Category Archives: Sports

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Women’s Basketball Begin Conferences

By Kara Koinis This weekend the women’s basketball team will be traveling to Sherman, Texas to face the Austin College Roos followed by a trip to Louisiana to play Centenary College. These will be the Pirates first two conference games. … Continue reading

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New Precedent Set for Pirate Program: Men’s Soccer Finishes Second in Conference Tournement

By John Stickels The Pirates advanced to the final game of the conference tournament this season for the first time in school history, losing 2-0 in a game with rival Trinity University. “I think a new precedent was set and … Continue reading

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Women’s Soccer Disappointed: Team Hold High Hopes for Future

By John Stickels Last weekend the women’s soccer team competed in the SCAC conference tournament, marking the end of their season. The Pirates played the University of Dallas on Saturday, falling 4-0 to the Crusaders. Junior Lindsey Jakszta was named … Continue reading

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Volleyball 7-3 in Conference: Pirates Earn Regionals Bid, Again

By Kara Koinis This weekend, the volleyball team will be competing in the NCAA regional tournament. After their performance at the SCAC Conference tournament, the women’s volleyball team is now sitting on an overall record of 24-11 and 7-3 in … Continue reading

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Soccer Prepares for Conference: Both Teams in Good Standing

By John Stickels The men’s and women’s soccer teams are wrapping up their conference play by facing school rival Trinity this weekend in San Antonio. Both the men and women’s teams are looking at placing somewhere in the top three … Continue reading

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Duarte Sets School Record:Cross Country to Compete in SCAC Championship Tomorrow

By Marin Bramblett On October 6, junior Lilly Duarte set a school record for the 6K race. This personal accomplishment serves a milestone that marks Duarte’s achievement as well as the overall success and improvement of the cross-country team this … Continue reading

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Football Team Prepares for 2013 Season: Coaches Offer Opportunities for Growth, Leadership

By Marin Bramblett The fall semester of 2013 will see Southwestern’s newest football team in its first official season in over half a century. This semester, the university welcomes players as they begin conditioning and practice. Although there are currently … Continue reading

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Pirates Prepare for Home Games: Men’s Soccer Maintains Winning Record

The men’s soccer team will face off with Centenary College on this Friday, and finish out the home weekend on Sunday against Austin College. With the first half of conference play complete, the men stand with a record of 8-6. … Continue reading

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Women’s Soccer Wins First Home Game

By Hanna Kim The women’s soccer team is hitting the road this weekend to play Austin College on Friday and Centenary College, conference newcomers, on Sunday. The ladies won their first home game against Howard Payne University last Tuesday with … Continue reading

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Friends, Fans, Families Show Support: Power Up Pirates Weekend Celebrate Athletics

By Marin Bramblett Family, fans, and prospective students donned their yellow and black in school spirit for the Power Up Pirates, Family Weekend, and Prospective Student-Athlete events last Saturday.With all of the events taking place and the extra people on … Continue reading

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Men’s Soccer Makes Comeback

By John Stickels The men’s soccer team will face Austin College on Friday, followed by a trip to Centenary College in Louisiana on Sunday. This will be the first time the Pirates play these teams this season. Last weekend the … Continue reading

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Volleyball Adds to Winning Record

By John Stickels The Lady Pirates volleyball team will be playing St. Edward’s University next Wednesday. Although it is a non-conference game, a win against the Hilltoppers is critical to maintaining the team’s momentum. The Bucs are going in to … Continue reading

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