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Three comebacks, 2 T-shirts, 1 weekend

It started with a free T-shirt and ended with a foreshadowing of the volleyball team’s future. Three comebacks in two days, all of them right before my eyes and in favor of the Bradley Braves. It was any sports fan’s dream come true, and thankfully,…

Volleyball’s dynamic duo digs its way to success and into record books

More than 500 digs this volleyball season can be attributed to the only set of twins in Bradley sports. The Dejean twins have made a huge splash on campus in their opening year as they have been digging in the back court side-by-side, preventing attackers…

Braves come back to put Bears in hibernation

Sam Black played her final home game in front of a legion of supporters and gave an unforgettable performance to lead the Braves past a shocked Bears team, 3-1. “The crowd really had a big part to do with it and being my last time…

Soccer eliminated from MVC tourney

The soccer team left its hopes of matching last year’s success on the field last Friday, falling to Creighton in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. A day after defeating tournament-host Evansville on penalty kicks to reach the semi-finals, the Braves were shutout by the NCAA…

Women rebound from deficits to start 2-0 at home

A combined deficit of 20 points in the Braves’ first two games was not enough to put the women’s basketball team away. Bradley was down by eight at the half against Eastern Illinois and came out firing in the second half shooting more than 51…

Dunson’s 22 extinguishes Flames

After a first half in which the men’s basketball team committed 12 turnovers and shot 17.6 percent from the field, the Braves rallied back to win their home opener against Illinois-Chicago. Strong defense and efficient free-throw shooting kept Bradley in the game last Friday, and…

Cross country finishes season at NCAA Midwest Regional

The men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their seasons this past weekend at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Stillwater, Okla. The season didn’t end on a good note for either the men’s or the women’s team.  Both teams were at a disadvantage from the…

Men’s and women’s basketball sign recruits for 2008-09 season

Men sign two including Eureka stand out, women’s team pick up three in NCAA early signing period With the NCAA early signing period upon us, here is a preview of some recently signed recruits fans will see on the Hilltop next year. Mens Basketball The…

Bradley hoops a family tradition

This may sound corny, but there’s something special about Bradley basketball. For some, it could be the dedicated fans, the hardworking players or the atmosphere at Carver Arena that makes Bradley basketball one-of-a-kind. But for me, it’s about tradition and family. The Braves’ journey to…

Markin opener for volleyball packed with supporters

In its first game on campus this season, the volleyball team was greeted by a jam-packed Markin Family Student Recreation Center to cheer it on. “I thought it was awesome,” coach Sean Burdette said. “We got people involved and loud in the match.”  There were…

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