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Zachary Rowell jazzes up the UMass Lowell soccer team

Zachary Rowell jazzes up the UMass Lowell soccer team

Hannah Manning Connector Editor UMass Lowell junior goalkeeper Zachary Rowell is somewhat of a jack-of-all-trades. At St. John’s Prep, Rowell played soccer, indoor track and tennis. Sixteen of the career shutouts he accumulated on the soccer pitch in high school came when he was a senior. Off the field, Rowell earned high honors, and was

The best pump-up songs not on your radar

Canadian singer Grimes appears on this playlist three times: twice as an artist and once as producer. (Roger Kisby/Getty Images) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Songs like “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” or “Lose Yourself” are pump-up playlist staples. They are steady, reliable and above all get those legs pumping. But at

Their head’s in the game, but their heart’s in the song

2 Chainz’s college coach compared his skill set to NBA player George Gervin, who played for 14 pro seasons. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Musicians are the best at their craft because of the dedication they put into the medium. For many, it was their childhood dream to become to be a

Op-Ed: The real Boston anthem

Neil Diamond performs “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park in 2013. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Taylor Carito Connector Editor It’s that song that you turn off when you’re in your car by yourself, but you know that when that first note plays you’ll be swaying side-by-side with the stranger next to you at the bar, baseball game

Op-Ed: Top ten NFL receivers of 2017

With only two years in the National Football League, Stefon Diggs had made an impression on fans. (Courtesy of Hannah Foslien)  Punit Motiwala Connector Staff National Football League (NFL) receivers are can be some of the most important players on the field. Their ability to catch long passes and score game-winning touchdowns is unprecedented. Some

River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

Senior forward Jake Kamrass skates towards the puck in the second playoff game against Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The end of the 2017-18 men’s hockey season came sooner than expected. UMass Lowell fell in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs to tenth-seeded Merrimack College. “We’re not used to finishing this

River Hawks suffer 2-1 overtime loss in opening game of Merrimack series

The River Hawks will face Merrimack again Saturday night at the Tsongas Center. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor It took 18 minutes and 1 second of overtime to decide who would take the first win of the Hockey East Championship opening round playoff series between UMass Lowell and Merrimack College. In the end it

2018 NBA All-Star weekend yields memorable moments

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns set a new record in the three-point contest. (Courtesy of Maddie Meyer). Matt Kaiser Connector Staff Beginning on Friday, Feb. 16 this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star weekend was filled with unforgettable moments. The Rising Stars game, a collection of high-profile rookies, was packed with high-flying dunks and

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