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Women’s Soccer finishes strong in New York

Women’s Soccer finishes strong in New York

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. After losing a heartbreaker game in Orchard Park, NY, it’s easy for the Lady Pioneers soccer team to feel a bit let down. “I think not making it to the National Tournament left an empty spot in each of us as a team.  After a long career of coaching, you certainly realize that the outcome of […]

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Delta women’s soccer head to New York

Delta women’s soccer head to New York

By Logan Miller, staff reporter. Delta College’s women’s soccer team had its last regular season game on Sunday, Oct. 16, playing against Ancilla College. The first 45 minutes of the game were scoreless, with both teams disrupting the opposing offenses through aggressive, physical defense. There was lot of sliding and nudging as they chased the ball down the sidelines. The […]

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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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Lady Pioneers have an up-and-down two weeks

Lady Pioneers have an up-and-down two weeks

By Ethan Moore, Sports Editor. After starting the season 2-0, the Lady Pioneers entered into the meat of their schedule for the year, and had their home opener against a ranked Schoolcraft. After losing two matches at a tournament over the weekend, Schoolcraft was looking to take out some frustration. Delta put in a good effort, but they were just […]

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Coach’s Huddle: Lady Pioneers defeat Ancilla

Coach’s Huddle: Lady Pioneers defeat Ancilla

Donaldson, Indiana –Just a single game removed from a heartbreaking overtime loss that ended the Pioneer’s post-season chances, one could understand if their hearts weren’t in it as they played a winless Ancilla team on Sunday.  But the Lady Pioneers showed the resolve that has made them conference front-runners year after year and ultimately found the right moments at the, […]

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Soccer team scores late in fight against four-year university

Soccer team scores late in fight against four-year university

By Justin Jurak, Sports Reporter. Coming off back-to-back wins, the Delta women’s soccer team dropped a close game, 3-1 to neighboring Saginaw Valley State University in a non-conference matchup. The Pioneers had won their two previous games 2-0 at Jackson College and 4-2 against Owens Community College. “We didn’t come here intimidated that we were playing a four year university,” […]

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“Goal! The Dream Begins”: A stereotypical movie that warms the heart

“Goal! The Dream Begins”: A stereotypical movie that warms the heart

by Sammi Schenkel, Staff Reporter. “Goal!” is the story of Santiago Munez (Kuno Becker), a young talented soccer player who grows up in the barrios of Los Angeles and lives with his little brother, his grandmother and his unsupportive father. He plays on a local recreational league in his neighborhood where Glen Foy (Stephen Dillane) sees him perform and scouts […]

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Coach’s Corner: Delta crushes Ancilla, 6-0

Coach’s Corner: Delta crushes Ancilla, 6-0

University Center, MI – Poor Ancilla. They had to have seen this one coming, yet there was nothing they could do. One game after Delta was shutout in a 7-0 thrashing at the hands of league leader Schoolcraft, it’s easy to imagine the motivation that was carried into Saturday’s contest with first year MCCAA member Ancilla College. The Pioneer’s wanted […]

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Coach’s Corner: Delta defeats Jackson, 2-0

Coach’s Corner: Delta defeats Jackson, 2-0

University Center – Scoring opportunities have been plentiful for the Delta College women’s soccer team this season – putting the ball in the net is another issue entirely. For the third consecutive contest, the Pioneers managed to put more balls on goal than their opponents and in so doing walked away with a 2-0 victory over MCCAA foe Jackson. “We […]

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Soccer coach looks to bring success back to Delta

Soccer coach looks to bring success back to Delta

By Kyle Grew, Contributing Reporter. Paul Stenglein, leaves his house in Frankenmuth, and finds his way back to the place where he started his academic career: Delta College. Stenglein, who graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from MSU, is in his fifth year as head coach of the Lady Pioneers soccer team. The normal day-to-day life of Stenglein during […]

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