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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

WPI held the Lions to just 50 points in the NEWMAC Finals on Saturday, Feb 26.

Men’s basketball receives at-large-bid and a chance at tournament play

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
March 2, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team lost to Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the NEWMAC finals 70-54 on Feb. 26, but the Lions’ season isn’t over.  After losing to WPI, Emerson was selected to...

Senior guard Zach Waterhouse scoring a layup against MIT on Feb. 17, 2022

Men’s basketball remains dominant against MIT

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 17, 2022

The men’s basketball team completed the season sweep on Wednesday in a dominant 97-88 win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, improving their record to 16-6. The Lions entered the game...

Senior center Jarred Houston fighting for points in the paint against Clark University

‘I’m just happy I was able to get it done’: Men’s basketball center hits 1,000 points

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 10, 2022

Six minutes into the second half of Saturday’s game, Emerson center Jarred Houston sank a layup that would cement his place in Emerson Basketball’s thousand-point club.  Houston’s thousandth...

Zach Waterhouse scores layup against Springfield Collefe to make the score 35-19

Men’s basketball team extends win streak to four

By Jason Tulchin, Deputy Sports Editor
January 27, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team defeated Springfield College on Wednesday night with a season-high score of 98-77, increasing their record to 5-2 in conference games and 12-4 overall.  The team...

Zach Waterhouse attempting a shot during the game.

Emerson basketball program sweeps Wheaton

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 20, 2022

The men’s and women’s basketball teams took the court in a double header against Wheaton College Wednesday night, winning back-to-back conference games at Wheaton’s King Arena.  Sophomore guard...

Athletes face the prsopect of an empty Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym in 2022

Winter sports face an uncertain future amid COVID surge

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

The 2021-22 season for the Emerson Lions’ winter sports teams started off bright with electrifying performances in front of the home crowd at the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym, but now face a similar...

Emerson Lions Nate Martin attempts to defend a shot.

Men’s basketball team takes down previously undefeated Clark

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

Emerson’s men’s basketball team earned their first conference win Wednesday night, putting up a score of 72-59 to defeat Clark University on their home court.  Prior to winter break, the Lions...

Senior center Jarred Houston making a layup

Senior center earns accolades for dominant performances

By Clarissa Calderon
December 8, 2021

Jarred Houston was named to his second Defensive Player of the Week for Men’s Basketball by the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference on Monday after the senior center put up 16.5 boards, one...

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...

Freshman Zach Waterhouse finishes a reverse layup under the net for 2 of his 17 points against Springfield in the 2019 NEWMAC semifinals.

Fate of winter sports still up in air, targeting November decision

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
October 1, 2020

The status of the NEWMAC winter sports season remains in jeopardy as teams are set to begin practicing on Oct. 18, Athletic Director Pat Nicol said.  “Certainly, health and safety is paramount,”...

Jack OConnor (left) and Sam Boyle (right) finished the 2019-20 season with conference awards.

O’Connor and Boyle receive all-conference honors

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
March 12, 2020

Although the men’s and women’s basketball teams both closed out their seasons with losses in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC playoffs, two key players received postseason recognition from the conference. Men’s...

Nate Martin scored 19 points in Wednesdays loss. Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Men’s basketball falls in tense NEWMAC Quarterfinal

By Ethan Mcdowell
February 27, 2020

The men’s basketball team lost to the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday by a score of 80-78 after a potential game-winning three-point shot fell short, ending the Lions’ season...

Coach Bill Curley (left) poses with Jack OConnor (No. 4), Ben Holding (No. 32), and their family members during the pregame ceremony. Photo credit: Rachel Culver

Lions defeated by Beavers on senior night

By Kayla Buck
February 20, 2020

The men's basketball team lost to Babson College on Wednesday by a score of 92-77 on its senior night. The Brown and Plofker Gym roared before the game tipped off as senior guard Jack O’Connor and...

When he wasnt competing on the court as a member of the mens basketball team, Houston worked as an RA in the Little Building

Houston matures as centerpiece of the Lions

By Pedro Figueiredo
February 6, 2020

Jarred Houston’s high school coaches almost cut him during his freshman season. He now leads the conference in multiple categories as a 6’10” center on the men’s basketball team. “I had my...

The Lions picked up their fifth NEWMAC win of the season on Saturday.

Balanced scoring leads Lions to win over MIT

By Ethan McDowell
February 2, 2020

Five Lions scored double–digit points in the men’s basketball team’s victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, on Saturday, marking its second victory over the Engineers this...

Max Davis (left) and Bryan Lupianez (right) joined the mens basketball team in late December Photo credit: Cho Yin Rachel Lo

New Lions adjust to Emerson on and off the court

By Megan Maclaren
January 29, 2020

Freshmen shooting guards Max Davis and Bryan Lupianez, the two newest additions to the men’s basketball team, said one of the best things about Emerson is the food served in the Dining Center."I...

Senior guard Jack O’Connor scored 24 points and pulled down six rebounds against Wheaton on Saturday.

Lions defeat Lyons behind team-first play

By Brendan Walker
January 25, 2020

Four players scored double-digit points in the men’s basketball team's fourth conference win, a 14-point victory against the Wheaton College Lyons on Saturday. Wheaton came into this matchup on a...

Junior guard jack Healy helps up teammate Ben Allen during a game against WPI on jan. 22, 2020.

Lions suffer loss against WPI in conference championship rematch

By Megan Maclaren
January 23, 2020

The men's basketball team fell to Worcester Polytechnic Institute by a score of 87-64 in a rematch of last season's NEWMAC championship on Wednesday, snapping the Lions two-game win streak. The...

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