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New Faces, Youth Will be the Key to the C’s Success

New Faces, Youth Will be the Key to the C’s Success

November 7
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Brendan Martin  Journal Staff The Boston Celtics came into the season with high expectations from players, coaches, management, and most importantly their fans. While some so called experts from ESPN and Sports Illustrated have been pretty down on the Celtics in preseason power rankings, the chatter all ...

Celtics Season Preview: Why Banner 18 is on the Horizon

Celtics Season Preview: Why Banner 18 is on the Horizon

October 24
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chris Frangolini  Journal Contributor Call me old fashioned, but I believe in the good old days when basketball was not a monopoly. Now-a-days, players go to big markets with big budgets, forming powerhouses like Los Angeles and Miami. With today’s mindset of basketball it’s obvious that tea...

DS: David Stern’s Double Standard ‘Basketball Reasons’

DS: David Stern’s Double Standard ‘Basketball Reasons’

Alex Hall
September 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Last year, the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Hornets agreed to a trade that would send superstar point guard Chris Paul to the city of angels; until the NBA got involved. Association commissioner David Stern elected to veto the three-team trade between Houston, Los Angeles and New Orleans infamously...

Rogers making impact on two different teams

Rogers making impact on two different teams

Alex Mellion
June 6
Filed under Basketball, Softball, Sports

Imagine being a full time college student, and at the same time, a two-sport collegiate athlete.  Sounds like you’ll basically be doing either schoolwork or have some type of practice or game at any given point in the day, and have no time to yourself right? Well junior Lindsay Rogers does just that,...

Dwight Howard trade rumors swirling

Dwight Howard trade rumors swirling

Alex Hall
June 6
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Rumors are heating up about the possibility of the Orlando Magic losing their all-star center to a handful of teams with a higher upside of holding the NBA championship within the next few seasons. This was the story of one time Magic great Shaquille O’Neal...

Women’s basketball win GNAC opening round game

Women’s basketball win GNAC opening round game

Matt West
February 23
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports

The women’s basketball team finished the season with a 16-9 overall record. In the process, the Lady Rams secured themselves the No. 2 seed in the Great North East Athletic Conference tournament. The team is sitting near the top of the conference standings in large part due to their impressive play...

Rams Basketball 3-2 through the First Month of the Season

Alex Hall
February 3
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Alex Hall Journal Staff The first month of the season for Rams basketball is over and this squad has already been able to surpass last seasons win total. Coach Nelson has his team off to a 3-2 start to the season, with key wins over out of conference opponent Eastern Nazarene and as well as taking...

Lady Rams return core players, eye conference title

Lady Rams return core  players, eye conference title

Alex Mellion
November 10
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Alex Mellion Journal Staff The Suffolk women’s basketball team is looking to improve upon last season’s disappointing 14-13 finish, and will return many of its core players.  The team finished last year with an 84-56 loss to Keene State in the ECAC tournament. The loss came a little more th...

Tough early schedule will test Rams’ grit

Tough early schedule will test Rams’ grit

Alex Hall
November 10
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Alex Hall Journal Staff The 2009-2010 season for the Suffolk University men’s basketball team may have been one to forget statistically, but in many ways it allowed this year’s starting roster time to develop. Read More »...

NBA preview: Players and teams to keep an eye on

Mike Giannattasio
October 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Mike Giannattasio Journal Staff With the NBA season opening up next week, there are many storylines that should be followed throughout the course of this season. This upcoming campaign is going to be very different from last year, as many teams have changed with the acquisitions of new players. Read More »...

Opinion: A summer of ups and downs for the city of Boston

Alex Mellion
September 22
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Alex Mellion Journal Staff Boston-area sports teams experienced both highs and lows this summer.  It was like a Clint Eastwood movie: there was the good (The Boston Celtics making a surprising run to the NBA finals, despite being counted out by the so called ‘experts’), the bad (The Boston ...

Lady Rams invited to ECAC tourney

March 3
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite their first-round exit in the GNAC playoffs, the 2009-2010 season will continue for the Lady Rams. Suffolk’s women’s basketball team was one of two GNAC teams to be selected for participation in the ECAC New England Women’s College Basketball Tournament. The other GNAC team selected...

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