The Huntington News

NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University

NU baseball sweeps home series against Elon University

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news staff Northeastern added three more conference wins this past weekend against Elon University, sweeping the three-game series to advance to the No. 1 rank in the CAA. The weekend started with a doubleheader Saturday, with the Huskies winning both games to secure the seri...

Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina

Track and field breaks records in Florida, North Carolina

Chris Butler

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Three school records were broken last weekend as the Northeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams split their athletes between relays in Gainesville, Florida, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Fourth-year Kerri Ruffo set the program record in the women’s 10,000-meter in North Carolina wit...

Column: How narratives shape March Madness

Column: How narratives shape March Madness

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Thomas Herron, news staff The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has turned into something no one could have predicted. It’s a national spectacle of sport, and there is good and bad that comes with so much attention. It’s continued to evolve beyond expectations because of the way analy...

Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season

Women’s hockey coach Dave Flint reflects on historic season

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Caroline Ingram, news staff The Northeastern women’s hockey team captured its first-ever Hockey East title a few weeks ago, beating the University of Connecticut 2-1. It was the program’s fourth time in the championship game since the tournament was introduced in 2003. The title gave the Huskies ...

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

April 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Tom Petrini and Tori Sullivan, news staff For some Northeastern students, the biggest challenge of the spring semester will come just before finals. This year, Marathon Monday in Boston falls on April 16. It will be the 122nd running of the world’s oldest annual marathon, which ranks as one...

Northeastern wins first conference series against JMU

Northeastern wins first conference series against JMU

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news staff The Northeastern baseball team returned to conference play this weekend, defeating James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in a three-game series with a final score of 2-1.  The Huskies also remained victorious in Tuesday’s semifinal Beanpot game against Univer...

Huskies fight hard in loss against No. 10 Texas Tech

Huskies fight hard in loss against No. 10 Texas Tech

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news correspondent After a difficult four-game series against Texas Tech University last weekend in Lubbock, Texas, the Northeastern baseball team was unable to pull off a series win and lost to the No. 10-ranked team, 4-0. “It was a rough weekend, no doubt about it. Our toughest weekend so ...

Column: Should student-athletes get paid?

Column: Should student-athletes get paid?

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Thomas Herron, sports columnist For almost every school with an athletic program, whether it is a top-tier organization that is competitive in every sport or a small school that only offers a couple of sports, athletics bring in substantial sums of money. The interest in college sports is obvi...

Megan Clark reflects on experience at NCAAs

Megan Clark reflects on experience at NCAAs

March 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

By John Hagerty, deputy sports editor Second-year Megan Clark, Northeastern’s first swimmer to qualify for the Division I NCAA Championship, initially felt uneasy entering the premier meet for college swimmers in the United States. “I was very intimidated,” Clark said. “You would just be warming ...

Northeastern defeats Hartford in home opener

Northeastern defeats Hartford in home opener

March 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Jenna Majeski, news correspondent After two cancelled home games over the preceding weekend, the Northeastern baseball team finally got to perform on their home turf March 19, defeating the University of Hartford 3-1. They continued that winning momentum into their game the following day, beating Bos...

Huskies’ season ends with loss to Michigan

Huskies’ season ends with loss to Michigan

March 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Calli Remillard, sports editor With hopes of turning their postseason around following a 3-2 overtime loss against Providence College in the Hockey East semifinals, the Northeastern Huskies headed out to Worcester, Massachusetts, for the first round of the NCAA tournament to face off against th...

Women’s basketball season ends in disappointment

Women’s basketball season ends in disappointment

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

By John Hagerty, deputy sports editor After a regular season marked by a program-best 11 CAA wins, the Northeastern women’s basketball team’s play faltered in the postseason. The Huskies suffered two first round losses, first in the CAA tournament and then the Women’s Basketball Invitational,...

The student newspaper of Northeastern University
Sports