Category: Sports

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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Women’s basketball team climbing uphill toward conference championship

Women’s basketball team climbing uphill toward conference championship

By Steele Wynne, reporter. After their victory over Oakland Community College on Saturday, Jan. 26, the Lady Pioneers find themselves on a five-game winning streak, which ranked them at second place in the conference as well as the second seed. Additionally, if the ladies maintain this position in the conference, they will be sent straight to the semi-final portion of […]

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Pioneers settle in for rest of the season

Pioneers settle in for rest of the season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. With the Delta College men’s basketball team having more than half of the season in the books, this team finds themselves in an uphill battle against themselves, their competition and the elements to attain victory. Currently holding a record of 11-5, the Pioneers sit at seventh in the standings out of the nine teams in the […]

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Frustrated Fan: See no evil, call no evil

Frustrated Fan: See no evil, call no evil

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Roger Goodell, Hey buddy! Long time no see! Maybe that’s the same thing I should say to the refs that are being paid thousands of dollars on Sundays. You know, the ones who really only work one day of the week, and have one task, but still can’t seem to get it right? And your […]

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Professional tennis players flock to Dow Tennis Classic

Professional tennis players flock to Dow Tennis Classic

By Steele Wynne, reporter. MIDLAND — The Dow Tennis Classic, a $100,000 tennis tournament spanning seven days, came to a close Feb. 3, with the $15,000 purse awarded to wildcard player, Caty McNally, after beating her former doubles partner and fourth seed pick, Jessica Pegula. McNally says playing with confidence and believing she could play at this level is what […]

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Sports events near you

Sports events near you

By Steele Wynne, reporter. Birch Run, known as a shopper’s Mecca in the state of Michigan, is holding their annual Hunting and Fishing expo from Friday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 10.. This event will be held at the Frankenmuth Credit Union Event Center, right off of I-75, just north of Birch Run. Admission is priced reasonably, at $10 for […]

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Lady Pioneers move on to fourth consecutive win

Lady Pioneers move on to fourth consecutive win

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Lady Pioneers, with their newly found confidence, underestimated the opposing team and nearly lost their bout against the Alpena Lumberjacks, Wednesday, Jan. 23; however the ladies bounced back in the fourth quarter and stole the game with a final score of 68-62. “This was an ugly win, but it was a win,” says head coach […]

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The Lady Pioneers “play for C”

The Lady Pioneers “play for C”

By Steele Wynne, reporter. The Delta Women’s Basketball team played with purpose Saturday, Jan. 12, commemorating the late wife of assistant coach Sean Williams and securing their victory over the Wayne County Wild Cats with a final score of 85-76, Pioneers. As the Lady Pioneers stepped onto the court to warm up, they wielded an elevated sense of impetus, sporting […]

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Lady Pioneers fall short against Macomb

Lady Pioneers fall short against Macomb

By Steele Wynne, reporter. In a game that took place Thursday, Jan. 4, the Lady Pioneers basketball team finds themselves bested by the Macomb Monarchs, with a final score of 86-62, Monarchs. The Lady Pioneers’ head coach, Shonda Long, says a lack of physicality accompanied by unaggressive game play was the cause of this defeat — a defeat which places […]

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McMath and co. endure their first loss of the season

McMath and co. endure their first loss of the season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief After a red-hot start by the Delta College men’s basketball team, winning nine straight, the team was humbled in their game against unranked Macomb Community College on Jan. 4, losing 73-75. Although this loss is painful for the Pioneers, they are still in a prime position at 9-1. Head Coach Carlos McMath is giving his team […]

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