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Championship on the line for men’s lacrosse

It all comes down to one game. Again. The Albion College men’s lacrosse team is set to face-off against MIAA rival Adrian College tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in a game that determines the MIAA regular [...]

Opinion: Playoffs more entertaining than NCAA

With the 2014 NBA playoffs having recently started, the discussion of whether the NCAA tournament or playoffs is the better entertainment has risen again. There is also the theory that college players care more about the [...]

Softball makes strides as they rebuild

April 9 was just a normal Wednesday afternoon for most students on Albion’s campus, but for the Albion softball team, it turned out to be a special day. After completing the 2013 campaign with a 0-30 [...]

Lacrosse quickly transforms program

Albion College men’s lacrosse head coach Jake DeCola and the rest of the men’s lacrosse team have really turned their program into a dominant force in less than five years. The first Britons season was in [...]

Athletic injuries more than physical

It happened in an instant. NBA superstar Kobe Bryant was at the top of the key attempting to make a move that he has made thousands of times since the first time he had ever picked [...]

Brief: MSU loses “Princess Lacey”

Earlier this week, an eight-year-old fan of the Michigan State University men’s basketball team passed away from an advanced stage of cancer. Lacey Holsworth, also known as “Princess Lacey,” captured many hearts from the men’s basketball [...]

Athletes tackle crowded weight room

Over-crowded, stuffy and compact. Between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., that’s the type of environment athletes exercise in at the Dow’s weight room. “It’s simply too small,” said Matt Arend, director of athletics. “I [...]

Winter recap on Briton athletics

With spring sports underway, several teams on campus recently ended their seasons and are ready to start training for next year.  This past winter, the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the men’s and women’s swimming [...]

Tigers aim to bring championship home to Detroit

Today marks the start of the 30th season since the Detroit Tigers last won the World Series. 1984. That’s the year it was when a team led by the great Sparky Anderson paraded through the streets [...]

Spartans face talented Virginia in Sweet 16

Tom Izzo and his Michigan State men’s basketball team are entering familiar territory. For the sixth time since 2008, the Spartans have advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Many, including President Barack Obama, [...]