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Guard Stephen O'Daniel III playing against Lake Erie (Photo by Andy Smith).

Men’s basketball handling adversity well

  Basketball is a game where momentum can change in an instant.  A team can go from struggling to winning games to rolling off ten straight in a short time. College basketball culminates in March Madness for a reason. The madness reveals more about a team’s character than anything. Malone’s men’s basketball team has had […]

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Head coach part of football’s new beginnings

Fred Thomas was named the new head coach of Malone’s football team Jan. 9, and he takes over the position left vacant when Coach Eric Hehman was hired by Olivet Nazarene University. Thomas has previously served as the safeties and special teams coach for the Pioneers. With coaching experience at Walsh University, Youngstown State University, […]

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The 2015 women's soccer team (Photo courtesy of Malone Athletics)

Women’s soccer shocks the GLIAC

The women’s soccer team started out with nowhere to go but up. The Pioneers were picked dead last in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) preseason coach’s poll. The coaches had reason to be skeptical of the Pioneers this season. In 2014 the Pioneers only had three wins. The team was not exactly oozing […]

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2015 Cross Country team (photo courtesy of Malone Athletics)

Cross country back in a familiar place

  The men’s cross country team and Hannah Campbell qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championships after their regional performances. The men’s team qualified by placing 4th out of 29 teams at the Midwest Regional in Evansville, Indiana.  Sophomore Hannah Campbell qualified by finishing 9th as an individual along with being the top placer […]

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Christian Graves is excited to return to the court this year (photo by Kelsey Garrett)

Pioneer Focus: Christian Graves

Christian Graves is a basketball player ready to return to the court after spending most of last season injured. Graves thinks humility is an essential aspect of sports, and he lives that out in each practice. Graves averaged 12.5 points/game in the 2013-2014 season. Get to know the junior from Canal Winchester. Aviso: What drew […]

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Leadership breeds continued success for Cross Country

Malone’s cross country teams consistently discover success on the course. They frequently finish in the top half of the conference, and they beat division one teams along the way. A lot of that success is attributed to head coach Jack Hazen, but the success goes deeper. Student leadership is essential to the dynamic of each […]

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Pioneer Pride Connects Students and Sports

Pioneer Pride is a student led organization at Malone University that supports all 18 sports programs. The organization itself was founded just a few years ago by Mike Terry, who also served as the Student Body President. Pioneer Pride’s mission is to get students involved with sports on campus as well as making them aware of […]

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Malone Soccer Feature

Both Pioneer soccer teams have pushed through discouraging game results in an effort to reach long-term goals. Their efforts go far beyond the score at the conclusion of a game. Players are awaiting the fruits of their labors as the season progresses.   “I’m  very encouraged by the effort, chemistry and pieces we are seeing on […]

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Pioneer Pride is a student led organization that supports all of our 18 sports programs (Courtesy Photo)

Pioneer Pride: What it is, and what our fall sports are looking like

Pioneer Pride is a student led organization at Malone University that supports all of our 18 sports programs. The organization itself was founded just a few years back by Mike Terry, who also served as the President of Student Senate, as well as other areas on campus. Pioneer Pride’s mission is to get students involved […]

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Goodbye GLIAC, Hello G-MAC!

Malone athletics is preparing for a change in athletic conferences. This marks the final year as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) will be the new home for pioneers beginning fall 2016.   Malone will retain its NCAA Division II status in the switch, and […]

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