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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Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic
Dec15

Powell leads the way as Seton Hall downs Rutgers in Garden State Hardwood Classic

Seton Hall reclaimed its bragging rights and avenged its defeat from last season by defeating the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 72-66, on Saturday afternoon in the annual Garden State Hardwood Classic. Myles Powell had a signature performance, finishing with 28 points and ultimately winning the Joe Calabrese Most Valuable Player Award. Powell’s biggest bucket of the afternoon came late in the second half, as Rutgers cut the Seton Hall lead...

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Inconsistency plagues volleyball in 2018
Dec06

Inconsistency plagues volleyball in 2018

Although sweeping DePaul, 3-0, in its final match of the season on Nov. 17, the Seton Hall volleyball team ended the year on a disappointing note. In a season filled with promise and high expectations, Allison Yaeger’s squad failed to qualify for the Big East Championship. The Pirates finished with a 10-20 record overall, including a measly 5-12 in conference play and 2-9 away from their home court. The team’s greatest downfall came...

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NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end
Dec05

NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end

On Tuesday, the NHL officially announced plans to expand the league to Seattle for the 2021-22 season. The unnamed Washington State team will become the 32nd team, matching the NFL for the most in North America for a professional sports team. Although expanding to the pacific northwest is good for the league and it will create an instant rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks, commissioner Gary Bettman and his Board of Governors need to...

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Pirates gear up for season with annual challenge
Nov28

Pirates gear up for season with annual challenge

For the past seven years, the Seton Hall baseball team has competed in the “Pirate Pride Challenge.” It is a series of activities, both through the mind and body, that help the team members grow as players and as men prior to the spring season. To encourage competition, the team is divided and pitted against one another in a series of challenges. The groups are as evenly distributed as possible, as the staff ensures that players with...

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Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship
Nov26

Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship

The Seton Hall Pirates came out on top in a back-and-forth affair over Miami on Sunday evening to clinch the Wooden Legacy Championship. Despite going 1-for-9 on field goals in the waning minutes, the Pirates were able to pull out the victory on the back of timely defensive rebounds and misses by the Hurricanes. Throughout the night, Quincy McKnight and Michael Nzei led the way for Seton Hall. Nzei led all scorers with 21 points,...

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Pirates using offensive stability to find early success
Nov14

Pirates using offensive stability to find early success

As the Seton Hall women’s basketball team hits the meat of its non-conference schedule, there are plenty of things to be pleased with regarding the team’s play. Head coach Anthony Bozzella has led his Pirates to a 4-0 start for the first time in four years. This year has been different for Seton Hall, as the team has found success in a variety of ways compared to years past. This season’s squad has been dominant offensively and has...

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Pirates take sobering lesson in loss to Nebraska
Nov14

Pirates take sobering lesson in loss to Nebraska

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team miraculously stayed close for most of its game against Nebraska on Nov. 14 but ultimately fell, 80-57. The Pirates once again relied on Myles Powell’s offensive prowess to drive the team. Powell came away with 15 of the team’s 27 first half points despite not hitting a single three-pointer. The team as a whole went 0-for-6 from three in the first half, exemplifying the inconsistency that plagued...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Fresh faces and a new offense will benefit Seton Hall
Nov07

Fresh faces and a new offense will benefit Seton Hall

The word of the summer for Seton Hall basketball was transition. The team qualified for its third straight NCAA Tournament last season, led by the likes of Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado and Desi Rodriguez. Since then, however, those three, Ismael Sanogo and several other pieces have either graduated or transferred elsewhere. Rightfully, the team has seen scrutiny over the past few seasons. Despite finding success in 2017-18, the...

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