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Titans Among Us: Macalester’s Strongest Athletes

At the end of every season, the best athletes are recognized for their accomplishments with All-Conference, All-State and All-American awards. Outstanding performance is never left unrewarded. This year at Macalester, fall sports teams had several recipients, including two NCAA All-Americans: Zach Hauser ’16 of the Football Team and Kimber Meyer ’17 of Women’s Cross Country….

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Baseball’s Final Four: a Viewer’s Guide

Please note: This article was written before the Mets vs. Cubs game that took place on October 21. It is finally October, that month of the year when sports fans all around the country rejoice. October means hockey starts, football really starts heating up and the MLB Playoffs begin. October is the month of the…

Flagrant Fouls: What Fall Brings
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Flagrant Fouls: What Fall Brings

A lovable gang of misfit players were overcoming enormous odds again and again, finally breaking an 86-year title drought known as “The Curse of the Bambino.” I was there to soak it all in at Fenway

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FRAGMENTS: Episode 4: A trip to St. Louis

This is only a small section of a story about the collision of baseball and race in St. Louis. The current dress code of Ballpark Village states the following: “The following is not permitted under our dress code after 9 P.M.: sleeveless shirts on men, profanity on clothing, exposed undergarments on men, sweat pants, full…

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St. Louis in autumn: Charlie visits the NLCS

On Friday morning a friend told me that he and a friend had plans to drive down to St. Louis for Games One and Two of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Despite the fact that this was not the series I was initially hoping for,…

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2014 MLB Season Preview

The 2014 MLB season began March 31 in the shadow of an offseason that saw the largest contract ever handed out to a pitcher, the largest ever handed out to a pre-arbitration player, and the largest ever handed out to anyone. The recipients of those three contracts are Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera,…

Baseball team looks to rebound after rough 2013 season
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Baseball team looks to rebound after rough 2013 season

Three years ago, the Macalester Baseball team won the MIAC Conference Championship in one of the most memorable seasons in the program’s history. Last year, however, may have been one of the team’s most forgettable. Macalester finished last in the MIAC (4-16 MIAC, 11-28 overall), due to a large amount of misfortune. For one, the…

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