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LeLacheur Park sold to UMass Lowell for one million dollars

LeLacheur Park sold to UMass Lowell for one million dollars

(Photo courtesy of Eagletribune.com) “Sign of LeLacheur Park.” Jake Messer Connector Contributor This past summer, the city of Lowell approved the sale of LeLacheur Park to UMass Lowell for one million dollars. UMass Lowell is also expected to invest an additional three million dollars into the stadium to meet NCAA Division 1 stadium and facility

MLB Lockout officially comes to an end

(Photo courtesy Philliesnation.com) MLB Lockout Tanner Hume Connector Editor 100 days since the start of the MLB Lockout, it is finally over. The MLB and MLBPA finally got their heads in the game and decided to agree to terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Baseball will have a full 162-game schedule this season with more

UMass Lowell Riverhawks Baseball Season Preview

(Photo courtesy UMass Lowell Athletics) Riverhawk baseball players during practice. Luca Tedesco Connector Contributor While New England weather can be a fickle beast, the Anemoi cast their favor upon Lowell last week, allowing the River Hawks baseball team to make a few brief appearances into the great outdoors for a series of scrimmages before the start

Why David Oritz is the perfect Hall-of-Famer

(Photo courtesy of NYTimes.com) David Ortiz throws his bat confidently Luca Tedesco Connector Contributor In recent years, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and more specifically the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA) election, has come under fire for an innumerable number of perceived biases. No controversy has been bigger than baseball writers’ refusal of

Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Mookie Betts and the Sox have been struggling since spring training. (Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Nick DeBella Connector Contributor The historic Boston Red Sox, who ended the 2018 season with a 103-59 win/loss record and a World Series title, would enter the new season with high expectations surrounding the young and aggressive roster.

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

2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

After sitting out the 2016 regular season with a torn ACL, Kyle Schwarber reached base 10 times over five World Series games. (Courtesy of SI.com) Alex Salucco Connector Editor In year where Bartolo Colon hit a home run, Jose Fernandez tragically passed away and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, 2016 provided moments that