Men’s Basketball Crushes Mount Saint Vincent in Stores’ first Win

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Manhattan College Men’s Basketball towered over The College of Mount Saint Vincent in points, skills and height on Fri. Nov. 18. Led by RaShawn Stores in his first season as interim head-coach and seventh year on the Jaspers’ coaching staff, Manhattan had the game in their hands from the tip-off. “Great effort tonight,” Stores said in the postgame press … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Crushes Mount Saint Vincent in Stores’ first Win

Basketball Star Jose Perez leaves Manhattan, transfers to West Virginia

By Andrew Mannion, Staff Writer After the surprise dismissal of Jasper head basketball coach Steve Masiello, star player Jose Perez announced his departure from the team. Perez has committed to West Virginia University and joins a team with high hopes of breaking a tournament appearance drought. On Oct. 25, news broke that Manhattan would dismiss long-time head coach Steve Masiello. The news shocked the MAAC, … Continue reading Basketball Star Jose Perez leaves Manhattan, transfers to West Virginia

Basketball Star Serving Her Skills on the Other Side of the Court  

By Carter Silane, Contributor Stepping onto the court this season in a different uniform, sophomore Bella Nascimento has returned to Manhattan College, but this time as a two sport athlete.  Nascimento came to Manhattan College in the 2022-2023 season to play for the women’s basketball team as a guard. This year, with the women’s volleyball team low on players, Nascimento, along with other players on … Continue reading Basketball Star Serving Her Skills on the Other Side of the Court  

 Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Despite a century-long tradition, the Jaspers men’s basketball team will not rival the Fordham Rams in the annual Battle of the Bronx game.  Marianne Reilly, Manhattan College’s athletic director, and Ed Kull, Fordham University’s athletic director, announced in a joint statement earlier this month that the highly anticipated game will not be on the 2022-2023 schedule.  “While we are disappointed that … Continue reading  Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

Men’s Basketball Travels to the Bahamas for Pre-Season Tournament

By, Maddie Mulkigian, Assistant Sports Editor This August, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team took a pre-season getaway to the Bahamas and competed in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. From Aug. 5 to Aug. 12, the Jaspers traded Draddy Gymnasium for the North Atlantic Ocean while preparing for their season with three competitive games.  The trip was also used to acclimate three new members to … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Travels to the Bahamas for Pre-Season Tournament

Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing & Features Editor After six seasons with the Jaspers and an impressive winning streak at the 2022 MAAC Championships, Heather Vulin’s contract as head coach has been extended till 2028. Before taking on the role of head coach at Manhattan College, Vulin served as a recruiting coordinator at Virginia Tech, Villanova and Sacred Heart. Having always wanted to be a head … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Vulin Has Contract Extended

Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin and Allie Bassetti pictured with the 2021-22 team during their last year before they moved on to bigger opportunities. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor and Features Editor When the spring semester ended, the women’s basketball team bid a farewell to two of its own: Allie Bassetti and Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin. After years of encouraging the team to make moves on … Continue reading Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Two-time captain Matthew Glassman’s athletic scholarship has been revoked without explanation. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor and Managing Editor Just after walking across the stage at the Manhattan College commencement ceremony, Jasper basketball player Matthew Glassman signed an agreement to renew his athletic scholarship for his graduate season.  But on July 14, Glassman posted an Instagram reel to announce this scholarship was wrongfully taken … Continue reading ‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team.