Skippers breaking apart

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor Crutches, athletic tape and ice packs plague the Skippers’ dugout this season. Injuries have haunted the Skippers’ baseball team since the dawn of the 2010 season. In any sport, winning matters. Above all the hoopla of “playing as a team” and “giving your best,” winning is what other teams, coaches, players…

New look and new hope for Tigers’ fans

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor    The Tigers’ roar is louder than ever.    Opening Day happens Monday, April 5 for the Detroit Tigers. However, some fans may not know whether to roar or cry; with the loss of many key players in the off-season, the team looks different.    “I’m upset that we got rid…

No-hitter for Skipper

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor    Freshman Jessie Smith made SC4 baseball history when he pitched a no-hitter against Concordia University on March 24.    Smith struck out four while walking two, one of them being the lead-off hitter. He quickly cleared the bases with a pickoff move from the mound to catch the runner.   …

Bend it like Beckham

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor A new chapter in SC4 sports opens this spring. Women’s soccer has finally arrived in the form of a club formed by SC4 students. Chelsea Borkovich, freshman of Fort Gratiot, is the creator of the 15-player club. “SC4 hasn’t had soccer at all, but I could see the interest,” Borkovich said.…

Their field of dreams

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor “If you build it, they will come.” SC4’s baseball is shaping up for another season approaching this week. The Skippers prepared themselves, mostly off the field with fundraising events, in the offseason in becoming a contender in the 2010 season. The team looks fresh with a whole new coaching staff led…

Nothing but net

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor The SC4 men’s basketball team wins games. Enough said? Well, not quite. The Skippers have been successful for the 2009-10 season and that success has yet to cease. They cruised through the Michigan Community College Athletics Association this season with a 12-4 Eastern Conference record. They put a final 22-6 record…

Clubbin’

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor    During the week of Feb 22, SC4 students in the cafeteria were greeted by representatives from different college clubs.    Club Awareness Week had clubs on the search for new and interested students. From Phi Theta Kappa, to the Drama Club, to even the new Zombie Defense Council; clubs were…

Lady Skippers Douse Firebirds

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor The Lady Skippers basketball team let it rain against the Kirtland Firebirds, 67-52, on Feb. 6. The floor was dry in the first five minutes, however, with the score resting at 7-3. Toward the middle of the first half, the Lady Skippers picked up the slack with points from turnovers and…

The Road to Glory

If you predicted this in September, I don’t blame you. If you predicted this in week 17 of the NFL season, I could not argue. If you saw this coming, so did half of the football nation. Indeed, it’s February and Super Bowl XLIV has finally arrived. Maybe February is the shortest month of the…

Skippers Sink Raiders

“There were a lot of bodies flying in different directions,” said men’s basketball coach Dale Vos. Bodies tossed, scrambled, and sliced in a conference clash with Oakland Community College with the Skippers reigning victorious 80-73. In the first half, the action was hot enough to peel the new paint off the gym walls. Both teams…