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Suffolk Athletics debuts new podcast

The logo of the new Suffolk Athletics podcast, titled

JD Conte, Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

In the absence of athletic competition, the Suffolk Athletic department has undertaken a new project. The department recently announced its brand new podcast titled “Suffolk Sounds.” Sports Information Graduate Assistant Cam Brennan will be hosting the weekly podcast. Brennan graduated from Las...

Recent Suffolk graduate to call three collegiate baseball games on NESN

Donny Porcaro (‘20) in his job as production director for the Worcester Bravehearts

JD Conte, Sports Editor

August 2, 2020

While professional baseball has returned to our television screens, many collegiate players, still suffering from the cancellation of their spring seasons, have not experienced the usual amount of summer playing time due to COVID-19.  But one Suffolk University alumnus has been instrumental in gett...

A season cut short, Suffolk seniors reflect on their love of sport

A season cut short, Suffolk seniors reflect on their love of sport

March 16, 2020

SAM JACQUES #8 "If four years ago someone had told me that this is how my softball career at Suffolk University would come to an end, I would not have believed them for a second. I would have told them that my playing career at Suffolk was going to end with myself and my teammates celebrating a GN...

Shooting for champion status

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Hannah Arroyo and JD Conte

March 4, 2020

The Suffolk women’s hockey team is only in their second year of existence, but this season they find themselves the only Suffolk team still standing in the playoffs out of all the winter sports. A 2-1 win over the University of Southern Maine on Feb. 29 lifted the Lady Rams to the New England Hockey ...

Suffolk softball player lands internship with GNAC

Suffolk softball player lands internship with GNAC

Alexa DiFiore

February 19, 2020

Suffolk women’s softball player Samantha Jacques scored a semester internship with the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), on Feb. 6th as a marketing and multimedia specialist while playing in the GNAC for an upcoming fourth season. The senior public relations and advertising major is workin...

Duffy looks to finish strong in his senior season

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JD Conte

February 19, 2020

With spring on the horizon, the sun is setting on the Suffolk career of men's basketball captain Thomas Duffy. The senior from Fairfield, Connecticut has an impressive resume of accomplishments in his four years as a Ram. Duffy is a member of the thousand-point club along with two all Great Northeast At...

Color guard club could be coming to Suffolk’s campus

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Morgan Torre

February 19, 2020

In elementary school, Sabrina Liu watched the marching band in admiration, crediting the parade she viewed as the moment she “fell in love and couldn’t resist doing color guard.” Now a freshman at Suffolk University, Liu has decided to form a color guard club on campus to continue her passion....

Rams swing their way into 2020 season

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Josh DePeel

February 12, 2020

It’s that time of year again. The decorated Suffolk men’s baseball team is gearing up for the start of the 2020 season with their eyes set on redemption. Following last year’s heartbreaking loss to Johnson and Wales in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament, the Rams aim to rel...

Suffolk security officer reflects on son’s national title at LSU, possible NFL future

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JD Conte

February 12, 2020

If you walked past Bakary Traore on his Sunday shift at the Smith Residence Hall, you would never know that you're looking at the father of an NFL prospect and a national champion football player. The security guard’s son, Badara Traore recently became a national champion as a right tackle for Louisiana...

Kristine Lilly visits Suffolk to share soccer experiences

Kristine Lilly visits Suffolk to share soccer experiences

Dai Podziewski

February 5, 2020

Kristine Lilly, a former United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) player, and U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer, visited Sargent Hall last Thursday night for an inspiring talk about leadership, teamwork and sacrifice. Lilly had an illustrious 23-year playing career, with her greatest achievement o...

Burton skates past the competition, leads team stats

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Morgan Hume

February 5, 2020

From Illinois to Massachusetts, Maddy Burton’s passion for hockey has never dwindled. Now, the Suffolk junior is proving her skills as a forward on the university’s women’s hockey team. Despite being a new tranfer student on campus, she’s already made her mark for the Suffolk Athletics progr...

Larry and Michael Smith Court floods

At the Larry E. Smith and Michael F. Smith Gymnasium, new materials (shown above) 
have arrived to replace the floor. The replacement is expected to be finished Feb. 10th.

Nick Milano

January 29, 2020

Having home court advantage in basketball could be a major difference maker in the outcome of a game. With that being said, the Suffolk men’s and women’s basketball teams are facing their toughest “off-the-court” challenge this season. Sometime in late December, the Larry E. Smith and Michael ...

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