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NBA Set to Return in December

By Chris Smith, Staff Writer The NBA has announced its schedule for the 2020-2021 season. There is  a return date much sooner than anticipated for some players. The announcement comes on the heels of the Los Angeles Lakers championship to cap off a COVID-19 shortened season on Oct. 11.  The…

Lacrosse and COVID-19

Hailey Duchnowski, Staff Writer What seemed like just another normal week at lacrosse practice abruptly turned into one of the scariest moments of our lives, as a worldwide pandemic was on the verge of a massive breakout. As we were fully prepared to leave for Florida the next day to…

Men’s Hockey Season To Start

By Connor Lambert, Staff Writer Men’s hockey will be the first team from the university to start playing on Nov. 14. Ever since athletics announced men’s hockey would be the newest sport on campus on April 30, they have been waiting on the coronavirus pandemic to start gameplay. The men’s…

Indoor Track & Field Championships Canceled

By Lexi DeLorimiere, Staff Writer The Northeast Conference Commissioner Noreen Morris recently announced the 2021 championship cancellation for Indoor Track and Field due to COVID-19. The championship event was scheduled for Feb. 19-20 at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island, New York. The NEC council decided canceling the event was the…

Dodgers Win Fall Classic

By Christopher Smith, Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct 27, the Los Angeles Dodgers cemented themselves in history as the 2020 World Series champions. A team defined by resilience, the Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays four games to two, avenging their 2018 and 2017 World Series defeats to the Boston…

Athletics Launch “LIU Votes” Initiative

By Theresa Morrissey, Staff Writer Long Island University is helping and advocating for student-athletes to vote in the Nov. 3 election by launching the LIU Votes initiative. The program is LIU’s portion of a Northeast Conference initiative called #NECVotes that encourages “all members of  the Athletics community to register to…

Football Alumni Playing Professionally

By Milan Flagler, Staff Writer Jake Bofshever, Broward County native and former wide receiver to the LIU Sharks has made his name in LIU ranks. On Oct 24, Bofshever was signed as a wide receiver to the Jousters of the Spring League.  The Spring league is a professional football league…