Category Archives: Sports

Cowboys choose contingency over controversy part 2

Decision to keep player on team despite allegations of domestic abuse has divided football fans and sports columnists alike.

By Sam Doherty

Sports/Opinion Editor

In the U.S., most people believe in the opportunity for second chances. Without them, most wouldn’t succeed in life. But when someone breaks a law, a second chance is much harder to come by – and rightly so, depending on the law broken. Continue reading

Cowboys choose contingency over controversy part 1

Decision to keep player on team despite allegations of domestic abuse has divided football fans and sports columnists alike.

By Andres Reyes

Senior Staff Writer

 

In 2014, Gregory “Greg” Hardy was convicted on charges of domestic violence in Charlotte, North Carolina, after beating his then-girlfriend, Nicole Holder. He then appealed for a jury trial, reached a settlement with Holder, and because she didn’t testify, all criminal records stemming from the conflict were expunged from Hardy’s record. Continue reading

Yoga instructor extends joy of meditation to students

By Jose Garcia

 
Contributing Writer

Merry Christmas

Dada Advayananda is about to begin a session of his yoga class with the Yoga and Meditation Club at Brookhaven College. Advayananda, who is 59 years old, has devoted his life to teaching yoga. His loose-fitting clothes and sandals are evidence of his simple life. Continue reading

Yoga Club helps students relax

By Jose Garcia

 
Contributing Writer

Merry Christmas (1)

College students often face stress and fatigue. Some students find relief at home, but sometimes being at home does not help. Other students, such as Mateus Moura, have trouble concentrating in class. Moura searched for ways to solve that problem. After trying to learn yoga through videos with no success, he joined the Yoga and Meditation Club at Brookhaven College and was able to learn properly. Continue reading

Bears claw their way to victory

Sam Doherty

Sports/Opinion Editor

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Photos by Ravin Lee | Cody Little #40 of the Brookhaven Bears muscles his way past the attempted block of El Centro’s Adrian Demus.

After a close first half, the Brookhaven College men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat the El Centro College Chaparrals 79-61 Nov. 24. Continue reading

Lady Bears crowned conference champs

By Sam Doherty

Sports/Opinion Editor

Head Coach Jason Hopkins leads Brookhaven to twelfth consecutive Metro Athletic Conference Title.

Semi-Finals

After finishing the year with a 22-9 record, the regular season Metro Athletic Conference champion Brookhaven College Lady Bears volleyball team swept the Richland College Thunderducks, three sets to none, Oct. 30 in the semi-finals of the conference playoffs. Continue reading

Bears hungry for new season

By Andres Reyes

Senior Staff Writer

Photos by Ravin Lee | Coach Hurst rounds his team up in a huddle concluding practice

Photos by Ravin Lee | Coach Hurst rounds his team up in a
huddle concluding practice. 

Before the sun rose, the Brookhaven College Bears basketball team was hard at work practicing for the upcoming season, which startsOct. 30 against Tyler Junior College. With one returning sophomore, forward Chisom Obineke, the Bears have a lot of new faces on their team who are working to develop chemistry during practices.
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Bears maul opponent, remain undefeated

By Sam Doherty 

Sports/Opinion Editor

Photo by Ravin Lee |Kelsey Rogers (#6) of the Lady Bears attempts to block a tip from Eastfield’s Megan Murphy

Photos by Ravin Lee | Kelsey Rogers (#6) of the Lady Bears attempts to block a tip from Eastfield’s Megan Murphy

The Brookhaven Lady Bears sweep Eastfield College Harvesters for the second time this semester and remain undefeated in
conference play, 6-0.

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears volleyball team remained undefeated in conference play Oct. 12 as they beat the Eastfield College Harvesters 3-0. This was the second time this season the Lady Bears swept the Harvesters, a team which head coach Jason Hopkins said he expected to be Brookhaven’s toughest opponent in the Metro Athletic Conference. Continue reading

Bears continue streak, shut out T-Ducks

By Sam Doherty

Sports/Opinions Editor

All photos by Brigitte Zumaya | Clockwise from left: Taylor Stone (#14) focuses intensely on setting the volleyball for a Lady Bear to kill

All photos by Brigitte Zumaya | Taylor Stone (#14)
focuses intensely on setting the volleyball for a Lady Bear to kill

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears’ volleyball team added one more win to their record Sept. 24, dominating the Richland College Thunderducks with a final score of 3-0. Coming into the match after a victory over Eastfield College two nights prior, Brookhaven was looking to stay on a roll in conference play. It took about one hour for the Lady Bears to sweep the Thunderducks, winning the first three sets of a five-set match. Continue reading

Bears defeated, despite efforts

By Andres Reyes

Staff Writer

Bears soccer team slips through ‘quacks,’

Richland Thunderducks pick up win

The Brookhaven College Bears soccer team lost 3-1 to the Richland College Thunderducks Sept. 29. The Bears closed a 2-0 deficit with a penalty kick to make the game 2-1, but the Thunderducks scored again in the 27th minute to seal the game. Continue reading