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Baseball Takes Three of Four from Hope

Home Run: Although the Hornets fell 7-6 to Alma (pictured above) they successfully held back Hope College in three games out of four, losing the second game in the series 4-1.

By Daniel Herrick   The men’s baseball team improved their MIAA record to 7-9 last week, after taking three of four games from rival Hope College in a pair of home-and-home doubleheaders last Thursday and Saturday. The Hornets are now ranked fifth in the MIAA just past the halfway point of their conference schedule. Junior [...]

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Men’s Tennis Aims To Keep Streak Alive

By Daniel Herrick The Men’s Tennis team’s four-game winning streak came to an end when they lost 7-2 at home to the University of Chicago last Sunday. The Hornets were defeated in all three double’s matches before dropping four of the six singles matches. Brandon Metzler was victorious at one singles (6-2, 6-2), and junior [...]

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Lacrosse Team Opens MIAA Play with Win

The Women’s Lacrosse team huddles up before the game against Saint Mary’s last Wednesday.

By Spencer MacDonald The Kalamazoo College Women’s Lacrosse team won their conference opener against St. Mary’s on Wednesday 16-9, however, dropped their second contest on Saturday at Alma by a score of 12-8. Coach Ward and the Hornets handily dispatched the first-year program of St. Mary’s, breaking a 4-4 deadlock with a three-goal run to [...]

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Weather Delays Long-Awaited Start for Lacrosse

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By Spencer MacDonald As the Kalamazoo College Women’s Lacrosse team begins their long-awaited, inaugural season, Head Coach Emilia Ward is not only optimistic about the Hornet’s chances in the MIAA, she is down-right confident. After coaching the club team in 2012-2013, Ward is back leading the now varsity team in her second year. The young [...]

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Ghafari Leaves a Lasting Impression

That is all: Mark Ghafari ''14 walks off of the court at the end of his final game as a student following a season-ending loss to Hope College.

By Daniel Herrick              The phrase “go out with a bang” is apt to describe men’s basketball senior Mark Ghafari. In his final game for the Kalamazoo College Hornets, Ghafari broke the school’s single-game scoring record by two points as he posted 46 on the road at Alma in the [...]

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Time Presents New Challenges to Intramural Sports

By Kamalaldin M. Kamalaldin Kalamazoo College’s intramural sports have been giving K students the opportunity to enjoy playing their favorite sport(s) without being selected for varsity teams, but the program faces new challenges this Winter Quarter. Out of three IM sports planned to be offered in the winter, only IM Basketball has been ongoing this quarter. [...]

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Women’s Basketball Falls to Adrian 69-66

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By Spencer MacDonald              The Kalamazoo College women’s basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, February 17 in a 69-66 heartbreaker. The Hornet’s senior day celebration was cut short as they squandered a 12-point lead midway through the second half and never fully recovered, earning a split in the season series with the Bulldogs. [...]

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Women’s Tennis Opens Season with Victory

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By Spencer MacDonald Bringing down the Ohio Northern Polar Bears 6-3, the Kalamazoo College Women’s Tennis team starts the season off right.    The Kalamazoo College women’s tennis team kicked off their season with a 6-3 win over the Ohio Northern Polar Bears on Saturday, February 8.  The Hornets trailed two to one after the [...]

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More From the Game

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Game Photos by Robert Manor Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 5 Assists: 1 Total Field Goals: 5-6 Total Points: 12 Total Rebounds: 8 Assists: 0 Total Field Goals: 5-11 Mark Ghafari Total Points: 27 Total Rebounds: 6 Assists: 4 Total Field Goals: 8-21

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Injury Hits Men’s Basketball

Carter Goetz takes a shot in the January 29 game against Alma College. Robert Manor/ Index

By Daniel Herrick The men’s basketball team has passed the halfway point of the MIAA season and currently is tied for fourth place with Trine. Each team is 4-4 in the conference. The top four teams in the conference will qualify for the MIAA post-season tournament with an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament at [...]

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