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Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

The River Hawks currently have a 16-16 overall record this season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Daniel McDermott Connector Staff Let’s face it, UMass Lowell hockey has had it made for the last five years. Norm Bazin has taken us to the Hockey East tournament final the last five straight years, winning three of them. The only time

“Tom vs Time” documentary attempts to show a different side to Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady

Brady shares a moment with his daughter Vivian. (Courtesy of USA Today) Punit Motiwala Connector Staff In the history of the National Football League (NFL), no quarterback has amounted to that of Tom Brady. Brady has been widely known as one of the best, if not the greatest, quarterbacks to play the game. His mental

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 out of 31 shots on net on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The third period was the best one for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rebounding from a slow first period and a more heated second one, they came in roaring for the final twenty

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

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