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NU students and alumni conquer their first Boston Marathon

NU students and alumni conquer their first Boston Marathon

Samantha Barry, news staff

April 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

When Marathon Monday began, it looked like it was going to be a cloudy, rainy race, but as runners took off, the skies cleared and the weather completely turned around. While most enjoyed not running through soaking wet streets, some would have preferred it to the sticky conditions they got. “I w...

Schweihofer brings new beginning to NU volleyball

Schweihofer brings new beginning to NU volleyball

Jordan Baron, sports editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern University hired Caitlin Schweihofer, who was successful as the head coach of LaSalle women’s volleyball.

NU baseball gives back, bonds through 19 Ways

NU baseball gives back, bonds through 19 Ways

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern’s 19 Ways program is a community service initiative that challenges student-athletes to participate in at least 19 service events and campaigns throughout the year.

NU students and alumni prepare for Boston Marathon

NU students and alumni prepare for Boston Marathon

Samantha Barry, news staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

This year, Northeastern students and alumni will be running the 26.2 mile course and have spent the past several months training for the big day.

Pep teams bring spirit to Northeastern athletics

Pep teams bring spirit to Northeastern athletics

Jordan Baron, news staff

April 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

Spirit teams play an important role in creating an exciting atmosphere at a collegiate sporting event. At Northeastern, three different spirit teams are involved in varsity events.

Aussie rules football makes a subtle impact in the United States

Aussie rules football makes a subtle impact in the United States

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

The first evidence of the inception of ‘Aussie’ rules football dates back to 1858 as a way to keep cricket players in shape during the winter seasons when they were not competing.

NBC Fan Festival brings Premier League to Fenway

NBC Fan Festival brings Premier League to Fenway

Jacob Horowitz, news correspondent

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

NBC Sports' Premier League Fan Festival came to Boston Saturday, hosting a slew of local soccer fans.

NU plates 32 in three games against Delaware to win series

NU plates 32 in three games against Delaware to win series

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern baseball came out of the past weekend with a series win over Delaware, winning two of three.

Cornell upsets Northeastern in NCAAs, ending best-ever season

Cornell upsets Northeastern in NCAAs, ending best-ever season

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 30, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Northeastern’s two-trophy season came to an end Saturday, as the Beanpot and Hockey East champions fell to Cornell, 5-1 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The Huskies (27-11-1) battled the Big Red (21-10-4) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. The winner would g...

After a lifetime on the ice, Davies is a leader at NU

After a lifetime on the ice, Davies is a leader at NU

Samuel Kim, news correspondent

March 29, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

When he was one, or perhaps two, Jeremy Davies put on ice skates for the first time. He can’t remember exactly when — ice hockey has always been a part of his life. The Montreal native remembers growing up and watching his hometown team, the Canadiens, play on TV. His father was an avid hocke...

‘Mr. Bright Lights’ Madden prepares for biggest stage yet

‘Mr. Bright Lights’ Madden prepares for biggest stage yet

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Tyler Madden is by no means a man devoid of confidence. The freshman forward, dubbed “Mr. Bright Lights” by the Northeastern faithful after his overtime goal and subsequent press conference against Boston University in the Beanpot, is coming off a regular season that saw him unanimously named...

Baseball takes first CAA series against William & Mary

Baseball takes first CAA series against William & Mary

Jenna Majeski, news correspondent

March 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern faced William & Mary this weekend in its opening CAA series in Williamsburg, Virginia and earned a 2-1 series win. The Huskies won the first two games of the series but fell to the Tribe in the final game. The Huskies (12-11) and Tribe (15-6) battled back-and-forth in their first...