Category: Sports

Loss for men as they sit at 2-2 record

Loss for men as they sit at 2-2 record

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. The men’s basketball team suffered their second loss of the season with a final score of 84-64 as they faced off against the Grand Rapids Raiders Wednesday Nov. 12. Aggressive defense kept the Pioneers alive in the first half as turnovers mounted for the Raiders and bad shot selection affected both teams.  Rebounds from center […]

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Pioneers open basketball season with victory

Pioneers open basketball season with victory

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. Control the tempo, control the game, win the game.  That’s what the Delta pioneers accomplished in the home opener for the men’s basketball season against the Rochester JV Warriors (92-58), on Nov. 5 The Pioneers came out of the gate shooting, and shooting well. Delta guard Benjamin Batts drains a 3-pointer on the first possession.  […]

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Pioneers dominate in victory after claiming third place in conference

By Kyle Grew, Staff Reporter. Delta’s women soccer team (8-6-4) played Muskegon Community College (5-9) Saturday Oct. 29 in an exhibition game. Prior to the game Delta had clinched at least 3rd place in the Michigan Community College Conference early in the week. Coach Stenglein and the Pioneers fully aware of their situation went into the game ready to make […]

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Pioneers hungry for winning season

By Kyle Grew, Staff Reporter. Delta College Men’s Basketball Team has netted several victories in preseason scrimmages and went 3-0 at the Owens Community College Jamobroee in Ohio. Now, the team hopes to continue putting up “W”s as the season gets real. The men were set to travel to top-ranked Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill., on Saturday and open […]

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Pioneers kick it into high gear

Pioneers kick it into high gear

By Kyle Grew, Staff Reporter. The Pioneers (6-4-3) entered the match having lost or tied the past two games. After beating Cincinnati State Technical & Community College (4-8-1) earlier in the season, the Pioneers hoped to get their season back on track. Almost as soon as the game started however, it was headed for derailment, conceding a highly disputed penalty […]

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Pioneers enact revenge on Timberwolves

Pioneers enact revenge on Timberwolves

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. The Pioneers got the revenge they were looking for Wednesday afternoon defeating Northwood University 4-2 after ending in a draw on their first matchup Sept. 24. Destiny Wallace, 19, business management major and Delta College goalkeeper says the team is “super focused on finishing each and every game on top”.  Wallace had 10 shots against […]

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Pioneers run through Owens College in recent win

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. The Pioneers soccer team improved their record early in the season with a win over Owens Community College on Saturday, Sept. 13, and a draw against Alma College Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Pioneers finished Owens Community College with a 4-1 victory, with all points for both teams scored in the second half. Early in the […]

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Lady Pioneers kick their way to victory

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. The lady Pioneers kick their season off with a win over the Jackson Community College Jets. The game ended with 3-2 victory as the Pioneers improves their record to 2-0, a great start to the season. When the two teams faced off during the last game of the previous season an altercation occured between Meghan […]

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My gym is my home

By Tenesha Blair, Guest Columnist. My eyes and ears open to the abrupt sound of my neighbor’s dog barking outside my window and my alarm buzzing behind my head. As I stretch, I swing my arms like an elephant’s trunk to hit the cold alarm clock. I am so sore from basketball practice at Delta College. It feels as if […]

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Wrestlers show their soft side

By Dominic Arthur, Staff Reporter. Most of the world has heard of the fast-paced, action-packed, and choreographed world of professional wrestling by now. Recently, however, the world of professional wrestling has pulled back the veil of whacky characters and outrageous storylines to show it’s audience a softer, more serious side through it’s work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Make-A-Wish Foundation […]

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