Category: Sports

Delta College softball sweeps Alpena in doubleheader

Delta College softball sweeps Alpena in doubleheader

By: Joe Thornton, reporter On the cold and windy afternoon of April 13, the Delta College softball team stepped up to the plate in a two-game series against Alpena Community College. The team withstood the cold and performed dominantly, especially on the offensive side of the ball. In the first game, battling against the cold weather, Madison Gentry took to […]

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Taking things one pitch at a time

Taking things one pitch at a time

By Joe Thornton, reporter Delta College baseball finished fifth on a national scale in their division last year. Beginning their season ranked ninth in the nation, there are high expectations to look forward to, yet this is an entirely different team. Being a community college, the baseball team suffers from the same turnover that all sports teams and extracurriculars at […]

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First hurdle for the Pioneers: South Suburban College

First hurdle for the Pioneers: South Suburban College

By Joe Thornton, reporter As the Delta College men’s basketball team rakes in awards and honors, the Pioneers’ coaches and players are keeping their eyes on the long road ahead. While the recognition now is nice, they can’t be distracted as they look to face their first opponent in their journey to become national champions. The Pioneers will go up […]

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March Madness excitement may jump from court to courtroom

March Madness excitement may jump from court to courtroom

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. Ever since 1939, Americans have become increasingly more moonstruck over a tournament that pits the highest ranked college basketball teams in the country against each other. The long college basketball regular season finally comes to an exciting close in March as the various conferences partake in their annual tournaments. Once the conference champions have been crowned […]

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Lady Pioneers’ basketball season comes to end

Lady Pioneers’ basketball season comes to end

By Joe Thornton, reporter. The 2017-2018 Delta College women’s basketball team has played their final game. The Lady Pioneers, who faced multiple trials throughout their season, were unable to overcome adversity in the end. This team started with the odds against them as they adjusted to a new head coach and retained few returning players. This season was a downgrade from […]

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What went on at the Winter Olympics?

What went on at the Winter Olympics?

By Joe Thornton, reporter. With the 2018 Winter Olympics in the books, the world has been taken by a storm of emotion. Since the beginning of the opening ceremonies, this international spectacle of sports was a whirlwind of excitement, sorrow and anticipation for audiences across the world. Although the Olympics offer a chance to represent one’s home country through sport, they […]

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Men’s basketball crowned district champions

Men’s basketball crowned district champions

By Joe Thornton, reporter. The Delta College men’s basketball team has been a topic of discussion since it took to the court in October, but the players are not done yet. Coming into the 2018 NJCAA Division II District 10 Men’s Basketball Tournament the Delta Pioneers held the fourth seed, but this seeding had no effect on their performance. Being a […]

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Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs

Lady Pioneers gain momentum near playoffs

Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Joe Thornton, reporter “We’re the spoilers and the underdogs. The ones that are here to ruin everyone else’s fun. All we’re playing for is to crush everyone else’s dream. No worries, no stresses, we just gotta go out and play basketball.” Delta College’s women’s basketball head coach Shonda Long has gotten her team under the […]

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High expectations for the Pioneers for final season

High expectations for the Pioneers for final season

Video by Kevin Lazzaro By Joe Thornton, reporter With the Delta men’s basketball team having a measly nine games remaining, we have to take a look back at the beginning of the season and how we got to where we are now.When talking with Carlos McMath, Delta’s men’s basketball head coach, he established at the beginning of the season that […]

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The Eagles keep Tom’s left hand barren

The Eagles keep Tom’s left hand barren

By Joe Thornton, reporter. Millions of viewers worldwide tuned in to watch Super Bowl LII, featuring the Philadelphia Eagles going up against the New England Patriots. In a game that featured the underdogs going against the dynasty, the Eagles were able to fly high to a victory, making them world champions. This Super Bowl was one that you’ll regret missing if […]

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