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Baseball and Softball Off to a Rough Start

Taking a step in the right direction    After a trip to the beach the Buccaneers needed to bounce back quickly with conference games on the way. After dropping the first game back to Grinnell they have been on a three game win streak that was

KC Johnson: Beloit at its Best

 When you tour Beloit College for the first time, your guide likely emphasized the limitless opportunities of the campus, which seems like a hypocritical statement. How could a school in the middle of nowhere, that only has a campus population of 1,200 be a place

Hey Athletes! You Can Benefit From Playing!

We live in a different generation of sports than we could ever imagine. Whether that be the new found player empowerment of the NBA or the ever changing format in college football. Amongst these changes that have occurred in our lifetime has been the adaptation

Buccaneer Basketball Comes to a Close

If you’ve ever been to Gurnee, Illinois, you know what it’s famous for. If you haven’t, it’s famous for the amusement park Six Flags. I bring this up for the sake of comparison to the Beloit men’s basketball team. They could be compared to the

Beloit Buccaneer Basketball

The Beloit College Women’s basketball team holds a record of 4-14, 0-10 in conference. Their two most recent games include a 74-59 loss to conference leader Ripon College. Which was a physical contest. At the blow of any whistle came a groan from both cohorts

Watch Your Head! Sky Carp Incoming!

It is official ladies and gentlemen, the turtle is no longer in its shell. After originally starting out as the Beloit Brewers in their inaugural year back in 1994, they later changed their name to the Snappers. 27 years later, it was time for another

I Heard You Got That Water. Splash.

Migos said it best: “Splash.” That’s what happened Saturday afternoon as the Buccaneer’s took on Eureka College in Eureka. Beloit let them have it from deep. Yes, you read that right the Buccaneers found absolute gold from downtown, hitting eight threes in the game compared

Women’s Basketball Returns to Action

For most teams a 0-3 record seems like something that would be an early season blunder. However, for our Buc women coming off a previous season going 3-22, this team has a lot of potential.  What I mean by that is they just have lapses

Men’s Basketball is Back!

9,986,000 jump shots are taken in a basketball season. Can you believe that? No, you can’t because that’s actually the number of minutes Michael Scott worked at Dunder Mifflin. I sat down with a couple of the men’s basketball players and they all told me

Swim Season is Upon us

“You yell ‘barracuda,’ everyone says ‘what?’ you yell ‘shark,’ we’ve got a panic on our hands” is what Mayor Larry told Martin Brody. But no one told Martin Brody what happens when you yell “Buccaneer!”  The 2021-2022 Beloit Buccaneer swim season is finally upon us