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Trinity football is back. The Tigers may have started their football season on the wrong foot in a 32-7 loss against Redlands University, but with their first two conference games, the men of Trinity football proved that they are ready to “be the standard” and dominate within the Southern Athletic Association (SAA). This past weekend’s home overtime win against Chapman University proved just that. However, the road to success for the Trinity football team hasn’t...

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SportsCollege teams we cheer for

September 11, 2017121 min

With the start of college football season, a few questions are lingering in the air alongside the lofting scents of grilled meat and cheap beer. First, is Texas back? Second, where did Texas go? Answers: No, and down the toilet. Don’t at me. Here at Trinity, there are other questions related to Division I college sports. First, what Division I teams do Trinity students root for when they watch Division I college sports? And second, why...

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The Tiger football team started their 2017 campaign with a tough loss to 25th-ranked University of Redlands on Saturday, Sept. 1. Around 60 members of the team geared up and traveled to Redlands, California for the opening game. The Tigers had a long trip to The Golden State; they had a three hour flight into Los Angeles and a three hour bus ride into Redlands. “The traveling was a blast,” said junior offensive lineman Joel...

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There’s no doubt that Trinity’s football team works hard as a unit every day, but some of them deserve an individual spotlight every now and then. Head coach Jerheme Urban says Mitchell Globe, senior linebacker, has been an exemplar of the Tiger football team over the past three years. Globe has been playing and excelling at the linebacker position since well before his time at Trinity. “I’ve been playing at linebacker really all throughout my...

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Trinity football is tackling a new conference this semester. With an influx of first-year players and new teams to face, Tiger football is changing the game. Until recently, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference hosted all of Trinity’s varsity sports teams. However, this year the SCAC decided they did not have enough competing teams to support a functioning football league and dissolved the section. With the teams splitting into new divisions, the Tigers have left behind...

Trinity rugby played in their first tournament this past weekend. The club, which was established in the fall of this school year, has grown over the past semester. Club founders Simba Machingaidze and Calvin Usiri played rugby together in high school, where they attended the same Kenyan boarding school. For Simba, who is from Zimbabwe, and Usiri, who is from Tanzania, getting to share the sport with their peers has been an incredible experience. The...