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Love of the Game Sports achieves goal with second annual Playing for Inclusion event

Love of the Game Sports achieves goal with second annual Playing for Inclusion event

The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team teaches shooting drills at Love of the Game Sports’ Playing for Inclusion event. (Alex Salucco/Connector) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Love of the Game Sports hosted their second annual Playing for Inclusion event Sunday afternoon at the Campus Recreation Center. With help from Disable the Label, Best Buddies and the

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

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

Livingston’s last stand

Tyler Livingston, the lone senior on the men’s basketball team, gears up for what he hopes will be an impressive final season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tyler Livingston thought that it was all over for him basketball-wise after high school. As a senior at Alvirne High School, Livingston had no

Expected attendance increase for basketball teams

Taylor Carito Connector Editor As both the men’s and women’s teams continue to establish themselves in Division I basketball, more and more people are drawn to games to support them. Support and attendance are continuing to grow, and more and more games are expected to be moved to the Tsongas Center to accommodate the numbers.

Chancellor Moloney courted by the sport of basketball

Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has high hopes for the River Hawks this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Marlon Pitter  Connector Editor On the fourth floor of University Crossing works one of UMass Lowell’s biggest basketball fans. Though it may not seem apparent in normal conversation, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has a special place in her heart for

Do away with one-and-dones

Greg Oden of Ohio State is one of the biggest draft busts in NBA history. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor I love basketball, but I hate the NBA. It is not what it used to be. Yeah I know, I was not even alive to see Michael Jordan in his prime or

Insight to athletic prowess of Quidditch players

The UMass Lowell Quidditch team recently performed well at the SNEQC Round Robin, winning every game. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Quidditch) Taylor Carito Connector Editor As one of UMass Lowell’s newest club sports, the Quidditch team has been radically improving on both a local and national level. Starting with just 12 players, the team has grown

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