Category Archives: Sports

Articles about sports and sport-like entertainment.

Woman’s Soccer to travel to England

  By Arianna Haradon Over Spring Break 2012, Southwestern’s women’s soccer players will travel to England as a team. “We will be doing a number of things… from touring, to watching professional soccer, to working with the trainers in the … Continue reading

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Softball Takes on Crusaders: Girls Host First Game of Season

By Natalia Rodriguez In their first game of the season, the SU softball team takes on University of Mary Hardin Baylor in a home game today at 1 p.m. According to head coach Angela Froebese, the UMHB team presents some … Continue reading

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Lacrosse Begins Season: Pirates Face-Off Against Goucher

By John Stickles The SU mens lacrosse team faces off against Goucher in their first game of the season tomorrow at 1 p.m. Southwestern alumnus Bill Bowmen is set to lead a young team of athletes in his first season … Continue reading

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Volleyball Finalizes 30-4 Record: Players, Coaches Reflect on Accomplishments

The volleyball team finished out its season at the NCAA tournament on Nov.11. The Pirates fell to Chapman 3-1 in the first round of the tournament, bringing theirseason record to 30-4. “Although we are disappointed with the lost, Chapman played … Continue reading

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Pirates Could Still Qualify for Tourney

As the conference season comes to a close, the South-western men’s soccer team is still in the running for a spot in the conference tournament. The pirates have a record of 3-4 for conference play and 6-8-1 for all the … Continue reading

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Celebration of Lights Helps Students Athletes Shine

The installation of a new lighting system on the soccer and lacrosse fields offers a great experience for teams and spectators. A brief dedication ceremony for the new lights is planned for 6:45 p.m. on October 21, between the women’s … Continue reading

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Soccer

The start of the fall term also means the start of the fall sports season, and the  soccer players have been hard at work in practice and at games. The men’s team lost a few critical seniors after the 2010 … Continue reading

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Men’s Basketball ends up and down season on high note

After a season of talent, biting disappointment and injuries, the men’s basketball season has come to an end. Though the Pirates did not make it to the conference tournament, there were still some games very well played. It was a … Continue reading

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Athlete Spotlight: Robbie Hanley

Junior Robby Hanley has been on fire as of late and played akey role in the success of the men’s basketball team. Hanley did not always plan to pursue basketball in college, but his plans changed when he arrived here … Continue reading

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SU Swimming Finishes Strong in Louisville

In Louisville, Ky. this past weekend, the Southwestern swim team was able to evaluate the efforts of its hard work at the Conference Championship. On the men’s side, the first day of the meet resulted in a sixth place finish … Continue reading

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Southwestern vs. Trinity: Tough Day for SU B-Ball

In the midst of a crowd full of students and their visiting parents dressed in black, the regular season ended for the men and women’s basketball teams of Southwestern last Friday. Both the men and women fought hard, but came … Continue reading

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Twitter not that great, except when it is

As a person who is not a Twitter-er, but chose to take this assignment out of interest, I must admit the whole culture of letting everyone know what you are doing at any given time kind of freaks me out. … Continue reading

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