Sports Editorial

Men’s Soccer Victorious at Vago

Author: Chris Fritsch The Aurora University Men’s Soccer team took on conference opponent Rockford University. Aurora hosted the game at Vago Field on a cold and rainy Oct. 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. The Spartans wrapped up the regular season with an 8-0 win. Although the weather was not working in their favor the Spartans overcame the adversity and put ...

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Aurora University Adds Third Hockey Team

  By: William Rohleder Aurora University has decided to add an American Collegiate Hockey Association D2 team. Coach Ryan Buchanan will be the head coach of the D2 team. The university already has two teams, one is a NCAA D3 team and the other is ACHA D3. Last season the ACHA D3 team was in the national tournament, which was ...

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José Day

By: Cody Gregory José Fernández was not just any pitcher. He was a symbol of freedom for Cuban Americans, a safety net for his mother, a father to be for a baby girl and a smile that would be embedded in the minds of fans everywhere. He was one of the good ones, and he died way too young. Fernández ...

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Don’t eulogize Kobe Bryant, appreciate him

By: Robert Zeglinski, Sports Editor, AU Spartan Media A young Philadelphia teenager once modeled himself off of “his airness”, Michael Jordan, objectively the greatest basketball player of all time. From the signature style of play, the gruff and competitive demeanor to opponents and teammates alike, as well as the overwhelming drive to succeed at the highest level consistently, this Philadelphian ...

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Sports Editorial/Round-Up 2.29.16

By: Sports Editor Robert Zeglinski Championship windows and contention are fleeting ideas in sports. Every team is constantly rebuilding, assessing, and acquiring it’s own talent over lengthy periods of time. When you acquire that generational talent, given the fragile nature of the human body and aging, you only have so much time. When you’re a sports organization with that kind ...

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Sports Editorial/Round-Up 2.12.16

From Sports Editor: Robert Zeglinski Say you just had one of the best days of your life. At your job, you were promoted, and are now living the dream you’ve been working for. You have a fantastic date with your long time girlfriend, and propose. Of course, she says yes. After all of this, you go home with your partner ...

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Sports Editorial/Round-Up 2.8.16

By: Robert Zeglinski, Sports Editor By most accounts, at least in the Chicagoland area, the 1985 Chicago Bears are the greatest team of all time. There’s no other debate or reasonable conversation on the matter. As a Bears fan myself, I won’t be that inherently biased and say there can’t be a debate anywhere. It’s the simple ploy of playing ...

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Sports Editorial 1.29.16

By sports editor, Robert Zeglinski, with his thoughts on Cam Newton and the possible racial hatred and “sanctity” of a game. With the close of Peyton Manning’s and Tom Brady’s careers seemingly on the horizon, the NFL needs a new face. Someone to usher in the new era of the league with an effective mindset. After all Manning and Brady ...

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Sports Editorial/Round-Up 10.30.15

By: Robert Zeglinski, AU Spartan Media Sports Editor Sports are supposed to teach lessons and build camaraderie in young people. Its where friendships are built and cultivated and people learn how to achieve goals in a stressful environment using teamwork. In that event, there is no sport like football with that teamwork ideal. At any given moment all eleven players ...

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