Football adds more wins

  Rebuilding season brings hope to program The Malone football team experienced an exciting season, finishing with three more wins than in the previous year. Fred Thomas, new football head coach, opened the season with a win over Taylor University that gave the team a confidence that carried them through the season. Thomas was excited after the…

Hazen’s legacy surpasses Malone

Post-Collegiate runners grow Hazen’s legacy Pioneer sports fans have great respect for Jack Hazen’s fifty years as Malone’s cross country head coach and for what his runners accomplish during their time at Malone. However, the impact his coaching has had on these runners also carries into their post-collegiate careers. Hazen’s key philosophy for coaching runners…

MU at the Q

Women’s basketball plays on NBA stage It is not often that colleges have the opportunity to play on the same court as NBA superstars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. The Malone pioneers have the unique opportunity to do just that, and it is up to the Malone community to come and support the team. Malone’s…

Weekend of opportunity for Pioneers

A possible championship, a rivalry game, a new beginning over fall break Fans play a huge role in sports. They are one reason sports are so popular in the United States and the reason outcomes of contests may not always be clear. Crowd support can drive a team to new heights. Over fall break Pioneer…

Ready for the madness?

Malone Madness previews basketball season It is that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the weather is growing colder, the days are getting shorter and the Malone men’s basketball team is ready for the annual Malone Madness event. The event is scheduled for Oct. 13 at 10 p.m. in Osborne Hall. Malone Madness…

Men’s soccer embraces the grind

Tough road schedule produces valuable lessons For Malone’s men’s soccer team, finding success in its 50 season has not been easy. With the majority of the first half the season being played on the road and a young team outside its familiar surroundings, finding ways to win has been difficult. However, make no mistake, this…

On the rise

From GLIAC to GMAC Malone’s women’s golf team has struggled to compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) in previous years, but with their entry into the Great Midwestern Athletic Conference (GMAC) the team is finding increased success. After securing a top ten finish in the Evan Parker tournament and finishing second in…

Lady Pioneers playing their style, defying the expectations of others

The Sweden Women’s National Soccer team played in their own style to win the silver medal in the 2016 Olympic Games, shutting out the noise of powerhouse countries. Sweden played their game.  It was not always pretty, but they stunned the tournament by beating host-nation Brazil and the best team in the World, the U.S….

A sports summary: Thrills highlight Malone athletics

The only way to describe the Pioneer’s 2015-2016 sports year is thrilling. From buzzer beaters to heartbreaking losses, this year had it all and is a year to be remembered. The biggest shock came from women’s soccer.  The team was picked dead last in the GLIAC preseason poll, but the team went on to qualify…