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The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

(Photo courtesy of wcvb.com) Jayson Tatum defending Lebron James during the game’s second half. Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor Connector Staff For any basketball fan, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has been a staple rivalry. From the battles in the 1960s to their clashes in the 2008 and 2010 NBA championships, both teams have a

Sports Are Returning to Campus

Jeffrey Ring Sports Editor Sports are returning to campus at UMass Lowell. While the university is unsure as far as how many fans will be allowed to attend home games, the school announced on October 27 that they would be launching the “United in Blue, United as One” campaign. The university has set a goal

Heartbreaker: River Hawks overtaken by Sacred Heart in 89-69 nail-biter

A stock photograph of UMass Lowell freshman forward Alan Blunt. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Branden Milton-Kielbowicz Connector Contributor After leading the game for the entire second half until the closing minutes, the River Hawks fell to Sacred Heart 89–86. The River Hawks had one of their best games yet offensively, with graduate forward

Deadspin to blame for its own demise

Deadspin has seen more than a few ownership changes in its 14-year history. (Photo courtesy of theoutline.com) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor As many have heard, there has been a mass exodus to the once proud media/sports website Deadspin, which boasted some of the best blogging on the interwebs, featuring hilarious NFL columns from Drew Magary

River Hawks snap losing streak with big win over Brown

Graduate guard Josh Gantz was a key factor in the River Hawks’ defensive effort Tuesday night, registering four steals and three blocks in the second half. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Branden Melton-Kielbowicz Connector Contributor A late 9–0 run and hyperactive defense secured the UMass Lowell River Hawks (3–5) a 75–63 victory over the Brown University Bears (4–2) to snap a three-game losing

UMass Lowell athletics unveils new student entrance at Tsongas and launches student check-in app

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Returning Students who are not apart of residence life and had not been to a game since the school year started were met with a surprise when they arrived at the Tsongas Center for the first hockey game of the school year on Friday, Oct. 4. A new student entrance and

Tears and outrage from athletes and coaches as UMass Lowell discontinues its volleyball program

The UMass Lowell volleyball team finished with a 5-21 record in the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Student-athletes and coaches involved with UMass Lowell’s volleyball program were met with disappointing news on Dec. 19. Their sport will be immediately discontinued by the university. Although their scholarships will be honored

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