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…

A week in CNU Sports

Details on Football’s return and results from a week’s worth of Captains athletics  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ What a difference a week makes. All of the sudden, things almost seem normal in the realm of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Athletics. A week ago, only Men’s and Women’s basketball were competing regularly. Now, CNU Baseball, Softball…

Back in the swing of things

A preview of CNU Men’s and Women’s Golf ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ “Putting” all our differences aside, can we all agree that golf very well may be the most relaxing sport in the world. I mean, I don’t want to “wedge” a rift in our relationship, but I think that’s a hill I’m willing to…

The Captains’ new “beg-inning”

A preview of the 2021 CNU Baseball and Softball seasons ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Christopher Newport University (CNU) Men’s Baseball and Women’s Softball are back, ladies and gentlemen. Well, almost. At the end of this month, both teams will put an end to their almost one-year-long off-seasons with their opening day matchups. Opening day is…

CNU Basketball teams drop anchor in the win column

Recapping the Captains’ second week of exhibition play ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ In a time of widespread uncertainty and concern, the recent return of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Men’s and Women’s Basketball has provided our Captains community with an entertaining respite from our now almost monotonous world. Now at a year since major COVID-19 safety…