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…

The old, the new and the nonexistent of the 2019-20 NBA Season

A refresher on everything you missed before All-Star Weekend Now that we’ve finally washed the lingering stench of professional football off of us following the conclusion of the 2020 Super Bowl, it’s time we get right back into the thick of things.  In case you were unaware, the National Basketball Association (NBA) is about half-way…

The end of a “Giant” career

Making the Hall of Fame case for #10 Eli Manning My fellow Captains, did you know that Eli Manning’s real name is Elisha? The guy has been in the public eye for nearly two decades, and I’m just now learning that. I can’t be the only one, right?  If you’re going to write an article…

Players are retiring from the NFL early

A look at why some of the league’s biggest names got out before thirty  Before the NFL season began, I wrote down my predictions for how this year’s playoffs would shake out. I’ll be honest, I didn’t have the Tennessee Titans in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game.  In fact, I didn’t have them…

The return of the XFL

The changes made to differ the XFL from the already established NFL My fellow Captains, if I may ask, what exactly were you doing in February of 2001? Were you celebrating, or conversely lambasting, our newly inaugurated President, George W. Bush? Were you booking your flight for the 51st annual Berlin International Film Festival? Perhaps…

A quick NFL playoffs prediction

Who will win the NFL this time around? The National Football League (NFL) playoffs are right around the corner. It feels like only yesterday we all thought Baker Mayfield was a viable starting Quarterback and Antonio Brown wasn’t a COMPLETE lunatic (maybe just a little bit). Look at how far we’ve come. But hey, enough…

Football comes home with victory over TCNJ

The Captain’s defense proved too much for the Lions, earn 17-6 win The Homecoming magic was in the air for the Christopher Newport Football team. Earning their second conference victory against the College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in front of a robust crowd of students, parents and alumni, Football increased their record to 2-5 (2-2…

Who can stop the Patriots?

With one of the easiest schedules in the NFL, a 16-0 season is definitely possible The Patriots have always gotten off easy when it comes to regular season games. Every year they are lucky enough to play the Jets, Bills and Dolphins TWICE. All three teams have been bad for as long as the Patriots…

Students debate which NFL team is the BEST

Denver Broncos I’ll admit it – I’ve never been a super devoted football fan. I’ll watch the big game if everyone else in the room is glued to the TV and they refuse to let me change the channel.  But when fall rolls around (and with it, football season), I find myself needing to swear…