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Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

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 Leaves the Patriots

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

Women’s Basketball Season Recap

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

Softball Wins Home Opener

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...

Charger’s Men’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker to #1 Seed Saint Anselm

Charger’s Men’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker to #1 Seed Saint Anselm

Alex Cunkle, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

The New Haven Chargers fought a hard 45 minutes in the championship game against Saint Anselm Hawks, but unfortunately, the basketball gods were not on their side today, and the Hawks won by two points in overtime. The Chargers came out strong in the first half and held the lead over the Hawks for...

Chargers Men’s Basketball Headed to NE10 Championship

Chargers Men’s Basketball Headed to NE10 Championship

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

The New Haven Chargers, who were the last seed in the Southwest division, have gone on to upset every team and push their way to the Northeast-10 Conference Championship. The Chargers are very familiar with overtime play. Every game they have played in the tournament has ended in overtime. Their...

New Haven Baseball, Northeast Challenge Recap

New Haven Baseball, Northeast Challenge Recap

Lyndsay Miller, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

New Haven baseball made their 2020 season debut this past weekend in the Northeast Challenge. Finishing the weekend with a 3-1 record, Charger baseball has captured attention and moved up to No. 5 in the NCBWA East Region Ranking Poll. Losing their first game in a doubleheader against Felican, could...

Recap of Charger Softball Trip to Florida

Recap of Charger Softball Trip to Florida

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Though it may not feel like it in the Northeast, it is finally time to welcome spring sports as the New Haven softball team got their campaign underway down in Florida last weekend. The Chargers got to play in five games at the Florida Tech Invitational, and went 2-3 over the weekend, which got their...

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Zachary Pincince, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

With the spring sports season in a few short weeks, the Chargers women’s lacrosse team is getting ready for another competitive year. Coming off a solid 12-7 season last year, and an exit in the NE-10 semifinals, the Chargers can build off some young talent and veteran leadership from last year. New...

Charger Baseball Preview

Charger Baseball Preview

Lyndsay Miller, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

After a bumpy 2019 season, Chargers baseball comes into their 2020 season with strong senior leadership and budding talent. Returning nine players that started the last 16 games, the young team has matured during the offseason and has come back with eight freshmen and a world of confidence. Since...

Men’s and Women’s Charger Basketball Recap

Men’s and Women’s Charger Basketball Recap

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

As the final weeks of the season are flying by for the men’s and women’s basketball teams, each game carries even more significance on the teams’ playoff aspirations for the NE10 tournament. This was especially true as Pace University entered Charger Gymnasium on February 5th for a pair of...

Chiefs Have a Comeback, Win Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs Have a Comeback, Win Super Bowl LIV

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

In a back-and-forth game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, 31-20. The game took place Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Prior to this season, the Chiefs had three rings, their last Super Bowl win in 1969. It was...

Softball Season Preview

Softball Season Preview

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

With students returning to campus with cold temperatures and the perpetual threat of snow in the forecast, spring sports are preparing for the rapidly-approaching season. Teams are beginning to fire up their practices without much time until games begin. The University of New Haven softball team has...

Winter Break Basketball Recap

Winter Break Basketball Recap

Lyndsay Miller, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

New Haven Chargers men’s and women’s basketball teams came out victorious over nationally ranked Bentley at home this winter break. Charger men’s basketball won over No. 17/18 Bentley, 72-42. The men finished the break with a season record of 7-8; the women split six games and improved their...

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