The Lakeland Mirror

MVP of the Issue: wrestler Jake Frias

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 25, 2010


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Coming from Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn, Ill. as a freshman, Jake Frias never thought about working hard as a means to put his name in the Lakeland wrestling record books. He worked hard so he could say he was the hardest worker—the record books were just a bonus. In his four years...

Tough non-conference teams best men’s tennis

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 25, 2010


Filed under Mens Tennis, Sports

The Lakeland Men’s Tennis team fell 5-4 to Carroll College on Feb. 20 at the Moorland Park Tennis Center in New Berlin, Wis. The Muskies, now 1-3 overall, picked up decisive wins at No. 1 doubles and at singles flights No. 1, 2, and 5. Men’s Tennis Coach Doron Green, who was forced to shuffle...

Men’s basketball eliminated in quarterfinals

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 25, 2010


Filed under Mens Basketball, Sports

The Lakeland men’s basketball team lost 86-56 at Aurora in a Northern Athletics Conference quarterfinal on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Lakeland, the seventh seed in the tournament, trailed 41-35 at one point in the second half but the Spartans used a 32-8 run, capped off just under the nine minute mark, to...

Men’s tennis opens with 1-1 Oshkosh result

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 11, 2010


Filed under Mens Tennis, Sports

Lakeland’s men’s tennis team split the years opening two matches on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Oshkosh’s YMCA Tennis Center. Junior Yuki Shiono’s late match heroics against Ripon’s Sam Ewig at No. 4 singles gave Lakeland the 5-4 win in their first match of the season. “Yuki was the hero because...

Men’s basketball in contention for NAC North

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 11, 2010


Filed under Mens Basketball, Sports

Sophomore forward Jake Schwarz’s buzzer-beating tip-in propelled the Lakeland men’s basketball team to a 70-69 win over Northern Athletics Conference foe Dominican Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium. Dominican’s top scorer and the NAC’s leader in free throw percentage...

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