The Huntington News

Column: It is time for baseball to step up to the plate once again

Starting July 1 MLB teams will report to training camp with the intent of Opening Days falling on July 23 and 24.

Max Willner-Giwerc, news correspondent

June 30, 2020

COVID-19 brought sports to a standstill, including the delay of MLB’s 2020 season. After contentious negotiations, owners and players have agreed to hold a shortened season. Amid the pandemic, the 2020 baseball season will be much more than entertainment — it will bring hope to a troubled nation...

Northeastern elevates esports to the varsity level

Northeastern already has robust esports facilities thanks to their multiple club teams.

Jordan Baron, news staff

May 1, 2020

Last month, Northeastern University became the first Division I institution in the New England area to elevate its esports program to the varsity level.  Four teams will begin competing in four different games at the D1 level, those being Overwatch, Rocket League, League of Legends and Hearthston...

Beanpot hero Jordan Harris looks beyond individual success, appreciates supporters

Jordan Harris handles the puck with his eye on the net during the Beanpot final.

Alex Sumas, news correspondent

April 12, 2020

Northeastern sophomore and starting defender on the men’s hockey team, Jordan Harris has had quite the year. The Montreal Canadiens prospect played for Team USA over winter break, and scored the winning goal in the Beanpot final on Feb. 10. Despite his success, he’s quick to redirect focus from himself to those who support him. Ask him about th...

Tyler Madden to leave Northeastern to sign with NHL’s Kings

Tyler Madden tracks the puck traveling through the neutral zone in this year's first Beanpot game against Harvard.

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

March 30, 2020

The Hockey East First-Team All Star will leave a big hole on NU's top line as he pursues his professional career.

The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

Seniors Codie Cross, Matti Hartman and Paige Capistran holding their third straight Hockey East Championship trophy.

George Barker, sports editor

March 23, 2020

Today should have been special. In fact, every single day of the past two weeks should have been life changing for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. In the end it was, but for the wrong reason. Today could have been a day of celebration for a recently crowned national champion. Instead, the...

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

Alina Mueller, Skylar Fontaine and Dave Flint celebrate together, before Flint was doused with water.

George Barker, sports editor

March 14, 2020

It had to be done, but that doesn’t make it any less crushing.  Sports is often our escape from reality when reality is particularly stressful, scary or frustrating. For perhaps the first time of our lifetimes, that escape is completely shutdown. The NBA was the first domino to fall, after Utah ...

[UPDATED] Tournament cancellations sweep the NCAA

Men's hockey standing for the national anthem during this year's Beanpot.

George Barker, sports editor

March 12, 2020

As Coronavirus-related sports news sweeps across the country, the CAA announced in a press release that the 2020 CAA Women's Basketball Championship and the rest of the spring season was put on hold. Outside of the CAA, women's hockey's national tournament quarterfinal against Princeton was cancelled. Additionally,...

Huskies fall to Hofstra in CAA championship game rematch

Senior guard Bolden Brace reached 1,000 points on 1/9 in a game against Hofstra.

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

March 11, 2020

In a rematch of last year’s CAA championship game, the No. 6 seed Northeastern men’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed Hofstra last night in Washington D.C., 70-61. Before the championship game, the Huskies defeated Towson 72-62 and Elon 68-60. Despite their loss, the team showed the grit and en...

NCAA games, including postseason tournaments, will be played without fans

A vacant student section during a hockey game earlier this season.

George Barker, sports editor

March 11, 2020

Earlier this evening, NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement detailing how the rest of the NCAA playoffs, including Norteastern’s women’s hockey’s national tournament games, men’s hockey’s Hockey East playoffs and women’s basketball’s CAA tournament games, would be played with...

No. 16 men’s hockey heads to playoffs after 2-1 victory over BU

NU junior forward Zach Solow and BU freshman forward Wilmer Skoog face off at the 2020 Beanpot final game where NU won 5-4.

Leah Cussen, news staff

March 10, 2020

After their Friday night shutout by Boston University, the Huskies finally stepped up to the challenge. In the second game of their home-and-home series on Saturday afternoon, Northeastern not only ended with a 2-1 victory, but a spot in the Hockey East playoffs.  Two of the three goals of the game were scor...

Shannon Todd: Her 1000th point and her final season

Senior guard Shannon Todd is the 22nd player in program history to reach 1000 points at Northeastern.

Niyati Parikh, news staff

March 9, 2020

Scoring 1000 points once is an amazing feat. Doing it twice during a basketball career, however, is tremendous. Number 14-wearing senior guard Shannon Todd did just that as she joined the 1000-point club on Feb. 21 against James Madison, making her the 22nd player in the NU women’s basketball program...

Mueller strengthens Patty Kaz case with dominant Hockey East title game

After yesterday's Hockey East title game against UConn, the Swiss native further proved why she is a Patty Kaz finalist.

Mike Puzzanghera, news staff

March 9, 2020

Since her first skate on an NCAA rink, Alina Mueller has been a step above the rest. The Swiss international seems to always be on the ice, and appears to cover the entire rink when she is. She is an elite penalty killer, mans the point with prowess on the power play and makes her presence felt i...