Category Archives: Sports

Harvesters plow through Bears winning streak

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

On a cloudy afternoon at Eastfield College, the Brookhaven College Bears were handed their 11th loss of the season April 17 at the hands of their rival, the Eastfield Harvesters, with a score of 9-2. The Harvesters scored most of their runs in the fourth and sixth innings as the Bears were not able to climb back from the deficit. Continue reading

BHC Bears slam Rams

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

In a doubleheader against the Texas Wesleyan University Rams April 20, the Brookhaven College Bears baseball team prevailed in both home games, with winning scores of 4-3 and 2-1. As the score seesawed back and forth in the first game, the Bears patiently overcame the Rams as they fought to get back in the game. Continue reading

Blazers batter Bears

By Sam Doherty

 
Staff Writer

Brigitte Zumaya | Associate Layout Editor A handful of Brookhaven Bears regroup to decide on a new play.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Associate Layout Editor
A handful of Brookhaven Bears regroup to decide on a new play.

 

The North Lake College Blazers started the scoring off on March 28 at North Lake by getting on base with a walk, then scoring on a triple that was hit to right center off of Bears pitcher Austin Kufrovich. Continue reading

Bears eclipse Suns

By Sam Doherty
Staff Writer

Maddox Price | Chief Layout Editor Brookhaven Bear Tyler Keegan (#21) throws a pitch.

Photo Maddox Price | Chief Layout Editor
Brookhaven Bear Tyler Keegan (#21) throws a pitch.

Helping to finish off one of Brookhaven College’s most memorable comebacks in recent history, first baseman Trevor Ahin hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, awarding the Brookhaven men’s baseball team a win over Cedar Valley College, 7-5. Continue reading

BHC ‘harvests’ victory

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Eastfield shooting guard Walter Bell (#24) leaps in an attempt to block a shot by Brookhaven guard Shannon James (#12).

The Eastfield College Harvesters and their fans left the basketball court in shock. In what seemed to be a guaranteed victory for the Harvesters, the Brookhaven College Bears prevailed Feb. 11 at Eastfield to win their last regular-season game in overtime, 89-88.

Eastfield took charge of the first half, playing stout defense and controlling rebounds for most of the game. Although they suffered turnovers and gave up offensive boards, the Bears limited their mistakes and made plays when it mattered most. Continue reading

Bears go to semis

By Willie R. Cole

Senior Staff Photographer

The final score was 96-83 as the Brookhaven College Bears stole the magic from the Eastfield College Harvesters at the Metro Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Feb. 14. The two basketball teams met earlier that week in a conference game, playing on Eastfield’s home court, with Brookhaven winning in overtime by 1 point.

Aaron Peterson and the Harvesters’ captains met at half court to receive instruction from the referees while the teams finished their warm-ups. At tip off, the Harvesters took possession of the ball and scored in the first few seconds of the game. Continue reading

Dopers poison sports

By Andres Reyes

Sports Editor

The juice is there. The syringe is there. And you love the way you look and feel. Money, women and fame. And more money. That is what is at stake when deciding whether or not to take steroids. For some young athletes who seek to stand out, taking these drugs may be the only option. I am angry because we, as a society, have let it get to this point. Steroids are killing the sports world. Yes, athletes will reach a physical peak while on these drugs, but the mental and moral risks are far too great. Continue reading

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