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Softball’s Missouri Valley Conference Championship in-game blog

This Missouri Valley Conference Championship game could turn out to be a good one. Creighton, the No. 1 seed and regular season champs, will take the field for just the second time in the tourney.The two teams split their regular season match-up 1-1, but Bradley…

Top 5 BU sports stories of 2008-09

Men’s basketball reaches CIT The men’s basketball reached the postseason for the fourth consecutive year this season by picking up the No. 1 seed in the inaugural CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The top spot allowed Bradley to host all four of its games at Carver Arena, giving fans…

9th annual BESPY awards

Male Athlete of the Year No male athlete had more of an impact on his team this year than senior Theron Wilson of the men’s basketball team did. Playing on a squad that was already short on big men, the 6-foot-5 Wilson used his tremendous…

Baseball faces rough patch over weekend

Friday was a rough day for the baseball team. They were pitted against Creighton’s Greg Hellhake, who came into this start with a 4-1 piching record. Hellhake scattered six hits across six plus innings and gave up only one run for the Bluejays, who won…

Softball drops three games in MVC

The softball team had a tough weekend in Carbondale, losing a three-game series against Southern Illinois. “We played really well this weekend, it was just one inning in each game that got away,” coach Amy Hayes said. “[Senior Alycia] Bachkora had a really nice game…

One-on-One: Which playoffs are more exciting?

NBA The current series between the Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics has proven exactly why the NBA Playoffs are more exciting than the NHL Playoffs. Obviously, this series has contained some events that are somewhat out of the ordinary for the NBA Playoffs. But…

Has the NFL Draft become too much?

March is a great time of year.  Normally snow is melting and spring is closing in. School is starting to wind down and the end is in sight. Baseball season is starting up and the NBA and NHL seasons are heating up with their playoff…

Men’s tennis splits, ends regular season

Last weekend marked the end of the regular season for the men’s tennis team as they split the last two matches of the season. Bradley matched up against Indiana State on Saturday, a team they had not beaten since 1989. The Braves opened up the…

One-on-One: What team will be baseball’s biggest surprise?

Royals The Kansas City Royals have not finished better than third in the American League Central since 1995, but this will be the year that streak comes to an end. The Royals have been the joke of the division for as long as I can…