Category Archives: Sports

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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ESOL Sports program engages, unites students

By Jubenal Aguilar
Managing Editor

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar
Naima Abdoulaye, a student from Chad, calls her team to make a move during an ESOL soccer game April 25, 2016.

Brookhaven College’s ESOL Sports program provides opportunities for international students to learn English, remain active through sports and become more involved with the college. Continue reading

Volleyball recruits all-star sisters for upcoming season

By Marilyn Velazquez
Staff Writer

Jayla and Lexi Hattaway are two of the 1,415 residents who live there in the rural town of Wolfe City, Texas, which is located little over 70 miles northeast of Brookhaven College.The sisters are finishing their senior year at Wolfe City High School, in a class of just 38 students, and will soon call Brookhaven their new home when they join the Lady Bears volleyball team in the Fall 2017 semester. Continue reading