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It is that time of year again, the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs have finally come around. This time of year can be both the best and the worst for the fans of the NBA, depending on who you support. In recent history, fans of the Spurs, Warriors and Cavaliers have been treated to prolonged periods of success. This year, however, things are a bit different. The Cavaliers of Cleveland have almost lost their ability to turn...

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The Trinity University lacrosse club was in action over the weekend in Waco for their first round of the regional tournament. This was the program’s first appearance in the postseason in over seven years. The game was a thriller for lacrosse standards, with constant score changes and a dramatic finish. Unfortunately, the Tigers were unable to finish the job, falling 11-15. “The team played very well. We led for the majority of the game. We...

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Sophomore Maggi Linker was recently awarded the prestigious title of Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) character and community athlete of the week. The award is presented to student athletes that not only excel in the realm of athletics, but also demonstrate leadership and service. On campus, Linker holds various positions of leadership. She is one of the captains of the volleyball team and the philanthropy chair of Gamma Chi Delta sorority.  “I have always enjoyed...

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Trinity University’s football program is currently in the search to replace two major positions on their coaching staff. Brant McAdams, defensive coordinator and linebacker coach, left to be the head coach at Pacific Lutheran University, while Matt Uzzell, the offensive coordinator, was appointed head coach at his high school alma mater. Both coaches are Trinity alumni. Jerheme Urban, head coach, and Bob King, athletic director, have been given the task of finding new coaches to...

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One might see the 6’5″ Wilson Lambeth in passing and think he must be a basketball player or a wide receiver. However, Lambeth is a member of the No. 16 Trinity men’s tennis team, has been named SCAC player of the week for three consecutive weeks, and is currently on a 6 win streak. While Lambeth is currently excelling on the court, this was not always the case. Lambeth started the season with 10 straight...

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One of the major differences between Division I and Division III athletics is the attention paid to athlete diets. While Division I schools such as the University of Texas at Austin have athlete-exclusive dining halls with meals constructed specifically for athlete diets, Trinity, as a DIII school, does not have this luxury, leaving athletes to eat at Mabee Dining Hall and the Commons. “I feel it’s good enough, for what it is. We aren’t DI, so...

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The men’s basketball season concluded last weekend after being knocked out of the SCAC Championship in a semifinals match against Schreiner University at Colorado College. The fourth-seeded Tigers kicked off the tournament with an easy 63-47 victory against Colorado College on Friday afternoon. The team was led by a combination of senior point guard Matt Jones and junior forward Danny Rivara. Jones led the Tigers by grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out five assists. Rivara...

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The men’s and women’s basketball teams were both victorious against conference foe Schreiner University on Saturday, Feb. 17 in their final home games of the season.  The women, who came into the weekend ranked 22nd in the country, cruised to an easy 70–49 victory despite a rough start, where Schreiner took the lead 11–4 within three minutes before the Tigers went on a 20–5 run that the Mountaineers never recovered from. Senior Micah Weaver led...