The Charger Bulletin

Tom Brady Leaves the Patriots

Tom Brady signing his contract to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Last week, Tom Brady announced he will leave the New England Patriots. Brady posted two statements across his social media accounts: one addressed to his team, Coach Bill Belichick, and the Kraft family, and the second to Patriots fans. Brady said, “I wanted to say thank you to all of the incredible...

Colin Kaepernick Steps onto the Field for Season Finale

Colin Kaepernick Steps onto the Field for Season Finale

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

Amid a whirlwind of controversy in the 2016 NFL season, Colin Kaepernick stepped onto the field for the 49ers season finale against the Seahawks. Against their division rivals, the 49ers fell in a closely contested 25-23 game; Kaepernick put together a solid game, passing for 215 yards with a 77.3% completion...

Chargers Football End Season

Chargers Football End Season

Maddy Orcales, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

The New Haven Chargers ended their season on a high note with a 27-17 victory over the Stonehill Skyhawks on Nov. 16. The Chargers were the first to get on the board in the first quarter with a 22-yard field goal from Michael Stalenyj. The Skyhawk’s were quick to answer with a 24-yard field goal...

Football vs. Assumption College

No. 6, Christian Lupoli

Maddy Orcales, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

On Saturday, the Chargers beat the Assumption College Greyhounds, 34-33. Wide receiver Ju’an Williams put the Chargers on the board late in the first quarter with the first of his six successful catches from quarterback Christian Lupoli. The first touchdown came after three failed attempts from...

Football Loses to Bentley

Football Loses to Bentley

Lyndsay Miller, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

An early scoring surge by the Chargers was not enough to win Friday’s game as they fell to Bentley University under the lights, 31-14.  The game started off well for the Chargers, who were off to a 14-point lead in the first quarter before failing to convert for the rest of the game.  This ...

Homecoming Football Game

Homecoming Football Game

Lyndsay Miller, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

A flow of touchdowns in the first half put the Chargers on top of the Pace Setters for the 11th time in a row. New Haven has been struggling in the red zone all season, but they managed to convert on major third- and fourth-down plays, leading them to a 28-21 victory. After a dropped snap early in the fourth qua...

Football Takes Down AIC in Home Opener

Football Takes Down AIC in Home Opener

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

A pair of touchdowns from 58 yards out lead Charger football to a 37-7 win over American International in the 2019 home opener on Saturday. University of New Haven senior AJ Greene caught a pass over a pair of defenders and ran it the rest of the way for the first score of the game, and the first ...

Football Gets Ready for Fall 2019

Photo Courtesy of Charger Athletics

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Chargers Faced off against LIU Post in the NE-10 Chapmionship

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

November 14, 2018

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

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.     ...

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