Category: Sports

Men’s basketball team falls short in loss to Schoolcraft

Men’s basketball team falls short in loss to Schoolcraft

By Joe Thornton, reporter. The Delta men’s basketball team played against the Schoolcraft College Ocelots on Jan. 17 in a highly emotional competition. Redemption was in the air for the Pioneers after two consecutive losses within their conference. After tip-off, Schoolcraft grabbed momentum early by shooting on all cylinders and making multiple three-pointers. The entire first half was fast-paced and played […]

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Lady Pioneers win two in a row, bring overall record up to 4-8

Lady Pioneers win two in a row, bring overall record up to 4-8

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Lady Pioneers entered their Jan. 6 contest against the Oakland Community College Raiders, looking to end a five-game losing streak. The Raiders’ defense could not keep up with a fast-paced, stable Pioneer offense, leaving Oakland playing catch-up from the jump. Delta managed to score more points in the first quarter than Oakland did during the […]

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Delta women’s basketball coach remains optimistic

Delta women’s basketball coach remains optimistic

By Joseph Thornton, reporter. With the women’s basketball team struggling in the early part of the season with a record of 3-7, head coach Shonda Long remains optimistic going forward. This is Long’s first head coaching job, but she believes these growing pains will pass. “We went on a slump in December, didn’t win a single game. Most teams would give […]

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Expanding the college football playoffs

Expanding the college football playoffs

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. College football has crowned its newest champion: the Alabama Crimson Tide, a team very familiar with lifting trophies above their head. This season’s college football playoffs marked the Crimson Tide’s third straight appearance and their second championship. Alabama’s presence was questioned from the beginning as they took the highly contested fourth playoff spot. The SEC champion […]

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Lady Pioneers lose fourth consecutive game, bring overall record to 2-6

Lady Pioneers lose fourth consecutive game, bring overall record to 2-6

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Delta College Lady Pioneers planned to travel to Benton Harbor to take on Lake Michigan College Red Hawks on Dec. 9 but the game was postponed. On Dec. 15 the two teams did get a chance to faceoff on the court. The Red Hawks and Lady Pioneers were in a tight battle for the first […]

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Biggest takeaways from sports in 2017

Biggest takeaways from sports in 2017

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. There was a lot going on in 2017, some good and some bad, but it may have been pretty easy to skip over what was going on in the sporting world. Here are a couple of things you may have missed last year.   Some company at the bottom The Detroit Lions are no longer the […]

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College Football Playoffs and Bowl Season Roundup

College Football Playoffs and Bowl Season Roundup

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The 2017-18 college football bowl season featured some exciting matchups but has now come to an end. The Big Ten faired extremely well this bowl season, finishing with an overall 7-1 record, despite this being the first year of the college football playoffs where a Big Ten team wasn’t invited to fill one of the four […]

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Trump on Sports

Trump on Sports

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor To understand why the president’s relationship with sports is the way it is, we must first dive into Trump’s history with the sporting world, specifically football. Trump attempted to purchase an NFL team in the 1980s but was outbid. He then purchased the New Jersey Generals, a United States Football League team, and immediately kick-started […]

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Lady Pioneers fall to Lansing Community College, bring record to 2-3

Lady Pioneers fall to Lansing Community College, bring record to 2-3

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor Delta’s Lady Pioneers took on the Lansing Community College Stars on Dec. 1 in the Pioneer Gym. The Pioneers had it rough from the jump when they were outscored 27-16 by the Stars in the first quarter. However, a second quarter rally would put the Lady Pioneers up at halftime 39-36. A slow second quarter […]

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Delta Pioneers defeat Lansing remain undefeated

Delta Pioneers defeat Lansing remain undefeated

By Joe Thornton, reporter The Delta Pioneers men’s basketball team came prepared for their game against the Lansing Stars from Lansing Community College on Dec. 1. Delta came out with energy and aggression storming out to a 10-0 lead. Momentum continued to build and then the cathartic moment arrived; Jalen Fykes slammed down a monster alley-oop that left the Stars […]

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