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Baseball drops another game to Illinois in Champaign

For the second time this season, the Bradley baseball team fell to in-state rival Illinois 8-5 in Champaign.  The two teams met on April 6 in Peoria with Illinois coming out victorious by just a run with a score 11-10. Illinois jumped all over sophomore…

Track team looks toward the season’s finish line

While most students are struggling to make it to the end of the semester, the women’s track team has a little more on its plate. “The next two-and-a-half weeks are the most challenging part of our competitive year,” said coach David Beauchem. For the ladies…

Six-game suspension too light

A certain quarterback in Pittsburgh needs to be thanking his lucky stars. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for six games to begin the 2010-2011 NFL season for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy.  If Roethlisberger follows the conditions laid out by Goodell…

One-on-One: Who is the most valuable player in sports?

Mariano Rivera Do you want to know why the AL has won 12 straight All-Star games? Mariano Rivera has closed for all but two of them. The Panama Express, the Hammer of God, The Sandman. No player in the past 15 years of sports has…

Softball team takes two of three against Indiana State

The Braves traveled to Indiana State to take on the Sycamores and won two of the three games.  In the first game of the series, the Braves needed extra innings to take down the Sycamores by a final score of 5-2.  Indiana State jumped out…

Baseball team loses two of three to Creighton Bluejays at home

The Bradley baseball team continued its roller coaster season losing two of three at home to Creighton University.  In game one, the Bluejays scored a run in the top of the first inning on a single, sacrifice bunt and another single to take an early…

Hockey playoffs is best professional postseason

Fifty one saves, three overtimes and one own goal are something sports fans can only dream of experiencing in a playoff.  But those haven’t been spread out over a six-week time frame. Instead they have been wrapped into the first four games of a first…

One-on-One: Who will win the NBA Championship

Lakers   As a sophomore in high school, throwing a crumpled piece of paper into a garbage can from a distance was the chance to shout the name of the 2000s greatest basketball player, Kobe Bryant. This childish way of emulating a basketball superstar doesn’t…

Men’s tennis wraps up home schedule wit Senior Day

Senior tennis players Callen Fraychineaud, Richard Robertson and Milos Romic walked to the intersection of Glenwood and Bradley Avenues for the last time on Saturday to compete on the David Markin Tennis Courts. It was Senior Day for the three and they made the most…

Women’s track scores 11 top-10 finishes

The Braves, led by junior Mary Goldkamp, had a strong showing at the inaugural Gateway Classic at Southern Illinois- Edwardsville. The women’s track and field team took home 11 top-10 finishes, including seven top-five finishes at Southern Illinois University this past weekend. Goldkamp won the…

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