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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 [...]

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 [...]

Albion men’s basketball decimated with sanctions

Stunned by the news that they had just received, thousands of Albion College students, alumni and Albion residents stood outside the legendary Kresge gymnasium, mourning the loss of their quite lucrative basketball program. Late Sunday evening, [...]

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 [...]

Historic Kresge gym receives upgrades

Kresge gymnasium is Michigan’s oldest active intercollegiate athletic facility.  Built in 1925 after a campus fire back in 1922, it is now being upgraded with a new graphic system while still embracing its history. “President Frandsen [...]

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 [...]

Opinion: Openly gay pro athletes

In the past few months, one college football player openly admitted to being gay months before the NFL Draft and a 35 year-old gay basketball player was signed to a 10-day contract with the New Jersey [...]

Formanczyk named player of the week

Kyle Formanczyk, Macomb junior, has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week for each of the first three weeks of the lacrosse season. He attributes this accomplishment to his consistent play, [...]

More success for Albion men’s swim team

The Albion men’s swim and dive team is sending five members to the NCAA Division III Championships on the weekend of March 19-22 in Indianapolis, Ind. The championships will be hosted at the IUPUI Natatorium. The [...]