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

Jaspers Remain on Top Against Rams

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor For four years and counting, the Manhattan men’s soccer team has reprised the same role in their favorite Bronx Tale. Beating their most hated rival Fordham three times in a row is a feeling unlike any other for Jorden Scott and his unproven team, even if it meant having to skip a year due to the pandemic. Despite normal early-season … Continue reading Jaspers Remain on Top Against Rams

Manhattan Stuns Fordham in Overtime 52-51

by PETE JANNY, Sports & Managing Editor  Coming off a pair of road losses, Manhattan (4-3) looked to right the ship at Fordham (5-4) this past Saturday for the 112th installment of the ‘Battle of the Bronx’. After the way things ended last year between these two teams, there was great suspense as to how Manhattan would respond this year. It had only been a little over … Continue reading Manhattan Stuns Fordham in Overtime 52-51

Women’s Soccer Out-Dueled By Fordham In Battle Of The Bronx

by Pete Janny, Asst. Sports Editor Three games into the season, the Manhattan College women’s soccer team has yet to taste victory. After consecutive road losses to Hartford and Stony Brook, Manhattan (0-3) found themselves on the losing side of things again when the Fordham Rams (1-2) escaped Gaelic Park with a 1-0 victory over the Jaspers last Thursday night. In a game that featured no shortage … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Out-Dueled By Fordham In Battle Of The Bronx

Jaspers Drop 57-56 Battle of the Bronx Thriller to Fordham

by PETE JANNY, Staff Writer MBB: FOR: 57, MAN: 56 The Manhattan College Jaspers (2-5) hosted their crosstown nemesis the Fordham University Rams (6-1) on Saturday night in front of a near capacity crowd of 2,023 at Draddy Gymnasium. In the 111th installment of the “Battle of the Bronx,” both teams were backed by an impressive turnout in what ended up being a historic clash between the … Continue reading Jaspers Drop 57-56 Battle of the Bronx Thriller to Fordham