Sports Column | It’s March and that means brackets and basketball

By Nick Corrigan
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It is that time of year again. Time to fill out brackets, sit on the couch and watch college basketball all day long. Students should make sure they are still attending classes though.

March Madness seems to be one of the craziest times of year for college sports fans. The days are jammed packed with basketball ending with fans either jumping for joy or lying on the floor in heartbreak. Of course, if college basketball is not your thing, then these next coming weeks might not be as easy finding something you like on TV. (more…)

Servin’ into the MIAC | St. Ben’s tennis

By Megan Dierberger
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As the sun shon down on the South Carolina tennis courts and the temperature reached the upper 50s during spring break, the CSB tennis team recorded its best start since the 2005-06 season.

The Bennies are undefeated (1-0 MIAC, 8-0 overall), including a win against Division II rivals St. Cloud State. They are currently fifth in the MIAC, right behind Bethel (2-0 MIAC, 9-2 overall).

Along with its impressive start, the tennis team made sure to enjoy the sunshine before returning to snowy Minnesota.

Servin’ into the MIAC | St. John’s tennis

By Kayla Albers
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St. John’s tennis had its first conference win against Concordia 5-4 and a non-conference win against St. Norbert (Wis.) 8-1 for a 2-0 weekend. The Johnnies are now 4-5 overall and 1-0 in the conference.

In their match against Concordia, the Johnnies won four of the six singles matches after a 2-1 loss in the doubles matches. Concordia had won both the No. 1 and No. 2 sets in doubles, but sophomore Parker Dutko and senior Hunter Krebsbach came back to win No. 3 doubles with a score of 8-1. (more…)

Johnnie Wrestling | Dodd competes in NCAAs for wrestling

By Jana Jenkins
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Johnnie Senior Luke Dodd finished his wrestling career last weekend at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Roanoke, Virginia. After placing third in the 197-pound weight class at the NCAA Upper Midwest Regional Championships, Dodd advanced to his second NCAA Championships.

At Regionals, he was defeated in the semifinals by Augsburg’s Lance Benick, but came back with a decisive 6-0 shutout victory over Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Beau Yineman. As the top three finishers of each weight class advance to the National Championships, Dodd’s third place sealed him a spot in the bracket. (more…)