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Men’s tennis finishes strong, brings titles back to Hilltop

After struggling to start the season, the men’s tennis team returned to the Hilltop boasting four titles claimed at last weekend’s Western Illinois Invite. In singles play, the Braves went 16-5 and had two individual champions, and the winning didn’t stop there. Bradley went on…

Homecoming sees first home win for Braves

With 1,359 fans packed into Shea Stadium to cheer on their team during Saturday’s Homecoming Game, the soccer team was able to match the passion of the fans and pick up its first home win. “It’s a big deal,” said sophomore Paul Tracy, who scored…

Men’s golf finishes 15th in season opener

The men’s golf team began its 2008-09 campaign with a 15th place finish at the John Dallio Memorial last weekend.  The tournament did feature some optimism-inspiring play as well. True, the team did finish 15th – out of 15 – but with flashes of low…

Soccer tops Xavier in final seconds

Junior Chris Cutshaw’s foot,  along with 17 seconds remaining on the clock, was all the soccer team needed to score the game-winner against Xavier Friday. With the clock winding down, freshman Bryan Gaul found Cutshaw past the back line of Musketeer defenders. As the goalkeeper…

Two Bradley athletes fall to foot injuries

It’s hard to start the season off on the right foot when two of the leaders of Bradley athletics are down with foot injuries of their own. Junior guard Andrew Warren broke his right foot last week and recently had surgery to have a pin…

Volleyball snaps skid against WIU

Bradley blew away Western Illinois in four sets on Tuesday. The Braves are now 4-1 on the season when they win the first set. “The goal is always to win the first set,” coach Sean Burdette said. “We want to be the first team to…

One on One: Which sport should be watched more often?

Tennis Today’s technology gives new ways for broadcast teams to get inside the huddle and capture sounds from the field, which supposedly entice the audience to a new level. So how is it possible for a sport that has perfected the art of audio enhancements…

Chicago Bears beating themselves

The Chicago Bears have the talent to be one of the best teams in the NFL. I know the Bears are just 1-2 so far this year, and they are already having quarterback issues for about the 50th year in a row, but if you…

Samoylov goes undefeated to begin men’s tennis season

The men’s tennis team started its season this weekend at the Markin Tennis Courts, and senior Evgeny Samoylov was hot from the start.  Samoylov was the lone Braves’ player to go undefeated, as he went 4-0 on his way to clinching the round robin title…

Can golf survive without Tiger?

The Never Ending Story I’ve always tried to respect the thought that a sport simply cannot revolve around one player. However, in golf’s case, that adage is about as true as the idea that “winning isn’t everything.” For those of you who don’t know, Tiger…

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