The Charger Bulletin

The New Haven football team celebrates after forcing a fumble against Bentley University, West Haven, Nov. 6.

Football knocked out of playoffs by No. 12 Kutztown

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 29, 2021

The New Haven football team’s playoff run came to an end on Saturday as they lost in a second-round matchup against No. 12 Kutztown University 10-7. It was a defensive battle as the No. 18 Chargers limited...

The New Haven defense lines up against Bentley University, West Haven, Nov. 20.

Football wins Bentley rematch, advances to second round

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 21, 2021

“We’ll be back,” a player from the Bentley University football team said to the crowd as New Haven celebrated their Northeast-10 (NE-10) Championship on Nov. 7; they got their wish. In a surprising...

The New Haven football team celebrates after beating Bentley University, Nov. 8, West Haven.

Zecchin, Pincince headline football’s NE-10 honors

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 19, 2021

The Northeast-10 (NE-10) Conference released their awards for the 2021 football season on Wednesday, with New Haven leading all NE-10 teams at 12 total selections to the All-Conference teams, including...

Connor Degenhardt holds up a football during the football game versus Bentley University, Nov. 6, West Haven.

Football beats No. 9 Bentley, wins NE-10 title

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 9, 2021

The moment quarterback Connor Degenhardt’s knee hit the turf and the final 30 seconds ticked off the clock, a flurry of Gatorade showers flew on the New Haven sideline; football was conference champions...

The New Haven football team celebrates a touchdown against Assumption College. Oct. 30, West Haven.

Football ranked No. 24 in national poll

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 7, 2021

Following a major 16-10 win over Assumption College in the rain, the New Haven football team has been ranked as the No. 24 team in the country. This is the first time since the final poll of the 2018...

Why I stopped watching football–and why other women should too

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

Satire For decades, women have fought for equality and broken barriers. As grateful as I am for my opportunities, I firmly agree with the stance that women have no place in some areas—one of which...

Dev Holmes, Connor Degenhardt and other players on the Chargers football team during the Homecoming football game versus Saint Anselm College, Oct. 9, West Haven.

Defense stifles Saint Anselm, wins big on Homecoming

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor October 12, 2021

The New Haven football team provided a resonating exclamation point for Homecoming weekend as they devastated visiting team Saint Anselm College 56-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Chargers’ defense put...

A football on a field

Embarrassing! These teams continue to lose despite top draft picks and ‘good’ game strategies

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

We all do embarrassing things from time to time, but these five football teams are putting themselves through unprecedented levels of humiliation. Halfway through week four of the 2021 NFL season, the...

Charging into the biggest event of the semester, Homecoming

Nicole Bibeau, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

Homecoming Weekend is back. From Oct. 8 to 10, students can relax, connect and reconnect with university peers. On Oct. 8, it is the all-day homecoming virtual kickoff on social media to start Alumni...

Football players stand on the sideline at the game. West Haven, Sept. 26, 2021.

Football wins Elm City Trophy, beat Owls 38-9

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor September 28, 2021

The New Haven football team made a statement in the Elm City rivalry, upending Southern Connecticut State University 38-9. It is the 12th straight victory for the Chargers over the Owls, extending their...

The Chargers play against the Bulldogs, West Haven, Sept. 18, 2021.

Football struggles offensively, loses to No. 22/24 Bowie State

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor September 21, 2021

The New Haven football team welcomed nationally ranked Bowie State University to West Haven on Saturday, marking the long-delayed matchup between the two schools. The Bulldogs came into the weekend as...

Chargers Gymnasium at North Campus.

Return of the Chargers

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

Exactly one year ago, campus was quiet: there were no tailgates, no prime-time games and fall sports were stunted. Fast forward to present day and everything is different: athletics are ramping up, preseason...

Football program gains 12 on Signing Day

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

National Signing Day was Feb. 3 as high school football players began to sign their national letters of intent (NLI) to join college football programs. The Chargers were not left out of the mix, as head...

Sarah Fuller Makes Football History

Sarah Fuller Makes Football History

Davin Roy, Contributing Writer December 1, 2020

Recently, women have been making history in football. In 2015, Sarah Thomas became the first female NFL referee. Earlier this season, Callie Brownson became the first NFL positional coach as the Cleveland...

Tom Brady signing his contract to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tom Brady Leaves the Patriots

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,...

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