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

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

River Hawk men’s soccer defeats Northeastern in tense 1-0 finish

Junior forward Stanley Alves netted the winning goal Sunday, his 4th of the season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor Strong performance on both ends of the pitch Sunday at Cushing Field exemplified precisely why the 22nd ranked UMass Lowell men’s soccer team is favored to win the America East Conference.

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

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