After winning their last two games by 11 points or more, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team was due for a nail-biter. They definitely got on. Down for almost the entire second half, the Crimson and Gray rallied to take back the lead and hold off the Cardinals of Andrews University for their tenth win of the season on Tuesday night at the Rittenmeyer.
The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs continued to roll along on Friday, taking a big 67-29 victory over the Portage Indians in DAC play. Their win makes them 9-0 on the season after just their second home game.
“I’m proud of the kids, proud of the way they fight and the way they bring it on the defensive end ever night even tonight when some shots weren’t falling early,” said Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Siebert. “It was a great crowd tonight, we had all our travel basketball kids here, a good student section and the band. It definitely feels good to be home.”
Playing for the first time in two weeks thanks to a rim issue that saw their game against Saint Xavier canceled back on the 17th of November, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team were hoping that their winning streak wouldn't suffer because of the downtime. Well, after their last battle, it is still very much alive. CCSJ battled during a back and forth first half before taking control of the game in the second to down IU-South Bend for their eighth straight win.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph women's bowling team headed into action for their only tournament this month when they took the trip east to play in the Falcon Classic. One would be safe to assume that the team would be rusty after going a month without seeing tournament play, but that certainly wasn't the case here. The Lady Wave dominated play during the one-day tournament, turning in their best finish of the season.
Heading into this evenings game, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team knew that they were going to face their first real test of the season in #21 Trinity International University. After blowing a 15-point lead, CCSJ showed resolve and were able to sneak by TIU for the upset to go along with their first conference win of the year.
It's never a great thing to lose on your home court. It's even worse to lose in a tournament that you put together. Thankfully, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team didn't have to worry about any embarrassment, as they dispatched Brescia University 81-70 to move to 4-0 on the young season.
Valparaiso University Hosts Preview MVC Tournament at Sand Creek Country Club, Preps for Championship in Spring
The Valparaiso University Women’s Golf Team is making huge strides in their second year in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team will be hosting the MVC Women’s Golf Championship on April 14-16, 2019 at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton. This acts as a huge opportunity for both the university and the club; in mid-October, they had a taste of what to expect in spring.
With their first win of the season already behind them, the Wave were looking to start their 2018-19 season with two victories in a row. Mission accomplished. For the second time in as many seasons, the Crimson Wave start the young campaign 2-0 after a decisive win against East-West University on Saturday afternoon at the Jaguar Tip-Off Classic.
After two tournaments that saw the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's bowling team garner less than ideal results, the squad looked to simplify their game. Fortunately their approach of getting back down to fundamentals worked, as the Crimson Wave earned a second place finish at the Columbia 300 Western Shootout this past weekend in the Indiana state capital.
The first one is always the most memorable. One day after celebrating his birthday, coach Mis Mrak was given a big present by his Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team. Thanks to a shutout of the visiting Trojans of Trinity International, Mrak finally has his first win while helming a CCSJ team.