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A Preview for the 2022 Billikens Season

A Preview for the 2022 Billikens Season

Jonah Tolbert , Staff Writer November 20, 2022

After a disappointing A-10 semifinal loss and a 12-point loss to the University of Northern Iowa in the first round of the NIT tournament. The Billikens seek to bounce back after losing  players in the...

McMakin Shows Mettle In Home Opener

McMakin Shows Mettle In Home Opener

Ismael Domin, Staff Writer November 20, 2022

The Billikens women's basketball team had their first home game of the regular season last Friday, hosting the Cougars from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The Billikens utilized their home...

SLU Mens Basketball Take Season Opener in Total Team Effort

SLU Men’s Basketball Take Season Opener in “Total Team Effort”

Brendan Brunette, Contributor November 20, 2022

Saint Louis University defeated Murray State men’s basketball team. The win came in a 91-68 highly anticipated opening-night matchup at Chaifetz Arena on Nov. 7.  The Billikens began their 2022-2023...

Farewell, Bills

Farewell, Bills

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

I never saw myself at Saint Louis University. My dream was never to be a Billiken. In fact, when I first started playing, I ranked every college field hockey team. SLU was in the bottom percent of the...

NWSLs Culture of Abuse

NWSL’s Culture of Abuse

Ismael Domin, Contributor October 24, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 3, Sally Yates, a former deputy attorney general, released a report over 300 pages in length detailing a culture of sexual and verbal abuse of players in the National Womens Soccer League....

Cardinals Legends Retire

Cardinals Legends Retire

Jonah Tolbert , Staff Writer October 24, 2022

After a shock ending to the season for the Cardinals last year, the team got a new manager and long time legend back, Albert Pujols. After the Redbirds won the World Series in 2011, Pujols signed a huge...

Volleyball Splits Weekend

Volleyball Splits Weekend

Ismael Domin, Contributor October 24, 2022

Last weekend Billikens' volleyball hosted the Davidson Wildcats, winning their first match Friday night but losing in three sets Saturday afternoon. With the loss to the Billikens, the Wildcats are no...

Give, Then Give Some More

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor October 20, 2022

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, Billiken student-athlete emails pinged with a message. The subject line read “Parking During Men’s Basketball Games.” The body of the email stated that...

Brightly colored silhouettes of female athletes

The Stars Retire

Sydney Altemose October 9, 2022

This generation of female athletes has become increasingly impressive. Of course, they have the advantage of all the athletes who came before them. This year, however, sports fans around the world have...

Past Prevents the Present

Ismael Domin October 9, 2022

Only ten players have had their number retired by the Detroit Pistons. Among them is Number 40 worn by Bill Laimbeer. Following two seasons at Notre Dame in which the Irish made appearances in the Elite...

SLU Soccer Logo broken in half

Men’s Soccer Off to Subpar Start

Alex Wentz October 9, 2022

The Saint Louis University men’s soccer is off to a subpar start to their season, opening with a 3-3 record: an adequate result for most teams, but a far cry from their single loss run in 2021. After...

Billikens Look to Beat History

Ismael Domin October 5, 2022

Sometimes pressure can turn a lump of coal into a diamond, but the same pressure can crush the coal into dust. That pressure is what makes or breaks a team.  The 2022 Billiken Women’s Soccer...

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