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Jack Grinold, who worked as Northeastern's sports information director for 50 years, died April 21. He was 81 years old. / Photo courtesy Matt Houde, Northeastern Athletics
Jack Grinold, who worked as Northeastern's sports information director for 50 years, died April 21. He was 81 years old. / Photo courtesy Matt Houde, Northeastern Athletics

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of declining health.

by × April 29, 2017 × 1 comment

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Support is vital to student athletes

Support is vital to student athletes

As the game­ clock stood still with 2.6 seconds remaining in the third period of the Hockey East Championship game at TD Garden, the Northeastern Huskies and University of Massachusetts-­Lowell River Hawks lined up for the game’s final face­off in front of Northeastern goalie Ryan Ruck.

by × June 1, 2016 × 1 comment

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Track & Field starts campaign with dominant performances

Track & Field starts campaign with dominant performances

The Northeastern University (NU) indoor track and field teams kicked off the season with a bang, putting together several outstanding performances in their first two meets of the campaign.

by × January 13, 2016 × 1 comment

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Men’s basketball pushes onto CAA stretch

Men’s basketball pushes onto CAA stretch

Much has been ado since the Huskies raised their first CAA Championship banner at halftime of a win over Harvard on Dec.2. Michigan State University, at the time the No.1 team in the country, became the first top-ranked team to grace the halls of Matthews Arena. A resurgent Quincy Ford snatched up back-to-back Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week honors, launching himself into the conversation for conference player of the year. Off the court, sophomore guard Devon Begley traded in his signature blonde-trimmed Mohawk for a conventional, unexciting buzzcut.

by × January 13, 2016 × 2 comments

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Men’s hockey starts fresh in 2016

Men’s hockey starts fresh in 2016

For Husky fans, the first half of the 2015 -16 men’s hockey season was one to forget. After a solid opening-night win against a promising Colgate team, a series of unfortunate events befell the Huskies, including untimely injuries and inconsistent play, leaving them with a 1-10-2 record heading into the Friendship Four tournament in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

by × January 13, 2016 × 33 comments

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Huskies fall in Ohio tournament final

Huskies fall in Ohio tournament final

In a weekend full of Husky hoops, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team went 2-1 in a three-game series as a part of the Men Against Breast Cancer Challenge.

by × December 2, 2015 × 3 comments

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Notre Dame sneaks past Northeastern men’s hockey

Notre Dame sneaks past Northeastern men’s hockey

In a futile display of resilience, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team battled through multi-goal deficits two nights in a row in South Bend, Ind., resulting in a one-goal loss on Thursday and a come-from-behind tie on Friday against the No. 18 University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

by × November 18, 2015 × 1 comment

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DeFreese, Giacone lead basketball to rout of BU

DeFreese, Giacone lead basketball to rout of BU

For the first time in over three decades, the Northeastern University (NU) women’s basketball team is off to a 2-0 start.

After routing Boston University (BU) 77-44 in their season opener on Friday, the Huskies snuck out a win in New York against Siena College, 70-67, on Sunday.

by × November 18, 2015 × 37 comments

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Men’s basketball takes down BU, Wentworth

Men’s basketball takes down BU, Wentworth

After one of the most successful seasons in program history in 2014-15, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team kept the momentum by defeating two Boston rivals in its first pair of games this season.

by × November 18, 2015 × 55 comments

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Women’s hockey sweeps Merrimack

Women’s hockey sweeps Merrimack

With two more dominant performances, the Northeastern University (NU) women’s ice hockey team swept a home-and-home series against Merrimack College, winning 8-3 on Friday and 6-0 on Saturday.

by × November 18, 2015 × 141 comments