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A personal story: Addict saved by America’s game

Katie Dugan
June 15, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Opinion

“I remember when my parents dropped me off for college, I had this feeling like I was doomed.” Tim Rosso, 34, of New Jersey has been sober for 17 months as he told the Journal in an interview with The Journal. Rosso’s childhood was just like any other. Growing up, he always had many friends, and h...

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Del Prete leads team to another championship, NCAA run

Skylar To
June 1, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University’s baseball team finished another season coming out on top. With the team looking to defend their 2015 championship title, it was an “exciting moment” when the team accomplished that goal. On May 8 against Saint Joseph’s College of Maine (Standish, ME), they left Rhod...

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Davis breaks barrier for women in athletics

Skylar To
June 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

The 2015-16 season was better than Head Softball Coach Jaclyn Davis could have imagined. Davis led the team to its most winning record in history as the Lady Rams finished the regular season with a 33-9 record on May 4. Davis achieved her 100th career victory by 87 of those games as a result of her ...

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Sylvester, Pulek honored for big bats and swings

Skylar To
June 1, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

With their recognition, they are looking to display the honor on and off of the field to grow as athletes as well as to help the softball team fulfill an ultimate goal: to capture a Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. Sophomore Jill Pulek and junior Delaney Sylvester were named...

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Ridgeway allows athletics department to thrive

Skylar To
April 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Rammy logo crested in the center of the court floor once took the dribbles, hoops and steps of National Basketball Association legends like Lebron James, Michael Jordan, Yao Ming, and Shaquille O’Neal, and it still does today. The underground Regan gymnasium in the Ridgeway building not only...

Hockey’s “new home” adds to team’s success

Hockey’s “new home” adds to team’s success

Skylar To
April 27, 2016
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University’s men’s hockey program had to bounce around for quite a while before settling in a new place to call home. The Rams shared the ice with the Boston University Terriers in their home rink at the Walter Brown Arena, where Suffolk hockey spent many years holding practices and playing...

Strength in numbers produces wins

Strength in numbers produces wins

Skylar To
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

All first base player Greg Speliotis cares about is defending their 2015 championship title. And he is out to do so with his team--playing and winning games with the goal of capturing the 2016 Greater Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. He believes the baseball team’s winning record...

Tough losses, still looking toward wins

Tough losses, still looking toward wins

Skylar To
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

They have lost matches-- close matches despite what the scoreboard reads. Whether coming from an 8-1 loss, finishing games feels like a 5-4 loss for Suffolk University tennis captain Francesco Saia. As a student athlete who devotes his college experience to his team, he looks toward the future...

Head coach shakes up softball program

Skylar To
April 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Softball Head Coach Jaclyn Davis has always loved Boston and knew being back in the city was where she wanted to be when she took on the challenge of turning the university’s softball program around. Davis entered her first season as head coach in 2013 after serving as head softball coach at Austi...

Softball’s winning ways

Skylar To
April 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

Once a year, Suffolk University’s softball team plays for something bigger than themselves-- to raise cancer awareness. On Saturday, April 9, the team hosted its fourth annual Coaches versus Cancer fundraising event in a double header against Emmanuel (Mass.). The home games originally set for 12 p.m...

Baistrocchi hits the greens

Baistrocchi hits the greens

Skylar To
April 6, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Sophomore Marcos Baistrocchi is heading into a three-week season as a two-year member of Suffolk University’s golf team. Appearing in their fourth Annual Spring Series,  the golf team opened the season with a one-day competition hosted by Rhode Island College Anchormen at the Valley Country Club in W...

Hockey comes to a close

Skylar To
March 5, 2016
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Twenty-five games later with a re-established identity and winning culture, Suffolk University men’s hockey 2015-16 season has come to an end. And so has the collegiate hockey careers of seven members of the graduating senior class: Zack Capozza, Mike Cherpak, Tyler Heineman, Connor McCarthy, Ju...

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