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2008-2009 Men’s basketball preview

After three straight 20-win seasons, second place CBI finish could be stepping stone for program  Last season, Bradley reached the finals of the inaugural College Basketball Invitational. The postseason has become a trend for the Braves, reaching three consecutive post-season tournaments on their way to…

Discrimination in sports need to end

Carmelo Anthony gets in a huge brawl with the New York Knicks and the next day everyone is picking him apart and talking about how this was a huge disappointment. Meanwhile, on the ice in the NHL, Sean Avery is punching a guy’s tooth out…

Stockdale’s first goal not enough, Braves fall to Butler

Junior Graham Stockdale’s first goal of the season wasn’t enough to hold off Butler as Bradley fell 2-1 in its final home game of the season.  Butler, who is ranked 21st in the nation, came back quickly with two goals to propel past Bradley. “At…

Women’s tennis finishes season

Regenold and Miller compete in fall season’s final match, fall to a Toledo pairing in opener And just like that, it was over. At the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional in East Lansing, Mich. last Friday the only remaining Braves were the doubles pairing of…

Volleyball picks up first conference victory

The volleyball team ended a 10-game drought with a victory over Indiana State on Saturday night. Led by freshman Megan Schmidt’s 12 kills, two aces and four blocks, the Braves (5-19, 1-10 MVC) toppled the Sycamores (8-16, 2-9 MVC) in four sets to grab their…

Alum captures ‘coolest job’ on radio

While the city of Peoria may be known for housing the average U.S. citizen, the Bradley community has been known to produce above average talent. San Diego Padres broadcaster Andy Masur is a perfect example. Masur has made great strides since his time on the…

One-on-One: Which sports star should run for president?

Barry Bonds There is no presidential candidate more qualified than the homerun king himself, Barry Bonds. If you think about it, Bonds has all the same characteristics as politicians. He already has the ability to blatantly lie to the public. His health care plan would…

Gerlach leads team with 16th place, men’s golf evades last place

Fresh off its best team finish last week, the men’s golf team took home a 16th-place finish at Monday and Tuesday’s Austin Peay Intercollegiate at the Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville, Ky. Led by another all-70s performance by freshman Earl Gerlach, the Braves finished with…

One-on-One: Who had baseball’s best facial hair in 2008?

Kevin Youkilis If he could walk up to the plate wearing green overalls, a red and black checkered shirt and carrying a small axe, Kevin Youkilis would be in heaven. Unfortunately for the ginger-bearded journeyman, there isn’t going be to an expansion team called the…

Picks to click for the NBA season

As baseball season begins to wind down with the World Series already underway, sports fans will need to find another way to escape from their everyday lives. As Halloween approaches, so does the NBA regular season. Hardcore fans have already been scouting their favorite teams,…

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