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…