Category Archives: Sports

Bears caught hibernating after strong start

By Sam Doherty

Staff Writer

In a close, back-and-forth game, the Brookhaven College men’s basketball team played their hearts out in a losing effort against the Richland College Thunderducks in their final home game of the season Feb. 7, losing 73-77.

The game started with the Richland team taking an early 9-2 lead. The Bears stormed back with a 12-2 run, making the score 14-11 early on in the game. From then on, Brookhaven retained the lead by a tight margin. Richland hit a 3-pointer with 1:23 left on the clock before the end of the half, putting the Thunderducks ahead 34-33. Continue reading

Bears get burned

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

The Cedar Valley Suns stole one from the Brookhaven College Bears Feb. 4 at a basketball game played away from the Bears’ den. In the end, the Suns proved too hot for our Brookhaven Bears, who ultimately lost the game 98-83. The Bears gained control of the court in the first half with a swarming defense and great pace on the offensive end of the floor. Continue reading

Bears defeat with a growl

By Brigitte Zumaya

Associate Layout Editor

The Brookhaven College Bears basketball team defended their territory Wednesday night against Mountain View College. The start of the game showed the opponent up 10 points with the Bears at 0. The bears scored their first point with a free throw in the middle of the first quarter.

Aggression between the two teams mounted just before half-time. The coaches and referees had a discussion after a scuffle between Mountain View Lion Continue reading

Bears endure loss despite great efforts

By Willie R. Cole

Senior Staff Photographer

Photos by Brigitte Zumaya |Tension rises as Mountain View Lion Anthony Walker Jr. (#1) and Brookhaven Bear Blake Ervin (#10) are separated by the referee and teammates during a heated moment.

All Photos by Brigitte Zumaya |Tension rises as Mountain View Lion Anthony Walker Jr. (#1) and Brookhaven Bear Blake Ervin (#10) are separated by the referee and teammates during a heated moment.

The Brookhaven College Bears basketball team let one slip through their paws as the Eastfield College Harvesters wiggled their way back from what seemed to be a basketball clinic. The game kicked off at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 on the Bears’ home turf.

The first half started off a little slow, with Eastfield taking the early lead. The Bears, however, kept the game in reach, staying within 4 points. As the Bears Continue reading

Bears outpace Chaparrals

By Rochelle Ware

Staff Writer

Photos by Brigitte Zumaya | Top Left: Aaron Okonfua, #34, makes a slam dunk for the Brookhaven basketball team.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Top Left: Aaron Okonfua, #34, makes a slam dunk for the Brookhaven basketball team.

The Brookhaven College Bears won a 20-point blowout game over the El Centro College Chaparrals. Naturally, the Chaparrals took offense. The Nov. 26 game’s final score was 97-77, which brings the Bears’ overall record to an impressive 9-1. Continue reading

BHC Bears face T-Ducks at final home game

Sports Column

By Sam Doherty
Staff Writer


Georgia Tech has its “Hornet’s Nest,” Gonzaga has “The Kennel,” and here at Brookhaven College, Bears basketball head coach Kevin Hurst devises his game plan in “The Bears’ Den,” the unofficial title of the Brookhaven gym.

This weekend at 2:00 p.m. Feb. 2, could be your last chance of the season to see the Bears in action on their home turf. According to, the Bears have a record of 19-7 overall with three games left to go. If you haven’t been to game this season then you’re missing out on some school spirit and a lot of good basketball. Continue reading

Lady Bears devour competition

By Brigitte Zumaya
Sports & Opinion Editor

Photos by Nicholas Bostick and Ravin Lee | The Lady Bears celebrate after winning the 2014 Metro Athletic Conference championship game.

Photos by Nicholas Bostick and Ravin Lee | The Lady Bears celebrate after winning the 2014 Metro Athletic Conference championship game.

The Lady Bears’ pumping adrenaline and clenched hands were evidence of how intense the Metro Athletic Conference semifinal game was. The team was hungry to play in the volleyball championship game. During the semifinals, the first game was Brookhaven College vs. Eastfield College. The winner would play against the winner of the second game, which was North Lake College vs. Richland College. Both games were played in the late afternoon Oct. 24 at Brookhaven. Continue reading

Cowboys season provides hopeful outlook

By David Lacey


Staff Writer 



After a stressful off-season plagued by injuries and suspensions, the Dallas Cowboys are off to the best start to a season since 2009. After an opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers at home, the Cowboys have been on a surprising winning streak.

Pro Bowl middle linebacker Sean Lee was lost for the entire 2014 season during the first week of organized team activities in May with a torn ACL in his right knee. This is the second season in a row that Lee will miss at least half of the year with an injury. Veteran quarterback Tony Romo also had two separate back surgeries during the off-season and was listed as questionable for the upcoming season.  Continue reading

Office of Student Life organizes teams

By Brigitte Zumaya 


Sports & Opinion Editor 

Photo by Willie R. Cole | Two intramural soccer players jump for a header as teammates look on.

Photo by Willie R. Cole | Two intramural soccer players jump for a header as teammates look on.

The Office of Student Life has organized a co-ed intramural soccer season again this fall.  Games are held on Fridays in October on the fields in front of H Building.  “We really are trying to continue a successful program, and I think everybody loved it last year,” Jonathan Tunwar, Brookhaven program coordinator, said. “We’re not trying to change too much, just keeping it going and making it more efficient for us.”  Continue reading

Lady Bears beast moves

Photos by Brigitte Zumaya


The Lady Bears shake hands with the players from North Lake after winning the game.

The Lady Bears shake hands with the players from North Lake after winning the game.

The Brookhaven Laby Bears are trying to prove themseleves they can gain victory during thier match against North Lake College. Surley enough they won the game with a score of 3-1. Starting off good for the conference . Continue reading