The Berkeley Beacon

Showers helps Lions earn win

December 31, 2012

On Saturday, though, winning truly did require contributions from the whole Emerson men's basketball team."It was a team effort," said senior guard Will Dawkins.,It's a clicheacute; that pops up every so often at sporting events, along with other classics like "taking it one game at a time".On Saturday, though...

Get your rear into gear by working it

December 31, 2012

,Many people hate their backsides. They think their buttocks are too big or too small, too round or too flat. While Mother Nature and genetics certainly play major roles in what body shape a person's stuck with, hope still exists. A few simple exercises can target the problem areas and put that butt...

Which basketball team will have a better year?

December 31, 2012

The Emerson College women's basketball players have something to prove this season. Last season they were a newly assembled team of mostly freshmen and sophomores who found their game too late to really make a run for the playoffs. Since they still have the same players on the team, however, it is saf...

Not in da club

December 31, 2012

But it will remain a club team this spring semester, with the changes taking effect this fall.,The Emerson men's baseball team is set to begin its season, propelled by the recent news that it will become a Division III team next spring after two years under club status. But it will remain a club te...

Men#039;s team healthy for title run

December 31, 2012

Since the fourth game of the season in late November, the team has been without a full roster due to injuries and illnesses. Head Coach Hank Smith said at least two players have been out consistently since that time.,With the season entering its final weeks, the Emerson men's basketball team is getting he...

Herman hurls a no-hitter

December 31, 2012

Up to that point, the freshman had allowed no hits to the opposing players from Suffolk University, and she wasn't about to let a shot at greatness slip away.,Emerson women's softball pitcher Lynn Herman stared down the competition in the batter's box in the top of the fifth inning last Thursday, on...

New sports take aim at the average athlete

December 31, 2012

In addition to the promotion of Kristin Parnell as Director of Athletics, the department plans to introduce new intramural sports and update equipment and facilities.,A new administrator isn't the only change in Emerson's Athletics department this semester. In addition to the promotion of Kristin Parnell a...

Women#039;s soccer wins in overtime on Senior Day

December 31, 2012

For the first 70 minutes of the Emerson women's soccer team's game against the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, senior Alex Matthews watched her teammates from the sidelines, cheering them on as they fought in a scoreless battle on a frigid night at the Field at Rotch Playground.With 20 minute...

Revolution, Houston to fight for title

December 31, 2012

The 12th season of Major League Soccer was the most anticipated since the league's inaugural year in 1996. The league added a franchise in Toronto and created the "Designated Player Rule," allowing each team to sign up to two new players for more money than allowed by the league salary cap. The new ru...

Dear Celtics: Try again later

December 31, 2012

With the Green off to a 2-0 start and newcomers Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen putting up some pretty good numbers, expectations are high for a run at banner number 17. The Celtics are playing some solid basketball, and it's tough to argue that the new Big Three isn't the most talented trio currently pl...