Category: Sports

College basketball season begins with a new bully

College basketball season begins with a new bully

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. With NBA basketball beginning and everyone hyped up over LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors, that hype train is given a little more room to breathe as college basketball begins. Actually, should we call this college basketball season, or just name it “Zion and R.J.’s reign of terror”? For those who don’t know, Zion Williamson […]

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Frustrated Fan: Le’Veon Bell continues to prove me wrong

Frustrated Fan: Le’Veon Bell continues to prove me wrong

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Le’Veon Bell, Wow. It is week 10 in the NFL, which means the Steelers just finished playing their ninth game in a row without you, their “star” running back. I made a mistake, saying in a previous article that it was “mandatory” that you return to the Steelers by week 11, but you knew that […]

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Lady Pioneers’ success paves the way for nationals

Lady Pioneers’ success paves the way for nationals

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief After a long season containing blood, sweat and tears, the Delta College women’s team has earned a spot in the NJCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. The Lady Pioneers enter this tournament ranked second in the nation, making them a favorite in most of the matchups against those they are competing against. This is the second […]

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Delta basketball starts fresh with new season

Delta basketball starts fresh with new season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. As November begins, Delta basketball players are getting ready to take to the court and represent the school again. After earning national recognition by placing fourth in the NJCAA Division II National Championship last season, the Delta College men’s basketball has a new challenge awaiting them as the season begins. Entering the season ranked No. 13 […]

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Frustrated Fan: the Lions sell low on their season

Frustrated Fan: the Lions sell low on their season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Bob Quinn, On Tuesday, I was beyond disbelief at what lay before my eyes. While aimlessly scrolling on my phone, I see a trade alert for none other than Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions. A player who I believe to be one of our best offensive talents — shipped away to the Philadelphia Eagles […]

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For whom the Bell tolls

For whom the Bell tolls

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. For those who follow the NFL, you know all about Le’Veon Bell and the drama he’s left in his wake. If you drafted him in fantasy, I send condolences your way for the wasted pick. For those who know nothing about him, Bell is one of the elite running backs of the NFL. If you were […]

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Frustrated Fan: How Golden State ruined the NBA

Frustrated Fan: How Golden State ruined the NBA

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Adam Silver, How could you let it get this bad? I don’t get it. It has to be written somewhere in your job description that you can’t allow an NBA team to get this overpowered. At the end of the season, teams receive their draft order inversely related to their performance throughout the season. The […]

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Lady Pioneers seize revenge against Jackson

Lady Pioneers seize revenge against Jackson

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. As the Delta College women’s soccer team prepared for kickoff against the Jackson College Jets on Oct. 3, there was something different about them. This was a team that was unwavering in their resolve, with a desire to prove themselves against the Jackson College team. After all, the Lady Pioneers have only suffered one loss on […]

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Delta College golf team shows drive and determination

Delta College golf team shows drive and determination

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Imagine waking up on a brisk Friday morning, bright and early. Imagine further that it’s for something you don’t get paid for or graded on. For members of the Delta College golf team, no imagination is necessary, for this is an experience they know all too well. As a member of a Division III team, there […]

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Not-so-Frustrated Fan: an electric week of NFL football!

Not-so-Frustrated Fan: an electric week of NFL football!

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear NFL, My God. What an exciting week of football. So many young quarterbacks making their mark on the the league already. We’re in the midst of a transition period in the NFL with these multiple new stars taking the league by storm. The teams I decided to bandwagon onto last week (Rams and Browns) were […]

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