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What’s next for the Ball family?

LaVar Ball had big plans for his family full of NBA-caliber players, but all that  came to a screeching halt when middle son LiAngelo Ball was arrested with two of his other teammates in Hangzhou, China for stealing a pair of designer sunglasses. Fortunately for

Ohtani ready to make splash in MLB with Angels

Two-way players in baseball are a rarity in the modern era. While not necessarily uncommon at the high school and, to some extent, college level, two-way players– meaning those who excel and play full-time both on the mound and at the plate– are usually forced

Who the Buc is Australian Basketballer Dan Babb?

Dan Babb ‘20 sat down with the RT while watching the Celtics and 76er’s game to chat about basketball, Australia and his possible new fraternity.  RT: Where is your hometown? DB: It’s a town called Hollamby. It’s a suburb of Sydney, Australia. RT: How is

Former MLB star Halladay dies in plane crash

Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who retired from baseball following the 2013 season, died when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 7. He was 40. Halladay’s ICON A5, a small, single-engine aircraft, went down around noon on

Who the Buc is…Speedy RB and Skittles Lover Tyree Smith?

  The Round Table got the chance to sit down and chat  with the hilarious Tyree Smith ‘19, a running back for the Beloit Buccaneer Football team. Tyree spillas  about football, school, music, and most importantly, Skittles.  RT:What is your major/minor? TS: Media studies. I

Despite finish, Brewers’ 2017 season deserves recognition

As it turns out, the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2017 season may not have ended the way it did had they started Aaron Wilkerson instead of Junior Guerra in their second-to-last game of the year. In fact, there was an extremely unlikely scenario in which the Brewers

Snappers weigh stadium options as 2020 deadline approaches

Prior to their 2005 season, the Milwaukee Brewers dropped the minor league Beloit Snappers as their Class A affiliate. The Snappers had been affiliated with Milwaukee since the minor league club’s inception in 1982, but the Brewers backed out of Beloit due to concerns that

Snappers solid on the field in 2017, but future uncertain

After back-to-back rough seasons in 2015 and 2016, the Beloit Snappers rebounded in 2017. The Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics finished with a sub-.500 record of 65-73, but they were in contention for a playoff spot in the Midwest League Western Division for