Eleven years ago on Feb. 24, 2002, the television was on in my parents' bedroom as my family was preparing to leave for church. I, as a 12-year-old, stood in front of the set and watched a basketball game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Kansas Jayhawks.
The BJU Bruins women defeated Pensacola Christian College 65-63 on Friday night, with freshman guard Kendra Jeffcott leading the way. Jeffcott had 22 points and 17 rebounds in her biggest game of the season.
There are more than 500,000 student athletes in the United States, and chances are, you passionately cheer for a handful of them every week. Whether it’s our very own Bruins or the public college down the road, you loyally support your favorite team and desire to see them succeed.
The Bruins men’s basketball team had home court advantage for the first time this season when they faced the Emmanuel College Lions Tuesday night. In the end, poor free-throw shooting hurt the Bruins, and the Lions came away with a 52-39 win.
The Alpha Theta Pi Razorbacks overcame the two greatest obstacles of their regular soccer season last week, defeating both the Epsilon Zeta Chi Tornadoes and the Pi Gamma Royals 2-1 on Monday and Saturday, respectively.