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Senior column: luck is strange

On the Fourth of July in 1939, Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig delivered a speech to a sold-out Yankee Stadium. The famous line from that speech was, “Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” My dad always…

Foul play: Braves commit 28 fouls in loss to IUPUI

When junior guard Jayden Hodgson checked in at the scorer’s table after the first media timeout, his number was listed incorrectly on the official score book. This accident would be the first of three technical fouls and countless mental errors that plagued the Braves in…

For the people that built it

The Bradley men’s cross country team has been grinding away day after day for the last five years. The hard work manifested itself in a National Championship bid on a cold Friday at a snow-covered, mud-stained Newman Golf Course in Peoria. From the start of…

#TheArrival

In the months leading up to last season, the Missouri Valley Conference sat in a state of uncertainty. Wichita State had departed. There was no clear Goliath, no team that stood out at the top. The conference was a blank slate, waiting for a team…

Villain lineup

People often say that a hero is only as good as their villain. So, in honor of sports rolling into the Scream edition of our beloved publication, I’ve decided to create a lineup of maybe not the best villains of all time, but the ones…

One-on-One: Who is the better monster?

Kraken: Austin Shone At the heart of the sea swims a monster so vicious, so gruesome, so enormous, no one has ever seen the whole thing. It’s a fearsome creature whose tentacles will suck the skin right off your face. What’s scarier than being alone…

Dominguez honored at White House

A white sheet of paper sits on the bookshelf behind Bradley baseball coach Elvis Dominguez’s desk in his office. It is loose leaf. It is not framed, but he still keeps it there. Every once in a while, Dominguez turns around in his chair, picks…

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