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Patriots’ season ends in underwhelming loss to Bills

Patriots’ season ends in underwhelming loss to Bills

By Vivi Smilgius and Ryan Leclerc
January 20, 2022

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Zach Waterhouse attempting a shot during the game.

Emerson basketball program sweeps Wheaton

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 20, 2022

The men’s and women’s basketball teams took the court in a double header against Wheaton College Wednesday night, winning back-to-back conference games at Wheaton’s King Arena.  Sophomore guard...

Emerson Lions Quinn OConnor passing the ball to her teammates.

Women’s basketball takes down Mount Holyoke

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
January 19, 2022

Emerson’s women’s basketball team handily won their first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game of the season, rounding out a 69-44 win over Mount Holyoke College at home this...

Athletes face the prsopect of an empty Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym in 2022

Winter sports face an uncertain future amid COVID surge

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

The 2021-22 season for the Emerson Lions’ winter sports teams started off bright with electrifying performances in front of the home crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym, but now face a similar...

Emerson Lions Nate Martin attempts to defend a shot.

Men’s basketball team takes down previously undefeated Clark

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team earned their first conference win Wednesday night, putting up a score of 72-59 to defeat Clark University on their home court.  Prior to winter break, the Lions...

Senior center Jarred Houston making a layup

Senior center earns accolades for dominant performances

By Clarissa Calderon
December 8, 2021

Jarred Houston was named to his second Defensive Player of the Week for Men’s Basketball by the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference on Monday after the senior center put up 16.5 boards, one...

It’s the NFL’s fault that the Patriots are back

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
December 8, 2021

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Emerson Lions Nate Martin in attack.

Men’s basketball win close match against Plymouth State University

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
December 2, 2021

With less than one minute left on the clock, senior guard Nate Martin made four of six free throws to solidify the men’s basketball team’s 77-74 lead over Plymouth State University.  Heading into...

Men’s lacrosse team raises $2,700 for Daniel J. Hollis Foundation

Men’s lacrosse team raises $2,700 for Daniel J. Hollis Foundation

By Clarissa Calderon
December 2, 2021

The men’s lacrosse team raised $2,700 for The Daniel J. Hollis foundation in November through a “movember” campaign that saw them grow mustaches until their goal was reached.  Hollis, a former...

Katie Beckmann during a basketball game.

Women’s basketball drops fourth straight game

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 17, 2021

The fourth time proved not to be the charm for the women’s basketball team on Tuesday, as they fell to Brandeis University in a defeat full of sloppy defense, turnovers, and missed opportunities. The...

Senior Grace Cosgrove playing on the soccer game on Sep. 15

Senior forward reflects on four years as a Lion

By Clarissa Calderon
November 17, 2021

Grace Cosgrove’s final season as a forward on Emerson’s women’s soccer team ended on a triumphant individual note, even though the team’s playoff run was cut short.   Cosgrove, a senior who...

Womens volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

Women’s volleyball player awarded Defensive Player of the Year

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

Sophomore libero Caroline Davis was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the 2021 season. At the collegiate level, Davis is no newcomer to...

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

33 Fall student-athletes named to academic all-conference team

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

After a rigorous Fall 2021 campaign, 33 Emerson student-athletes were named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference team for their dedication to coursework...

Madeline Khaw fought for the ball during the Nov. 2 game.

Women’s soccer team loses NEWMAC Quarterfinals to Wheaton College

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 3, 2021

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a crushing close with a 1-0 loss to Wheaton College Lyons in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Quarterfinals. The Lions capped off...

Isabella Chu during the volleyball game on Nov. 2, 2021.

Women’s volleyball team falls to Springfield College in first playoff round

By Vivi Smilgius, Deputy Express Editor
November 3, 2021

The women’s volleyball team lost 3-1 to Springfield College Tuesday night in the first round of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference playoffs, ending its season 17-8. The Springfield...

Rowing returns to the Charles River with Head of the Charles

Rowing returns to the Charles River with Head of the Charles

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 28, 2021

The 56th annual Head of the Chalres Regatta made a triumphant return to the Charles River between Oct. 22 and 24, with legions of rowers competing in the annual race after it was held remotely amid the...

Sophomore captain Megan Rose had 102 saves last season, which placed her at second in the NEWMAC. Photo by Carol Rangel / Beacon Correspondent

Two women’s soccer players removed from team for violating COVID-19 policy

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 28, 2021

Two members of the women’s soccer team were removed from the team for violating COVID-19 protocols in early September, and both now face disciplinary action from the college.  The team members, starting...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Colby College

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Colby College

By Charleston Fallon
October 21, 2021

The Emerson women’s volleyball team swept a doubleheader against Colby College on Saturday as a part of a doubleheader taking place on Family Weekend—improving the team’s record to 12-6 on the season. The...

Men’s soccer player goes from defending goals to striking a pose

Men’s soccer player goes from defending goals to striking a pose

By Clarissa Calderon
October 21, 2021

Sophomore defender Aaron Tyler’s relatively newfound interest in modeling has led him to an unlikely place— Apple’s official website, promoting the iPhone 13.  Tyler was featured in an ad for...

Simone Barragan-Shaw dribbling against Wheaton College

Women’s soccer team defeats Wheaton College 2-1 in front of the first crowd of the season

By Erin Fitman
October 14, 2021

Emerson’s women’s soccer team topped Wheaton College 2-1 in a Wednesday night matchup at Roch Field, bringing the team’s record on the season to 6-4. The Lions were coming off a 2-1 loss to Babson...

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