The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Jackie MacMullan speaks at Emerson in Jaffe's series

When legendary NBA writer Jackie MacMullan walked into the Semel Theater on Nov. 3, she gave a knowing wave to one of the fifty-some students gathered—her nephew, Lions pitcher Tim Mainella.

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Volleyball dominates in ECAC first round

In its first postseason action since 2013, Emerson women’s volleyball left no doubt who the better team on the court was, defeating Morrisville State College in straight sets Wednesday.

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On strength of PK, Pride drop Lions in NEWMAC QF

“This team has evolved over the years and is making their own history in a very short amount of time and they’re proving that they can beat good teams,” Suvak said.

Men’s basketball: Lions looking to star in Hollywood

The Emerson men’s basketball team is trying to raise $25,000 for a trip to Los Angeles over winter break to give players’ families a chance to watch them play in person.

Teams prepare for 2017 fall ball season

While Emerson’s fall sports teams have been playing through their last few regular season games, the softball and baseball players have been working to improve in the offseason.

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Sox Broadcaster returns to where it all began

Neverett said persistently saying yes to assignments, regardless of the sport, gained him experience and connections.

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With playoffs unlikely, Lions ponder ECAC tourney

“I feel as though we’re just going to put ourselves out on that court; everything’s going to be out there,” Linzmeyer said. “We would all like to go out on a win this season.”

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Sara Rutan: Volleyball star returns as coach

Letourneau said Rutan’s instincts, devotion, and drive to win made her one of the better players he saw come through the Lions’ program.

Women’s tennis focuses on team dynamic

Both the players and the coach said this was the most important factor in the team’s budding success.

Men’s soccer wins first ever NEWMAC game

The objective for the team this year, Bochicchio said, is to improve on last year’s win total of five games.

Overtime wins have Lions poised for playoff berth

The squad has three more regular season games, all against NEWMAC opponents.

Behind Mooney, women’s team wins St. Joe’s meet

“We thought we had a good shot at winning,” Furey said. “So it wasn’t really a surprise.”

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New app provides fans ‘front row’ seat to Emerson athletics

The app provides news, stats, and scores for all Emerson sports.

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Newton goes national in Australian rules football tourney

The game is played on a cricket ground, home to a sport which most Bostonians would probably only know if their game collection happens to include Big Beach Sports for the Wii.

Couture’s call: Umps integral part of game too

To the baseball umpire fan, the announcement of postseason rosters is akin to the release of the iPhone 7.