Celtics v. 76ers: Best case scenario

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor If the NBA has any hope of keeping their playoff ratings up and continuing to grow off the success that the revamped Eastern Conference had this season, then they need the Celtics to play the 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.   For the past four years the Eastern Conference has been largely uninteresting to watch and it seems every team … Continue reading Celtics v. 76ers: Best case scenario

What is the ceiling for the Red Sox?

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor The Red Sox are currently off to the best start in franchise history as they currently possess a 14-2 record and despite many claiming the team will eventually cool down, the Sox keep winning.   This past Tuesday the Red Sox had the daunting task of facing Angel’s rookie sensation Shonei Ohtani, who is 2-0 in his first two starts and has been … Continue reading What is the ceiling for the Red Sox?

All play, no work

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor Why is the sporting world imploding over Rob Gronkowski as well as Tom Brady not being presenting at optional offseason workouts? I realize there has been some tension between head coach Bill Belichick and the other two parties; however, this is fake news at its finest. Gronkowski is going into his eighth year in the NFL and could retire today and still be the greatest tight end in … Continue reading All play, no work

Major League Rugby and ESPN ink pact

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor In a stunning announcement, Major League Rugby, America’s first professional rugby league, and ESPN will be joining forces to cover all 31 of the league’s games this year as it kicks off its inaugural season in April. The league had previously announced a signing with CBS Sports Network that would bring coverage to one game a week and playoffs and … Continue reading Major League Rugby and ESPN ink pact

Corsairs pound Panthers, will play for MASCAC title

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor The men of Plymouth State hockey certainly held the upper hand against UMass Dartmouth hockey this season as the Corsairs fell to the Panthers 7-1 and 7-2 in their regular season meetings. However, this past Tuesday night belonged to the Corsairs as they bested the Panthers 3-1 in Plymouth to advance to the MASCAC Championship against Fitchburg State and fight … Continue reading Corsairs pound Panthers, will play for MASCAC title

Corsairs trounce RIC, stay perfect in LEC play

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor UMass Dartmouth women’s basketball pulled out a huge win against Rhode Island College as they trounced RIC by a whopping 39 points, 78-49. With the huge win the Corsairs advance to the conference semi-finals on Friday night. The Corsairs also have home court advantage throughout the LEC tourney and with this win move to a perfect 15-0 against LEC opponents … Continue reading Corsairs trounce RIC, stay perfect in LEC play

Louf-Woods throwing around competition

By Justin McKinney, Sports Editor After a successful junior campaign that saw him capture an LEC title in the weight throw event, senior thrower Jared Louf-Woods was poised to do big things in the event this winter. However, what Louf-Woods has managed to do so far this season has been unprecedented. According the Track and Field Results Reporting System, Louf-Woods currently has the longest weight … Continue reading Louf-Woods throwing around competition