Category Archives: Sports

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

Bears Slash Thunderducks

By Juan Betancourt
Sports/Web Editor

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar, Jacqueline Arredondo, Willie R. Cole, Eriana Ruiz

The Brookhaven College women’s soccer team won the National Junior College Athletics Association Division III District F Tournament for the second year in a row. The Bears defeated the Richland College Thunderducks 2-0, Oct. 28 to move on to play in the NJCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship. Last year, the Bears defeated the Thunderducks 2-1 in the conference finals. Continue reading

Bears face alumni for charity

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

Photo by Willie R. Cole
Alumnus J’Michael Jasper (#34) guards Bears Logan Dixon’s (#12) 2-point jump shot.

The Brookhaven College basketball team defeated a squad of former Bears players in the ninth annual Don Cockrell Alumni Basketball Game, 93-89. The match celebrated and commemorated Don Cockrell’s, a former athletics and equipment manager, 26 years of service for the athletics department. Continue reading

Bears declaw Lions, 3-0

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

Photo by Willie R. Cole
Mountain View College’s Pricilla Aguilar (#9) battles Bears Samantha Ramirez (#22) for the ball as Bears Micah Pond (#6) steps in to help her teammate seize control.

The Brookhaven College women’s soccer team shut out the Mountain View College Lions 3-0 at home. Friday the 13th breezed with lucky mojo for the Bears and an unlucky curse on the Lions’ defense. Continue reading

BHC soccer hosts fundraiser

Brookhaven hosts charity match for Sept. 11 first responders and Hurricane Harvey relief.

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

The Brookhaven College Bears soccer team hosted the Dallas Roma F.C. women’s team at home for the second annual First Responders Match. On the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the exhibition game commemorated fallen police officers and firefighters who answered the call for help. The Bears raised $960 for the Texas Association of First Responders, Jim Elder, head soccer coach, said. Continue reading

Bears paw at Bees, 3-2

The Brookhaven Bears rally from behind to beat the Eastfield Bees in overtime.

By Juan Betancourt
Sports/Web Editor

Photos by John C. McClanahan
Bears Savanna Hernandez (#13) attempts to beat Bees Adriana Arzola (#10).

The Brookhaven College Bears soccer team overcame a one- goal deficit to buzz the Eastfield College Bees 3-2 in overtime in the first conference game of the season at home Sept. 15. Continue reading

Bears fall short as underdogs

Panola College defeats Brookhaven College’s volleyball team, 3-0.

By Lauren Keuning
Opinion|Layout Editor

Photo by Willie R. Cole
Bears Princess Hamilton (#5) and Kristin Londrie (#8) defend and make plays on the net.

The Brookhaven College Bears volleyball team went down fighting at home against the Panola College Fillies, 0-3, Sept. 16. With Panola ranked third in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I, according to the NJCAA website, the Bears were the game’s underdogs. Continue reading

Wranglers herd Bears into corner, 3-0

By Willie R. Cole
Senior Photo Editor

By Willie R. Cole
Bears Kristin Londrie (#8) and Tara Cangialosi (#14) defend the net.

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears volleyball team lost their first match of the season 3-0 against the Cisco College Wranglers Aug. 22.

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Roadrunners muss Bears’ fur, 2-1

The Brookhaven Lady Bears keep possession in their first home ga me, but struggle to outrun the Roadrunners.

By Juan Betancourt
Sports/Web Editor

Photo by Willie R. Cole
Bears Joseline Sorto (#3) defends the ball against a Roadrunner defender.

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears soccer team had many opportunities for goals, but fell short during their home opener against the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners Sept. 2, 2-1.

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