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Pioneer of the Week – Trey ‘Trigga’ Newsham brings excitement to 16-17 Pioneers team

Pioneer of the Week – Trey ‘Trigga’ Newsham brings excitement to 16-17 Pioneers team

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. One of the newest faces gracing the court for the Delta College men’s basketball team is Essexville Garber graduate Trey Newsham. The 18-year-old, first year Pioneer is known for his quick release and court presence earning him a plethora of nicknames but most notably ‘Trigga’ Trey. Newsham played a key role in taking the Garber […]

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Pioneer of the Week – Harmany Williams

Pioneer of the Week – Harmany Williams

By Logan Miller, staff reporter. Harmany Williams, a Freshman Guard from Flint, is off to a hot start for the Lady Pioneers. She has averaged 13.8 points and one and a half steals in her first 4 games, including a 20 point scoring outburst against Lansing Community College. Williams graduated from Carman-Ainsworth High School. In addition to basketball, she also […]

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Pioneer of the week – Lauren Rogers has a knack for basketball

Pioneer of the week – Lauren Rogers has a knack for basketball

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. The average sports fans and viewers would most likely consider basketball a limited contact sport. However, that’s what separates the players from the spectators. ‘Limited’ contact is not something that happens when you play post especially if you’re matched up against Lauren Rogers. The second year forward and shooting guard for the Lady Pioneers considers […]

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Pioneer of the Week: Aleisha Jones plays for the challenge

Pioneer of the Week: Aleisha Jones plays for the challenge

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. Aleisha Jones, an 18-year-old sophomore forward for the Lady Pioneers soccer team, lives to play the sport. Just the question of what it was exactly that attracted her to soccer put an enormous smile on her face. “I just love it,” she said as her face glows with a joyful grin. During her athletic career […]

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Softball sophomore Cassidy Reichard is injury free and ready for round two

Softball sophomore Cassidy Reichard is injury free and ready for round two

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. Cassidy Reichard, an occupational therapy major, is coming off a major knee injury last season. “The first season I played softball for Delta, I hurt my knee in one of our fall ball tournaments,” explains Reichard. “That put me out for the rest of the season, and I had a surgery that next April.” She’s […]

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Baseball is more than just a game for Pioneer sophomore Colin Meacham

Baseball is more than just a game for Pioneer sophomore Colin Meacham

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. Colin Meacham, a biomedical engineering major, is now entering his second season on the baseball team, and is ready to show what he has learned. “My first season on the team showed me how elite the players around the league are,” explains Meacham. “I learned how to adjust to the different level of play, and […]

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Pioneer of the Week – Gamer Jon Swift might be the best Call of Duty player in Bay City

Pioneer of the Week – Gamer Jon Swift might be the best Call of Duty player in Bay City

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. Jon Swift, an 18-year-old computer science major at Delta, feels like he’s been given a second chance here. “This is my opportunity to get better grades than I did in high school,” says Swift. “That’s what I’m really focused on off the court.” Swift is a graduate of Salem High School in Canton, Mich. He […]

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Pioneer of the Week – Freshman Nyashia Williams has home court advantage

Pioneer of the Week – Freshman Nyashia Williams has home court advantage

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. Nyashia Williams, a 19-year-old education major at Delta, credits her love of basketball to her roots. “Growing up, where I come from, basketball is everything,” says Williams. “I live in a city where you either make something of yourself, or let the streets take over.” Williams is a freshman guard who primarily plays the point […]

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Freshman Martel Handley a handy man on and off the court

Freshman Martel Handley a handy man on and off the court

Martel Handley is a freshman shooting guard on the men’s basketball team at Delta. He’s been playing basketball since he was in sixth grade and fell in love with it as he moved from school to school. “I started out at Saginaw High and played freshman and JV,” explains Handley, “then I went out to Arthur Miller where I played […]

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Forward Lauren Rogers always on the offensive

Forward Lauren Rogers always on the offensive

Lauren Rogers, a criminal justice major, is a freshman forward from Bay City, and one of the newest members of the Lady Pioneers basketball team. She’s been playing basketball for 12 years and has always regarded her greatest strength as being on the offensive side of the floor. “Offense has just always come naturally to me. It’s something I always […]

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