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The Start of Somethign New, The Start of Something Great

JOE BRAMBIL, Contributor Beloit Athletics is in for a treat this year with the addition of Men’s Lacrosse. This will be the first ever lacrosse team in Beloit College’s history, as well as in the Midwest Conference. The men’s team will be coached by Bob Dignazio and Nate Pritchard, who both played Lacrosse at Kenyon … Continue reading

Men’s Soccer Wins Overtime

DAVE KOVARIK, Contributor On Tuesday, September 4, the Beloit Men’s Soccer team played their second game of the season. The Buccaneers grabbed an overtime victory against Concordia University Wisconsin. After conceding their only goal so far this season in the 11th minute of the game, the Buccaneer defense, led by Sean Little’14, Ryan Munger’14 and … Continue reading

Sports Goes Beyond the Bubble

— Former Chicago Bull Brian Scalabrine has retired from professional basketball (, upsetting almost every person ever. — A third grader from Colorado was recently sent home for wearing a Peyton Manning jersey to school. The jersey with the number 18 was banned three years ago for connections with local gangs. ( —Justin Timberlake may … Continue reading

Gatorade Scientist Returns to Beloit

SEAN LITTLE, Sports Editor On Sunday, September 2 at 4:00 p.m., Beloit College hosted speaker Kim White’96. In Pearsons Hall, White, a former basketball and softball player for the Buccaneers and now an employee at Gatorade, spent a little over an hour teaching her philosophy on how to prepare for, perform during, and recover from … Continue reading

Three Huge Fitness Myths

Athiththan Selvendran, Will Coyne, Matias Grande, Al Ham, Fitness Columnists Misconception 1: (Girl) “OMG! I will not lift weights. I don’t want to get huge!” It bugs me so much when a girl tells me that she wants to lose weight and look all toned and sexy, but she’s only willing to do the bike … Continue reading

Breaking down the draft

TOM MELTON, Staff Writer The NFL Draft occurred this past weekend with the first round being held on Thursday night. Some of you may have seen my mock draft which is a prediction of how the first 32 selections would unfold. I got eight selections correct, one more than Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay … Continue reading

Uncle Francis Buc VII

MARK COOGAN, Sports Editor What’s your full name? David Francis Bremner VII, and yes I actually am the seventh. What are your majors and minors at Beloit? I am a mathematics major and I minor in Busch Light. What sports do you play? Basketball and I dabble in Frisbee. What was your proudest moment as … Continue reading

Frisbee Report

ARI JACOBS, Staff Writer No Child Left Behind vs. Team Phenom: Forfeit, Team Phenom Members of both teams left their houses precisely at the stroke of 11:00 a.m. in a race to forfeit the match. No Child Left Behind performed brilliantly in tribute to their eponymous government program, leaving fellow team members in the dust … Continue reading

DOs and DON’Ts of pick-up basketball

SEAN LITTLE, Diabetic   It’s that time of year again. School is coming to a close, the weather is getting more beautiful by the minute, and Beloit College students are heading home for the summer. That means that pick-up basketball season has also started at your local playground or park. Here are five key things … Continue reading

Predicting the playoffs

BEN SIEBERT, Staff Writer The lockout shortened regular season is finally over and the real season began on Saturday afternoon. Ben Siebert drops by to give us his first round predictions. The first day of playoff basketball was overshadowed by Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose tearing his ACL with a little over a minute … Continue reading