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Second-ranked Lady Pioneers extend postseason play to NJCAA National Tournament

Second-ranked Lady Pioneers extend postseason play to NJCAA National Tournament

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. The Lady Pioneers have won their first two postseason matchups to earn them the Region XIX Championship. Delta’s first opponent of the postseason was the Middlesex County College Blue Colts of New Jersey. The team traveled to New Jersey to play Middlesex Saturday, Oct. 21. A Blue Colt goal from Naytasha Spuriel put Delta down by […]

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Lady Pioneers continue winning streak, ranked seventh nationwide

Lady Pioneers continue winning streak, ranked seventh nationwide

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. UNIVERSITY CENTER – Delta College’s Lady Pioneers have extended their win streak to five games. Sept. 27 they took on Ancilla College in the middle of a series of home games. The Delta squad dominated the Chargers and won the contest 4-1. An early goal from Lady Pioneer Lindsey Musser 10 minutes into the contest became […]

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Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

Undefeated start for Lady Pioneers pushes them to top 10

By Adam Przeslak, sports editor. With the one point victory over Jackson College on Sept 1, the Lady Pioneers are now an impressive 4-0. The Lady Pioneers have also earned themselves a spot in the top ten of the NSCAA Division III poll. Preseason rankings from the NSCAA had the Lady Pioneers listed seventeenth but with the recent domination shown by […]

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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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