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Trying to Break the Spell

BY ANDREW BLOM // MARCH 7, 2012 // “I thought this was the year,” said A.J. Stephens. “I had something to finish and I’m mad about not finishing it…again.” Stephens is a 6-foot-5, 255-pound basketball player nicknamed “The Beast” because of his aggressive style on the hardwood. At age 24, the junior communication major was named The Commonwealth Coast Conference […]

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From Shadows to Spotlight

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 in Boston. Curry is providing free […]

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Down and Out

BY TIM MCCARTHY // DEC. 5, 2011 // “Get up, Shane. Get up!” It’s what senior Shane Geib heard from a teammate after being hit from behind and into the boards during a hockey game last December against Nichols College. The hit left Geib with multiple bloody gashes on his forehead, requiring seven stitches, and the entire left side of his […]

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Double Team

BY ALEXANDER SUMMERS // DEC. 5, 2011 // All college students face the challenge of juggling different aspects of their lives. With classes, homework, family and social activities, days can sometimes seem overwhelming. For athletes, they can be downright dizzying. Carolyn Houston, a junior from Melrose, N.Y., knows all about that. In addition to a demanding academic schedule as a nursing […]

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Nelson Headlines Curry Athletic Hall Inductees

  BY COURTNEY DIBIASIO // DEC. 5, 2011 // Three alumni were inducted into Curry’s Athletic Hall of Fame last month. But it was the fourth member of this year’s class, former New England Patriots linebacker Steve Nelson, who stood above all others—quite literally. The 6-foot-2 Patriots Hall of Famer joined Curry in 1998 as the college’s head football coach, […]