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New Delta College baseball field nears completion

New Delta College baseball field nears completion

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Additional reporting by Zach Parfeniuk UNIVERSITY CENTER — As Delta’s baseball players and coaches compete this season, they continue to make the trek to Wickes Park in Saginaw for practice and games, as they have for every season up until now. Finally, the team will be provided with a new stadium on main campus, directly adjacent […]

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American football costs much more than we realize

American football costs much more than we realize

By Matthew Rygwelski, Collegiate correspondent. Aaron Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013 when he hung himself in his cell on April 17, 2017. He was a former tight end for the New England Patriots from 2010 until 2012. After his death, Hernandez’s brain was given to Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) […]

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Frustrated Fan: Being a sports fan in Michigan crushes spirits

Frustrated Fan: Being a sports fan in Michigan crushes spirits

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Michiganders, It’s been a long year, hasn’t it? It’s been a struggle for every one of our sports teams. The Tigers finished horribly, the Red Wings missed playoffs for the second year in a row and the Lions just chose to be the Lions. Luckily, we have the Pistons to thank for giving us a […]

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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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