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UMass Lowell’s Women Basketball team in third place of America East – Denise Solis named division’s player of the week

UMass Lowell’s Women Basketball team in third place of America East – Denise Solis named division’s player of the week

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Denise Solis America East Player of the Week   Matt Micale Connector Editor UMass Lowell’s sophomore forward Denise Solis was named America East’s Player of the Week on Feb. 15. This came after an all-star performance with games against UNH which the River Hawks won on Feb. 13 and 14.

UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey Team is Back on the Ice

(Photo courtesy of Umass Lowell) Matt Micale Connector Editor The UMass Lowell River Hawks have a record of 4-5. The team is placed seventh out of eleven teams in their division, the Hockey East. The River Hawks just ended a four-game losing streak after a 3-2 overtime victory to UConn’s Huskies on Feb. 9. The

The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

(Photo courtesy of wcvb.com) Jayson Tatum defending Lebron James during the game’s second half. Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor Connector Staff For any basketball fan, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has been a staple rivalry. From the battles in the 1960s to their clashes in the 2008 and 2010 NBA championships, both teams have a

Op-ed: Massachusetts sees a spike in COVID-19 cases and it will not stop till we do more

(CDC/Unsplash) Matthew Micale Connector Staff  As of Oct. 28, Massachusetts has had a total of 153,000 coronavirus cases. Of these cases, close to 10,000 have resulted in deaths. This past week, there was a recent spike of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts with over 1,000 new cases per day. This is amid social distancing guidelines and

Buccaneers Win in 38-10 Route of Packers

Photo courtesy of thestar.com. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers being sacked during week six loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers won 38-10. Despite being 43 years old, quarterback Tom Brady has been performing very well this 2020 season. His seasoned leadership of the Buccaneers offense along with a stingy defense has put the Bucs

Patriots Stuffed at Goal Line, Lose to Seahawks 35-30

(Photo credit to Elaine Thompson) Cam Newton after being tackled as time expires Matt Micale Connector contributor The favored Seahawks came out on top against the Patriots in last week’s Sunday night match up in Seattle. The game ended in typical Patriots versus Seahawks fashion, with a game-ending goal line play.  The Patriots battled back

Patriots Run Past Dolphins 21-11

(Photo courtesy of Patriots Twitter)Cam Newton pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman, after scoring his first of two rushing touchdowns in week one. Matthew Micale Connector Contributor At the start of week one of the 2020 NFL season, there was a lot of uncertainty regarding the New England Patriots. After losing star quarterback and New England

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