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This week in sports

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

By Aarod Oda Staff Writer   NBA The chase for the Larry O’Brien trophy has officially begun. The Portland Trail Blazers unfortunately lost the first game of a seven game series to the New Orleans Pelicans by a score of 97-95. It was a terrible night for the two scoring guards, CJ McCollum and Damian

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Intramurals Weekly

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

By Dru Draper Staff Writer You can count on some great intramural volleyball and soccer as much as you can count on James Harden not playing defense in the playoffs. This is the final week of regular season intramurals for the year. Thank you for all your participation and competitiveness. From all of us here

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Baseball clinches NWC tournament berth

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

By Jared Spohr Staff Writer Willamette used five hits and three Lewis & Clark errors to score five runs in the top of the second. Key to the team’s success were an RBI single by first year Sean Little and an RBI double by Brett. Lewis & Clark battled back in the fourth inning by

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Bearcats get swept by NWC champion George Fox

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

By Dani Saunders Staff Writer The softball team was all over the place this past weekend due to rain delays and postponed games. They faced off against George Fox on Saturday, April 14 in Newberg, Oregon and on Monday, April 16 at Linfield College in a four-game series. On the Saturday, George Fox pitcher Madison

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Willamette golf teams compete in the Spring Thaw

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

By Eric Del Prado Sports Editor The Willamette University men’s and women’s golf teams participated in the Willamette Spring Thaw Tournament at the Pronghorn Resort Golf Club. On Saturday, junior Kenneth Sheldon was in the lead after shooting a 70 in the first round of the tournament. He held a two stroke lead over the

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This week in sports

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

This week in sports By Aaron Oda Staff Writer This week in sports we take a look at a masterful weekend of golf, the newly started baseball season and the playoff picture in the NBA.   NBA Going into the last week of the regular season, let’s set up the playoff picture. Everyone is more

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Why hasn’t soccer risen to popularity in the US?

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Kellen Bulger News Editor “Baseball, basketball, American football, they’ve been around. But I wouldn’t be doing this if I didn’t think I could make a difference,” said former international soccer star David Beckham prior to making the historic move from Real Madrid to the LA Galaxy 11-years-ago. Looking back on the move today, did

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Softball endures two days of rain delays against UPS

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Jarin Kobashigawa Staff Writer The softball team traveled to Tacoma, Washington on Saturday to take on the University of Puget Sound, where they would play two games on Saturday and two more games on Sunday. However, mother nature had other plans as a majority of the Pacific Northwest experienced intense rain showers, and the

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Bearcat Baseball looking good going into final NWC series

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

By Dani Saunders Staff Writer Due to weather, the Bearcat baseball team faced off against the Loggers of Puget Sound in a three-game series with one game played on Sunday, April 8\, and a doubleheader played Monday, April 9. On Sunday, Bearcat baseball opened the series with a win against the Loggers. Junior Connor Bailey

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This week in sports

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

By Aaron Oda Staff Writer This week in sports we say goodbye to March Madness but welcome a fresh and new Major League Baseball season. Also, the Masters is this weekend and I will be tuning in to see if Tiger can win another green jacket. Let’s take a look at this week in sports.

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