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…

For the Seniors

A senior send-off to all of our spring sport senior class Men’s Lacrosse #1 Scott McAneney hailing from Paoli, Pa. was a record setting goalie for the Captains in his 52 game collegiate career. With 243 saves in his junior year, he set the new program record for saves in a single season. His total…

Perfect10n

Men’s Basketball is flawless in last 10 games Men’s Basketball put their nine game winning streak and unblemished conference record on the line on Feb. 1 as they hosted in-state rivals, the University of Mary Washington.  The Eagles sat at 12 wins and eight losses across the season and two and four in conference action…

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…

Stepping up to the plate

Captains Baseball and Softball prepare for the season following a disappointing end to last year Coming off two incredible seasons, the Captains stick and ball sports are looking to have another strong year. Both teams ended the season with a high ranking nationally with both teams topping the rankings at points throughout the season. The…

Volleyball loses in round of 32

Captains fall to Marymount in Regional Finals The weekend of Nov. 15 was a special one because for the first time since 2014, the Freeman Center was the host site for one of the NCAA Volleyball tournament Regional Championships. Christopher Newport would invite seven other teams from a variety of states: Virginia, Maryland, New York,…

Another PK loss brings heartbreak to #23 Men’s Soccer

Captains lose 4-3 in PK shootout in the second round of the NCAA tournament It was a chilly and windy weekend for soccer at Jennings Family Stadium for the first and second round of the NCAA tournament. Despite the weather forcing the four teams to change from Captains Field to Jennings Family Stadium, there were…