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Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-in-Chief

The best season is finally here: autumn. The air gets cooler, days become shorter, trees lose leaves, and my farmer’s tan will even out to a beautiful pasty white. Summer’s blistering heat finally dissipates, as comfortable weather settles in for a few months. It’s a time where I can say goodbye to sunburns, dysfunctional air conditioners in my bedroom, and dehydration. Don’t get me wrong; I love the summer. I mean, who couldn’t? But, with the departure of summer comes the arrival of one thing: football.

That’s right, the most popular sport is back and my favorite team has started off on the right foot. There’s nothing like watching 22 players battling it out on the pitch. The goals, corner kicks, and saves are just some of the things that make the 90 minutes of play exciting every fall. Wait, did you think I was talking about the NFL? I should have said soccer. More…

Athletic staff presented with conference awards Reply

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Athletic Director Kristy Walter and Sports Information Director Todd Montana were both presented administrative awards for the 2012-2013 academic year by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The conference’s athletic directors named Walter Executive of the Year following a vote, as Montana was tabbed as the GNAC’s SID of the Year.

During the 2012-13 year, Lasell added men’s and women’s track and field to increase the number of sports to 17. Walter also saw the women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse teams capture GNAC Championships. Along with winning their third straight GNAC title, the soccer team also won their first NCAA tournament game in the program’s history with their 3-1 victory over nationally ranked Amherst College. More…

Fall sports up and running Reply

Adam Palmer – 1851 Staff

A new school year means the start of the fall sports. Preseason is the one word that has a different definition to every player. The beauty of preseason is no matter what players did last year, everyone starts with a clean slate. Some teams do come in with an advantage of talent, but the potential for each team is determined during the few weeks of grueling practices in the August heat. More…

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Zachary Gray- Sports Editor

As the sports editor for The 1851 Chronicle I try to be objective in my writing. Since print is permanent, I don’t want to write anything that’ll make me seem narrow-minded, biased, or just plain stupid. But if it weren’t for the passionate sports fan inside me, I wouldn’t be holding this position today.

So who is that passionate sports fan I speak of? For starters, he isn’t anything special. I stand at a staggering 5’6” and weigh a little more than I should. Back in high school, I played baseball and wrestled. I’m not a great athlete; I can’t throw an effective spiral, nor can I pitch a curveball. Fun fact: I’ve never hit a homerun at any level of baseball.

Because my “skill” was short lived, I resorted to fanhood. I’m a Boston sports fan (Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins) and enjoy seeing the underdog win. There are some things, however, that might seem unusual for a Boston sport fan. More…

First round loss ends men’s lacrosse season Reply

Mike Gunning- 1851 Staff

Another season is in the books for men’s lacrosse after losing to Becker College, 12-8, in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Quarterfinals (GNAC) on April 23. The team finished with an overall record of 8-8 and an impressive 7-2 record against in conference opponents. They were able to finish third in the GNAC behind Norwich University and Mount Ida College. More…

Lasell women’s lacrosse team takes GNAC crown in last minute thriller Reply

Photos By Kristina Kaufmann

Brandon ChaseManaging Editor

After losing to Norwich University in the 2012 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championship game, the women’s lacrosse team avenged last year’s loss to take the 2013 title by defeating Simmons College in thrilling fashion, 15-14 on Sunday, April 28.

Junior Britney Wuorio scored the game-winning goal with 16 seconds remaining to help the Lasers capture their first GNAC championship. More…