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Bradley soccer takes home tournament title

Bradley soccer won the Busey Banks Kickoff Festival last weekend.  The tournament started last Friday with a nationally televised game between Bradley and Memphis.  The Braves started strong with senior forward Chris Cutshaw scored a goal nine minutes into the game. This was Cutshaws’s 24th…

Women’s cross-country runs away with title

No one was going to stand in front of the Lady Braves in their first race of the year. Redshirt freshman Nicole Benson finished more than a minute in front of the rest of the field. “Nicole had set a strategy of getting out fast…

Basketball brings in fresh legs

Every year, a new class of freshmen come through the doors of Bradley eager to start their collegiate careers.  A few of these freshmen have another career to look forward to. This year the men’s basketball team has five incoming freshmen, ready to challenge for…

Is the NFL wasting its time?

Football preseason is just too long. The length hurts players, fans and takes away from other sports.  On Sept. 4, Kevin Jones of the Chicago Bears joined several fellow NFL players on the injured reserve list. Almost every NFL team is ending their preseason with…

One-on-One: Which is the better season?

NHL Every year, about this time, water turns into ice and one of the most action-packed and physical games played takes place.   Hockey is filled with intensity and desire to win.  The same can’t be said about basketball.   Have you ever watched a…

Volleyball places second for second time in a row

For the second consecutive weekend, the women’s volleyball team took part in a tournament. And much like last weekend, they finished with an impressive second place.  This time, they traveled to Radford University in Virginia to play in the Radford Invitational. Teams use trips like…

A new season, a fresh start for volleyball

The Volleyball team started off the 2009 season placing second in the Hotels at Greand Prairie Invitational. Bradley hosted the Invitational at the Markin Family Student Recreation Center last weekend. With each of the five teams, including Bradley, Chicago State, IUPUI, South Carolina-Upstate and Lehigh,…

Bradley soccer wins season opener

Bradley soccer had a strong start this season by winning their eighth consecutive season-opener Tuesday night against Northern Illinois University.  The Huskies provided a hard game by outshooting the Braves 22-10 and having a 10-3 shot on goal advantage.  “Relatively speaking it was a good…

Bradley grad signs with the Rockies

For most baseball players, being drafted to a major league team is a dream. But for Rob Scahill, on June 10 that dream became a reality. Scahill was drafted in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Colorado Rockies. He was taken in…

Dear Mr. Cutler, please don’t be a baby

On April 2, the lives of sports fans forever changed in Chicago.  For the first time in 60 years, the Chicago Bears have a franchise quarterback.  Jay Cutler has given Bears’ fans a ray of hope. For once, someone in a Bears’ uniform can throw…

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