Paulus honored to lead the Purple Eagles

Picture courtesy of Niagara University Athletics By: Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Greg Paulus was named the Men’s Basketball head coach on Nov. 7. While he doesn’t have any previous head coaching experience, Paulus has been molded by some of the greatest minds in sports. He played point guard at Duke under legendary college … Continue reading Paulus honored to lead the Purple Eagles

Unlike any hockey game

By: Franklin Heinzmann Feature Image by: Franklin Heinzmann NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - It was unlike any hockey game. The Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers faced off, and rang in the new year, in the 2018 Winter Classic. Events that took place during the game proved why sports remains unmatched in bringing people … Continue reading Unlike any hockey game

Beilein resigns; Paulus to serve as interim

Featured Image by: purpleeagles.com By: Franklin Heinzmann Patrick Beilein has resigned as head coach of the Men’s Basketball Team before embarking on what would have been his first season at the helm at NU. Greg Paulus has been chosen to serve as the interim coach of the Men’s Basketball team moving forward. In a statement … Continue reading Beilein resigns; Paulus to serve as interim

The state of NU sports

Images by purpleeagles.com By Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – It’s been quite the semester thus far for many sports teams at NU, one that’s been filled with highs and lows. As it can be tough to make it to every sporting event, and keep up with every team that’s in season right now, here … Continue reading The state of NU sports

Purple Eagles to Watch

Image by purpleeagles.com By Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – As the temperature begins to dip, students will look to the schedule to see that the opener to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and the hockey team are approaching. While some of the aforementioned succeeded and some floundered last season, each team had bright … Continue reading Purple Eagles to Watch

The Black Keys are back: ‘Let’s Rock’ Review

  Picture: The Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach. Picture by NRK P3. Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. By Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – On June 28, 2019, The Black Keys released their latest album ‘Let’s Rock,’ which ended a five-year hiatus.  The album features songs that only add to The Black Keys’ collection of … Continue reading The Black Keys are back: ‘Let’s Rock’ Review

Exploring Buffalo’s hidden gems

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Over the past few months, the Wire has provided several articles about Buffalo’s two professional sports teams of the four major sports leagues – the Bills and the Sabres. The Buffalo Bandits, the Buffalo Beauts, and the Buffalo Bisons aren’t a part of the four major sports leagues, but all three are … Continue reading Exploring Buffalo’s hidden gems

Record breaking Purple Eagles

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Over the past few months, some Purple Eagles have been shattering records across campus. Program records in sports like Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Swimming & Diving, and Women’s Track & Field have been dropping like flies. Here’s some of the record-breaking performances that have happened in that time span. Rachel MacCheyne, Lacrosse … Continue reading Record breaking Purple Eagles

Studio and scoreboard renovations coming to campus

  By Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The NU Campus is getting a makeover. Over the course of the next month, two new LED video boards will be installed in the Gallagher Center, one LED video board will be installed at Dwyer Arena, and a new scoreboard is projected to be installed on the … Continue reading Studio and scoreboard renovations coming to campus

Grading Bills free agency signings

By Franklin Heinzmann WRs Cole Beasley and John Brown: A The clear objective in signing both John Brown and Cole Beasley was to give QB Josh Allen receivers that he can trust. Cole Beasley slots in right away as a starting receiver. Beasley comes from the Dallas Cowboys after finishing last year with 65 catches … Continue reading Grading Bills free agency signings