The Happiest Ski-son of All

By Jack Seewagen It is now December, which means winter in Niagara Falls is officially here. For the next few months or so, our days will be defined by cold rain and snow. For many, this season is dreaded, but there is a specific group of people who are very excited about the coming of … Continue reading The Happiest Ski-son of All

Bands and the Bills

Review by Jack Seewagen Music and sports both have the unique power to bring people together, and that is what I witnessed in Buffalo two Sundays ago. That afternoon, a local do-it-yourself concert was held at an abandoned industrial lot to get people hyped up for the Bills vs. Chiefs game that night. I had … Continue reading Bands and the Bills

Life as a student athlete: Balancing school, athletics work and life

By Jy’Ahzhannae Taylor “Being a student athlete means that I have to represent my team, my school, and it’s more than just one the field, it’s also about how you carry yourself off the field. You have to carry yourself in a respectful manner and be a leader,” Yousif Kowa said. Being a college student … Continue reading Life as a student athlete: Balancing school, athletics work and life

New season, Same sabres

After a fifth last place finish in eight seasons and a tumultuous offseason, a new season of Sabres hockey starts this week. By Jack Seewagen Over the last decade or so, the Buffalo Sabres have given their loyal fans few things to cheer about. Since being bought by current owner Terry Pegula during the 2010-11 … Continue reading New season, Same sabres

Buffalo Bills Offseason Recap

By Franklin Heinzmann BUFFALO, N.Y. – With the waves of the NFL free agency dying down, it provides a great window for us to look back at the moves the Bills GM Brandon Beane and company made this offseason to bolster the roster ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft and the upcoming season. Acquiring WR … Continue reading Buffalo Bills Offseason Recap

Niagara Power looking to get better on and off field this season

By: Lauren Templin NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - After winning last season’s New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship, the Niagara Power are looking to grow on and off the field. With the addition of Stu Pederson as manager, the fans will notice other changes this season involving in-game experience. Pederson is a retired baseball with Major … Continue reading Niagara Power looking to get better on and off field this season

Track & Field concludes indoor season

By: Spencer Swoboda NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - No championship season. No problem. The Track and Field team finished up the last of two indoor exhibition meets, both at The Rochester Institute of Technology, with positive results heading into the outdoor season. The exhibition series provided two new school records and many other championship-quality performances. Lauren McGrath’s … Continue reading Track & Field concludes indoor season

NU’s unique Sports Wagering situation

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The month of March is in it's early stages and with its entrance comes one of the largest events in American sports: March Madness. For those who do not know, March Madness is when all the Division I NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Men's Basketball teams play for the … Continue reading NU’s unique Sports Wagering situation

Spring break baseball: MLB Spring Training preview

By: Mike Taber NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Now that the rain has cleared out of Florida, a baseball tradition that occurs every year can kick off: Spring Training. Over the next couple of months, Major League Baseball teams will be working out, signing autographs and playing each other in Spring Training. Players will perform at … Continue reading Spring break baseball: MLB Spring Training preview

Purple Eagles make national waves

Pictures by: Niagara University Athletics By: Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – Over the course of 72 hours, two teams representing NU upset two nationally ranked teams in two different sports. The Purple Eagles upset No. 14 Florida State 3-1 on the diamond, and the Purple Eagles upset No. 20 Sacred Heart 6-1 on the … Continue reading Purple Eagles make national waves