The Lakeland Mirror

The Saints: the team that really hit home

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

February 1, 2010


Filed under Sports

When the day Jeff Schwehm had waited his entire life for came, the New Orleans Saints first appearance in the Super Bowl, he took a nap. A lifelong Saints fan, he was too nervous to watch the pregame. Schwehm, a Lakeland associate professor of biochemistry, grew up in the New Orleans area, and like...

Women’s basketball back on track in NAC

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

January 28, 2010


Filed under Sports, Womens Basketball

Senior forward KC Blahnik became the eighth player in Lakeland women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points in a career on Saturday, Jan. 23 during the Muskie’s 53-46 win over MSOE at the Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium. Blahnik commented on the feat, one she was unable to reach in high school. “I...

Men’s basketball loses in closely contested games

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

January 28, 2010


Filed under Mens Basketball, Sports

The Lakeland men’s basketball team led twice in the second half, but still wound up on the wrong side of an 80-74 score line against Northern Athletics Conference North Division rival Rockford on Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium. The loss was the first at home in conference...

MVP of the Issue: the maturation of Jake Schwarz

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

January 28, 2010


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Age wasn’t a prerequisite to maturity for Jake Schwarz. In just his second season on Lakeland’s men’s basketball team, Schwarz has made his mark on the scoring and rebounding statistic columns, averaging 24 points-per-game and 8.8 rebounds-per-game, good for first and third in the Northern Athletics...

MVP of the Issue: KC Blahnik leads Lakeland

MVP of the Issue: KC Blahnik leads Lakeland

Danny Spatchek, Sports Editor

December 4, 2009


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Already the holder of multiple all-conference honors in two different sports, Lakeland athletic records, and the respect of her coaches and professors, KC Blahnik, with graduation in her sights isn’t ready to get nostalgic just yet. In her final season in a Lakeland basketball jersey, KC Blahnik...

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