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The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by James Kay
Men’s Basketball looking to shrug off conference struggles heading into playoffs

Men’s Basketball looking to shrug off conference struggles heading into playoffs

February 24, 2016

College of DuPage’s men’s basketball team heads into the playoffs coming off a tough stretch where they have lost six of their last eight games. They can’t have their recent skid or their subpar...

COD Track Head Coach Matt Wilhite (left) talking to his team during last years meet at Triton College.

Track & Field Head Coach excited for what lays ahead for his team

February 17, 2016

The Courier’s Sports Editor, James Kay, sat down with College of DuPage’s Head Coach, Matt Wilhite, of the Track and Field team. Despite calling this season a “rebuilding year,” Wilhite’s enthusiasm...

Super Bowl 50’s lack of flair disappoints NFL fan base

February 10, 2016

The Game After waiting two weeks for one of America’s most celebrated pastimes, fans tuned in to watch the 50th annual Super Bowl last Sunday. The storylines that surrounded this game were almost...

Tyrrell: We feel pretty confident about going to the World Series

February 10, 2016

COD’s baseball Head Coach, Kevin Tyrrell, sat down with Courier sports editor James Kay last week to discuss what his team is looking like this year. After a promising season last year where COD finished...

COD Men’s Basketball losing skid extends to three games

February 2, 2016

Triton destroys COD 88-68 in conference matchup Before tip-off during last Saturday’s game, College of DuPage’s men’s basketball team was all smiles during their pregame warm up. Their smiles...

MLB Offseason Winners and Losers

MLB Offseason Winners and Losers

December 31, 2015

In what has been one of the more exciting MLB off seasons in recent memory, a lot of teams have made some bold moves to bolster their rosters. Most of the top tier free agents are off the board though...

Why fantasy sports need to be regulated

November 4, 2015

This past month, fantasy sports have been called into question after two of the biggest fantasy sports operations, FanDuel and DraftKings, have been accused of insider trading. A DraftKings employee won...

College of DuPages shortstop, Brian Taheri, ripping a double down the line against Triton College in a 8-3 loss on April 25.

Triton catches Traut-wein; crucial errors leave COD winless

April 29, 2015

After riding an eight game winning streak the week before, College of DuPage’s baseball team has now dropped six games in a row. In game one of their two game set against Triton College, the team fell...

Baseball pitches past competition at S.C.

Baseball pitches past competition at S.C.

March 18, 2015

Though the weather has been somewhat of a nuisance for them, the Chaparral baseball team has started its season off with a splash as they sport a 5-1 record. Despite a small sample, the team has gotten...

Mike Birbiglia motioning during his performance last friday at the Mac theatre.

Sleeptalk with Me: a chat with Mike Birbiglia

March 18, 2015

Comedian Mike Birbiglia entertained his fans at College of DuPage on March 13. Birbiglia performed his routine, “Thank God for Jokes,” twice on the MAC stage. Courier Sports Editor James Kay talked...

Tim Tebow to return to the NFL?

March 16, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: According to ESPN Adam Schefter, Tim Tebow tried out for the Philadelphia Eagles. Over the years, the NFL has witnessed highly touted quarterback prospects burn out on the big stage...

Welcome to Press Box!

March 16, 2015

Press Box is an online blog that will touch on the current stories happening in professional sports. It will provide: wacky stats, opinion based articles on the four major sports, features on professional...

Chaparral Basketball Guard #12 Anthony Taylor being guarded by Rock Valley College players #22 Jared Mayes and #4 Isaiah Box at Joliet Junior College during the 2015 Region IV Division III Mens Basketball Tournament on Feb. 28.

Men’s Basketball season ends with early playoff exit

March 4, 2015

After winning their first game of the Regional Playoff against Joliet, the Chaparrals lost in a one-sided game against the number one seeded Rock Valley Golden Eagles. The Chaparrals struggled to produce...

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Curt Flood: The Forgotten Free Agent

February 26, 2015

For this week’s Black History Month athlete in focus, I will be profiling an athlete who has fallen off the radar despite being one of the most important figures in sports history. Without Curtis Charles...

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Larry Doby: The American League’s Jackie Robinson

February 19, 2015

Many of us know the story of Jackie Robinson and how he was able to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Few know of the other African-American player who was playing at the same time as Robinson....

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