Ninth Annual Crimson Pride Challenge Results

The Bridgewater State University Athletics program held the Ninth Annual Crimson Pride Challenge from October 23 to November 13 to raise funds for its programs. This challenge is an annual social media-driven fundraising campaign to fund the Bears varsity and club teams, where they compete against each other to fund their programs.  The goal this […]

Meet One of BSU’s Finest Coaches: Bridgett Casey

One of BSU’s most recent Hall of Fame inductees is none other than Bridgewater State Bears Women’s Basketball Head Coach Bridgett Casey (she/her) for the Class of 2023. Casey has been the head coach for the last 26 seasons with a 379-284 record and a conference regular season record of 195-105. She is the only […]

MRISJ Invites Sportswriter Dave Zirin to BSU

Sportswriter Dave Zirin (he/him) spoke with BSU students on Thursday, November 9 as part of the the Martin Richard Institute for Social Justice’s (MRSIJ) speaker series. Zirin’s “The Politics of Play” lecture, delivered in the Moakley Auditorium, concerned his coverage of the political aspects of the sports world. Zirin is the sports editor of the […]

BSU Fall Sports Recap

The Bridgewater State Bears fall sports teams have achieved some great success throughout the past three months. From football nearly sweeping the MASCAC Conference, to Men’s & Women’s Soccer both winning the regular season championship, and everything in between, here is an overview of how their seasons went.  Football: The Bears started their season on […]

Coach Profile: David Purpura

Bridgewater State Men’s and Women’s Tennis Head Coach David Purpura just clinched the record for most Women’s Tennis wins after the team’s victory against Vermont State, Castleton. This is his 64th win in his eight seasons at BSU.  The Bears came in 3rd place in the Little East Conference this season, while they were polled […]

BSU Alum Hits It Out of the Park

Steve Ferroli is an author who wrote about the principles of hitting in his newly re-published book Hit Your Potential: Mastering the Ted Williams Approach. The foreword was written by Hall of Famer and former Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams himself. Ferroli is an alumnus of Bridgewater State and a former baseball player for […]

Coach Profile: Yasmina Carvalho

Bears Women’s Soccer Head Coach Yasmina Carvalho just became a full-time head coach this summer after leaving Brockton High School, where she previously worked as a Physical Education teacher for ten years. She is also the Intramural Program coordinator in the BSU Athletics and Recreation department.   Carvalho is in her 10th season as Bears […]

Bears Homecoming Game Preview

Spirit week is almost over, and you know what that means; it’s time for the annual Homecoming football game here on the BSU campus. The matchup will be the BSU Bears against the Westfield State Owls. Kickoff will be at 4 p.m. on October 21 after the Women’s Soccer game against the Owls, which begins […]