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Posts published in March 2010

Bradley drops final regular season contest on the road

In the movies, the final game of the regular season always pits two teams that are deadlocked in the standings against one another, as if the schedule makers knew before the season how it would end up. This season has been everything but a movie…

Softball takes 3 of 5 in Troy Cox Classic in New Mexico

The Bradley softball team gained valuable experience and played against one of the best teams in the country at the Troy Cox Classic in Las Cruces, New Mexico.   The Braves began the tournament with a dominating 8-0 win over Cleveland State. In the third…

Women’s basketball team makes history

Bradley women’s head basketball coach Paula Buscher has high ambitions for the basketball program. “Our goal is for this program to be on top,” Buscher said. “We want to be the best.” For the first time in school history, the women’s basketball team made the…

Baseball team drops close games

The baseball team traveled to Florida to play in the Russmat Baseball 2010 Central Florida Invitational last week. The Braves dropped three of their five games in the event by a total of just four runs. In the first game of the invitational, Bradley faced…

Braves fall to UNI in MVC

In the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, Bradley fell to the No. 5 seeded University of Northern Iowa by a final score of 70-50. The teams met twice in the regular season with the home team winning each matchup, making this one…

Softball sees the benefits and drawbacks of the mercy rule

The Braves ended up on both ends of the Missouri Valley Conference’s mercy rule  when facing off against Evansville at Laura Bradley Park this past weekend. The mercy rule for NCAA softball is put into effect if one team is ahead by at least eight…

Buerhls, Ali, Jordan and Bears…Oh my.

Amazing is a word I hate using to describe anything on a professional level. The word has lost its luster over time due to excessive use, myself included in that transgression.  But in the case of the magnificent sporting events that define a sports fan’s…

One-on-One: Can a nine seed or lower win the NCAA tourney?

No    Northern Iowa, Cornell, Washington and St. Mary’s have captivated the basketball masses for one thrilling ride so far in this NCAA tournament, but there is a reason they came into this tournament as underdogs from day one. The other 12 teams at the…

Student Senate calls for revamped Neumiller Hall

One of the most used-lecture halls on campus may see a face lift. Student Senate unanimously passed two resolutions, both calling for renovations to be made to Neumiller Lecture Hall. “There are definitely some things within Neumiller Hall that need to be updated,” said Student…