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Q: The Cleveland Cavaliers’ 26-game losing streak, though it was quickly followed by a hilarious 104-99 defeat of the Los Angeles Lakers, was a true testament to how terrible a team can be when an owner builds around a single player… and then loses that player to free agency. Still, though, the 2010-11 Cavaliers have

Tourney hopes darken for men’s BB

Jared Padway and Greg Peterson The Vikings won a huge game last Saturday against the Beloit Buccaneers 72-64 in order to keep their postseason hopes alive. This completed the Vikings’ regular-season sweep of the Bucs (9-13, 8-9 MWC), and moved the Vikings into a four-way tie for second place in the conference. However, a loss

Standings -GP eek

Greg Peterson Men’s basketball St. Norbert 13-4 17-5 Grinnell 11-6 16-6 Illinois College 11-6 15-7 Ripon 11-6 13-9 Carroll 10-7 12-10 Lake Forest 10-7 12-10 Lawrence 10-7 11-11 Beloit 8-9 9-13 Monmouth 1-16 3-19 Knox 0-17 1-2 Women’s basketball St. Norbert 16-1 20-2 Monmouth 12-5 14-8 Illinois College 11-6 13-9 Carroll 10-7 14-8 Lake Forest

Hockey swept in Highway 41 Series

Jon Mays The Lawrence University hockey team struggled both offensively and defensively over the weekend, and the result was a sweep by Marian in the Battle of Highway 41. Marian started the scoring early in the series with Matt Williams’ first minute goal in the opening game, and the Sabres would not let up. Marian

Athletes of the week

Alyssa Onan (Courtesy of Paul Wilke) Brad Scurfield: Hockey Who is your favorite team to play against? Whatever team we are playing Friday night. I like to take it one game at a time. How is playing with your brother? What is your favorite part? Playing with my brother is a dream come true —

Women’s basketball downed by Beloit

Erik Borresen After a strong start, the Lawrence women’s basketball team fizzled down the stretch, dropping a Saturday afternoon Midwest Conference game against the Beloit College Buccaneers 77-55. The Vikings came out of the gates with a cool demeanor and excellent control of the ball. Freshman Cory Paquette led the Vikings to a 12-11 lead

Cold shooting leads to men’s hoops’ split

Jared Padway The Vikings drove down to Illinois for a two-game road trip last weekend, where they held on to win 49-45 against the Lake Forest Foresters Friday night but couldn’t keep the momentum going against the Illinois College Blue Boys as they lost 79-60 Saturday.Lawrence began the road trip with a hot hand, jumping

Women’s hoops blown out

Erik Borresen Continuing their recent struggles, the Lawrence women’s basketball lost at Lake Forest and Illinois Colleges last weekend, stretching their conference losing streak to 57 games.The Foresters of Lake Forest College (9-8, 7-5 MWC) took a first-half lead and never looked back last Friday night, eventually going on to win 76-48.Lake Forest went on

Athletes of the week

Alyssa Onan (Frederick Breslow) Rose Tepper: Indoor TrackHow do you get ready for a meet the day before at practice? Whatdo you do to prepare?My pre-meet practice usually consists of our usual warm-up, a few short sprints and then only a small amount of jumping. The majority of my jumping practice is done earlier in

Sports Trivia

Greg Peterson Q: Aaron Rodgers may have just become the most famous product of Cal football since the phrase “the Stanford band is on the field!” entered the lexicon. But he’s not the only quarterback in the NFL to have graduated from the University of California – what current Oakland Raider and former Baltimore Raven