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Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Mookie Betts and the Sox have been struggling since spring training. (Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Nick DeBella Connector Contributor The historic Boston Red Sox, who ended the 2018 season with a 103-59 win/loss record and a World Series title, would enter the new season with high expectations surrounding the young and aggressive roster.

Bruins Playoff Preview: Boston quietly surging into playoffs

Bruin’s goaltender Tuuka Rask must display exceptional performances this postseason for Boston to have a deep run. (Photo courtesy of nbcsports.com) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor Lost in the endless drama that is the Boston Celtics, the widespread panic over the Red Sox abysmal start and the New England Patriots losing players to retirements and owners

Celtics Playoff Preview: Can Irving lead this team to glory?

Irving will look to lead this Boston squad to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2010 (Photo courtesy of NBA.com) Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor At the time of this article’s release, the Boston Celtics will have played 81 of their 82 regular season games and most likely been slotted into fourth place of the eastern

Women’s lacrosse fights back a tough UAlbany team but falls 16-10

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Two exciting comebacks made by UMass Lowell’s women’s lacrosse team ended in a disappointing 16-10 loss against the UAlbany Great Danes on Saturday afternoon. Wicked Blue made quite the battlefield for the two aggressive America East teams as they grinded to the result. The loss is UMass Lowell’s third in a

River Hawks fall to Terriers, eliminated from Hockey East Playoffs

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor Boston University defenseman Chad Krys and wing men Joel Farabee and Patrick Harper potted first period goals against UMass Lowell goaltender Christoffer Hernberg, and the No. 5 Terriers eliminated the No. 4 River Hawks from the Hockey East Playoffs with a 4-1 victory Sunday night at the Tsongas Center. Awful defense

River Hawks fall to Boston University in Game 1 of Hockey East Tournament

Andrew J Sciascia Managing Editor In uncharacteristic fashion, River Hawk fans vacated the Tsongas Center before the final whistle on Friday as the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team fell 3-0 to the Boston University Terriers in Game 1 of their Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal series. The four seed River Hawks may have been the

No. 14 UMass Lowell battles to the last second for overtime tie at Merrimack

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg had 26 saves against Merrimack on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor NORTH ANDOVER — The first fifty-nine minutes of the UMass Lowell-Merrimack game was back-and-forth, almost tedious hockey. The last minute of regulation was chaos. And overtime was pandemonium. The 14th-ranked UMass Lowell men’s hockey team skated to

Jones shines but River Hawks fall late to Hartford, 75-73

Marcos Aguilar Connector editor What began as a night filled with celebration for the River Hawks ended in disappoint, as the men’s basketball team (14-15) fell to the visiting Hartford Hawks (15-13), 75-73. Senior-guard Shawn Jones led the River Hawks with 16 points and eight rebounds. On a night dedicated to honoring the graduating seniors

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