Category Archives: Sports

Texas Rangers break hearts, not records

By Victoria Valdez
Sports Editor

Major League Baseball season is in full swing, which means it’s time for the Texas Rangers to make their comeback. It’s been seven years since the Rangers made it to the World Series, but based on last year’s play, a World Series appearance is looking slim. Continue reading

Skate across D-FW parks

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader

Photo by Josh Drake | Tony Gomez, a local skateboarder at Barney E. Wood Spakepark , prepares to hit a front-side grab.

Pedestrians can usually see a skate-thrasher dishing out tricks on a street in downtown Dallas or strolling down a sidewalk near a college campus. Despite being the fourth largest metroplex in the U.S. by population, D-FW has few skateparks compared to areas like Los Angeles or Chicago. Continue reading

Weight room acquires new machines, hours

By Kaniece Tell
Contributing Writer

Photo by Eriana Ruiz

The pumping of iron, thumping of a treadmill and rocking of a new  elliptical machine echoes through Brookhaven College’s weight room. Continue reading

Bears stamp out Blazers’ fire, 11-7

By Victoria Valdez
Sports Editor

Photo by Josh Drake | North Lake College pitcher Cory Regan (#11) pitches the ball to Brookhaven College batter C.J. Lovalvo (#33).

The Brookhaven College Bears baseball team won their 17th game, on a 15-game winning streak, after defeating the North Lake College Blazers 11-7 March 21.

“So far, we’ve been playing pretty well,” Brandon Rains, Brookhaven head baseball coach, said. “We’ve been pitching well. We’ve been playing lights out defense and our hitters have a non-selfish approach.” Continue reading

Harvesters uproot Bears, 74-70

By Victoria Valdez
Sports Editor

Photo by Josh Drake Eastfield’s Mike Fuller (#35) blocks Bears Javon Lipscombe’s (#15) shot during the last game of the season.

The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team took a 74-70 loss in their final game of the season against the Eastfield College Harvesters Feb. 17 at home.  Continue reading

Women’s soccer coaches win award

Brookhaven College’s soccer coaching staff are recognized after leading the 2017 women’s soccer team to their first national championship title. 

By Victoria Valdez
Sports Editor

The Brookhaven College women’s soccer coaches were awarded Regional Coaching Staff of the Year Jan. 18 at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia. The coaches earned the recognition, after the Brookhaven women’s soccer team was declared national champions of the National Junior College Athletics Association Division III last season. Continue reading

Lions own The Bears Den, 97 – 72

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar |  Bears D’Andre Dudley (#10) throws up a shot from the paint, while Lions Ronald Williams Jr. (#32) attempts to block his shot.

The Mountain View College men’s basketball team annihilated the Brookhaven College Bears 97-72 for their first conference win of the season. Lions guard Damian Willis led Mountain View’s offense after sinking 10 3-pointers and tallying 36 points. Continue reading

Brookhaven College Early College High School soccer program

By Juan Betancourt
Sports/Web Editor 

Early College High School students at Brookhaven College do not have many sports options as part of their curriculum. To help them, Sandro Juliano, an international student, has organized a group of students that will begin practicing soccer and participate in a local soccer league in Spring 2018.

Bermudian soccer player emerges as NJCAA MVP

By Erika Torres 
Staff Writer

Photo by Juan Betancourt
Brookhaven College women’s soccer player Deshae Darrell holds her Most Valuable Player award next to the 2017 Bears national championship trophy.

Deshae Darrell, Brookhaven College’s second Bermudian soccer player, was named the Most Valuable Player after the Brookhaven women’s soccer team victory in the National Junior College Athletics Association Division III Women’s Soccer Championship. During the tournament, Darrell scored five goals and had one assist. She scored in every match of the tournament, including the Bears’ first goal in the finals. Continue reading

Women’s soccer crowned national champions

By Juan Betancourt
Sports/Web Editor

For the first time in Brookhaven College history, the women’s soccer team was crowned national champions at the 2017 National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Women’s Soccer Championship. On Nov. 12, the Brookhaven Bears defeated the Herkimer College Generals 2-1 in overtime to win the title. Continue reading