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River Hawks hockey alumni: Where are they now?

River Hawks hockey alumni: Where are they now?

Adam Chapie served as an assistant captain during his senior season at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy Fred Kfoury/Icon Sportswire) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Many former UMass Lowell hockey players have found success with professional teams following their college careers. This year, 12 alumni have landed spots on National Hockey League (NHL) training camp rosters. In the

2016 NFL season preview

Panther quarterback Cam Newton looks to avenge his team’s Super Bowl loss tonight in Denver. (Photo Courtesy of www.sportingnews.com) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor The NFL season is already shaping up to give everyone a headache. Suspension, injuries trades are already prevalent and position battles are in full swing. It all starts tonight with a Super

Fantasy Corner: Week One

Fantasy players worried about the four-game suspension of Tom Brady may want to put their trust in Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Photo courtesy/PanicButton) by Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff It’s the best time of the year again. Football, and more importantly fantasy season, is upon us. You can have bragging rights over friends, family, coworkers,

Sit for what you believe in

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will not be silenced. (Photo courtesy of Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor Like Colin Kaepernick scrambling, staying away from political topics is something that I do best. In this case, the different layers led me to the multitude of problems that I have with the way he, and

Spinners give up early lead in 4-2 loss

Third baseman Victor Acosta scored the second of Lowell’s two runs on Thursday’s contest against the State College Spikes. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Spinners couldn’t hold onto an early lead in a 4-2 loss to finish the series with the visiting State College Spikes on Tuesday night. The Spinners’ lone

Spinners rally back against the State College Spikes

Winning pitcher Daniel Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) by Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite allowing the visiting State College Spikes (20-11) an early home run, the Lowell Spinners (19-12) were able to earn a 9-2 win on the night after a grand slam in the third inning. The Spinners starting pitcher Daniel Gonzalez threw

Spinners lose to State College 7-4

Left fielder Tyler Hill is congratulated by Manager Iggy Suarez as he heads home after a solo home run in the first inning. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) by George DeLuca Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners (18-12) returned home with a four-game winning streak in hand, only to kickoff a three-game home stand at LeLacheur Park

Spinners fall 3-1 to the Yankees

Matt McLean scores the Spinners only run in the first inning. (Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) by Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite an early lead, the Lowell Spinners (14-11) couldn’t rally back against the Staten Island Yankees (17-8) in the 3-1 defeat on Tuesday night. The contest featured five different pitchers for the Spinners. The

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