Yard games Reply

Zachary Gray Sports Editor

During my younger years, I spent most days with my older brother, Eric. The winters consisted of playing Nintendo 64, drinking hot chocolate, and jumping in the snow. But when the weather finally got warmer, we spent most days playing outside. Eric was always
into baseball; I kind of just followed what he did up until high school when I joined the varsity wrestling team. Up until the winter of 2006, the Brothers Gray had a knack of coming up with various successful yard games More…

Lasell Men’s volleyball tops rival Mt. Ida Reply

Miguel Taveras – 1851 Staff

The men’s volleyball team improved to an overall record of 6-5 after sweeping crosstown rivals Mount Ida on March 5 in straight sets to earn their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory of the season. Senior Alex Mill and sophomore Dan Raffol paced the Lasers with nine and eight kills, respectively, en route to their fourth victory in their last six games. More…

Laser Nation, where are you? 2

Zachary GraySports Editor

Picture this: it’s an arena filled with thousands of fans waiting for a college basketball game to tip-off. There’s a section at mid-court filled with student body members covered in face paint. Each student is jumping up and down to the introduction music with their arms on the shoulders beside them.

As the players get ready for the game to begin, the students are chanting in unison. The game begins, and the fans are go- ing wild. Their hands go up during every free throw, in hopes the away team will miss. It’s not necessarily going to work; it’s more of a superstition. Every game it’s the same: first ones there, last ones out. They come out in big numbers to silence the away team’s supporters. The “super- fans” support the college’s teams no matter how good or bad they perform. Does this seem like the fans of Lasell College? I can easily say absolutely not. More…