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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

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

Tepper leaps into record books

Greg Peterson For the Lawrence indoor track team, last weekend’s Pointer Invitational at UW-Stevens Point was highlighted by Rose Tepper’s NCAA-tournament-qualifying performance in the high jump.Tepper, a sophomore, cleared a height of 1.67 meters to provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships, held March 11 and 12 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Even though she

Hockey dominates Northland in weekend sweep

Jon Mays (Kofi Fosu) The Lawrence University hockey team swept Northland College last weekend in a pair of games dominated by the Vikings. Lawrence displayed their talent on both offense and defense, and a couple of Vikings earned weekly conference awards for their stellar play.In the first game, Lawrence blew open a 1-0 game with

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