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Why the Sharks Deserved to Win Game 7

Why the Sharks Deserved to Win Game 7

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Tuesday night the San Jose Sharks made an incredible comeback in a wild Game 7 against the Vegas Golden Knights, winning 5-4 in overtime. What is controversial about the Sharks’ victory is a 5-minute major penalty and ejection on Vegas’ Cody Eakin for cross-checking and injuring the Sharks’ capt...

Softball Wins Five Consecutive, Hopes to Sneak Into A-10 Tournament

Softball Wins Five Consecutive, Hopes to Sneak Into A-10 Tournament

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

The SLU softball team is going into their final series of the regular season in Olean, N.Y. to take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies this weekend. The Bills have won five of their last seven games, all five wins being against conference teams. The team is currently in sixth place in the conference, the la...

From Goal Line to Sideline: The Rise of Coach O

From Goal Line to Sideline: The Rise of Coach O

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

“I didn’t really feel it at first,” said SLU women’s soccer goalkeeper Olivia Silverman after taking a knee to the back of the head in their NCAA Tournament game against Kansas in November. Her pounding adrenaline kept her in the game, but the damage had already been done. Silverman collected ...

Travis Ford’s 2019/2020 recruiting class sets the program up for future successes

Travis Ford’s 2019/2020 recruiting class sets the program up for future successes

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The book on the 2019 Billikens has essentially come to a close, all that waits to be written is professional outcomes of a handful of players. Javon Bess and Tramaine Isabell Jr. look to be the most likely to get opportunities in NBA systems over the summer, and if not, are essentially locks to be off...

SLU Community Mournes Loss of J. Kim Tucci

SLU Community Mournes Loss of J. Kim Tucci

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

The Saint Louis University community mourned the loss of J. Kim Tucci last week, as the longtime supporter and booster of Billikens athletics passed away March 26 at the age of 78. Tucci’s involvement in SLU athletics started with his time as a manager for the men’s soccer team. He was inducte...

Billiken Baseball Flys Into Conference Play

Billiken Baseball Flys Into Conference Play

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Billiken baseball kicked off conference play last weekend with a three-game series against the Dayton Flyers at home. The series started on Friday, March 22 and spanned the weekend. The Billikens came into the game fresh off a win over 23rd ranked Illinois. The Bills have historically played w...

Softball ends UMass’ winning streak

Softball ends UMass’ winning streak

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

After taking their first conference series win over La Salle, the Billiken softball team dropped a mid-week two-game series to Dayton followed by a split two-game series against conference favorite, UMass. The win over UMass ended the Minutewomen’s 25-game conference win streak dating back to their...

Billikens can’t overcome horrendous first half to continue march magic, fall 66-52

Billikens can’t overcome horrendous first half to continue march magic, fall 66-52

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Going into the Billikens late-night game in San Jose, luck favored the under seeded. Each of the previous three matches on the Friday had gone to the lower seed team. It started with UC Irvine taking down the Kansas State Wildcats, then the Oregon Ducks took down the Wisconsin Badgers before the session brea...

Robb Hornett, The Billikens secret weapon who never touches the floor

Robb Hornett, The Billikens secret weapon who never touches the floor

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

A Conference Championship is a feat that any program has a right to be proud of. For most, they are extremely rare and even one can be world changing for the future of a program. That being said, to do it in the fashion that the Saint Louis University Billikens did it to win the 2019 A10 championshi...

What the Billikens are facing in Virginia Tech

What the Billikens are facing in Virginia Tech

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Virginia Tech Hokies are one of the nation’s most efficient offenses in the NCAA. Using an up-tempo, run and gun style, perimeter-oriented offense, the Hokies best compare to a “Golden State Warriors” lite. While the Hokies lack the interior presence that Draymond Green and Demarcus Cousin provi...

Softball takes three wins, one loss to open home play

Softball takes three wins, one loss to open home play

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Billikens softball team lost at Missouri State yesterday coming off of a loss and three home wins in the Billiken Spring Tournament last week. They have gotten off to a rocky start this year sitting at 5-18 going into their conference season.   Last Friday, the Bills played a double-header at Billiken Sports...

“Why not us” The Billikens ride March magic all the way to a A-10 Championship

“Why not us” The Billikens ride March magic all the way to a A-10 Championship

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

College basketball in March is a kind of magic. It’s the only sport that has consistent Cinderella stories where it seems that truly any team in the country has an opportunity to go on the perfect run and have a shot at glory. This week, the Basketball Gods smiled down upon Coach Travis Ford and his S...

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