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Athlete of the Week: Bernard Lilly

Athlete of the Week: Bernard Lilly

Photo provided by Katie Frankel. With fall term well underway, fall sports have started and intramurals are not far behind. Intramurals, whether it be soccer, basketball, volleyball or badminton, have all gotten much more competitive. This week I had the pleasure to talk with one of the most successful players in intramural basketball. Senior Bernard

Lawrence basketball ends season with games against Lake Forest

Before the final men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Lake Forest College’s home court, both the Lawrence Vikings and the Foresters were 10-7 in the Midwest Conference and tied with Cornell College for third place in the league standings. However, Cornell had successfully seized a victory against Beloit College, pushing Saturday’s game between

Basketball: Games Against Monmouth

Last weekend, the Lawrence men’s basketball team (9-8, 6th place MWC) charged to a thrilling Midwest Conference victory last Saturday, Feb 11th against Monmouth, 6-11, 7th place Midwest Conference (MWC). There were almost one thousand spectators in attendance at Alexander Gymnasium. The Vikes came up strong in the first nine minutes with four layups, including

Basketball hunts for tournament berth in final games

Photo by Victor Nguyen   There are only five games left until the Midwest Conference tournament starts, and only the top four teams can join the tournament. Following the Vikings’ loss at Cornell on Tuesday, January 31st, the men’s basketball team was standing in fifth place in the conference, one win behind Grinnell. Therefore, the

Vikings of the Week: Olivia Hoesley (Basketball)

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week, I sat down with my close friend, junior Olivia Hoesley of the women’s basketball team. Olivia has been a key offensive threat for the Vikings since she arrived freshman year. As the conference season comes to a close, Olivia reflects on her successful junior season, and looks forward

Men’s and Women’s Basketball play Illinois and Cornell

  This past weekend, the Lawrence’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams played home games against Cornell College and Illinois College. The Lady Vikes lost 2-11 and 0-8 overall in the Midwest Conference (MWC), while the men’s team won 6-6 overall and 6-2 in the MWC. The Lady Vikes had a difficult time keeping pace on

Basketball faces Monmouth

It is a busy time to be a Lawrence basketball player. In the thick of their conference season, the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams made the long journey down to Monmouth College for a double header against the Fighting Scots on Saturday, Jan. 7. The Lawrence University Lady Vikings kicked off the afternoon of basketball