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

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

On a level playing field

UMass Lowell was added as the conference’s ninth member for the 2013-14 academic year. (Courtesy of America East) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Turning point — a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. In February 2013, UMass Lowell announced that all of its athletic teams will compete

UMass Lowell students fill seats at Spinners game

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners’ College Night was a success not only in terms of the Mill City victory (Spinners 9, Hudson Valley Renegades 2), but also, with the attendance and atmosphere created by the UMass Lowell students. The Spinners combined solid pitching performances from starter Dakota Smith (5 innings, 1 earned

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

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