Thank You, Blue Devils, and Good-Bye

July 2nd, 2015
4 weeks ago

N.A.S. by Sean Begin One of the basic tenets of good journalism is, supposedly, a distant impartiality to the subject matter being reported. Journalists are supposed to enter a situation merely as observers, there to record and dispense what they see and hear to those who cannot be there. But sports journalism is different in […]


Volleyball Escapes Bite from Bulldogs to Win NEC Opener

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin The Central Connecticut volleyball victory over the Bryant Bulldogs on Saturday wasn’t their most polished performance of the season. But, against a Northeast Conference opponent who came out firing, it’s a win the team will take. “I gotta tell you, Bryant played their hearts out. They came with a lot more energy […]


Men’s Soccer Edges Vermont in Physical Contest

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Dillon Meehan The Central Connecticut men’s soccer team beat Vermont (5-3-1) 1-0 Sunday in a physical game that left both sides playing a man down. Ryan Taylor scored the lone goal in the 69th minute after Junior Cordeiro found him inside the six-yard box; it was Taylor’s second this season. Both teams played with ten men […]


Hollomon Carries Blue Devils over Rams

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin After three straight losses following the opening week upset victory on the road of ranked Towson, Central Connecticut football needed something big to lift them up heading into the bye week. They got that spark from senior running back Rob Hollomon. Hollomon ran for a single-game career-high 238 yards (including two huge […]


Farewell Captain

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin The very first time I watched baseball was in 1998. It was the first sport I ever got into. No one in my family had any interest in it, my curiosity was piqued by a family friend. So when I decided to pick a team to root for, the decision was easy. […]


How to Cause a Racquet

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Ariana D’Avanzo The game of tennis is not just winning and losing, keeping score or having an amazing serve, but outsmarting your opponent. The fundamentals of tennis are extremely important; this sport is one of accuracy and being able to always think one step ahead of your rival. There are many factors that play a role in […]


Alabama Wrongly Denies Player Transfer

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin College sports has once again shown why the “student-athlete” concept is a myth, at least when compared to the people who run the athletics programs. The University of Alabama recently denied women’s basketball player Daisha Simmons a transfer to Seton Hall because it would leave Alabama without a scholarship. For those unfamiliar […]


Central Volleyball Loses Two

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin The Central Connecticut volleyball team lost more than just two games over the weekend. Junior Heather Trueman and sophomore Cassidy Stankowski both fell awkwardly during Saturday’s five-set loss to Robert Morris University. Neither has been officially diagnosed but both went down with left knee injuries that may sideline them for weeks if […]


In Second Year as Captain, Boden Takes the Lead

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Sean Begin Sarah Boden was just 13 when the idea that she could come to America to pursue both of her loves first took root in the back of her mind. Boden, now a junior at Central Connecticut, had been golfing for two years at that point – having asked for a set of […]


Donovan Finishes US Career in Connecticut

January 4th, 2015
7 months ago

by Dillon Meehan On Friday, Oct. 10, the U.S. Men’s National Team played at Rentschler Field in Hartford in a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. The game, however, was so much more than just an international friendly: it was the last for Landon Donovan in a USA jersey. Donovan leads the USMNT in goals, assists and […]


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