Sports Journalist Bob Ryan Tells Stories

Curry Professor Bill Littlefield (left), host of NPR's "Only a Game, and longtime Boston Globe sports writer Bob Ryan.

BY COLE MCNANNA // NOV. 6, 2014 // Longtime Boston Globe sports columnist Bob Ryan was on Curry’s campus Wednesday night, Nov. 5, to talk about his new book, Scribe: My Life in Sports, which tells the story of a lifetime of storytelling. The event was part of an ongoing speaker series led by Curry […]

Curry Sports Top 10 Performances


BY KENNETH SCOTT // MAY 5, 2014 // With the 2013-14 sports season nearly over, we recap the top-10 individual achievements by Curry athletes. No. 10: (9/8/13) Richkaard Verrier scores two goals in a flash  Sophomore Midfielder Richkaard Verrier scored two goals in just over three minutes to ice a 5-1 victory for the men’s soccer team against […]

Fun for the Under 21


BY HAYLEY LORGE // FEB. 24, 2014 // Boston is known as the perfect college town, which should be ideal for Curry students considering we’re just seven miles from it. However, what makes Boston so great? When most people think about a college town, they think of the fun nightlife, the clubs and the bars. […]

Curry Athletes Expand Their Teams


BY MARISSA BRUNO // FEB. 20, 2014 // The Curry softball team added an 18th player to its roster last semester. Lauren Dunn, of Hull, Mass., officially signed on to join the Colonels Sept. 29. But she isn’t your typical college player. Lauren, 11, was diagnosed with fibrous histiocytoma, a rare type of bone cancer, […]

A Restaurant that ‘Works’

Boston Beer Works' Canal St. location. //

BY BRANDAN BLOM // FEB. 4, 2013 // If you ever find yourself wandering around Boston looking for a good place to eat with a fun atmosphere, you should head over to Canal Street near the TD Garden and check out Boston Beer Works. Just a short walk from both the orange and green lines […]

Starting with a Bang

Junior Tyla Miller and the volleyball team are off to a fantastic start. // COURTESY OF CURRY ATHLETICS

BY KEVIN DIFFILY // SEPT. 14, 2012 // The fall season is always an exciting time for Curry College athletics. Whether your interest lies with the football team, men’s or women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, women’s tennis, or cross country, there is always plenty of enthusiasm at the beginning of each season. This year, the women’s […]

Taking a Lax Approach

With graduation looming, Mike Hibbard will soon hang up his goalie stick. In its place will be a rucksack, as the lifelong Massachusetts resident plans to travel the country and explore. // PHOTO COURTESY OF CURRY ATHLETICS

BY KEVIN DIFFILY // MAY 8, 2012 //  Most college seniors hope to enter the workforce immediately after graduation. After putting four years of hard work toward their major, they cannot wait to actually land a job in their desired field. Michael Hibbard is not one of those seniors. The starting goalie on Curry’s men’s […]

Rolling With It

Alex Danahy was born with spina bifida and has undergone 24 surgeries in his life. But little seems to slow down the junior communication major, who hosts his own sports talk program on Curry's WMLN.  // PHOTO BY ERIN POWERS

BY ERIN POWERS // MAY 3, 2012 //  Underneath a black Red Sox cap, Alex Danahy smiled from ear to ear as he talked about his plans to attend the 2012 home opener at Fenway Park. “I’ve always loved the sport, since back when I played T-ball,” said Danahy, a native of Hopkinton, Mass., who […]

Chris Herren, Former NBA Player, Speaks About Addiction


BY BRITTANY JENNINGS // APRIL 11, 2012 //   Chris Herren, a boy from Fall River, Mass., had big dreams. He played guard at Durfee High School and was a star on the court. He later scored 2,073 career points, was Boston Globe’s Massachusetts Player of the year in 1992, and was inducted into the Durgee […]

Balls, Tramps and Fun Galore

Dodgeball on trampolines? Skyzone thought you would like the idea, too.

BY MICHAEL WEISS // April 9, 2012 //  Some students might be totally content just quietly bumming around campus all day. But sometimes it’s nice to get up, go out and be a little destructive. If you’re looking for something a little more exciting than a lazy day in Milton, check out some extreme possibilities […]

Looking Good for Colonels Spring Sports


BY BRANDAN BLOM // APRIL 4, 2102 //  The men’s lacrosse team has started the season off with a bang, winning its first five games by an average of three goals and now claiming a 6-3 record. The team lost a close game to Franklin Pierce, but rebounded with a big 12-6 victory over UMASS […]

Bouncing Back


BY SEBASTIAN HUMBERT // APRIL 3, 2012 //  It happened in the 2011 season opener, played in warm Florida weather. Running in from left field to make a play, Caitlin Luquet’s ankle gave in and her knee popped out. Curry went on to lose that game 9-1. But no one knows what might have been […]

Title IX: Equal Opportunity?

Junior Julia Scrubb is one of 14 players on the woman's basketball team at Curry. // PHOTO COURTESY OF CURRY ATHLETICS

BY BRENDAN CRONIN // MARCH 29, 2012 // In 1972, there were no women’s sports teams at Curry College. None. Zero. Zip. Today, the school features seven different women’s team, the same number as men’s squads. But 40 years after the passage of federal legislation requiring equal opportunities for female students, Curry is still lagging […]

Q&A with William Littlefield

Curry Professor Bill Littlefield

BY ANDREW BLOM // MARCH 23, 2012 // William Littlefield is a media heavyweight and a national authority on sports. A published novelist, Littlefield is the long-time host of NPR’s “Only a Game,” an hour-long exploration of sports that goes well beyond box scores. The Yale and Harvard graduate teaches one writing course each semester […]

New Games to Come

Junior Sedale Jones earned all-conference honors this season in leading the Colonels with 21 points per game. // PHOTO COURTESY OF CURRY ATHLETICS.

BY BRANDAN BLOM // MARCH 8, 2012 // Another year of winter sports at Curry is coming to a close, and the season brought lots of excitement. Three senior hockey players (Payden Benning, Ryan Barlock and John Williams) reached an outstanding 100 career points while leading Curry to the No. 2 seed in the ECAC Northeast […]

No Luggage Needed

90's boy band the Backstreet Boys // PHOTO BY ANIRUDH KOUL

BY COURTNEY DIBIASIO // MARCH 6, 2012 // Being car-less on campus this time of year won’t be as terrible as you think—there’s a bunch of things to do at Curry this month. On top of it all, we have a week off for spring break. On Tuesday, March 6, the women’s lacrosse team plays […]

From Shadows to Spotlight

Barlock 2_Web

BY BRANDAN BLOM // MARCH 2, 2012 // (UPDATE: After defeating Nichols College in the ECAC Northeast semifinal earlier this week, 7-2, the Colonels now take on Wentworth this Saturday, March 3, for the ECAC Northeast championship and a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The game starts at 2 p.m. at Matthews Arena […]


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