Rise and fall of SC4 basketball

Savannah Wilcox Staff Writer The SC4 girls started the day with an 81-59 win, while the boys lost to Mott Community College 85-77 on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Lady Skippers stomped Mott’s women’s basketball team, as Mott only had six able players to compete. “We were expecting another extremely talented post player to be on…

O. D.‘s Rant 57-11

Donald Lierman Sports Editor Let ‘em play, let ‘em play, let ‘em play … Now that’s old time hockey. The Olympics provided a stage for what purists call the way the game should be played. Few whistles, hard hitting, tight checking… all that was left out was a few droppings of the gloves.  Oh, I…

Lady Skippers: Playoff bound

Garrett Gavin Staff Writer The SC4 women’s basketball team has enjoyed a great deal of success this season, finishing the regular season with a 20-7 record and the number two seed in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association East District Tournament. When asked why she felt they have played so well, Coach Carrie Lohr pointed…

Skippers down Oakland

Donald Lierman           Sports Editor    Not in our house. The week before Oakland handled the Skippers easily to split the league series. The return match for the opening MCCAA tournament game was a much different story.     The SC4 Lady Skippers downed the Oakland Raiders, 66-55 on February 24 to avenge last week’s 15 point…

Icehawks chopped by Lumberjacks

Donald Lierman           Sports Editor    Tuesday was one of those nights where the Hawks soared early. However, Muskegon deflected Port Huron’s claws just long enough to grab momentum.    Two crucial plays not only gave the Lumberjacks the lead but stymied the Hawks’ fury.    Muskegon downed Port Huron, 6-2, on Tuesday, February 23 at…

Skipper’s Chop Down Lumber Jacks Twice

Thomas Pregano Business/Advertising Manager The men’s and Lady Skippers’ basketball teams both beat the Alpena Lumberjacks, Wed. night on Feb. 10. The Lady Skippers won 69-45 and the men’s team won 94-80. The Lady Skippers started out their game on an 11-0 run and looked like they were going to run away with the game.…

O. D.‘s Rant 57-10

Donald Lierman Sports Editor I nearly changed the name of the column to Rah Rah’s Rant. Because O.D. is excited. Pending Wednesday’s outcome with Oakland Community College, the 11 nationally ranked SC4 men’s basketball team could be playing for a slice of the MCCAA Eastern Conference pie. Saturday, February 20, the 5 ranked Mott Bears…

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…

Icehawks’ Struggles Continue

Donald Lierman           Sports Editor    Friday hosted another night of ‘should have, could have’. The Port Huron Icehawks dropped their sixth game in seven attempts.    The lowly Flint Generals outshot the Hawks 35-27.    Worse, the 3-1 Feb. 12 defeat was not the sort of Valentine gift Port Huron needed.    “Flint came out…

Homerun for Skippers

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    “The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love,” said Bryant Gumbel, sports caster and television journalist.    SC4 Skipper’s men’s baseball team is giving back by sharing their love of baseball with children half way around the world in Honduras.    Beginning Feb. 23 and continuing until March 12, the…