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Bears basketball bounces back

October 6, 2016

Brookhaven College kicks off their 2016-2017 basketball season Nov. 1 against Louisiana College Junior Varsity. By Juan Betancourt Sports Editor   Head coach Kevin Hurst is now in his 17th season with the ...

Elder creates wall, brings down injuries

October 6, 2016

Brookhaven College’s head soccer coach helps his team practice goal kicks with his patented creation The Soccer Wall. By Juan Betancourt Sports Editor   With 20 years of experience on the field, Jim Elder, Brook...

Coach mentors students on, off court

September 26, 2016

Brookhaven College student turned-assistant coach for the men's basketball team says coming back to campus to coach was a dream come true. By Juan Betancourt Sports Editor   Entering his fifth season as assistant co...

BHC women’s soccer team kicks things off

September 22, 2016

By Juan Betancourt Sports Editor   The Brookhaven College women’s soccer team took their first shutout win of the season Sept. 11, against Murray State College with 6-0 score. The match was also the first annual First Responder Match...

Olympics expose health risks

April 21, 2016

By Juan Betancourt Contributing Writer The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a city already stricken with contaminated surrounding bodies of water and now overwhelmed with the sudden outbreak of the Zika...

Students aim for accuracy

April 7, 2016

By Jose Garcia Staff Writer Gregorio Hernandez, Brookhaven College physical education instructor, teaches his archery class shooting techniques between the tennis courts and P1 parking lot. Hernandez has been teaching arche...

Hilltoppers bottom out against Bears

April 7, 2016

By Sam Doherty Copy Desk Chief/Sports Editor After winning their last six games, the Brookhaven College Bears baseball team continued their streak by beating the St. Edward’s University Hilltoppers 6-5 in extra innings on March 21. Read More »...

Texas considers legality of daily fantasy sports

March 8, 2016

By Sam Doherty Copy Desk Chief/Sports Editor Daily fantasy sports give unathletic, lazy or just plain nerdy men and women the chance to excel at something sports-related, aside from rooting for their favorite team. On Jan. 19, however, Texas Attorney General...

Jocks itching for pay

February 11, 2016

By Sam Doherty Copy Desk Chief/Sports Editor College athletes push for higher compensation while courts rule against payment for playing   Student athletes are not paid to take part in college sports, but that does not mean they are not b...

Cowboys choose contingency over controversy part 2

January 25, 2016

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...

Cowboys choose contingency over controversy part 1

January 25, 2016

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 ch...

Yoga instructor extends joy of meditation to students

December 14, 2015

By Jose Garcia   Contributing Writer 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...

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