2013-14 Around the Great Lakes-South columns

February 25, 2014 Purple Raiders getting it done on the floor, too Mention Mount Union and football comes to mind. But this winter has been more than just a time to countdown to the next football season in Alliance.

February 19, 2014 Service to community, country Samantha Perez and Amber Rice don't play for the same team and their paths as college basketball players have very different looks. But they define what being an NCAA Division III college athlete is all about.

February 11, 2014 Taylor brings new spirit to Salem Satavia Taylor brings a little Chicago Public League toughness to the Great South Athletic Conference and Salem College is 19-4 because of it.

February 4, 2014 Courson's come a long way for Oglethorpe "A lot of people have invested time in me to help make me a better basketball player, and it's been a tremendous help to me," Oglethorpe's Tyler Courson says.

January 28, 2014 Maryville has eyes on March Maryville (Tenn.) is chasing its 20th NCAA Tournament bid, and Lauren Burnett is the one leading the Scots there.

January 21, 2014 Still rising above In the offseason, Andre Simon worked on adding an extra dimension to his game and it's paid off for Randolph-Macon, which is tied for first in the ODAC.

January 14, 2014 Lang finds Olivet great place to play two ... sports Stefanie Lang didn't have much time to get ready for basketball season. Just three days after Olivet volleyball ended, Lang was in the gym preparing for her second hoops campaign.

January 7, 2014 Milne has sky-high confidence at Colorado College Ryan Milne and Colorado College are happy with a 7-2 start that includes a loss to a Division I opponent. But they're not satisfied.

December 12, 2013 Phillips playing for more than her team "It was hard losing him. I miss him a lot. But I wanted to dedicate the season to him. He taught me a lot about the game and I owe him a lot of credit for that."

December 4, 2013 DePauw not a one-man show Senior Pat Haggin can't complain about the way the men’s basketball season has started for DePauw.

November 22, 2013 New day at Thomas More Jenny Burgoyne remembers the feeling of being knocked out of the NCAA Tournament in the opening round a year ago. It wasn't fun. More in Around the Region.

November 14, 2013 UMHB, Bell face higher expectations Kitrick Bell will tell you life was different a season ago. He and his Mary Hardin-Baylor teammates expected to contend for the ASC championship. But not the national championship. They won't be flying below the radar this year.