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The Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym

Emerson reports highest COVID spike to date, reportedly traced to athletic teams

By Charlie McKenna and Dana Gerber
April 3, 2021

Emerson reported 15 new positive COVID-19 tests on Saturday split over two days of testing—just two days after an email from the college warned of increased spread. The spread now appears to have originated...

Junior Kate Foultz (No. 14) made 100 percent of her free throw attempts in an Emerson victory over Coast Guard. Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball triumphs over Coast Guard in overtime

By Andrew Lin
February 2, 2019

The women’s basketball team edged out the United States Coast Guard Academy 70-66 in an overtime thriller on Saturday afternoon. The Lions raced to an early 12-2 lead as sophomore forward Sam Boyle...

Zach Waterhouse (left, No. 10) totaled 25 points in the Lions loss against Wheaton College. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Men’s basketball suffers first home loss since December

By Lara Hill
February 1, 2019

The men’s basketball team lost 88-79 Wednesday night in a showdown against New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference opponent Wheaton College—the Lions’ first home loss since December. The...

The Lions are ranked fifth in the NEWMAC and hold an overall record of 12-8. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

Women’s basketball cruises by No. 1 ranked Babson

By Tripp Rams
January 31, 2019

The women’s basketball team defeated Babson College 66-52 in a one-sided game on Wednesday night. Emerson took control by never trailing the Beavers in the game. The Lions jumped out to a quick 4-2...

Charlie Boyle (center) scored her 1,000th point in a game against Mount Holyoke on Jan. 12. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Boyle joins 1,000 point club in win over Mount Holyoke

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 20, 2019

Senior center Charlie Boyle became the fifth woman in Emerson’s basketball history to break the 1,000-point milestone when the women’s basketball team played against Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 12....

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

By Andrew Lin
January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Clark University and the Massachusetts...

Womens basketball: Opportunity led to Foultzs scoring breakout

Women’s basketball: Opportunity led to Foultz’s scoring breakout

By Joseph Davidi
January 29, 2018

Kate Foultz, a sports communication major, is the leading scorer for the women’s basketball team this year after turning her struggle with injury into a breakout season. “She also had some physical...

Emerson’s men’s basketball team suffered a tough defeat on Wednesday night, falling to WPI 74-73 in the final seconds of the game. Photo: Daniel Peden/Berkeley Beacon.

History repeats as WPI sneaks past Emerson on buzzer-beater

By Matt Couture
January 18, 2018

Emerson basketball fans have come to know the name Chris Rodgers. The WPI senior cemented that on Wednesday night, draining a buzzer-beating jumper to hand Emerson’s men’s basketball team its second...

Head men’s basketball coach Bill Curley says he’s working to get maximum effort out of his team on defense and on the boards.
BROOKE NORTHRUP

Men’s basketball preview: Defense, rebounding early priorities for Lions

By Matt Couture
November 17, 2017

At a recent practice, Emerson’s men’s basketball team lined up along the baseline on the far side of the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. Players stepped to the line for what seemed to be a series...

Emersons womens basketball team opened its season with a 90-71 win over Gordon.
BETHANY HAMLIN / BEACON STAFF

Women’s basketball preview: Boyle sisters reunite as Lions set high goals

By Jiwon Kim
November 16, 2017

Emerson’s women’s basketball team hopes to reach the playoffs this season by using its versatility and changing the pace of the game, according to head coach Bill Gould. The Lions lost three players...

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