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Jets RunningBack Killed in Shooting

Jets RunningBack  Killed in Shooting

Billy Sakmann
December 9, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

On December 1, former New York Jets running back and University of South Carolina (USC) standout Joe McKnight was tragically shot and killed in an apparent road rage incident in Tarrytown, Louisiana. The former NFL player was only 28 years old when he was shot by 54-year- old Ronald Gasser at an intersection....

Better Locked Down Than Out

Sean Kingsepp
December 9, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

As the December 1 expiration approached, Major League Baseball owners, Players’ Association, and main offices scrambled to settle upon a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the MLB hasn’t had a work stoppage since the 1994-95 season, the other three “Big Four” sports leagues have...

“Way Too Early” Chargers Preview

“Way Too Early” Chargers Preview

Quentin Walker
December 8, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

With the University of New Haven football team losing twenty Seniors to graduation following the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Chargers are looking for guys to fill some big shoes on both sides of the ball. Losing guys like, Ajee Patterson, Andre Anderson, and Tyler Condit can be a huge...

7 th Annual Turkey Trot

7 th Annual Turkey Trot

Riley Knebes
November 28, 2016
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports, Student Life

On Saturday, November 19, students gathered on Kayo Field to participate in the University of New Haven’s 7 th annual Turkey Trot. Competitors donated a combination of canned goods and a small fee to run or walk the 5k course. Donated canned goods went straight to the West Haven Emergency...

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...

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