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Opening Weekend NFL Coverage

Erin Ennis

September 16, 2009


Filed under National Sports

What teams scored big on the opening weekend of the NFL? While some thrived under the spotlight and emerged from unexciting pre-season games others showed a lack of diversity, strength, and potential. The best and the worst teamed up for one of the most unusual and exciting opening weekends in NFL history. The...

Chargers Win First of Season, 33-10

Zack Rosen

September 9, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

Co-written by Assistant Editor Erin Ennis Congratulations to the New Haven Chargers football team on their first win as a newly-formed organization! The 33-10 win over Lincoln University marked the first game and win for the team since football was disbanded in 2003. On Sept. 5, the Chargers met with ...

Campus Recreation: Obviously Fun, Surprisingly Good for You!

The Charger Bulletin

September 9, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

Another year has started. I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your first full week of classes. Last week was a big week everywhere on campus and the Beckerman Recreation Center was no exception. Between the Block Party, registration for season 1 REC Sports, TeamRec hiring sessions, and the start of demo weeks,...

NFL Predictions 2009

Michael Barone

September 9, 2009


Filed under National Sports

The 2009 NFL season is set to open tomorrow night with a possible playoff preview between the Titans and Steelers. This Charger Bulletin preview takes a brief look at the eight divisions and predicts playoff teams for each. AFC East: Patriots QB Tom Brady is back, as New England hopes to regain t...

Pat’s Veteran Calls it Quits After 13 Years in the NFL

Alex Kratman

September 9, 2009


Filed under National Sports

On August 30, 2009, New England Patriot fans’ were shocked to learn that one of the best linebackers in the NFL, Tedy Bruschi, announced his retirement after 13 years. The 3 time super bowl winner’s decision came after the patriot’s third preseason game. If no one saw the game, it was clear that...

Fourth Inning Surge Propels Bombers to Victory

The Charger Bulletin

September 9, 2009


Filed under National Sports

Baseball fever was buzzing in the air Aug. 30 as Chula Vista, California and Taoyuan, Taiwan battled for the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Being that 1993’s Long Beach team was the last to win the world championship for California and Taiwan was a 17-time championship...

Women’s Soccer Falls 1-0 to Assumption in First Loss of the Season

Charger Athletics

September 8, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The University of New Haven women’s soccer team suffered their first defeat of the season to the Assumption College Greyhounds Tuesday afternoon 1-0 at Kayo Field. The Chargers fall to 4-1 on the season and 2-1 in Northeast 10, while the Greyhounds improve 1-2 on the season and...

Vikes don’t see Brett Favre as Minnesota’s savior

Alex Kratman

September 8, 2009


Filed under Sports

 JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writer EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP)—When Brad Childress stepped to the podium to introduce Brett Favre(notes) three weeks ago, the Minnesota Vikings coach surpassed even his well-known standard for understatement. “I feel like we added a decent piece to the puzzle here,” Childress said when Favre signed on Aug. 18. A decent piece? Would...

Chargers LB Merriman arrested in domestic call

Alex Kratman

September 6, 2009


Filed under Sports

 BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP)—San Diego Chargers star outside linebacker Shawne Merriman(notes) was arrested Sunday and accused of choking and restraining his girlfriend, reality TV star Tila Tequila, as she tried to leave his suburban home. Tequila, 27, signed a citizen’s arrest warrant, cha...

Mariners’ Suzuki gets 2,000th hit

Alex Kratman

September 6, 2009


Filed under Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)—Ichiro Suzuki(notes) took Gio Gonzalez’s(notes) first offering for a ball. He drilled the second pitch down the right field line for a double and his 2,000th career hit. The Mariners’ outfielder, who accumulated 1,278 hits in Japan, became the second fastest to 2,000 hits, recording it in his 1,402 major-league game. Al S...

Football: Chargers Lead at Beginning of 3rd Quarter

The Charger Bulletin

September 5, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

UNH Chargers win first game of the season, and first game since 2003!! New Haven - 33, Lincoln - 10 3:38pm Chargers connect on a 31-yard field goal. UNH-33, Lincoln-10, Middle of the 4th quarter 3:25pm At end of third quarter, Chargers continue to lead at 30-10. 3:20pm Lincoln scores touch...

Lions hope they’re ready to win with QB Stafford

Alex Kratman

September 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

 LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP)—Matthew Stafford’s(notes) easygoing demeanor allows him to become just one of the guys in the Detroit Lions locker room. The quarterback’s arm and contract, though, make him the key to the Lions’ goal of regaining respectability. ...

Halladay pitches one-hitter, Jays beat Yankees 6-0

Alex Kratman

September 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

Halladay pitches one-hitter, Jays beat Yankees 6-0 TORONTO (AP)—Roy Halladay(notes) turned around a recent rough stretch by turning up his aggression. Halladay pitched a one-hitter to snap a three-start losing streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 6-0, ending New York’s winning streak at seven gam...

Resilient Chargers Rally Late; Fall Short

Michael Barone

September 3, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

WEST HAVEN – The UNH men’s soccer team kicked off their 2009 campaign Saturday with a tough 3-2 loss at the hands of Bentley University. Last week, the NE-10 Preseason Poll picked the Chargers to finish 12th in the league. During the first half, the Chargers seemed to lack motivation and th...

Women’s Soccer Continues Hot Start

Michael Barone

September 3, 2009


Filed under Charger Athletics

WEST HAVEN – On Sunday the University of New Haven women’s soccer team took on the Molloy College Lions, hoping to keep the momentum going after last week’s season opening 6-0 win at Post University. The game opened slowly, as the opponents each seemed to be feeling one another out, waiting for...

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