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Football Gets Ready for Fall 2019

Football Gets Ready for Fall 2019

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

As spring practices conclude, the University of New Haven football team is fully focused on fall 2019. Last season, the football team capped a historic season compiling a 9-3 record, going 8-1 in the NE-10 conference. The Chargers’ nine wins were the most since 2012, and they advanced to the second...

Are the Patriots Bad for Football?

Are the Patriots Bad for Football?

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Who will watch the Super Bowl?   The New England Patriots have somehow managed to make their way to yet another Super Bowl, but at what cost to the NFL? Super Bowl tickets are usually incredibly expensive, but the average resale price is approximately $1,000 less than it was at this time last year....

Patriots to Face Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Patriots to Face Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

January 30, 2019


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Super Bowl LIII is set. The New England Patriots (11-5) will face off against the Los Angeles Rams (13-3) inside Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. For the Patriots, coming back to the Superbowl for the third year in a row felt unexpected. Many fans were disappointed by 11 regular season wins, and...

Playoff Time for Fantasy Football

Playoff Time for Fantasy Football

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The NFL regular season may still be chugging along, but for fantasy football, the playoffs have just begun. The last two to three weeks of the NFL regular season count as the fantasy football playoffs, depending on what type of league you are in and how many teams are in your league. Week 16 of the ...

Football Falls For the Last Time

Football Falls For the Last Time

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Football hosted Slippery Rock University in the NCAA Division II Second Round on Saturday, Nov. 24. The game did not go as planned for the Chargers, who were defeated 59-20. This is the program’s worst loss since they were defeated by Southern Connecticut State 54-20 in 2009. Slippery Rock came ou...

Chargers Win NCAA Playoff Thriller

Chargers Win NCAA Playoff Thriller

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

New Haven returned to the NCAA playoffs for the first time in six seasons, and they arrived with a vengeance by defeating three-seeded West Chester in a 35-28 shootout on Saturday. After a 17-13 loss in the NE-10 Championship to LIU Post last weekend, the Chargers came out to prove that loss was...

Football Loses in NE-10 Championship

Football Loses in NE-10 Championship

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

November 14, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers football team came up one yard short at LIU Post on Saturday, Nov. 10, in the NE10 Championship, as they lost 17-14. The first quarter consisted of a quick New Haven three-and-out followed by a Pioneers turnover on downs. The Chargers had a long drive of 11 plays and nearl...

Football Defeats St. Anselm 49-21

Football Defeats St. Anselm 49-21

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

November 6, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers football team defeated the Saint Anselm Hawks on Saturday, 49-21. The Chargers honored seniors C.J Fitzpatrick, Francis Palmer, Dan Iannone, Jordan Francklin, Keiran Ryan, Jonathan Badyna, Miles Pease, Ajee Patterson, and Mark Clements before the game for senior day.     ...

Chargers Scores Against Stonehill

Chargers Scores Against Stonehill

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Chargers’ football squeaked out a close win as they defeated Stonehill 12-7 on a rainy day at the W.B. Mason Stadium in Easton, Massachusetts on Saturday. This moves the Chargers to 7-1 overall and 7-0 in the NE-10 conference. This was their 256th victory in the 40-year history of Chargers’ football...

Chargers Dominate Assumption at Home Game

Chargers Dominate Assumption at Home Game

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

October 24, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In a game full of individual victories, the New Haven Chargers football team defeated the Assumption Greyhounds on Saturday, 27-21. The team is now 6-0 in the NE10, and 6-1 overall. After a scoreless first quarter, New Haven began deconstructing the Greyhounds’ defense. Graduate transfer Ju’an Wi...

Chargers Rush to Homecoming Victory

Chargers Rush to Homecoming Victory

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers (4-1, 4-0 NE-10) ran the ball for over 270 yards in route to defeating NE-10 foe Bentley (1-4, 1-3 NE10). A pair of Charger running backs, senior Chris Liggio and junior Ryan McCarthy, led the Blue and Gold with 18 carries for 109 yards and 16 for 105 yards, respectively, with M...

Football Receiving Line Thriving Despite Injury

Football Receiving Line Thriving Despite Injury

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Chargers football has been an offensive juggernaut this season, and they show no signs of slowing down. The team is averaging 35 points per game, despite doing it all without standout senior wide receiver Devin Martin. Martin broke his foot in week one against Bryant University, and is expected ...

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...

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...

Charger football loses season opener

Charger football loses season opener

Zachary Pincince, Contributing Writer

September 6, 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. ...

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