Category: Sports

Deflate-gate

Deflate-gate

By TOM GREENE, Staff Reporter. After the Patriots victory over the Colts Jan. 18, there were accusations of the Patriots deflating their footballs by 2 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch) per football in order to gain an advantage over the other team. In an NFL game, teams bring their own footballs inflated to the standard rate of between 12.5 and […]

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Pioneers of the Week: January 26th, 2015

Pioneers of the Week: January 26th, 2015

By TOM GREENE, Staff Reporter.

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Men’s squad takes care of business

Men’s squad takes care of business

  By TOM GREENE, Staff Reporter. Like the Women’s team, the Men’s squad fell behind early due to the hot-shooting hand of Daton Aaron. Two three-pointers early forced Delta to call timeout, but the Pioneers responded in a big way, with threes of their own. Julian Henderson, Ben Batts, Jaylen Randle and Davian Phillips all hit three pointers in the […]

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Blizzard in Buffalo flies the Bills to Ford Field for free game

By Tom Greene, Guest Columnist. Monday Night, Nov. 24, was a great night in Detroit. With an NFL Game at Ford Field and Wings-Sens at the Joe, Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit was a great place to be… Until after 9 P.M. The Decision in Ferguson led to riots and unrest in many areas of the United States. I cannot […]

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Pioneer basketball away game wrap-up

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. Men’s basketball Delta’s men’s basketball is on a three game win streak after traveling to Owens Community College on Nov. 18 and Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Nov 25. The Pioneers were able to upset the eighth ranked team in OCC by being able to find the basket in the paint and good shot selection.  […]

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Indoor sports to shake the cold in the Tri-Cities

By Kyle Grew, Staff Reporter. Bay County Civic Arena 4231 Shrestha Drive Bay City, MI 48706 (989) 671-1000 http://www.baycounty-mi.gov/civicarena/ If you’re looking for an enjoyable time of skating or lacing up the skates for some drop-in hockey look no further. The Bay County Civic Arena is equipped with two quality rinks great for figure skaters, hockey players and everyone else […]

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Lady Pioneers claim win over Grand Rapids

Lady Pioneers claim win over Grand Rapids

By Austen Burks, Sports Editor. The women’s basketball team nabbed their second win of the season with a final score of 77-60 as they faced off against the Grand Rapids Raiders Wednesday Nov. 12. The first half was an evenly contested match and ended with the Raiders at 38 points, one point ahead of the Pioneers. Motivation was key for […]

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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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