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Champions League Soccer Preview

Ishan Prakash, Sports Writer
February 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

The first Champions League knockout stage begins February 18 and continues all the way up to February 26. Out of all the matches that are taking place, the most exciting ones feature Manchester City vs. Barcelona & Champions League winner Bayern Munich facing off against Arsenal. For the first...

Michael Sam Comes Out

Sam Kishore, Sports Editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Recently, the National Football League (NFL) has been hit with a bombshell, both politically and morally. Michael Sam, a potential and highly qualified candidate for the NFL draft, came out as gay in an interview with the New York Times. Michael Sam, born in Galveston, Texas, attended the University...

The 2013-14 NBA Season Is Here

October 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

And fans of the game of basketball couldn’t be happier. Since one of the most dramatic Finals series in NBA history between the Heat and Spurs ended in June (with Miami taking the title in seven games), there has been much anticipation & hype for this coming season. This offseason in particular...

Fantasy Football Week 8 Predictions

Robert Bamford, Editorial Editor
October 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

In need of fantasy help? You're in the right place. With an injury-filled week seven, many fantasy owners will be in need of some quick fixes, so here are some of my predictions for Week 8. Andrew Quarless, TE, Green Bay Packers With Jermichael Finley out for what seems to be a very serious injury...

Women’s Soccer Team Headed to Playoffs

Women’s Soccer Team Headed to Playoffs

Micah Cotton, Sports Writer
October 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

After winning 5 straight games to end their regular season at 8-5, the varsity women's soccer team has not only advanced to the regional tournament, but also clinched the number 2 seed in the tournament.  The girls traveled up to Annapolis, Maryland early afternoon yesterday for the tournament and will...

NFL Week 4 Summary

Sam Kishore, Sports Editor
October 3, 2013
Filed under Sports

Week 4 of the 2013-2014 NFL Season had both easy victories for some teams, but also shocking losses for others. Below are summaries and takeaways from a few games this week.  1. Seattle Seahawks vs. Houston Texans (23-20) In their home turf of Reliant Stadium in H-Town, the Texans had a 20-3 lead ...

Coach Stubbs and His New Title

Coach Stubbs and His New Title

Richie Krims, Sports Editor
September 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

Since 2005, Roderick Stubbs has been the head coach for the Oxford College men’s basketball team. Coach Stubbs, as many on campus call him, has turned the Eagles into a NJCAA basketball power, leading the Eagles to postseason appearances in five of his eight seasons at the helm, including back-to-back...

Oxford Athletes Ranked Nationally for Soccer

Oxford Athletes Ranked Nationally for Soccer

Sam Kishore and Micah Cotton
September 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

Sophomore Chloe Donegan and Freshman Meghan Spencer rank among the top scorers in Division III Varsity Girls soccer. The Spokesman got a chance to interview each of them this week and weigh in on their national recognition. Chloe has scored 9 goals in only 7 games played, and is tied with five other...

MLB Round One Playoff Predictions

Micah Cotton, Sports Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

Though a historic three-way tie did not happen today, there is a two-way tie between the Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays.  They will play a 163rd regular season game in which the winner will advance to the Wild Card Play-in game against the Cleveland Indians.  The Cardinals and Red Sox each have the bes...

MLB Playoff Picture Nearly Set in Stone

Micah Cotton, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Sports

With the regular season winding down in under a week, ten MLB teams look to win it all this October.  Nearly every division has been clinched this past week, and teams are preparing for either next season or a World Series run. The five National League teams headed to the playoffs include the local...

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