Baseball lifer’s coaching philosophy took shape at Northeastern

Tim Scan­nell had known that he wanted to become a coach back in the mid-​​1980s, when he was playing high school sports. But it wasn’t until he joined Northeastern’s base­ball team and began playing for leg­endary skipper Neil McPhee that he started to develop a coaching phi­los­ophy, one that would even­tu­ally guide him to unprece­dented suc­cess at col­lege baseball’s Divi­sion III level.

Red Sox take offseason swing to campus

Red Sox players and man­age­ment vis­ited campus on Wednesday evening for a town-​​hall style meeting in which they dis­cussed the upcoming season and fielded ques­tions from the fired-​​up audience.