Category Archives: Sports

March Sadness for some, March Happiness for others

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer Coming into the 2021 NCAA tournament, the men’s and women’s had two clear favorites: the lady UConn Huskies led by stud freshman Paige Bueckers and the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs. Unfortunately for both of these teams, neither got to hoist the championship trophy when the final buzzer went off. UConn lost the semi-final game that would have

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SMU Sports Update

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer As spring sports are in full swing, complete updates around each current sport are a must. The COVID-19 pandemic altered the timing of the season’s sports, such as volleyball and soccer now being considered spring sports for the 2021 season. In a time where so much negativity has been thrown around, it is refreshing to see

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Student Highlight: Michael Yamaguchi

Shy Yamasaki, Staff Writer Student-athletes here on campus play a high role in bringing other students together. Due to the circumstances, many different athletic events have been live-streamed to keep everyone in the loop. The seasons for many of the spring sports will be ending very soon. The teams keep the students updated by either posting game dates and times

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SMU Athlete Spotlight: Kylee Vanderbout of SMU Softball

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer Despite the season’s abrupt end in March of 2020, Saint Martin’s University Softball looks to keep their eyes on their collective goal of making and capturing a Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. The Saints began conference play on March 19, 2021, nearly 365 days since the last season was canceled. Unfortunately, the Saints were swept

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NFL Free Agency

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer What brings more excitement to football fans than Fantasy Football? Well, one answer could be the signing of NFL free agents. A free agent is someone who is no longer tied within a specific team and can choose from numerous options and offerings from teams who desire that certain individual. For example, if the Seattle Seahawks

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SMU Athlete Spotlight: Kylee Vanderbout of SMU Softball

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer Despite the season’s abrupt end in March of 2020, Saint Martin’s University Softball looks to keep their eyes on their collective goal of making and capturing a Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. The Saints began conference play on March 19, 2021, nearly 365 days since the last season was canceled. Unfortunately, the Saints were swept

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March Madness

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer With Winter quickly turning into Spring and February turning to March, the time for madness has come. March Madness will not be restricted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with all of the craziness happening in the country, why not add sports chaos? March Madness is the time of the year where the number 15-seed team

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SMU Sports Teams Updates

Ryne Oshiro, Staff Writer As the spring season approaches a new schedule is in place for fall, winter, and spring sports at Saint Martin’s University. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, athletes who participate in fall and winter sports had their schedules adjusted in the current 2020-2021 year.  Sports like soccer, golf, and track and field all saw changes to their

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