Category Archives: Sports

DeRose making his mark on the Hilltop

Upon entering the office of soccer head coach Jim DeRose, it’s almost impossible to believe that he’s been at Bradley for nearly two decades. His small square office is strewn with boxes of old memorabilia, gifts from players since graduated, and Philadelphia Eagles apparel, which he claims is his favorite team. All this, his small […]

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Volleyball drops four

If you check the Bradley volleyball team’s record, you will see a sad beginning that stands at 0-7 with one more set of games before Missouri Valley Conference play begins Sept. 19. There is no beating around the bush. A winless record is not a good place to be when you start the season. But, […]

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Scout Sports 2014 NFL Preview

NFC East – By CHRIS KWEICINSKI 1. Philadelphia Eagles: 11-5 2. Dallas Cowboys: 9-7 3. Washington Redskins: 7-9 4. New York Giants: 7-9 Welcome to the strangest, most overrated division in football. Three years ago, this team “boasted” a Philly team that deemed itself worthy of being called a “dream team,” and a Tony Romo […]

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Basketball schedules offer unique challenges

With the release of the women’s basketball schedule last Friday, both Bradley basketball teams now know who they’ll face throughout the regular season. Men’s basketball head coach Geno Ford has compiled a schedule that include back-to-back road games at Memphis and Kansas State as well as a stretch that will take his young and inexperienced […]

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Men sixth, women seventh at ISU

Bradley newcomer Lyle Burns shot a six-under, 66 round in the final round of the Derek Dolenc Invitational to tie a 48-year old school record for lowest round. Burns finished sixth and helped lead the Braves to finish sixth at the tournament. Bradley had the lowest, team round in the final round with a 289. […]

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Freshmen golfers ready for action

Recruiting is the determining factor in whether a college athletic program succeeds or suffers over periods of time. One great class can set a winning tone for years to come but one big hit could change the department’s direction forever. Bradley golf has a bright future with this year’s newcomers who are already starting to […]

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Track starts 2014 under new leadership

The winds of change that blew through Bradley’s athletic department this past summer sent coaches, trainers and administrators alike into new places and opened up new opportunities in the department. One of those opportunities went to former Columbia women’s track coach Willy Wood, who replaced Marc Burns as the head coach of Bradley’s men’s and […]

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