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Basketball Stats: How the Lady Bulldogs compare to NBA players
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Basketball Stats: How the Lady Bulldogs compare to NBA players

Last week I wrote about how the men’s basketball team compared to NBA players based on advanced statistics. Those formulas were also used to do the same thing for the Lady Bulldogs based on the same rules and number of games. Look here if you want to see the rules, explanation of the numbers and how the guys compare to […]

Basketball Stats: How the Bulldogs compare to NBA players
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Basketball Stats: How the Bulldogs compare to NBA players

Playing professional sports is the dream of kids all over the country and world. Kids dream of hitting the buzzer-beating shot, holding up a Super Bowl trophy or pitching in the World Series. For most, the step to the pros comes through the collegiate level, which is difficult to get to, and then even harder to make it to the […]

Liam Munshi plays for the Bulldogs. | Photo by Sol Bee Park, staff photographer
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Meet the Bulldogs: Liam Munshi and Sami Weber

Liam Munshi There are lots of similarities between a baseball and the Canadian flag—they are both red and white and both represent a country. Liam Munshi knows both of these items well, having played baseball in Toronto before moving to Jackson to pitch for the Bulldogs. Along with the similarities, there are many things that differ between playing baseball in […]

Men, Not Mercenaries: Clovis Simas Guides Bulldog Soccer
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Men, Not Mercenaries: Clovis Simas Guides Bulldog Soccer

It isn’t displayed in an egotist’s office, but the framed, glass-encased Brazilian National Team uniform emblazoned with the name “Clovis” serves as a reminder to players and recruits that head soccer coach Clovis Simas once had a very successful run in the soccer industry at large. It’s a reminder that he made a ripple in the world that exists outside […]

Women's team prays before meet
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Women’s cross-country heads to second straight NCAA National Championship

Thursday morning a bus left from Union for a seven-hour trek to Joplin, Missouri carrying the women’s cross-country team to their second straight NCAA DII National Championship meet. Thirty-two teams from schools all over the country will run the Tom Rutledge Cross Country course Saturday morning in hopes of placing well against the tough competition. The top three teams from […]

Men’s basketball team stands undefeated, women set records
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Men’s basketball team stands undefeated, women set records

The men’s basketball team has started the season strongly with an undefeated 3-0 record. Tuesday night, they achieved their third win after defeating Central Baptist College 101-98. “We opened up last weekend, and I thought we did a lot of great things,” said David Niven, head coach. “We’ve really played together and defended—I thought we were really unselfish. I thought […]

Meet the Bulldogs: Casi Neff and Serigne Mboup
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Meet the Bulldogs: Casi Neff and Serigne Mboup

Casi Neff  Bigger isn’t necessarily better. At least that is certainly not the case when it came to choosing the right place to attend college for Casi Neff, freshman middle blocker for the volleyball team. Originally from Jamestown, Indiana, population 945, Neff said living in Jackson makes her feel like she’s in the city. However, she has found comfort and community […]