Washington Football Team v. Congress

A Whole New Set of Problems Awaits the team. ~ Justin Heller, Copy Editer~ After an abysmal 2-4 start, The Washington Football Team has encountered a new problem; however, this one is not on the field. Two congressmen, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois) and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D- New York) are urging Roger Godell to…

Tamp Bay: Road to Super Bowl LVI

Will the Buccaneers score another Champion Ring? ~~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~~ With week seven of the NFL now passed, certain teams are beginning to look like clear candidates for successful postseasons, including the potential for Superbowl titles. Perhaps chief among these are last year’s champions, the Tampa By Buccaneers. The Florida team won the tournament…

Captains Shutout Montclair

The defense pitches victory over Montclair Trey Greenwell, Staff Writer~ Last Saturday, the Captains hosted Montclair State University. Student-athletes with grade point averages of 3.2 were recognized at halftime, receiving a standing ovation from a crowd of 2,376. On the field, the Captains played their best game of the season, blanking Montclair State University by…

Dzierski’s Heroics lead Captains to Victory over Generals

CNU’s first football game of the 2021 season ~Trey Greenwell, Staff Writer~ On Saturday, September 4th, Christopher Newport University kicked off the 2021 football season. For the first time in 22 months, fans were back in the stands, cheering on the Captains as they faced a formidable Washington and Lee side. The Captains received the…

Putting the country on notice

Nationally ranked CNU programs show why they’re the cream of the crop ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Kicking-off the week on Wednesday, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) No. 25 ranked Christopher Newport University (CNU) Women’s Lacrosse matched- up with the No. 23 ranked University of Lynchburg. The event marked the first time in five…

The CNU Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

Which former Captains were honored as the best of the best ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Earlier this semester, CNUsports.com announced the 2021 Class’s five inductees into the Christopher Newport University (CNU) Athletic Hall of Fame. Over the course of five weeks, Captains legends were honored on the site one-by-one. Due to COVID-19, there was not,…

A baseball walk-off and football cancelled

All this and more in the CNU Athletics weekly roundup  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ With the start of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Women’s Tennis last week, all sports listed to resume play during the 2021 Spring Semester have done so. It feels kind of nice, right? It’s fantastic to see our Captains all back in…

The Captains “love” tennis

Looking ahead to the rest of the CNU Women’s Tennis season ~Shannon Garrett, Staff Writer~ This year, Women’s Tennis at Christopher Newport University (CNU) began on Mar. 12 at 4 p.m. with a match against Norfolk State University (NSU). From the onset, the outlook for the Captains to win against NSU seemed grim, as CNU…

For CNU Athletics, winning is a habit

Two more squads of Captains resume play, but the “W’s” just keep on coming ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ On Tuesday, Mar. 2, CNU Women’s Basketball hit the hardwood again for their sixth exhibition game. Coming off four straight wins and two past victories where the Captains outscored their opponents by a combined 80 points, the…

CNU Football kicks-off a new season (almost)

Discussing the mysterious scrimmage against Sailisbury following a year-long hiatus  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Christopher Newport University (CNU) Football is back, ladies and gentlemen. I know, kind of a weird thing to say during the Spring Semester, but here we are. It almost seems surreal to suggest we would be seeing the Captains take the…