Underdog Luka Dončić becomes phenom in NBA

Illustration by Suha Kim | Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and Real-Madrid Baloncesto coach Pablo Laso gawk over Luka Dončić, a 20-year-old Slovenian basketball player.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

Luka Dončić, a 20-year-old Slovenian basketball player, has set fire to the Dallas Mavericks and the NBA. Coaches, general managers, scouts, players and fans across the globe have taken notice and marveled at the rookie’s impact on the NBA. Continue reading Underdog Luka Dončić becomes phenom in NBA

BHC swings, misses against Cavaliers

Photo by Josh Drake | Brookhaven sophomore CJ Lovalvo (#33) smacks the ball into centerfield and prepares to run to first base Feb 7.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College Bears baseball team floundered Feb. 7, suffering a five-inning loss against the Johnson County Community College Cavaliers in the second game of a double header. Playing in 38 degree weather, the Bears accumulated 10 errors in the 14-1 loss. Continue reading BHC swings, misses against Cavaliers

Richland keeps Bears on leash

Photo by John C. Mcclanahan | Bears guard Kaland Johnson (#10) tosses up a shot at the basket as Thunderducks guard Davon Berry (#10) attempts to block the shot.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team was on the receiving end of an old-fashioned beatdown when the Richland College Thunderducks showed up for the second of two conference matchups, with a final score of 80-40. It was a runaway from the start of the game: the Bears were not in the lead for a single second. Continue reading Richland keeps Bears on leash

Bears’ offense takes down Lions

Kweisi Brown
Staff Writer

The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team snagged a 77-67 win on the road against Mountain View College Jan. 26.

“Toward the end of the game my heart was shaking,” Bears forward Christian Brown said. “This was a big win that we tried to get, and it took us a while to find our team identity. But we found ourselves and got the job done.”

Mountain View won the tipoff, but quickly turned the ball over. Then, Bears guard Thulyer Hardy went for a layup, but was fouled. He sank both free throws, and the Bears nailed another jump shot to take a 6-2 lead. Mountain View Lions guard Christopher Smith Jr. tossed up two shots to tie the game 6-6. Continue reading Bears’ offense takes down Lions

Liles secures Bears win

Photo by John C. Mcclanahan | Thuyler Hardy (#12) dribbles past Mountain View College’s defense in Room T206, known as the Bears’ Den, Jan. 23.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team did battle and came out victorious against conference opponent North Lake College Blazers on Jan. 23 at home with a final score of 86-79. The win was the first for the Bears in inter-league play. Continue reading Liles secures Bears win