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Boston Celtics’ future looking brighter every day

Boston Celtics’ future looking brighter every day

Greg Monroe previously played for the Phoenix Suns. (Courtesy of the Boston Celtics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff With the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline closed as of Thursday, Feb. 8, and lots of teams making deals and signing contracts, the Boston Celtics are in a great position. Last week, the Celtics used some of

River Hawks’ softball looking to build upon last year’s success entering spring season

UMass Lowell’s softball team held a 21-19 record last season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Following a “historic” 2017 season, the UMass Lowell softball team is gearing up for their strongest season yet. With seven new freshmen set to take the field, the team has found their chemistry and is prepared

Women’s basketball narrowly falls to Stony Brook 63-60

Freshman guard Linda Svenne drives to the basket. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team lost in a close game against the Stony Brook Seawolves 63-60 extending their 14-game losing streak to 15 games. The game came down to free throws from Stony Brook and a missed

Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots to earn first Super Bowl victory

Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles had three touchdowns. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images).  Punit Motiwala Connector Contributor  On Sunday, Feb. 4, the New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. For many New England Patriots fans, Sunday’s Super Bowl loss will yet again haunt the memory of their team’s legacy. Like the Patriots’

‘Slow process’ gears to rev up for 2018 men’s lacrosse season

Second-year captain Will Puduski says that he looks forward to the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor If all goes according to plan, the 2018 season will be a seminal one for the UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team. While the team’s transition to Division I play has been rocky, with them

Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach Jason Kidd fired

Kidd served as the Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach for four years (Courtesy of Gregory Shamus). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor On Monday, Jan. 22, the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and 10-time NBA All-Star, Jason Kidd, was fired after approximately three and a half seasons at the helm. It was reported that this action was

Super Bowl LII expected to be a close game

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots look to win their sixth championship (Courtesy of thenation.com). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor The beginning of February is approaching and for New England fans, at least for the past decade or so, that means time to prepare for the Super Bowl. This year, the Patriots are facing off

Second half struggle drops River Hawks against Hartford, 77-70

Sophomore guard Rinardo Perry drives to the basket. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Kelly Skelton Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team fell to the Hartford Hawks 77-70 Saturday night, despite the River Hawks lead at halftime. A mixture of offensive woes and foul trouble plagued the visiting Hawks early as UMass Lowell looked

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