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Baseball is Back… Sort of

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

For sports fans across the globe, the past month has felt quiet and empty. With the suspension of sports after the COVID-19 outbreak, fans have turned to archived footage of games from years. However, we can find inspiration in countries that have been able to flatten the curve as they begin to make...

Senior Day: Baseball

Senior Day: Baseball

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

April 21, 2020

This week’s Senior Day will focus on the baseball team. This group of seniors was one of the most successful classes to come through the University of New Haven. In their freshman year, they won the conference tournament, and then followed it up their sophomore year by being ranked as high as #7 in...

A Safe Haven Revoked

A Safe Haven Revoked

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2020

Oct. 30, 2001. President George Bush throws out the first pitch of the World Series at Yankee Stadium, one month after the September 11 attacks. May 2, 2011. U.S.A. chants arise from the crowd at Citizens Bank Park as news breaks on the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Nov. 22, 2016. I woke up at 1...

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

An empty baseball stadium in lieu of the delay of the MLB season due to COVID-19.

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted sports in a way not seen since World War II. The virus has shut down sports globally. Both amateur and professional leagues have canceled full season and championship tournaments. The NCAA has canceled all spring sporting events. They started by canceling all post-season play,...

“My Time as a Charger”

“My Time as a Charger”

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

In March 2015, I knew I wanted to be a part of the Charger family and was lucky enough to be given that opportunity shortly after. I studied the culture before I came to the university. The Charger family was known for its successful performances within each sport. They excelled in all post-season play,...

Women’s Basketball Season Recap

NO. 11 Camryn DeBose, Sophomore

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

With a 55-44 loss at Saint Anselm on Sunday, the New Haven women’s basketball team concluded their season in the NE10 Quarterfinals. The Chargers were able to find success during the year, finishing at 18-9 (12-7 NE10) mark with notable wins over nationally-ranked Bentley University and Le Moyne College. ...

Softball Wins Home Opener

NO. 3 Selena Aponte, Freshman

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

On Thursday afternoon the Chargers softball team took the field against cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State University Owls. The Chargers have not played since their trip to Florida and in the first couple innings, they had to shake off some of the rust. New Haven gave up five runs in the first...

Charger’s Men’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker to #1 Seed Saint Anselm

NO.10 Derrick Rowland, Redshirt Junior.

Alex Cunkle, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

The New Haven Chargers fought a hard 45 minutes in the championship game against Saint Anselm Hawks, but unfortunately, the basketball gods were not on their side today, and the Hawks won by two points in overtime. The Chargers came out strong in the first half and held the lead over the Hawks for...

Recap of Charger Softball Trip to Florida

NO. 25 Jovanna Hillman, Junior.

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Though it may not feel like it in the Northeast, it is finally time to welcome spring sports as the New Haven softball team got their campaign underway down in Florida last weekend. The Chargers got to play in five games at the Florida Tech Invitational, and went 2-3 over the weekend, which got their...

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Women's Lacrosse Season Preview

Zachary Pincince, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

With the spring sports season in a few short weeks, the Chargers women’s lacrosse team is getting ready for another competitive year. Coming off a solid 12-7 season last year, and an exit in the NE-10 semifinals, the Chargers can build off some young talent and veteran leadership from last year. New...

Winter Break Basketball Recap

Winter Break Basketball Recap

Lyndsay Miller, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

New Haven Chargers men’s and women’s basketball teams came out victorious over nationally ranked Bentley at home this winter break. Charger men’s basketball won over No. 17/18 Bentley, 72-42. The men finished the break with a season record of 7-8; the women split six games and improved their...

On Your Marks, Get Set, Game! Welcome Esports Coach

On Your Marks, Get Set, Game! Welcome Esports Coach

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

Over the winter break, newly-appointed athletic director, Sheahon Zenger, announced that the university will add an esports team as a varsity program. Esports varsity programs have been growing across the country, with more than 130 active collegiate esports teams nationwide. To lead the new team...

Kobe Bryant, his Daughter, and Seven Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, his Daughter, and Seven Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash early Sunday near Calabasas, Calif. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, when authorities arrived at the scene, they discovered a bushfire on the hillside...

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...

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