Archive for Tag Archives: ' NCAA'

Picks With Ditzler

March Madness. To many people, this is the holiday season of sports. Three weeks of matchups, brackets and, inevitably, upsets. While many Albion College students are either basking in their meticulously-picked brackets or grieving over their [...]

Diving Into the Record Books

Although Chelsea, Mich., first-year Jake Burris., may be smoothly breaking through the water’s surface, he sure is causing ripples on the record board. As a first-year diver on Albion College’s Swim and Dive team, he has [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Opinion: March Madness at a DIII college

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. What’s so wonderful about gloomy skies and constantly lower than anticipated temperatures day-in and day-out, you ask? College basketball and March Madness. The time of year everyone seemingly [...]

Snow creates problem for baseball and softball

It’s no secret this winter has been brutal. The snow and sub-zero temperatures seemed to be endless for a long four months, and the weather is still having its effects on multiple Albion athletic teams, most [...]

Herron sits atop MIAA rebounding leaders

The MIAA men’s basketball rebounding leader isn’t exactly who you’d expect. He’s not a 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man who towers over everyone in the lane. And he’s not someone who clearly stands out on a college [...]

Men’s basketball in championship contention

6-19 overall. 2-12 in the MIAA. Several players dismissed from the program. A year to be forgotten. But that was last season for the Albion College men’s basketball team (11-7 overall, 5-2 MIAA). This year’s team [...]

Division I match-up benefits Albion

Albion College against Eastern Michigan University. Division III against division I. The men’s basketball game today counts towards Eastern’s record, but for Albion, it’s just an exhibition. It may seem quite ridiculous initially, but in reality, [...]

Column: The statistics behind NCAA Tournament success

Last month’s 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament final was one of the most exciting championship games in recent memory. The contest featured the #1 overall seed Louisville Cardinals defeating the #4 seed University of Michigan Wolverines [...]