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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson Basbeball. (Photo Credit: Anna Schoenmann Courtesy of Matt Horan)

Baseball and softball teams start fall ball

By Abigail Lott
October 12, 2022

Emerson’s baseball and softball teams returned to the field three weeks ago, well ahead of the ordinary start date. The softball team finished its non-traditional season last week, practicing four...

Donate station ran by the Emerson baseball team and Emerson Food Bank.

Baseball team partners with Emerson College Food Pantry

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
September 22, 2021

The Emerson baseball team held a food drive at Tuesday’s men’s soccer game as part of a year-long partnership with the college’s food pantry.  The Emerson College Food Pantry is a part of the...

Loveland at bat for the Burleson Elks.

Loveland excited to bring his positive attitude to baseball team in the fall

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
May 5, 2021

On April 15, Briggs Loveland, a middle infielder from Burleson, Texas, announced on Twitter he planned to join Emerson baseball’s 2021-22 roster. Loveland, who plans to major in journalism, attributes...

Emerson finished the season with a 1-9 record.

Baseball loses doubleheader to Springfield to end season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
May 2, 2021

The baseball team fell to Springfield College in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader in Springfield, Massachusetts to close out the spring season. Springfield dominated in the first game to secure...

Sophomore Thai Morgan hit a three-run home run in Saturdays second game.

Baseball loses home doubleheader against Babson

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 25, 2021

Emerson baseball fell to the Babson College Beavers in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader at the New England Baseball Complex in Northboro, Massachusetts—bringing the team to 1-5 on the season. Babson...

Junior captain Calvin Jacey throws the ball.

Baseball falls to WPI in doubleheader

By José Ríos
April 18, 2021

Emerson baseball lost both ends of a doubleheader to Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday afternoon—the team’s first competition in two weeks after athletics were...

Senior Lindsey Lowe scored a run in game on of Saturdays doubleheader.

In-season sports receive green light to continue season

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
April 14, 2021

In-season sports teams will be allowed to return to their respective fields this week to participate in practices and games as the weeklong halt of most campus activities is set to be lifted Thursday morning,...

Junior Quinton Copeland at bat for the Lions.

Baseball snags first win since 2020 in doubleheader against Coast Guard

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
March 28, 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...

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...

Avery Smith, a recruit for Emersons Mens Baseball team, playing for Canterbury.

Burlington native to join baseball team in the fall

By José Ríos
February 18, 2021

The Emerson baseball team received a new addition to its 2021-22 squad on Feb. 7 after Canterbury Baseball announced infielder/outfielder Avery Smith had committed to the Lions.  The Burlington, Vermont...

Softball head coach Phil McElroy (center) is one of many coaches who developed an online recruiting approach.

Coaches get creative to tackle pandemic-era recruiting

By Christopher Williams, Sports Editor
October 29, 2020

In a typical year of recruiting for Emerson sports teams, prospective student athletes visit the campus, meet with coaches, watch a team game, and even stay in dorms overnight with a player. But during...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Emerson baseball returns to the diamond for practice

By Nate Lannan
October 22, 2020

After last season was abruptly cancelled to prevent the initial spread of COVID-19, Emerson baseball will finally bounce back and return to the diamond.  The team is starting practice this week, but...

The baseball team will begin practicing this week while adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Lions claim 35 spots on NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team

By Lara Hill
May 14, 2020

The cancellation of spring sports at the college left many student athletes devastated; however, senior pitcher Sam Knox said the announcement of the NEWMAC Spring All-Academic team brought some positivity...

Lions wrap up nationwide spring break competitions

Lions wrap up nationwide spring break competitions

By Emily Cardona, Beacon Staff
March 11, 2020

Emerson’s spring sports teams traveled across the country for their 2020 spring break trips, playing 29 games in five states.  The baseball team, men’s and women’s tennis team, and women’s...

Junior utility player Andre Padovani awaits a pitch during the baseball teams 13-4 loss against Framingham State University.

Baseball falls to Framingham State University 13-4

By Kayla Buck
March 11, 2020

The baseball team returned to their home field Tuesday night with a 13-4 loss against Framingham State University Rams.  Junior Johnny Maffei completed only 3.2 innings against the Rams, giving up...

The Lions now hold a record of 2-4 in 2020.

Team effort leads Lions past Bearcats

By Kayla Buck
March 3, 2020

The baseball team earned the first win of its spring break trip Tuesday afternoon against Saint Vincent College by a score of 6-4 in Auburndale, Florida. Junior Johnny Maffei pitched six innings, giving...

The college delayed the opening of the fitness center to the fall 2021 semester. Photo by Sabrina Ortiz / Beacon Correspondents

Fitness center to relocate after Little Building completion

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
December 6, 2018

Ethan Young, one of three captains on the baseball team, said he and his teammates use the Fitness Center every day, including 6 a.m. sessions once a week. He said when he was a sophomore living on-campus...

Emerson baseball faces off against Rivier University at St. Johns Prep. Photo Courtesy of Julie Levine.

Stadium deal gives baseball, tennis teams new home

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
September 9, 2018

Emerson’s baseball and tennis teams will play their home games at a new venue for their upcoming 2018 season. The Athletics Department reached a one year deal with St. John's Preparatory School to...

Emerson baseball faces off against Rivier University at St. Johns Prep. Photo Courtesy of Julie Levine.

Baseball: Lions win first game since Florida trip

By Max Wildstein
March 19, 2018

Men’s baseball bore 20-degree weather at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, MA Sunday to defeat Rivier University, 14-3, earning their first win in New England this season. The bats came alive...

The Lions rank last on the NEWMAC preseason coaches poll. Courtesy of Joey Jacobs.

Paladino, Cuccio carry Lions offense in Florida

By Max Wildstein
March 14, 2018

The Emerson men’s baseball team opened its season over spring break with nine games in the Orlando, Florida area. The team failed to replicate its impressive 7-2 record from last year, as they came...

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