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Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Television

Every four years, the many countries of the world get together to complete in the Winter Olympic Games. Each time they come around, a different city is given the privilege to host them. In 2018, this privilege has been given to PyeongChang, South Korea. The events that countries compete in at the Winter...

Philadelphia Eagles Fly to Victory

Philadelphia Eagles Fly to Victory

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII Sunday (Feb. 4) evening, 41-33. On a frigid night in Minneapolis, Minn., the AFC's Patriots and NFC's Eagles faced off in the NFL Championship at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings. The game beg...

The battle on Native American mascots continues

The battle on Native American mascots continues

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Earlier this week it was announced the Cleveland Indians controversial “Chief Wahoo” logo will be retired following 2018 MLB season. The logo will be removed from all aspects of the uniform and will be replaced with the Indians primary block C logo. The team had been pressured by MLB to remove the ...

Are Conference Tournaments Weighted Too Heavily?

Are Conference Tournaments Weighted Too Heavily?

Erik Nybro, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, National Sports, Sports

For some small schools, whether it is Division II or Division I, the conference tournaments are way more important than the regular season. For all schools in NCAA basketball every team’s goal is to make the NCAA tournament, and for a select few, it is to win the tournament. The goal of the...

What Being a New Haven Charger Means to Me: A Softball Player’s Perspective

What Being a New Haven Charger Means to Me: A Softball Player’s Perspective

Maddy Derosia, Guest Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

    Being a New Haven Charger means much more to me than simply having “Chargers” written across my jersey. It means being a part of a family, an organization, and something much larger than myself. For the past two and a half years I have had the opportunity to be a part of the university...

Robin Salters retires as coach after 24 years

Robin Salters retires as coach after 24 years

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

After 24 years coaching, 11 NCAA Elite Eight appearances, six NE-10 championships, and 650 career wins, legendary women’s volleyball coach Robin Salters has decided to call it a career coaching from the volleyball sideline. Salters will step down from coaching to take on the role of Deputy Director ...

Swim Club treads water at the university

Swim Club treads water at the university

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Get your swim trunks ready, because the inaugural New Haven Swim Club is now officially here. The University of New Haven may not have a pool on campus, but that didn’t stop club President Matthew Ruggiero from pursuing his dream of swimming at the collegiate level. “I had been swimming ...

Kerr and Rowland Reach Milestones as Chargers Sweep Franklin Pierce

Kerr and Rowland Reach Milestones as Chargers Sweep Franklin Pierce

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Tuesday (Jan. 23) men’s and women’s basketball took the court to take on Franklin Pierce in a doubleheader at Charger Gym. The women took the court first to take on the Raven’s. The Chargers were coming off a three-game losing streak, so naturally the Chargers were looking to bounce back a...

Being a New Haven Charger

Being a New Haven Charger

Alexandria Kerr, Guest Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Being a New Haven Charger has given me priceless experiences and connections. Not only does it allow me to play the sport I love, but it also allows me to be a part of something bigger than myself. Being a Charger is being a member of a family. From faculty members to players, everyone is connected ...

Connecticut Unveils Whalers License Plates

Connecticut Unveils Whalers License Plates

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Hartford Whalers may have left Connecticut 20 years ago, but that didn’t stop the state from honoring their beloved team 20 years later. On Tuesday (Jan. 23) the Department of Motor Vehicles unveiled a new commemorative license plate that conveys the former professional hockey teams iconic...

Charger eSports Becomes Club Sport

Charger eSports Becomes Club Sport

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In December it was announced that Charger eSports is going to be considered a club sport starting in January 2018. The club was started by club president Charles Kmiec in 2013. “The goal of the club was to create a fun and competitive environment for campus gamers to show off their skills and make new fr...

Men’s Basketball Drops the Ball

Men’s Basketball Drops the Ball

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Men’s basketball ended their four- game winning streak Saturday (Jan. 20) afternoon, on the road against Stonehill. The loss was the Chargers first loss on the road in NE-10 Conference play. The Chargers were lead by sophomore Derrick Rowland who finished with 14 points with six shots from the fi...

Team Relocation Benefits Owners, not Fans

Team Relocation Benefits Owners, not Fans

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The San Diego Chargers have lost again—wait a minute... they're the Los Angeles Chargers now. It's never an easy decision to relocate a franchise rooted into a community, or even to expand to one that hasn't had one before, but how necessary is it? It's not strictly a profit-driven decision, de...

University Names Chris Palmer New Athletic Director, Bailey Gone

University Names Chris Palmer New Athletic Director, Bailey Gone

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories

On Tuesday, January 16, the University of New Haven announced the hiring of Chris Palmer as the new Director of Athletics and Recreation. Duane Bailey was named athletic director in May of 2017, but left that post during the winter intersession due to unknown reasons. The university declined multi...

Chargers Host “Class at the Court” With WH Elementary

Chargers Host “Class at the Court” With WH Elementary

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven Department of Athletics hosted the 6th annual “Class at the Court” event on Wednesday, Jan 3. The event brought 450 fourth grade students from the West Haven Elementary School district to help create an experiential learning and a community engagement experience for the student...

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