear, 20° day set the scene for the blue and gold's reg...

Women’s Basketball Starts off Strong

Women’s Basketball Starts off Strong

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Women’s basketball took the court for the first time on Friday, Nov. 10 for their season opener against East Stroudsburg University. The Chargers came out of the gate matching baskets with the Warriors. East Stroudsburg out rebounded New Haven early on in the first quarter, alluding the Chargers poor effo...

Rec Sports Season Two Underway

Rec Sports Season Two Underway

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The second season of Rec sports is currently underway at the Rec Center. This season will consist of team handball, 7 vs. 7 flag football, 5 vs. 5 basketball, spike ball, and cricket. Season one was kind of a trial period for the people over at Charger Rec because the program introduced a new op...

New Britain’s George Springer Wins World Series MVP

New Britain’s George Springer Wins World Series MVP

Marissa Rosado, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

University of Connecticut's very own George Springer III won the World Series MVP on Tuesday (Nov. 2). Springer is an outfielder who plays for The Houston Astros major league baseball team. Springer being half Puerto Rican and half Panamanian, has always had a love for baseball. Springer's grandf...

UNH Ice Hockey Team Loses Heartbreaker to UConn

UNH Ice Hockey Team Loses Heartbreaker to UConn

Erik Nybro, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The University of New Haven’s Club Hockey team lost to the University of Connecticut 4-3 on Friday, Nov. 3 in their home opener. UNH Puck, as they like to be called, struggled early against a tough UConn team as they allowed a goal 30 seconds into the game. It looked like it was going to be a rocky...

Volleyball Wins on Senior Day

Volleyball Wins on Senior Day

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers volleyball team defeated the Southern New Hampshire Penmen on their senior day in five sets, 3-2 (25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-9), on Saturday (Nov. 4). New Haven is now 18-7 on the year, and an undefeated 12-0 in the NE-10. The Chargers started at a moderate pace in the first set, exchan...

Brandon Turbush “Hero of the Week”

Brandon Turbush “Hero of the Week”

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Oct. 20 sophomore cross-country runner Brandon Turbush was named D2 Men’s Cross-Country Hero of the Week, for his impressive 8K performance. Turbush finished seventh out of 106 runners with an 8K time of 22:47 at the Western New England Invitational. In a vote for the award Turbush received 50....

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