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Suffolk chases talent, seeks program depth

Suffolk chases talent, seeks program depth

Brooke Patterson

April 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Suffolk Rams

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


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

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


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

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


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

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


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

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


Filed under Softball, Sports

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


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

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


Filed under Baseball

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...

Bruins fundraise $101k to fight pediatric cancer

Bruins fundraise $101k to fight pediatric cancer

Skylar To

March 29, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

With six games left in the regular season, the Boston Bruins are still looking to secure their spot in the playoffs, but they will be doing so with a lot less hockey hair-- the flow. On late Monday afternoon, the Bruins and 98.5 The Sport’s Hub hosted its 10th Annual Cuts for a Cause to raise money...

Rams set to make a racket

Rams set to make a racket

Brooke Patterson

March 29, 2017


Filed under Tennis

After missing out on the post-season tournament in 2016, the men’s tennis team looks to make a return appearance to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament this time around, opening their season Thursday against the University of Massachusetts Boston at 6:30 p.m. The Rams hope to ...

Bruins lose third game in a row, playoff hopes start to dwindle

Bruins lose third game in a row, playoff hopes start to dwindle

Joe Rice

March 21, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The Bruins lost in a frustrating fashion for the second time in as many nights on Tuesday, falling 3-2 against the Ottawa Senators. Senators goalie Craig Anderson stole the show in Boston and handed Ottawa the victory, making 34 saves on 36 shots. In a post-game interview with reporters, Bruins int...

Bruins beat down on Red Wings, continues to fight for Stanley Cup Playoffs

Bruins beat down on Red Wings, continues to fight for Stanley Cup Playoffs

Hannah Arroyo

March 7, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

With nearly a month left until the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Bruins came up big on Wednesday night to edge out the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden with a 6-1 final score. The Bruins currently find themselves in third place in the Atlantic Division with a record of 35-26. Since the Bruins relieved f...

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