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April 8, 2016


Shocking news has hit the MIAA. 


After a year-long investigation conducted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Kalamazoo College has received sanctions for violations, in which they awarded extra financial aid to players based on...

April 8, 2016



Last week, Olivet College released men’s soccer coach Daniel Bulley after three seasons at the helm.

Bulley coached the Comets from 2013 to 2016, and had a combined record of 24-34-2. Athletic Director Ryan Shockey had this to say about the current...

April 4, 2016

A host of Olivet Comet defenders attempt to stop a ONU attacker./Photo by Brian Freiberger

Olivet’s Women’s lacrosse team (0-3) faced the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears (4-5) on March 29, at the Cutler Event Center. Olivet’s first home game of t...

March 12, 2016

After two coaching stints totaling 11 years, James Farnum no longer leads the Olivet Comets softball team. Taking his place is former Kellogg Community College (KCC) coach Darrick Brown.    


Before accepting the Olivet softball position, Brown s...

March 12, 2016

Olivet College hosted its annual Ollie awards ceremony Sunday, Feb. 21 at The Cutler Event Center. This event is hosted by the Student Athletic Association Counsel (SAAC) of Olivet College, to honor student athletes for their athletic achievements. M...

March 12, 2016

Sunshine, warm weather and baseball. What can beat that? Nothing. The Olivet College baseball team is narrowing in on its first game of the spring season, which takes place on the spring training trip down in Fort Myers, Florida. I, for one, am more...

February 26, 2016

Sure, Olivet College women’s basketball is the four-seed. Sure, Hope College is the mighty dog -- the No. 1-seed of this nine-team kennel that is the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) conference. Oh, sure.


But this dog can bark, to...

February 20, 2016


“I got a really big team, and we need some really big rings.” Big Rings – by rappers Drake and Future – could be heard thumping the walls of the Comets’ locker room throughout the 2015 football season.  Olivet College’s football team has recently ad...

February 20, 2016

Al Avila had a lot of work to do in his first offseason as the general manager of the Detroit Tigers replacing long-time predecessor Dave Dombrowski after the team stumbled to a 74-87 record this past year and missed the playoffs for the first time s...

February 20, 2016

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History was made Friday, Feb. 12 at the Cutler Event Center, in the first-ever home men’s volleyball matches between two NCAA schools in Michigan. Olivet faced the Marian Sabres (Wisconsin) on Friday...

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