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Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Charlie Wolfson

September 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Members of the Northeastern University community gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of former sports information director Jack Grinold, who died in April. Grinold, who served Northeastern from 1962 to 2012, was known by many as the “Dean of New England College Athletics.” The longtime ...

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

April 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Obituaries, Sports

By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of d...

Northeastern shines at Foot of the Charles

Northeastern shines at Foot of the Charles

November 16, 2016


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By Franco Villanueva, news correspondent  The Northeastern men’s and women’s rowing teams closed out the fall season at The Foot of the Charles last weekend at the Charles River. The men’s and women’s teams both finished with stellar results, with both sides rowing to a pair of first pla...

Huskies finish middle of the pack at Head of the Charles

Huskies finish middle of the pack at Head of the Charles

October 26, 2016


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By Franco Villanueva, news correspondent The Northeastern University (NU) men’s and women’s rowing teams competed in the Head of the Charles Regatta on Oct. 22. and Oct. 23. The weekend saw harsh winds and relentless rain, but the Huskies pulled through. The men’s team finished 12th among 2...

Men’s rowing closes season with a bang

Men’s rowing closes season with a bang

June 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

By James Duffy, sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team finished its year in spectacular fashion, winning the varsity eight petite final on the final day of the season at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) finals. The victory propelled the team to seventh overa...

Men’s rowing heads to nationals

Men’s rowing heads to nationals

June 1, 2016


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By James Duffy, sports editor For the 49th time in program history, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team will compete at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) national championship starting on June 3. The Huskies clinched an automatic spot in the prestigious national tournam...

Huskies fall short of BU in Arlett Cup

Huskies fall short of BU in Arlett Cup

April 13, 2016


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By James Duffy, deputy sports editor After beating out the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) to claim the Burk Cup on April 2, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team fell short in the Arlett Cup to Boston University (BU) on April 9. Opening the 2016 season against Penn, the Huskies won their ...

Rowing beats BU, Harvard at FOCR

Rowing beats BU, Harvard at FOCR

December 3, 2014


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By Jessica Geller, deputy sports editor Northeastern University’s men’s rowing team was dominant in the Foot of the Charles Regatta (FOCR) on Nov. 22, winning the varsity four-plus by beating crosstown rivals Harvard University and Boston University (BU). The varsity four-plus event (four ...

Men’s rowing places second at San Diego Crew Classic

April 10, 2014


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By Travis Gschrey, News Correspondent  Northeastern’s first and second varsity eight boats continued a successful start to their seasons, with both finishing second in their respective races at this past weekend’s San Diego Crew Classic. Following their 2-1 start to the season in Philadelphia, the...

Men’s rowing excels at historic Henley Regatta

July 17, 2013


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By Chris Judd, News Staff The Northeastern men's rowing team placed second in the Ladies' Challenge Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta in London from July 3 to July 7. The Huskies varsity eight became the fourth Northeastern crew to row in the finals of the Henley Regatta, and were the third varsity...

Racing on the Charles

October 25, 2012


Filed under Campus, Sports

The Northeastern men’s and women’s rowing teams competed in the world-renowned Head of the Charles Regatta last weekend. The men’s squad finished sixth in the Champion Eight race. Coach John Pojednic said Northeastern is “among the strongest teams in the country.”  ...

Men’s Rowing: NU falls to BU, loses Artlett Cup

April 13, 2011


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By Ryan Cloutier, News Staff Despite bouncing back for a victory last weekend in San Diego, the men’s rowing team was unable to carry the momentum forward, falling to Boston University by nearly eight seconds on Saturday and losing the Arlett Cup. The crew team is racing with just one coxswain,...

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