Men’s Basketball Wins Tip-Off Tournament, Then Drops Two Non-Conference Games

November 26, 2018, by Drew Kushnir, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s basketball team has had a mixed start to the season, defeating Becker College and Western New England University to win the Herb Kenny Tip-Off Tournament, before dropping two difficult non-conference games to Nichols College and Eastern Connecticut State University. Although the team stands at 2-2, the opening two weeks have been full of […]

Track and Field Gears Up for Winter Season, Looks to Improve on Last Year’s NESCAC Finishes

November 15, 2018, by Franklin Ribli, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

On your mark, get set, go! Men and women’s track and field is returning to action this winter, beginning with a track meet on Friday, Dec. 7 against Trinity and Conn College. With the new season getting started, our Cardinal athletes have been spending the last few months practicing to take last year’s already great […]

How Tom Brady is a System Quarterback, and Why That is Perfectly Fine

November 15, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Tom Brady is a system quarterback. There I said it. But how do you define a system QB? And he’s still the greatest of all time. Let me explain. In his draft report, it said, “[Brady] is a system type player when forced to to ad lib.” Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time, […]

Everything You Need to Know about the Historic Superclásico Copa Libertadores Final

November 15, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

“Derby day in Buenos Aires makes the Old Firm game look like a primary school kick-about.” Examples like this show how cliches are being overused in sports writing. But when Gavin Hamilton, the editor of World Soccer magazine, made this comment in 2004, it was more of a literal instance of ventilating an opinion. In […]

Men’s Basketball Gets Ready for Another Successful Season, Sets Bar Higher Each Year

November 15, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Silloway Gymnasium is about to get loud, folks. Basketball season has returned, and for the men’s team, that means a chance at returning to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the past six years. Building off of last year’s fantastic season, the Cardinals are ready to ready to fight for more NCAA Tournament […]

Volleyball Upsets No. 2 Johnson and Wales, Cruises to First Ever Elite Eight

November 12, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

For the first time in school history, the volleyball team is headed to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III Tournament after winning an NCAA Regional Championship. Following a disappointing loss in the NESCAC Tournament, the Cardinals took advantage of their at-large bid. The squad rallied off three straight wins tournament wins, peaking with […]

Despite Strong Defensive Performance, Football Drops Last Game to Trinity

November 12, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, Nov. 10, football faced the Trinity Bantams and finished with an unfavorable result, losing 9-0. However, this was a strong performance and though it ended the season with a loss, it was a building block for next season. It was a close game throughout until finally Trinity was able to pull away. Both teams […]

Women’s Basketball Looks to Build on Last Year’s NESCAC Semifinal Appearance

November 12, 2018, by Nicholas Keating, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

Women’s basketball is back with a vengeance. After going 17-8 during the regular season last year, the Cardinals are primed for success in 2018. Last year, the team advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals for the first time since the 2007-08 season and the fifth time in school history. They eventually lost to perennial stalwart […]

Wrestling Preview 2018-2019: While Seniors Will Be Missed, the Future is Bright

November 8, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Isaiah Bellamy ’18, Carter Armendarez ’18, Dominic Pirraglia ’18 and Devon Carrillo ’17 GR ’18—these were the names that almost dominated the 2017-2018 recap for the wrestling team. With the exceptional efforts from these senior captains, the Cardinals registered another historic and memorable season, etching their names into program history for the numerous records and […]

TV Sports Analysts Crosstalk: Thoughts on Stephen A, Cowherd, and Skip

November 8, 2018, by Ben Owen, Connor Aberle, Tobias Wertime, Sports Editor, Opinion Editor, Assistant Opinion Editor . Leave a Comment

Stephen A. Smith: Ben: Classic Stephen A. phrases like “blasphemous” and “stay off the weed” make him a staple of sports journalism. Is that a good thing? Eh. I’m kind of indifferent to Stephen A. Smith. I think the balance of ESPN’s “First Take” was much better with Skip Bayless filling the role of deranged […]

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