Nelson, Rhoden use lessons learned during freshman season for March Madness prep
Mar20

Nelson, Rhoden use lessons learned during freshman season for March Madness prep

If you watched Seton Hall’s stretch run through the end of the regular season and the Big East Tournament, two players receiving major minutes may have come across as new faces. At VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday, the situation will be no different for Anthony Nelson and Jared Rhoden. The two freshmen, who played together on the New York Lightning prior to Seton Hall and now room together at school,...

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Seton Hall has a chance to officially silence the critics after preseason prediction
Mar16

Seton Hall has a chance to officially silence the critics after preseason prediction

In many ways, the 2018-19 Seton Hall men’s basketball team embodies the “Hazard Zet Forward” motto. The slogan, which sits proudly on Seton Hall’s school crest, translates to “Whatever the peril, ever forward” in English. The gritty roster put forth by Kevin Willard this season has exemplified this to a tee, as the Pirates advanced to the Big East Championship game with a dramatic, 81-79 win over Marquette on Friday night at Madison...

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It’s not too late to go into journalism
Mar06

It’s not too late to go into journalism

In the current age, it is easy to write off journalism, and subsequently related majors such as public relations, communications, and many more, as useless. The world of journalism is undoubtedly changing, and there is no denying that fact. Print publications are becoming few and far between. Even where these publications are found, most times it is rarely read in hard copy. According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2017, 43 percent...

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Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts
Mar06

Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts

In today’s sports universe, there should be no such thing as a “hometown discount.” This past week, a report by Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram stated that ex-Seahawks safety Earl Thomas would not give his hometown Dallas Cowboys a break when it came to money. The 29-year-old, according to Hill, Jr. is attempting to supersede Eric Berry as the highest-paid safety in the league. Thomas’ situation is the perfect...

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Powell leads Pirates over Marquette, Howard in dramatic victory
Mar06

Powell leads Pirates over Marquette, Howard in dramatic victory

In the battle of the Big East superstars, Myles Powell came out with the upper hand in more ways than one. He finished with 34 points as compared to Markus Howard’s six points, but the biggest number on the scoreboard was the final score, not the individual statistics, as Seton Hall came away with a 74-63 victory over No. 16 Marquette. The Golden Eagles kept their distance from the Pirates all game, but ultimately, an 18-0 run to...

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Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity
Feb28

Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity

Through 13 games to start the softball season, a large part of the team’s offense is running through Hailey Arteaga. The junior from Upland, Calif. is having a torrid opening to the campaign. To start the season, Arteaga has a .447 average through 38 at-bats, which equates to 17 hits. For players on the team with 15 at bats or more, the next best is Jaden Tate, who is hitting .296 in 27 plate appearances. Arteaga also leads the team...

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Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency
Feb20

Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency

On Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources, Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract to bring the superstar to southern California. The deal comes after an entire calendar year of speculation. Machado and fellow superstar Bryce Harper were the two main targets this summer offseason, as they were two of the highest profile free agents to ever hit the market. The main teams...

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Pirates take big step in Big East play with second straight victory

Intensity was the name of the game for Seton Hall on Wednesday night, as the Pirates outran, outhustle and outshot the Georgetown Hoyas en route to a 90-75 victory on Wednesday night.Seton Hall’s 90 points scored were the second most by the team this season in Big East play, second only to the 93 points scored in a loss to DePaul on Jan. 19. The Pirates came out of the gate arguably faster than at any other point this season. Led by...

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Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers
Feb06

Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers

To kick off 2019, the men’s soccer program is beginning to bolster its roster for the upcoming season. Andreas Lindberg continued his fierce recruitment campaign, adding Vittorio Argeri, Ramez Bakhtari and Ferdinand Solberg to his roster. The trio will work with the team throughout the spring and then join game action in the fall. Argeri is the most familiar face to Lindberg, as he spent the 2017 under his guard at LIU Post. A native...

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All-Star games are useless and should be voided
Jan30

All-Star games are useless and should be voided

As the end of January approaches each year, most major leagues sports leagues find themselves in a bind. Baseball is in its slow period before pitchers and catchers report, the NHL is in the brunt of its schedule before the trade deadline, the NBA’s Christmas Day hype has long gone , and the NFL is simply gearing up for the Super Bowl. In this absence of quality content, the leagues turn to a classic, seemingly timeless pastime for...

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Pirates snap losing streak with gutsy win over Providence
Jan30

Pirates snap losing streak with gutsy win over Providence

Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor Seton Hall battled back after an ugly start to the second half on Wednesday night against Providence, avenging its Jan. 15 loss with a 65-63 victory. Although it was not textbook by any means, the win snaps a four-game losing streak for the Pirates. Providence’s 20-4 run to open the second half seemed to be too much for Seton Hall to handle, but timely shots by Myles Powell and solid support...

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Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig
Jan23

Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig

On all of her soccer escapades from her hometown of Dublin, Ireland, to the east coast of the United States, no task has proven itself more daunting for Ciara Crinion than the one staring at her in South Orange, N.J. Seton Hall announced Crinion’s hire on Dec. 11, a little bit over a month since women’s soccer ended its season. The 2018 campaign, led by former head coach Rick Stainton, ultimately proved to be disastrous for the...

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