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Orioles bring brooms to Motown, sweep the Tigers

By Steven Marowski With all of the drama that has occurred over the last several days in the baseball world, it has seen its first elimination – the Detroit Tigers were swept by the Baltimore Orioles [...]

Why the Tigers can still win the ALDS

The month of October holds a special place in my heart. It’s not because of Halloween, changing leaves, or even pumpkin spice-infused everything. October means one thing to me: playoff baseball. The Detroit Tigers won the [...]

Women’s soccer team set for success

The Albion College women’s soccer team hasn’t been relevant in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association in the last five years. That’s all changing now, due to a new head coach with a vision and passion for [...]

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 [...]