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Emily Iannaconi

1. Name: Emily Iannaconi ’17 2. Major(s): English Major, Creative Writing Concentration 3. Position(s): Editor-in-Chief (2016); Sports Editor (2014-2015) 4. Favorite Newspaper: The New York Times 5. Life in a Headline: “Emily Iannaconi – Aspiring Professional Storyteller”


The Franchise When Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder this past offseason to join the Golden State Warriors, people looked towards Thunder guard Russell Westbrook to step up and carry the team. So far, he has not disappointed. The Thunder have a winning record and have found […]

Men’s Sports Update

Men’s Basketball Suffers Narrow Loss against UNH Last Friday, the Crusaders traveled to the University of New Hampshire to take on the Wildcats in the eighth game of their season.   The Crusaders started out strong, with sophomore forward Karl Charles scoring seven unanswered points to start the game. […]

Gordie Lockbaum

I’m sure all of campus is expecting another Patriots’ article to close out the semester. Well, all of campus is wrong. Why change it up now, you may be asking? Simple: just to keep everyone guessing and to prepare everyone for the near future in which I won’t […]


Last Sunday, the College Football Playoff Committee announced the four teams that earned the coveted postseason spots this season: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, and Washington. The No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide will face the No. 4 Huskies on New Year’s Eve in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

NFL Roundup

By Patrick Wareham AFC East The New England Patriots, under the helm of the 39-year-old, two-time League MVP Tom Brady, sit at 7-2, looking primed to win the division for the eighth consecutive year and the 13th time in the past 14 seasons. The Miami Dolphins (5-4), Buffalo […]

Men’s Sports Update

Holy Cross defeated by Fordham at Yankee Stadium Last Saturday, 21,375 fans gathered in Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, New York to watch Patriot League rivals Holy Cross and Fordham face off. The Crusaders were defeated 54-14 in their season finale, solidifying their season record at 4-7. Fordham […]

Men Sports Update

Men’s Soccer Falls 1-0 to End Season Last Saturday, the Men’s Soccer team ended the season with a 1-0 loss to Loyola Maryland. Within the first ten minutes, it looked as if the Crusaders were to take an early lead; however, the Loyola keeper came up with an […]