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Bruins lose second straight in heartbreaking fashion, trail Ottawa 2-1 in the series

Bruins lose second straight in heartbreaking fashion, trail Ottawa 2-1 in the series

Joe Rice

April 21, 2017

The Bruins, fresh off a 4-3 overtime loss in Ottawa in game two, repeat their performance in game three, losing 4-3 in overtime yet again. With the TD Garden crowd in full roar as it has not seen a home playoff game in nearly three full years, the Bruins came out jumping to begin the game. It seem...

Softball duo carries high school success to the diamond

Softball duo carries high school success to the diamond

Brooke Patterson

April 19, 2017

From what was known as “some of the best years of [their] lives” to a college experience in the city, two softball players from Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Mass. have continued their diamond skills together at Suffolk University. Juniors Devlin Frost and Dylan Parsons started their...

Rams rally through season

Rams rally through season

Hannah Arroyo

April 19, 2017

The Rams are more than halfway into their season and they have been taking care of business so far. Suffolk University’s baseball team fell short in just two of their last 13 games to Eastern Connecticut State University and Western New England University. On March 29, the team had a 7-5 win agai...

Finished wicked strong

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto

April 19, 2017

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs at Suffolk University, had just completed her first marathon on Monday and said it was the “b...

Suffolk chases talent, seeks program depth

Suffolk chases talent, seeks program depth

Brooke Patterson

April 12, 2017

Since last fall, Suffolk University has been the home to 204 student-athletes, which makes up about two and a half percent of the student population. Out of that small percentage, which will see an increase with the new varsity sport additions of track and field and women’s ice hockey, a majority of...

Celtics close out season on top, shoots for post-season run

Celtics close out season on top, shoots for post-season run

Joe Rice

April 12, 2017

As of April 11, the Boston Celtics own  the best record in the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of Tuesday night, the Celtics have a game in lead for the East, however they are only barely in front of the recent NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers. To take the East...

Boston ready for playoffs

Boston ready for playoffs

Skylar To

April 12, 2017

After a two-year postseason absence, the Boston Bruins are officially back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year. The Bruins will open the postseason with the first two of a potential seven-game series on the road to face the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday with the puck set ...

Patriots win free agency, present strong case for winning Super Bowl 52

Patriots win free agency, present strong case for winning Super Bowl 52

Joe Rice

April 7, 2017

The Patriots proved all through the 2016 National Football League (NFL) season that they were the best team in the league. The Pats capped it off with an unprecedented fifth Super Bowl ring under the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era. After recent additions to the team, it feels the Patriots have not ...

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Play ball: Red Sox swing into season

Hannah Aroyo

April 5, 2017

After a cold and inconsistent winter, Fenway Park is finally cleared of snow and the tune of Sweet Caroline will fill the air again. While all of New England had been bracing the weather, the Red Sox had been training in Fort Myers, FL to prepare to take the field for the start of the 2017 baseball ...

Davis makes softball history, again

Davis makes softball history, again

Skylar To

April 5, 2017

It was only a matter of time before Head Softball Coach Jaclyn Davis hit another career milestone. Davis knew it was a possibility heading into the 2017 spring season, but it was “just kind of about when” it would happen. And it did already happen-- twice. On March 25, Davis notched her 100th care...

Fenway’s Opening Day proves well for Sox

Fenway’s Opening Day proves well for Sox

Hannah Arroyo

April 4, 2017

As the baseball season officially kicked off on Sunday, the Boston Red Sox hosted Opening Day for the first time in seven years on a comfortable Monday afternoon at Fenway Park. The Sox went head to head against the Pittsburgh Pirates and got their first win of the season with a final score of 5-...

Rams welcome 70th season, continues program success

Rams welcome 70th season, continues program success

Hannah Arroyo

March 30, 2017

For many college athletes, their involvement in sports stops right after graduation day. This was not the case for Suffolk University’s current Head Baseball Coach Anthony Del Prete. Del Prete started out as a student athlete for the baseball team at Suffolk where he pitched four seasons with the R...

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