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Perfect: Junior pitcher Lee Chepil’s gem makes history

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2009


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Lee Chepil forgot his own glove, but that didn’t stop the junior pitcher from tossing the best game of his career. Chepil threw what is believed to be the first perfect game in Lakeland baseball history, retiring 21 consecutive Maranatha Baptist hitters en route to an 18-0 win shortened by the 10-run-rule...

Baseball team opens season in Florida over Spring Break

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2009


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The Lakeland baseball team dropped a pair of games to nationally ranked teams to begin their 12-game, spring break trip in Florida. In the first game against Wooster, the Muskies stranded four men on base in the first two innings en route to a 7-0 loss. Lakeland coach Chris Thousand attributed...

Men’s basketball team drops final two games

Danny Spatchek, Staff Writer

March 5, 2009


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The Lakeland men’s basketball team lost its final regular season game with Rockford 97-80 at Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium on Feb. 17. The Muskies trailed 44-29 at the break but used an 18-5 run to pull within two points of the visiting Regents. However, the second place team in the Northern...

Men’s basketball team continues to struggle

Danny Spatchek, Staff Writer

February 19, 2009


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The Lakeland men’s basketball team dropped its seventh straight game, 65-51, to Concordia, Wis., in the Moose and Dona Woltzen Gymnasium last Wednesday night. The Muskies stuck with Concordia in the first half, but a 12-2 Falcon run in the first five minutes of the second half propelled the visitors...

Men’s basketball team’s youth shows

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2009


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The Lakeland men’s basketball team saw its halftime lead disappear en route to an 87-81 loss last Thursday at home versus Maranatha Baptist College. The Muskies led 38-33 at halftime, but couldn’t withstand a second half where the Crusaders shot 78.3 percent from the field and missed only five...

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