Life in the Fastlane

An analysis of the Fastlane wrestling event and what that means for Wrestlemania Sunday night was not only the last day of spring break but also the night of Fastlane, World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) last pay-per-view before Wrestlemania 35.  With Wrestlemania only four weeks away, it was time for story lines to be ironed out…

Final Four: On the way to the top

CNU Men’s Basketball is heading back to the Final Four for the second time in program history on the back of a 13 game winning streak Final Four bound is the phrase of the week as CNU is sending the Men’s Basketball team to the DIII Final Four of the NCAA tournament for the second…

‘Tis the (basketball) season

Why NCAA March Madness is actually better than NBA play-offs It’s the same feeling you get as you’re unwrapping that first gift on Christmas morning: you know what you want, but you’re prepared to be surprised. It’s the same uncertainty, high expectations and feeling of pure hope.  It’s the best time of year for any…

The athletic transition

Transitioning from a collegiate athlete to a non-athlete on campus The transition of being an athlete to no longer being an athlete is one that brings many struggles.  I have been playing sports since I can remember; I picked up lacrosse when I was in about fourth grade.  I kept playing all the way through…

We are the Champions

Men’s and Women’s Basketball take home CAC Championship titles ~Michael Innacelli, Managing CNUTV Editor & Sports Editor~ ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ With Championship titles on the line, both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams took care of business in the Freeman Center to continue their dominant play this season.  Big performances from key players are…

On the wrong track

Ruling issues at the CAC Indoor Track Championship last weekend ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Before we begin, let me, as the writer, address the elephant in the room: Last week there was not an issue on the stands. If you don’t follow our social media pages, first of all go follow…

CAC: Basketball bracket breakdown

Both Men’s and Women’s basketball enter CAC tournament as top seeds, face tough opponents at home ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Women’s bracket First Round: Tuesday, Feb. 19  #8 St. Mary’s (Md.) at #1 Christopher Newport, 6 p.m. Game 2: #5 Frostburg State at #4 Mary Washington, 6…

Money Moves: Expensive vs. cheap equipment

Is the expensive equipment worth it? Or should you stick with the cheap stuff?  ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Sports can be an expensive hobby.  You have to pay for shoes, shirts and all sorts of gear just to be able to play the sport. As a society we want our kids…

CNU and the incredible home team

Home field advantage? Who cares? ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ Another semester, another CAC tournament. Once again, the basketball teams storm through the regular season conference play.  Despite some close calls, both men’s and women’s teams begin the tournament with that number one seeding, winning the right to host the games.  The home field advantage is…

Softball and Baseball season openers

How did the teams do on opening weekend? ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ The sixth ranked CNU Softball team began their season with mixed results this past weekend. They played a double header on Sunday against the Emory and Henry Wasps. #6 Aubrey Bates began her season on the wrong foot. After…