Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Senior right-handed pitcher Johnny Maffei has pitched two complete games this season. The first was a shutout against Bethany Lutheran College on March 9.

Baseball lead off conference play with Senior Day doubleheader

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 6, 2022

Emerson’s baseball team opened its NEWMAC season by splitting a Senior Day doubleheader against Clark University, with the stands of Fraser Field stacked with friends and family. Before the first...

Baseball is one of the four spring sports affected by the cancellation.

Emerson cancels all athletics for a week as positive COVID-19 tests rise on campus

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

All athletics games and practices are canceled for at least the next week, as Emerson imposes new restrictions to limit the number of positive COVID-19 tests on campus, college officials announced in a...

The womens volleyball team is one of the 10 sports teams impacted by the decision.

Emerson cancels seasons for non-competing sports teams

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 5, 2021

Emerson canceled all non-competing sports seasons on Monday morning following guidance from the Boston Public Health Commission due to a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the city, according to Athletic...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball team grapples with transportation, game coverage issues

By Tyler Foy, 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...

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...

Lions baseball team training during the pandemic.

Spring sports teams adapt to safety regulations ahead of uncertain season

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 27, 2021

With the status of the spring sports season still up in the air following the cancellations of the fall and winter seasons by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, teams are innovating...

Red Sox have crucial decisions to make following disappointing season

Red Sox have crucial decisions to make following disappointing season

By Nate Lannan
October 7, 2020

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The Baseball team won its third game of the season on Wednesday.

Five-run ninth inning propels Lions to win

By Kayla Buck, Beacon Staff
March 12, 2020

A walk-off single by freshman catcher Matt Nachamie earned the Lions a 9-8 win Wednesday afternoon over visiting Lasell University. Senior pitcher Jack Fox pitched six innings, while sophomore pitchers...

The Lions are now 1-1 on their spring break trip.

Nachamie home run not enough in loss to Neumann

By Kayla Buck
March 2, 2020

Freshman catcher Matt Nachamie hit his second home run of the baseball team’s spring break trip in the team’s second loss to Neumann University Monday afternoon in Winter Haven, Florida.  Senior...

The baseball team now holds a 1-3 record this season.

Baseball defeated in Florida opener

By Kayla Buck
March 2, 2020

The baseball team lost the first game of its spring break trip Sunday afternoon to Chatham University in Orlando, Florida.   Senior pitcher Jack Fox completed five innings, gave up four runs on three...

The Lions recorded 11 hits and five runs on Thursday.

Baseball defeated by New England College in abbreviated matchup

By Kayla Buck
February 27, 2020

The baseball team played seven innings against New England College Thursday afternoon after the game ended early due to darkness. The Lions recorded their second loss of the season, making their record...

Photo by Domenic Conte / Beacon Staff

Baseball field undergoes $2 million renovation

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
September 4, 2019

The baseball team’s home field at St. John’s Prep in Danvers underwent renovations over the summer, including a fresh layer of turf, a new and improved home run fence, and netting along the fences...

Junior Jack Fox totals 56 strikeouts this season, bringing his career total to 131. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Junior baseball pitcher leading NEWMAC in strikeouts

By Lara Hill
April 18, 2019

At three years old, Jack Fox said he practiced pitching by throwing rocks into his neighbor’s yard. Now in his junior year, he leads the conference with 56 strikeouts on the baseball team and became...

The baseball team defeated Clark University for the first time since the 2017 season on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Kate Foultz.

Baseball team beats Clark for first conference win this season

By Peirce Eldredge
April 13, 2019

The baseball team won its first conference game this season when the Lions defeated Clark University 5-2 on Tuesday night. The win puts Emerson at 1-9 in conference play and eighth in the New England...

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