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Former Western Michigan Football offensive coordinator Billy Cosh poses for his headshot. Cosh was hired by Stony Brook University as the schools next head football coach. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTERN MICHIGAN ATHLETICS

Stony Brook lands Billy Cosh as new head football coach

Mike Anderson December 12, 2023
A month after removing former head coach Chuck Priore from his position, the Stony Brook football team has found his replacement. On Tuesday evening, ESPN reporter Pete Thamel posted on X (formerly Twitter) that Stony Brook University will hire former Western Michigan University (WMU) offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Billy Cosh.
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Kailyn Hart on the attack in a scrimmage on Jan. 30. Hart was named America East Attacker of the Year last season for the Stony Brook womens lacrosse team. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Kailyn Hart was born to be a Seawolf

Kenny Spurrell February 12, 2023
Having two siblings that both donned a Stony Brook jersey before her, it only made sense that Kailyn Hart would do the same. The senior attacker has made an impact ever since she first stepped foot on a collegiate field. This year, she will look to add to her impressive resumè for the No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team.
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Annie Warren during her practice on Oct 27. Warren is 56 points away from reaching the 1,000 point mark and looks to return to the NCAA tournament this March. MAYA DUCLAY/THE STATESMAN

Annie Warren ready to add to her Seawolves legacy

Mike Anderson November 6, 2022
Annie Warren does not say much. She is not a diva. She is not a huge trash-talker either. To put it simply, the star guard is a well-rounded player with the biggest season of her career just about to tip off.
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Headshot photo of Brad Walker. Walker has been appointed NBA G league America East Commisioner PUBLIC DOMAIN

NBA G League executive named new America East commissioner

Ethan Tam August 15, 2021
The America East Conference announced on Thursday, August 12 that Brad Walker, current vice president of the head of basketball operations for the National Basketball Association (NBA) G League, has been named the conference’s next commissioner. 
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The first pitch at Marlins Park in 2012. Roberto Coquis/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

Listen to women when they say they’ve been sexually harassed, especially women in sports

Matt Lindsay March 31, 2021
#OPINION We need gender inclusivity in every regard, but especially in sports. Until we can collectively realize that what men in sports are doing is wrong, we are never going to truly achieve equality in sports, or anything else.
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The Stony Brook Universitys womens basketball team on March 5, 2020 celebrating a win. The team will head to the NCAA tournament for the first time in history. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

2021 Women’s NCAA Tournament preview: Stony Brook vs. Arizona

Jeremy Portnoy March 16, 2021
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team, who clinched the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance with an upset of Maine in the America East finals, drew a No. 14 seed when the bracket was unveiled on ESPN on Monday, March 15.
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The Spirit of Stony Brook marching band performing at a football in the fall of 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook performers featured in the Intercollegiate Marching Band

Amaya McDonald January 31, 2021
During the College Football Playoff National Championship game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Alabama Crimson Tide, the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Marching Band performed virtually for the first time ever.
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Heslop attempts to take down a Bryant football player in the Stony Brook Football home opener on Aug. 29, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook DB Gavin Heslop signs with Seattle Seahawks as UDFA

Ethan Tam April 29, 2020
Immediately after the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft on Saturday, April 25, former Stony Brook defensive back Gavin Heslop announced that he had signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.
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Miles Latimer in the opening game this season against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Numerous players explore departure from Stony Brook

Ethan Tam April 1, 2020
Sophomore guard Miles Latimer entered the NCAA transfer portal on March 20. On March 30, he officially announced that he would be transferring to the Bucknell Bison of the Patriot League.
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Women’s Basketball handles Binghamton, advances to America East Championship

Ross O'Keefe March 8, 2020

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team said goodbye to rival Binghamton and America East Player of the Year senior guard Kai Moon. More importantly, they said hello to a berth in the America East...

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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football alum Dominick Reyes takes controversial loss to Jon Jones in UFC 247

Ethan Tam February 13, 2020
More than seven years since he played his last game as the starting safety of the Stony Brook football team, Dominick Reyes stepped into the octagon to take on Jon Jones in UFC 247 for the Light Heavyweight Championship.
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Stony Brook Football Head Coach Chuck Priore walks off the field at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium after the last game of the season on Nov. 23. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Long Winter is coming for Seawolves

Andrew Zucker December 5, 2019
A year ago, the Stony Brook football team was coming off their second straight appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs. Fast forward and they find themselves watching 24 other teams compete for a national title as they ponder a lost season.
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