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Oklahoma Tumbles to The Top

Oklahoma Tumbles to The Top

Teagan Altemose, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

On April 16, 2022, Oklahoma bested Florida by .02 points upon claiming their national championship. This championship was star-studded from the beginning, as Suni Lee of Auburn helped bolster the Tiger’s...

Have You Heard About Iroquois Lacrosse?

Have You Heard About Iroquois Lacrosse?

Teagan Altemose, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Lacrosse has become quickly beloved in the United States. It is also Canada’s national summer sport. Its roots come from the Native people of North America. The tribe with some of the greatest claims...

Four Billikens Enter Transfer Portal

Four Billikens Enter Transfer Portal

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Before 2018, when college basketball players wanted to transfer colleges, they had to talk to their coach and administrators for their team. In 2018, it became much easier for players to transfer, though...

It’s Lonely at The Top

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor April 1, 2022

Prior to Lia Thomas’ arrival in Atlanta for the NCAA championship, controversy around her name abounded. Thomas attends the University of Pennsylvania and took a fifth year to compete in swimming. She...

MLB Lockout

MLB Lockout

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

The fall of 1994 was a sad year for baseball, with a player's strike in August that would not resolve until right before 1995. Consequently, there was no World Series for the first time since 1904. Baseball...

Super Bowl LVI

Super Bowl LVI

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor February 28, 2022

Super Bowl LVI was destined for history before the first whistle blew. For the first time in NFL history, the game was moved from its original weekend. Due to COVID-19, playoff dates were altered and...

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Billiken blizzard: SLU Basketball Defeats Dayton

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

If you ask Google who SLU’s rival is, you’ll find a message board from 2012 telling you that it is Dayton. I didn’t take it seriously, but as it turns out, I was wrong. January’s game against...

NHL Bars Olympic Participation

NHL Bars Olympic Participation

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Hockey in the Olympics has been at a disadvantage compared to basketball. Basketball is in the summer, which means that as the NBA season gets over in mid-June and the Olympics are in July, the athletes...

50 Years of Letting Us Play, Too

50 Years of Letting Us Play, Too

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

February 2 brought about another National Women and Girls in Sports Day. The date is observed in honor of women and their consistent efforts to diminish and eliminate gender inequalities in sports. It...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

A year ago, Chaifetz Arena was abuzz. With COVID-19 forcing all 18 varsity sports to be played at once, it was humming with incessant activity. Now, however, we have returned to a traditional schedule,...

Overtime Rule Change is Overdue

Overtime Rule Change is Overdue

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

his past weekend was crazy if you are a football fan—starting on Saturday afternoon with the Titans, vs. Bengals. Ryan Tannehill threw a pick with 21 seconds left which allowed Joe Borrow to attain...

SLU Chess Pan-Ams

SLU Chess Pan-Ams

Conor Dorn, Editor in Chief January 28, 2022

Earlier this month, as most Billikens were enjoying winter break, the Saint Louis University Chess Team was working hard to win the 2022 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championships, held Jan. 6 through...

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