Category Archives: Sports

Sport scores with co-eds

By Brigitte Zumaya

Layout Editor 

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Player Robert Short attempts to grab ballcarrier Nick Way’s flag during a heated scuffle.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Player Robert Short attempts to grab ballcarrier Nick Way’s flag during a heated scuffle.

 

Brookhaven College students looking for outdoor sports with a lighter touch fill the rosters of this season’s flag football teams. This semester, there are five co-ed teams at Brookhaven, each with 11 players.

Anyone who joined had to be a Brookhaven student and attend mandatory pre-registration and the first official meeting, held Feb. 21. The coordinator of this program is Student Life Office Coordinator Dominica McCarthy. Co-ed flag football has been going on for two semesters now, McCarthy said. Continue reading

Women’s soccer team prepares for 2014 tryouts

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

 

It’s time for cleats, fresh-cut grass and goals.

The Lady Bears soccer team will have tryouts beginning 2 p.m.  April 7 at Brookhaven College. Any student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours can try out, and the first game will be played Aug. 30.

Coach John Antonisse is new to the position and said he is excited to get the season started. He has lived in Dallas for the majority of his life and said he has played soccer for both J.J. Pearce High School and the University of Tulsa. Continue reading

BHC basketball goes for it all

By Adam Coleman

Staff Writer

 

Photo by Scott Godbey | Brookhaven guard Tray Baldwin (#24) attempts to block the shot after guard Curtis Gile (#33) unsuccessfully attempted to steal the ball from an Eastfield offensive player.

Photo by Scott Godbey | Brookhaven guard Tray Baldwin (#24) attempts to block the shot after guard Curtis Gile (#33) unsuccessfully attempted to steal the ball from an Eastfield offensive player.

 

The Brookhaven College Bears continued to prepare for a conference championship last week for the Mid-American Conference tournament. According to the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Bears are ranked third overall Continue reading

Bears build momentum during three-game slugfest

By Adam Coleman

Staff Writer

 

The Brookhaven team kneels together as they settle in and prepare for the start of the game.

Photos by Scott Godbey and Paul Lauder | The Brookhaven team kneels together
as they settle in and prepare for the start of the game.

 

 

Baseball season is here. The Brookhaven College Bears kicked off the season against NJCAA Division One powerhouse Weatherford College. The Bears were ranked 4th in the Collegiate Baseball News national poll, according to baseballnews.com/polls/njcaa. This marks the third time in four years that Brookhaven has been in the Top 10 in national polling.

Head baseball coach Brandon Rains said he has high hopes for the team this season. “Our expectations of the 2014 season are the same as they are every year. We expect to win a conference championship, a regional championship and a national championship. In order to accomplish those things, we have to work very hard in practice, have the right attitude and compete as hard as we can. If we do those three things, then winning takes care of itself,” Rains said. Continue reading

Brookhaven beaten in defensive showdown

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

 

Photos by Scott Godbey and Brian Finch | Kenny Slocum (#10) pulls up for a jump shot in the defender’s face after manuvering through the defense

Photos by Scott Godbey and Brian Finch | Kenny Slocum (#10) pulls up for a jump shot in the defender’s face after
manuvering through the defense

 

Slow and steady wins the race, but Brookhaven College fell short at the finish line on Feb. 8 – Richland College was a bit faster. Brookhaven averages 100 points a game, but the final score was drastically below Continue reading

Race for the cure! [Photos]

Photos By Brian Finch

 

Finishing her tenth year participating, Brenda Szewe gives a solid thumbs up.

Finishing her tenth year participating, Brenda Szewe gives a solid thumbs up.

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Basketball game honors Cockrell

By Chris R. Allison

Copy Editor

 

Photos by Brian Finch and Scott Godbey

Photos by Brian Finch and Scott Godbey

 

The fifth annual Don Cockrell memorial basketball game on Oct. 18 pitted the current Brookhaven College Bears against Brookhaven alumni players from past seasons. The home team Brookhaven Bears strode confidently out onto the court dressed in forest green warm ups, while the visiting alumni players wore gold uniforms as they loosened up at the far end of the court Continue reading

Lady Bears dig up some dough

By Scott Mitchell

A&E Editor

Photos by Brian Finch and Nicholas Bostick |  Volunteers for the volleyball team sell baked goods for the Side-Out Foundation.

Photos by Brian Finch and Nicholas Bostick | Volunteers for the volleyball team sell baked goods for the Side-Out Foundation.

 

Droves of pink-clad fans came out to support the Brookhaven College Lady Bears volleyball team at the annual Dig Pink game. The night was marked as a success, with the Lady Bears players topping their fundraising expectations as well as defeating the North Lake Continue reading

Lady Bears Dig Pink for good cause

By Aaron Ortega

Senior Staff Writer

 

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears Dig Pink volleyball game, which has taken place every year for the past five years, showcases one of the highest counts of pink- colored items worn at a single gathering on campus. The game will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the T Building Continue reading

Lady Bears maul Richland Thunderducks 3-0

By Maddox Price

Editor-In-Chief

Photos by Scott Godbey and Maddox Price | leading the game in kills, middle blocker Cadyn Laing leaps for a successful shank

Photos by Scott Godbey and Maddox Price | leading the game in kills, middle blocker Cadyn Laing leaps for a successful shank

 

“Come on Lady Bears, let’s make this a quick one,” one avid fan shouted from the stands, following the ceremonious Pledge of Allegiance. And it Continue reading