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The growth of the University of New Haven’s esports program

The growth of the University of New Haven’s esports program

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

University officials made a decision to invest in a new academic major at the Pompea College of Business, esports management, and esports and gaming. With the high-quality equipment in the new “Stable” training arena located in the Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the growth...

New Addition to Rec Center

New Addition to Rec Center

Neva Bostic, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

To book a spot in the Beckerman Recreation Center for a workout, you may notice a new area to make reservations for. The “Auxiliary Weight Room” is a new COVID-modified area where athletes and teams undergo their weight training. You may think that the athletes have been lifting in the weight...

Return of the NFL

Return of the NFL

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

The quiet Sunday afternoons that punctuated the end of every week during the COVID-19 pandemic have been filled with an age-old staple: the return of football. The NFL season started on Sept. 10, becoming another one of the nation’s beloved sports to return amid the worry of a season impacted by the pandemic. The Kansas City ...

Boycotts for Blake

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Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

For athletes across professional sports, the shooting of Jacob Blake was the final straw in a mounting struggle with police brutality. Although games were scheduled to take place, they were replaced by a booming message on behalf of the players, who elected to boycott their games to shift the public eye...

Women’s Soccer Preview

Women’s Soccer Preview

Neva Bostic, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2020

“Live in the moment… Be in the moment,” is a message from senior captain of the women’s soccer team, Jordan Nichols. Even with a season anticipated for a playoff run pushed back to the spring, and a global pandemic that separates a brand new team, New Haven Women’s Soccer is not letting their...

University of New Haven fall sports preview

University of New Haven fall sports preview

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As students return to campus this fall, there will be two major components that will make this year different than in the past: the lights at Kathy Zolad stadium will not be on for soccer matches and Saturdays will be quiet without football games at Dellacamera. While games are not being played, that...

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As schools begin to return to campus for their respected fall semesters, all eyes are on Power 5 conferences, the Big Ten, South Eastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC), Big 12 and the Pac 10 as to what they going to do and potentially set as a precedent for smaller conferences. The...

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

For sports fans across the globe, the past month has felt quiet and empty. With the suspension of sports after the COVID-19 outbreak, fans have turned to archived footage of games from years. However, we can find inspiration in countries that have been able to flatten the curve as they begin to make...

Senior Women’s Lacrosse

Senior Women's Lacrosse

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

This week’s Senior Day will focus on the women’s lacrosse team. This group of seniors leaves behind an impressive resume. They had an overall record of 41-18, amassed 553 saves, 226 goals, 132 assists, and 358 points. This group of eight seniors accomplished a lot during their time at New Haven and...

Senior Day: Baseball

Senior Day: Baseball

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

April 21, 2020

This week’s Senior Day will focus on the baseball team. This group of seniors was one of the most successful classes to come through the University of New Haven. In their freshman year, they won the conference tournament, and then followed it up their sophomore year by being ranked as high as #7 in...

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

An empty baseball stadium in lieu of the delay of the MLB season due to COVID-19.

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted sports in a way not seen since World War II. The virus has shut down sports globally. Both amateur and professional leagues have canceled full season and championship tournaments. The NCAA has canceled all spring sporting events. They started by canceling all post-season play,...

Tom Brady Leaves the Patriots

Tom Brady signing his contract to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Last week, Tom Brady announced he will leave the New England Patriots. Brady posted two statements across his social media accounts: one addressed to his team, Coach Bill Belichick, and the Kraft family, and the second to Patriots fans. Brady said, “I wanted to say thank you to all of the incredible...

“My Time as a Charger”

“My Time as a Charger”

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

In March 2015, I knew I wanted to be a part of the Charger family and was lucky enough to be given that opportunity shortly after. I studied the culture before I came to the university. The Charger family was known for its successful performances within each sport. They excelled in all post-season play,...

Women’s Basketball Season Recap

NO. 11 Camryn DeBose, Sophomore

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

With a 55-44 loss at Saint Anselm on Sunday, the New Haven women’s basketball team concluded their season in the NE10 Quarterfinals. The Chargers were able to find success during the year, finishing at 18-9 (12-7 NE10) mark with notable wins over nationally-ranked Bentley University and Le Moyne College. ...

Softball Wins Home Opener

NO. 3 Selena Aponte, Freshman

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

On Thursday afternoon the Chargers softball team took the field against cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State University Owls. The Chargers have not played since their trip to Florida and in the first couple innings, they had to shake off some of the rust. New Haven gave up five runs in the first...

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