2012-13 Around the Great Lakes-South columns

  • Hope hopes to extend its season
    February 27, 2013
    Hope secured its place in the field with a battle worthy of the national semifinals, at least.
  • Centre looking for redemption
    February 20, 2013
    Centre doesn’t bring up last year’s conference title game loss to Trinity (Texas) too often. But forgetting it is impossible. More in Around the Region.
  • Niekamp in the family business
    February 12, 2013
    Spencer Niekamp wasn’t born in a gym, but he has spent a good part of his life in one, with a brother ahead of him at Capital and his father and uncle coaches.
  • Juggling it all at Louisiana College
    February 05, 2013
    Life as a student-athlete isn’t easy. It can get crazy trying to juggle life on and off the court, and Natosha Gottlieb, destined to go down as one of the greatest players in Wildcats history, will be the first to admit it.
  • Don't talk about last year
    January 30, 2013
    Thomas More's men's basketball team was just five points from the NCAA Tournament in 2012, but they never have to even talk about it. The memory is motivation enough.
  • For ONU, signs of success are everywhere
    January 22, 2013
    Winning isn’t new to Ohio Northern. But the Polar Bears' 15-game win streak and No. 8 ranking are turning heads.
  • Letting his actions speak
    January 15, 2013
    If you are looking for an indication of the type of player Tra Benefield is for Christopher Newport, look past the flashy stats and his ability to take over a game on any given night.
  • DePauw breezing at No. 1
    January 08, 2013
    DePauw's Kate Walker is having a lot of fun being point guard for the No. 1 women's basketball team in the country.
  • Looking to get back
    December 18, 2012
    Jake Mays got a little more than a taste of the Final Four when Wooster reached Salem in 2011. He's looking to get the Scots back there.
  • This looks familiar
    December 05, 2012
    It appears the Calvin College women’s basketball team has picked up where it’s left off from last season: two wins over nationally ranked teams and a No. 3 ranking. More in Around the Region.
  • Back, and even better
    November 27, 2012
    Hampden-Sydney standout Harrison George tested himself in the offseason and may have come back to campus an even better shooter.