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Chargers 3-1 After Defeating Merrimack

Chargers 3-1 After Defeating Merrimack

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Chargers football faced the Merrimack Warriors Saturday Sept. 22 at their newly renovated stadium, which opened Oct. 2017. This is Merrimack’s first athletic facility in nearly a decade. The new stadium holds over 3,500 people and will host Merrimack hockey, football, and women's lacrosse. The C...

Rec Sports Starts Season with New Changes

Rec Sports Starts Season with New Changes

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Rec Sports season one is currently underway at the Rec Center. The season will consist of flag football, cricket, and 3v3 basketball. This lineup of sports has changed from previous years because of changes going on at the Rec Center. “We decided to make some schedule adjustments within the depar...

Elm City Trophy remains in West Haven

Elm City Trophy remains in West Haven

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

September 19, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers football team defeated the Southern Connecticut State Owls on Saturday, Sept. 15, 37-18. The warm fall day was New Haven’s home opener on the blue turf of DellaCamera Stadium. In front of nearly 4,300 spectators, QB Ajee Patterson nailed 15 of 23 passes to 6 different receivers, tot...

Men’s Club Soccer Season Opener

Men’s Club Soccer Season Opener

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men’s club soccer team is getting prepared for their fall season. After  some strong development in 2017, the club will look to continue their success. The team closed their spring 2018 campaign with a 3-0 win against Connecticut College on April 21. “Most of our team is returning players wit...

Charger’s Volleyball Dominate in First Conference Game

Charger’s Volleyball Dominate in First Conference Game

Zachary Pincince, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The Charger’s volleyball team took a bus ride down to Worcester, Mass., to take on the Assumption Greyhounds Sept. 11. The Chargers came into the match with an overall record of 8-3, while Assumption was 0-6. This was the first conference match for both teams and right out of the gate, the Chargers t...

Declan Hill Predicts Rise in Sports Corruption

Declan Hill Predicts Rise in Sports Corruption

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Declan Hill has been keeping busy the past few years. But one thing that has remained a motivational force for him is corruption. His best selling book, “The Fix,” talks about match fixing, and how it has taken over the sport of soccer.  The FIFA World cup generated 4.8 billion in revenue in 2014 ...

Opinion: Nike Stands With Kaepernick

Opinion: Nike Stands With Kaepernick

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Sports

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” This phrase was meant to inspire and motivate people for the  30th anniversary of Nike’s iconic “Just Do It” campaign. But behind these words is a controversial athlete, Colin Kaepernick. Kapernick, the man who took a knee f...

Women’s Club Soccer Prepares for Season

Women’s Club Soccer Prepares for Season

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The women’s club soccer team will open the 2018 season on Saturday when it takes on Sacred Heart University at 3 p.m. at Kathy Zolad Stadium. This game will kick off the club’s first full season as an RSO at the university, having only been started in Dec. 2017. Coming into their first official season, che...

Women’s soccer start season 2-0

Women’s soccer start season 2-0

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics

In a late night thriller on Thursday (Aug 30) women’s soccer pulled off an exciting win, beating the Georgian Court Lions 3-2. After going down 1-0 96 seconds into the game, the Chargers fought back and didn’t let it get out of hand. In the 38th minute senior Emily Morello scored her first goal of the seas...

Volleyball starts off strong

Volleyball starts off strong

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics

Women’s volleyball was in midseason form on Saturday (Sept 1) as they swept the East Stroudsburg Invitational. The Chargers only lost one set to host East Stroudsburg, while sweeping Jefferson, Queens College, and Caldwell University three sets to none. The Chargers are now 6-2 overall in the youn...

Charger football loses season opener

Charger football loses season opener

Zachary Pincince, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Chargers football took the drive to Smithfield, Rhode Island going head to head with Division 1 opponent Bryant University. The first meeting between the two opponents got off to a rough start for the Chargers when Bryant’s Jean Constant returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. ...

Charged Up for Fall Football

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, Uncategorized

The University of New Haven football team will be entering their 41st season and Charger Nation is ready to fire the cannon after every touchdown. Last season, the Chargers finished 6-4 overall with a 5-4 NE-10 Conference record. Which was good enough for a fourth-place finish in the NE-10 and kept the t...

New Haven Chargers Kick off Fall 2018 Season

New Haven Chargers Kick off Fall 2018 Season

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, Uncategorized

The 2017 season brought Charger fans a lot of excitement, and fans will be treated to the return of the defending NE-10 and NCAA Division II East Region Champion women’s volleyball team, along with men’s and women’s soccer, women’s tennis, and the second season of women’s field hockey. Last year...

Men’s basketball star Danny Upchurch signs pro contract overseas

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Monday August 20th it was announced via Twitter that former  New Haven men’s basketball star Danny Upchurch has signed a contract to play professionally in the country of Georgia. Upchurch will play for Georgian Super League team BC Titebi. Last season, Upchurch averaged 18.8 points an...

Athletics Department Chooses Nike as Official Uniform Provider

Athletics Department Chooses Nike as Official Uniform Provider

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

July 20, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

When a 15 -year partnership with Adidas came to an end, the University of New Haven athletic department has switched teams and jumped on the Nike bandwagon. The school’s athletic director, Chris Palmer, announced that the university has agreed to a five- year contract with the uniform giant. The contra...

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