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2022 Homecoming sports preview

2022 Homecoming sports preview

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “UMass Lowell hockey players pose under blue light.” Steven O’Hara Connector Staff Another homecoming celebration, another exciting week of UMass Lowell sporting events. Starting on Friday, September 30th, UMass Lowell is showing off their athletic prowess for the whole week, ending on Saturday, October 8th. The River Hawks are

Boston Celtics clinch the Playoffs as third seed in the Eastern Conference

(Photo courtesy Sandiegouniontribune.com) Celtics’ Jayson Tatum dunks next to Pacers’ Buddy Hield Matt Micale Connector Editor The Boston Celtics have been on a roll since the start of the new year. As of now, they sit at the third seed in the Eastern Conference with a record of 48-30. They sit only a game and a

Boston Celtics Recap

(Photo courtesy of ESPN) The logo for the Boston Celtics Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The Boston Celtics continue their hot streak in the season, going 4-1 over their last five games and coming out with a combined record of 42-28. The Celtics began their latest streak of basketball with a game against their divisional opponent,

UMass Lowell Riverhawks cursed at Costello

(Photo courtesy ESPN) UMass Lowell Riverhawks and NJIT Highlanders logos Alex Decato-Roed Connector Editor On Wednesday night, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball looked to further their two-game winning streak against the New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders at Costello. However, the River Hawks couldn’t find their momentum despite a solid defensive effort. With the 50-60 loss

Women’s Basketball: River Hawks heartbreaking losses to Maine and Vermont

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Lowell’s Denise Solis takes the starting tip during their game against Maine Alex Decato-Roed Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team faced an upsetting loss to the University of Maine Black Bears and University of Vermont Catamounts this week. The River Hawks are now 3-4 (6-10 overall) in the

UMass Lowell Women’s Basketball Loss to UAlbany

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Lowell’s Kaylen Banwareesingh takes a shot during the game against UAlbany Alex Decacto-Roed Connector Staff On Wednesday night, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team ended their three-game winning streak with a 56-44 loss to the UAlbany Great Danes at SEFCU Arena. Although opening the game with a 7-2 run, trouble

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) Baylor’s Mark Vital on the court during the Championship game Matt Micale Connector Editor On Monday, April 5, the Baylor Bears took down the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Men’s NCAA Championship in Indiana. This was Baylor’s first ever men’s basketball national title. Baylor was the early aggressor and took

UMass Lowell Men’s Basketball falls to Hartford in the America East Championship game

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk guard Obadiah Noel drives to the hoop in America East Championship game against Hartford Matt Micale Connector Editor The River Hawks made it to their first ever divisional America East Championship game this season, but they lost to the Hartford Hawks 64-50. This ended their chance at their