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The sixth-ranked Trinity baseball team opened their season with three wins last weekend against Chapman and UT-Tyler. The Tigers defeated Chapman 7-4 on Saturday and 5-1 on Sunday and outscored UT-Tyler 5-3. The Tigers’ game against UT-Tyler was originally scheduled for Friday, but due to inclement weather, it was pushed back to Sunday following the Chapman game. The wins were welcomed by the packed bleachers of fans, which included many alumni players. “We had three...

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The Trinity men’s basketball team is now on a six-game winning streak after hosting the University of Dallas and Colorado College for their last two home games of the season last weekend. The Tigers’ record has improved to 13-7 overall and 8-1 in conference games. They had previously beat Dallas 64-59 on Jan. 24, at Irving, Texas, and beat Colorado College 63-48 Jan. 25 at Colorado Springs. On Friday, Trinity beat University of Dallas 75-59,...

Last weekend, the Trinity men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed first in the Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) Invitational held in Seattle, Wash. They competed against PLU, Whitworth University and the University of Puget Sound. Two Tigers received SCAC honors this week: junior Stephen Culberson was selected SCAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week and sophomore Ashley Heline was selected SCAC Women’s Diver of the Week. The men’s team scored a total of 452.50 points,...

Women’s head soccer coach, Lance Key, was named CaptainU Fall 2013 Division III Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year, as well as SCAC Coach of the Year for the sixth time in his ten years at Trinity. “Having our program recognized on the national level through this award and others that we have received is a great testament to the qualities and standards that we pursue. These types of awards only come as a result...

Last Thursday and Friday the Trinity Swimming and Diving team competed in their last home meets for the season. The diving team held the Trinity Diving Invitational on Thursday and Friday, while the swim team competed against Centenary College Friday evening. The men’s and women’s swimming teams beat Centenary College last Friday. The men’s team won 150-89 and the women’s team won 172-60. Junior Stephen Culberson won the men’s 200-yard freestyle (1:45.31) and the 100-yard...

The first sport I ever loved was basketball. I started following the NBA in 7th grade (Mavs fan, Dallas pride), and, since then, I’ve only allowed two other sports””soccer and lacrosse””close to my heart. You can’t help what you love, what excites you, what makes you nervous and jittery; for me, that’s soccer, basketball and lacrosse. I really enjoy watching baseball, and I actually used to be a pretty big Rangers fan. I’m still a...

The seventh-ranked Trinity men’s soccer team lost 2-1 to Loras College (Iowa) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament two weekends ago. It was the Tigers’ eighth time advancing to the quarterfinals under Paul McGinlay. The matches were played in Debuque, Iowa, where temperatures were twenty below freezing. Over 1,000 viewers were watching the live streams for both the weekend games. On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Tigers defeated Wartburg 2-1 in overtime to...

Last Thursday was the 10th anniversary of the release of Jay-Z’s “The Black Album,” one of the greatest and most iconic hip-hop albums of all time. If you didn’t listen to hip-hop before, you got your taste of it when this album was released in `03, because within days of release the infamous intro to “99 Problems” was ingrained in everyone’s head. For some reason, I have the 10th anniversary of this album marked as...