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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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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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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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Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory

Women’s basketball prevails in pursuit of victory

By Steele Wynne, reporter. In spite of losing a 14 point lead in the third quarter, tipping the game towards the Jackson Jets, the Delta College women’s basketball team made a comeback Wednesday, Dec. 12, this time defeating the Jets 71-69. The Pioneers dominated the first half, leaving the Jets with a substantial point deficit going into the third quarter, […]

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Women’s Pioneer Basketball stopped in pursuit of victory

Women’s Pioneer Basketball stopped in pursuit of victory

By Steele Wynne, reporter. UNIVERSITY CENTER ― The Delta College women’s basketball team has been set back following their loss to the Mid Michigan Lakers Saturday, Dec. 8. The loss is largely due to the Lady Pioneers’ lack of stamina in the third quarter. While the game was neck and neck with a tied score of 31-31 at the half, […]

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Delta College women’s basketball team falls short in close games

Delta College women’s basketball team falls short in close games

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. With the Lady Pioneers having played five games, they have performed underwhelmingly against the competition, with their record sitting at 2-3. This isn’t much of a problem for the team, as their win record is only one win away from being at .500; however, this may be indicative of a larger problem for the team early […]

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