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Op-Ed: Patriots attack offensive side of the ball in the NFL Draft

Op-Ed: Patriots attack offensive side of the ball in the NFL Draft

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor May 8, 2024
NFL draft season has finally come to a close and the focus has shifted to the start of training camp. For an in-depth recap of New England’s draft choices read Hayden McLaughlin’s article.
Op-Ed: Patriots mock draft 2.0 draft week edition

Op-Ed: Patriots mock draft 2.0 draft week edition

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor April 23, 2024
Predictions on who the Patriots will take on all three days of the draft have changed constantly since January. Take a look at Hayden McLaughlin’s mock draft to see one angle they could target.
Op-Ed: Eight under-the-radar prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft

Op-Ed: Eight under-the-radar prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor April 23, 2024
Every year players fly outside of the attention of draft analysts and go on to make major impacts on Sundays. For a closer look at eight possibilities this year take a look at Hayden McLaughlin’s article.
UMass Women’s Lacrosse takes down UConn for ninth straight win

UMass Women’s Lacrosse takes down UConn for ninth straight win

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2024
Jordan Dean moved up the record books in UMass history and two players posted at least eight points in the UMass win. For more details on the contest check out Hayden McLaughlin’s article.
Kristin Williams and Stefanie Kulesza lead UMass in first season with head coach Mike Leflar

Kristin Williams and Stefanie Kulesza lead UMass in first season with head coach Mike Leflar

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor April 4, 2024
UMass experienced tumultuous ups and downs this past season. For a deeper dive into what went right and wrong this season read Hayden McLaughlin’s article.
Six transfers UMass Men’s Basketball should pursue

Six transfers UMass Men’s Basketball should pursue

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor April 4, 2024
UMass has seen three players within their eight-man rotation enter the portal this offseason. Read Hayden McLaughlin’s article to see who could come to Amherst in their place.
Heartbreaker: UMass season ends in 2OT Marathon

Heartbreaker: UMass season ends in 2OT Marathon

Jack Ferry, Writer April 2, 2024

The UMass hockey team’s season is over, after falling to the Denver Pioneers 2-1 in double overtime. Denver center Tristan Broz’s wrister found its way past UMass freshman goaltender Michael Hrabal...

From left to right: Phillip Adams, Brendan Mullaney, Grace Kerlin, Henry Eustis, Flynn Duffy

Amherst’s Newest Addition to the Vibrant Music Scene: South Pleasant Revival

Gabby Burdick, News Editor April 1, 2024

It’s a Saturday night, and the crisp November air is thick with clouds of campfire and cigarette smoke—anticipation courses through the packed crowd of over 150 college students trying to keep warm...

Springfield set to host NCAA hockey regional for first time

Springfield set to host NCAA hockey regional for first time

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor March 27, 2024
After a grueling season, 16 teams have made it to the NCAA tournament and four have been sent to the Springfield regional. To learn more about all four teams competing check out Hayden McLaughlin’s article.
UMass trounced by Boston College in Hockey East semifinal

UMass trounced by Boston College in Hockey East semifinal

Jack Ferry, Writer March 26, 2024

The UMass hockey team was no match for the Boston College Eagles on Friday, losing embarrassingly 8-1 in front of a packed TD Garden crowd. The Eagles talent was on full display, as first-round NHL...

UMass advances to TD Garden with an NCAA Tournament bid in sight

UMass advances to TD Garden with an NCAA Tournament bid in sight

Jack Ferry, Writer March 21, 2024

The No. 16 UMass hockey team punched their ticket to the TD Garden last Saturday with a 3-1 victory over the Providence Friars in the Hockey East quarterfinals. The win also lifted the Minutemen to No....

UMass comeback bid falls short in A10 tournament against VCU

UMass comeback bid falls short in A10 tournament against VCU

Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2024
The UMass Men’s Basketball season ended Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn at the hands of a dominant VCU squad. Read Hayden McLaughlin’s article for a recap of what happened.
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