The Lakeland Mirror

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...

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...

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