Jay Wladkowski: The Star of the Diamond

If you have looked on the BSU athletics website, you have probably seen star outfielder Jay Wladkowski. A senior, Wladkowski was the Bears’ student-athlete spotlight for April. Wladkowski is batting .299 with a .895 OPS. He also has four home runs this year, 30 runs batted in, and 13 extra-base hits.  Wladkowski’s 2022 season is tied for the most at-bats […]

2024 NFL Draft Preview

As the 2024 NFL Draft closes in, the war rooms of all 32 teams are buzzing with anticipation. This draft is set to be a very competitive one in terms of offensive talent, particularly at the quarterback position, with many mock drafts projecting four of the top ten selections to be quarterbacks. These standouts include […]

Coach Profile: Erica Adams

Bridgewater State University women’s lacrosse Head Coach Erica Adams is in her seventh season at the helm. She has taken the Bears to five seasons with over 10 wins each, as those are all the season not shortened by COVID. She is also in her second year as the athletics operations manager, where she manages […]

Red Sox Off to Great Start

The Red Sox season has officially begun, indicating that spring has truly arrived. The Red Sox started at 3-2 in the young season. The Sox started the season with a series split in Seattle against the Mariners, delivering manager Alex Cora his first opening-day win as a manager. The Red Sox’s victory was their earliest […]

Student Athlete Profile: Equestrian Rider Samantha Burke

Equestrianism is a sport that often goes unnoticed in college, especially when larger teams like football or soccer dominate the conversation. But two of BSU’s riders are proving that it can still be a mane event. Senior Samantha Burke and junior Emily Desmond recently advanced to the IHSA Zone One Championship, which was held at Mount Holyoke […]

2024 March Madness Upset Update

It’s that time of year again. College sports fans try to make their perfect bracket and predict the outcome of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, only for their perfect plan to inevitably fail. This first round of March Madness was no different, as there were a ton of upsets that nobody expected in the first […]

Boston Bruins 2024 Trade Deadline Review

Following a particularly rough February for the Boston Bruins, who lost 8 of 12 in the month, they were expected to make a splash before the NHL’s March 8 trade deadline. However, the team, for the first time in years, stood pat. Ahead of the deadline, many rumors were afoot, concerning a potential jolt the […]

The NFL Free Agency Craze

NFL Free Agency opened on March 11, and the first couple of days proved to be a whirlwind of news. Top quarterback Kirk Cousins signed a massive four-year, $180M contract with the Atlanta Falcons, who had a major need for a signal-caller after running with Desmond Ridder and Taylor Heinicke last season. The Miami Dolphins […]

Softball Season Starts With Impressive Trio in Hargreaves, Schaeffer, and Becker

From left to right: Olivia Haregreaves, Victoria Becker, and Sydney Schaeffer. Photos courtesy of Bridgewater State University Athletics & Recreation. The Bridgewater State Bears softball team started the season on their spring break trip to the Fast Pitch Dreams Spring Classic in Little River, South Carolina, where they faced teams from across the country. The […]