Poor shooting leads to rocky start for Pirates
Dec06

Poor shooting leads to rocky start for Pirates

Kevin Willard’s biggest challenge this season was replacing the production left behind by his four-star seniors, and it still remains a work in progress eight games in. The men’s basketball team has gotten off to a 5-3 start this season and begins conference play on Dec. 29. There were certainly expectations for a few players, such as Myles Powell and Michael Nzei, to rise up and perform this season, but the Pirates have seen a...

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Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail
Dec05

Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail

It took Seton Hall and its new-look coaching staff a while to get on track when it came to its 2019 recruiting class, but once it all came together it resulted in two standout talents committing to the program. After striking out on many high-priority targets early in the cycle, Seton Hall landed Our Saviour Lutheran (N.Y.) combo guard Dashawn Davis and Top 100 Canadian wing Tyrese Samuel from Orangeville Prep, one of the premier prep...

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Former student impacts gaming world
Dec05

Former student impacts gaming world

A Seton Hall student is turning her dream into a reality by becoming involved with the video game community as a professional video gamer. Meghan, who goes by Meg Kaylee online for privacy reasons, has built an empire in the gaming community through an online streaming service called Twitch. Kaylee said her online presence began on Instagram and YouTube, where she created gaming content and discovered a community that shared a focus...

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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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NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability
Dec05

NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability

On Nov. 29, the Kansas City Chiefs released Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced of Hunt assaulting a woman. The University of Toledo graduate took off like a rocket in his rookie campaign and continued to ooze potential in his second year, as he was on pace to reach 1,000 rushing yards once again. After a video surfaced of him hitting a woman in a Cleveland hotel in February, his chances at success plummeted to the ground. Hunt was...

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Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career
Nov28

Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career

Volleyball senior Abby Thelen was named to the All-Big East First Team for the second consecutive year last week. While the honor shows what Thelen has meant to Seton Hall, it is only a small part of her impact on the program. Thelen is one of only six players in Seton Hall history with over 1,300 career kills, while also ranking fifth in school history in attacks with more than 3,500. On the defensive end, she made her impact by...

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Pirates hit their stride in Wooden Legacy
Nov28

Pirates hit their stride in Wooden Legacy

It took Seton Hall a couple of games to figure it out, but the Pirates finally hit their stride in the Wooden Legacy tournament and brought home a championship. After dropping two consecutive games to Nebraska and Saint Louis, Seton Hall hit the west coast over Thanksgiving break and a handful of uncertainties followed. The Pirates lacked an identity on offense and inconsistent play on both ends plagued a team that was still learning...

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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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Jets, Giants find themselves in parallel rebounding situations
Nov28

Jets, Giants find themselves in parallel rebounding situations

It is no secret that now is not the best time to be a New York football fan. With both the Giants and Jets in the midst of seasons that will most likely end without playoff berths, it is time to begin looking towards the future. However, each team has a much different path ahead of them. For the Jets, their first order of business is easy, yet long overdue – fire Todd Bowles. If there are two things you cannot win with on a consistent...

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Horrific injuries occuring at an alarming rate in 2018
Nov28

Horrific injuries occuring at an alarming rate in 2018

This has been a year to remember in sports for some of the memories that it has created, but a year to forget for those who have suffered serious injuries. From Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert suffering an ankle injury reminiscent to that of Kevin Ware’s, Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo having his leg bent all the way back in an awkward fall, UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton taking a helmet to the knee and Washington...

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Healy entrenched as a leader for Seton Hall
Nov14

Healy entrenched as a leader for Seton Hall

For the third consecutive year Kaity Healy will be the captain of the Seton Hall women’s basketball team. Healy dubbed the accolade an “extreme honor” and is up for the challenge. Head coach Anthony Bozzella also spoke highly of Healy’s character and outgoing personality, which he said made her deserving of the captaincy yet again. “She has handled all the things a captain needs to do, not just ‘Let’s all get huddled up together’ or...

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Butler a worthy trade for 76ers
Nov14

Butler a worthy trade for 76ers

The Minnesota chapter of Jimmy Butler’s career has finally come to an end and while a reunion with Tom Thibodeau sounded the part, his longtime head coach decided that it was time for both parties to move on. After weeks of evaluating offers from a multitude of teams, the Timberwolves elected to pull the trigger on a deal that included young players with upside and draft capital. The Philadelphia 76ers acquired Butler and Justin...

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