Category: Sports

Frustrated Fan: LeBron drowns in hate from Lakers fans

Frustrated Fan: LeBron drowns in hate from Lakers fans

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Lakers Fans, Another year in the books for all of you, and not even a playoff berth to show for it. Yikes. As a Pistons fan, I can relate a little bit to your pain. Both of our teams have been somewhat stagnant for the last couple years. But the reason I feel bad for […]

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Jake Wright overcomes major shoulder and elbow injuries

Jake Wright overcomes major shoulder and elbow injuries

By Steele Wynne, reporter. An injury to some may be inconvenient, but an injury to an athlete is nearly devastating — an injury can strip players of their ability to participate in a sport they have trained and enjoyed their entire lives. Jake Wright, a sophomore at Delta College and pitcher for the Pioneers baseball team, has experienced this setback […]

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Delta College softball comes out swinging

Delta College softball comes out swinging

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. The Delta College softball team has been able to get into the swing of things early, starting the season 15-6 and beginning their conference play with a 6-0 record after beating Henry Ford four times and Alpena twice. This Delta College softball team has shown already that they’re a force to be reckoned with. The success […]

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Pioneers baseball is at bat with Mother Nature

Pioneers baseball is at bat with Mother Nature

By Steele Wynne, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER — Typically, players ice their shoulders after a long game of throwing, but what if it is already freezing outside? After starting their preseason games in the south with warmer weather, the Pioneers baseball team has returned to Michigan and its inclement weather. The Pioneers concluded their preseason with an overall record of 5-8-1, […]

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Who’s new on the Detroit Lions?

Who’s new on the Detroit Lions?

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. As free agency in the National Football League cools down, this year has definitely been the most memorable free agency in recent years. With multiple household names switching teams including the likes of Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and, last but not least, Odell Beckham Jr., the 2019-2020 season warrants excitement before it really begins! As a […]

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NCAA commercial glorifies student-athletes

NCAA commercial glorifies student-athletes

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. The National College Athletic Association, the organization responsible for most college-level athletics, recently released a new advertisement showing the life of a student-athlete. In this commercial, which lasts 30 seconds, the student is shown waking up early, going for a light jog and then, among other things, playing in a basketball game. His day ends with […]

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Frustrated Fan: America’s pastime is past its time

Frustrated Fan: America’s pastime is past its time

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Rob Manfred, Man, things are not looking good for you. As commisioner of the MLB, things aren’t as sweet as they once were. Once heralded as a significant part of America’s culture, baseball is now the little guy on the block. According to Statista, baseball viewership pales in comparison to that of the NFL and […]

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Monster trucks drive audience wild

Monster trucks drive audience wild

By Steele Wynne, reporter. Michigan is not a state particularly known for its earthquakes. However, as the structure of the Dow Event Center began to shake from the Toughest Monster Truck Tour Saturday, March 9, one would believe it to be. The show entailed three different competitions. First was the wheelie challenge, where all trucks attempt to pop the longest […]

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Pioneer of the Week: Debreanne Greene-Monroe

Pioneer of the Week: Debreanne Greene-Monroe

By Steele Wynne, reporter. One of the most important elements of becoming a student athlete is the ability to bounce back from dreadful words such as “no” and “cut.” After hearing these words uttered by her first coach on her initial attempt at playing organized basketball, Debreanne Greene-Monroe, decided to brush off her shoulders and give basketball another try. Greene-Monroe, […]

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Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

Lady Pioneers lose confidence and momentum

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Lady Pioneers lost sight of what they really wanted Saturday, Feb. 9, and surrendered their homecoming victory to the Schoolcraft Ocelots with a final score of 86-64. After starting the game with an extent of lethargy, Delta found themselves down a large point deficit of 10 points by the end of the first half, which […]

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