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The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Women’s lacrosse game against Clark canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 2, 2021

The women’s lacrosse game against Clark University scheduled for Saturday, April 3 is canceled due to “COVID-19 protocols”, the college said in a statement Thursday night. The contest is the second...

TD Garden allows only 2,142 fans at Bruins games this season, which is 12 percent of the arena's total 18,624 seat capacity.

I went to TD Garden in a pandemic and it was better than I imagined

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 1, 2021

TD Garden allowed a limited number of fans into the arena last Thursday to watch the Boston Bruins host the New York Islanders for the first live sporting event in Boston in over a year—and I was lucky...

The event is entirely student-run, with Sam Willinger (center) leading the way.

SAAC, men’s volleyball team support LGBTQ+ athletes in You Can Play Week

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 31, 2021

You Can Play Week, an initiative spearheaded by the Student Athletic Advisory Council and the men’s volleyball team to promote safety and inclusion for LGBTQ+ athletes, is underway at Emerson this week.  It...

Column: The arrival of Big Money Belichick and the reloaded 2021 Patriots

Column: The arrival of Big Money Belichick and the reloaded 2021 Patriots

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2021

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Senior pitcher Neely Eddleston at the mound for the Lions.

Softball team drops doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Tyler Foy, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2021

The Emerson softball team lost both games in its weekend doubleheader against the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday. The first game started off with a bang as the Lions jumped out to a four-run...

Senior midfielder Kelli Mark runs with the ball.

Women’s lacrosse loses 16-1 against Wheaton

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 29, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team recorded its second loss of the season in a 16-1 defeat against Wheaton College in a conference matchup at Nordin Field in Norton, Massachusetts on Saturday. First-year attacker...

Junior Quinton Copeland at bat for the Lions.

Baseball snags first win since 2020 in doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Camilo Fonseca, Assistant News Editor
March 29, 2021

The baseball team secured its first conference win of the year—and first win since the abridged 2020 season—on Saturday against the United States Coast Guard Academy. Following two defeats against...

Four members of the women's volleyball team were awarded spots on the NEWMAC 2020-21 Women's Volleyball Academic All-Conference Team.

NEWMAC awards 25 Emerson athletes spots on Academic All-Conference teams

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 25, 2021

The New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team for each fall sport was full of Emerson Lions, as 25 student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in the...

Emerson junior outfielder/pitcher Quinton Copeland steps up to the plate during a game in 2020.

Emerson baseball stumbles in opening doubleheader with Wheaton

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 21, 2021

Emerson's baseball team fell to Wheaton 10-3 and 25-5 in their season-opening doubleheader on Saturday.  The outing was the team’s first since the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the remainder of the...

The Lions’ next game is against Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on April 10.

Emerson women’s lacrosse falls to Coast Guard 17-9

March 20, 2021

The women’s lacrosse team lost its opening game of the season Saturday, falling to Coast Guard 17-9 at Rotch Field. Senior midfielder Kelli Mark and first-year attacker Lauren Longstreet led the Lions...

The women's soccer team was one of the 14 Emerson sports teams whose season was canceled due to the pandemic.

Student-athletes reflect on a year without Emerson sports

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

After returning to Boston from a preseason tournament in Arizona over spring break with the softball team last March, Sophia Cloonan eagerly awaited the beginning of her first season as an Emerson student-athlete—just...

Joey DuBois (right) at a Red Sox game prior to the pandemic.

Column: I’m lucky sports are the worst thing I lost during the pandemic

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

Sports mean a variety of things to different people. While they may be trivial compared to the more serious aspects of life that are negatively affected by the pandemic—such as surging unemployment rates—sports...

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

By Joey DuBois and Alec Klusza
March 16, 2021

These practices marked the first time the soccer and volleyball teams could practice together since the onset of the pandemic and the New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference’s cancelation...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball team grapples with transportation, game coverage issues

By Tyler Foy, Assistant Sports Editor
March 11, 2021

Players on Emerson’s baseball team said they are frustrated by the distance they have to travel to practice and play—a hurdle they say is just one of many they face.  Due to the lack of available...

Celtics: The Jays need help

Celtics: The Jays need help

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
March 10, 2021

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Lowe has recorded a team-best .337 batting average and 52 runs batted in during her career so far.

Senior Spotlight: Softball team celebrates Lindsey Lowe’s career ahead of final season

By José Ríos
March 10, 2021

Over her three-year career at Emerson, senior Lindsey Lowe established herself as the best hitter on the softball team.  In her time as a Lion, Lowe amassed a .337 batting average and 52 runs batted...

Men's lacrosse will end the regular season against Coast Guard on Saturday, April 24.

Sports are back: student athletes grateful for spring season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 4, 2021

Nearly a year after their season came to an unexpected halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerson’s spring sports teams will be the first programs to compete in an official season since last March. “When...

The men's soccer team trains at Rotch Field in the South End three times per week.

Fall sports teams begin training for hopeful season

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 4, 2021

Emerson’s fall sports teams began their spring training sessions on Feb. 17, nearly a year after their initial training for the later-canceled fall season was cut short by the pandemic. These practices...

The season will consist of conference play only and official competitions will begin on March 13.

Emerson opts into 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Joey DuBois
March 3, 2021

Emerson will allow its spring sports teams to compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference season, the college announced in a statement on Wednesday. The four teams impacted...

Emerson will need to make its own decision regarding the status of the springs sports season.

NEWMAC approves 2020-21 spring sports season

By Christopher Williams and Charlie McKenna
March 1, 2021

The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Presidents Council voted to approve the NEWMAC 2020-21 spring sports season Monday. Six Emerson teams—baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse,...

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