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Men’s Basketball narrowly wins against Bearcats 87-80

Men’s Basketball narrowly wins against Bearcats 87-80

(Photo Courtesy of Sarah Mahannah) “Quinton Mincey shoots a basket.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (18-7) faced off against the Binghamton University Bearcats (12-14) on Thursday night. They just scraped by with a score of 87-80.  It was a historic night in the city of Lowell as the River Hawks

Harry “Bucky” Lew celebrated at Costello Athletic Center

(Photo Courtesy of Mass Moments) “Sketch of Lowell legend Harry Lew.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor UMass Lowell Athletics hosted a presentation and ceremony prior to the Men’s Basketball game versus Binghamton on Thursday night. They aimed to celebrate the life of Harry “Bucky” Basketball Lew.   Lew was the first black professional basketball player. He

Women’s Lacrosse continues win streak over Stonehill Skyhawks

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Women’s lacrosse player fights past Skyhawks.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team (4-0) is continuing their record-breaking season after a 13-9 victory over the Stonehill Skyhawks (0-1) on Feb. 21 at Cushing Field. Junior Jade Catlin and freshman Chloe Bowers chipped in three goals each.

PWHL Boston suffers tough loss to Toronto

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “Emma Maltais and Megan Keller fight for the puck.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Toronto’s Natalie Spooner scored a hat trick, continuing her goal streak to 10 goals in 10 games. The visitors won against Boston 5-3 at the Tsongas Center on Feb. 14.  Spooner is leader in goals in

Women’s Lacrosse continues record-breaking season with 18-9 win over Merrimack College

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Jillian Gordie passes Merrimack player.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The women’s lacrosse team is on a win streak as they stand 2-0 after a crushing 18-9 victory over the Merrimack College Warriors. Senior Megan Brockbank and freshman Jillian Goldie took home career-highs, each recording seven points. This record of

Track and Field soars at River Hawks Invitational

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) ” Women’s athletes competing in the invitational” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s and men’s track & field teams hosted the 2024 River Hawk Invitational. It took place at the TRACK at New Balance in Boston, Mass on January 27. The women’s event started with weight throwing.

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” deserves a gold medal

(Photo courtesy of: Disney+) “Disney’s ‘Percy Jackson’ series is a smash hit.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Nearly twenty years after the release of “The Lightning Thief”, author Rick Riordan teamed up with Disney to create a television show based off of the five-book series. The first season of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” has been

Men’s and Women’s basketball swept by Vermont Catamounts

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Quinton Mincey shoots against Catamounts” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams had a rough week as they both lost to the University of Vermont (UVM) Catamounts. The men’s team now stands at 5-1 in America East and is 14-5 overall. The Women’s team is currently