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Super Bowl blowout could point to NFC dominance for years to come

Shane Foley Assistant Connector Editor Brady fans watched their televisions in bliss last week as they saw the New England quarterback’s main rival for football legend, Peyton Manning, struggle to score a single touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks soared to a 43-8 victory. The good news for Team Brady, is that the Patriots may stand

Women’s basketball rallies to take down Retrievers of UMBC

Robert Largenton Connector Staff What is the best way to rebound from a 93-47 loss to a conference opponent? By beating another conference opponent. The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team returned to the Costello Athletic Center on Saturday to take on the Retrievers of UMBC. While the team faced some adversity in the first half,

Men’s basketball out-duels NJIT

Robert Largenton Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team took the court against the 9-15 New Jersey Institute of Technology on Monday, February 3 fresh off an America East conference victory against Binghamton. UMass Lowell closed out the Highlanders 73-64 for their second straight victory, improving their overall record to 7-14. The River Hawks

It can be as easy as changing your mind

Jim Graves Connector Contributor We all reserve the right to change our mind. It reflects our free will. Who has not had a change of heart? Also, isn’t it amazing how sensitive our behavior is to what we think? Henry Ford’s quote: “If you think you can, or, if you think you can’t, you’re generally

Men’s basketball dazzles against UMBC behind career night from Williams

Trevor Cullen Connector Editor While they do not have a winning record and are not eligible for the playoffs due to the transition to Division 1, the River Hawks men’s basketball team is playing at a tremendous pace. Their latest victim was the University of Baltimore Maryland County. Behind a tremendous shooting performance headlined by

Hockey collects four points in weekend sweep of Merrimack

Trevor Cullen Connector Editor A good weekend for River Hawk athletics was capped off Saturday night when the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team won their second game in two nights against Merrimack, earning four vital Hockey East points. “I thought we got contributions throughout our lineup tonight with several key goals and solid goaltending. We

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