Thunder Take Out Bulldogs for Third Win In a Row

              The Thunder men’s basketball team shot like the lights out early on the way to a 38 point 1st half as they cruised 64-46 versus Adrian (15-6, 4-6 MIAA). The win is the third straight for Trine (14-7, 7-3 MIAA) in conference play and was redemption for a … Continue reading

Shooting for the Stars: Comets Go Down as Lady Thunder Pullout an MIAA Upset

In a game that featured nine lead changes, Trine (10-9, 4-6 MIAA) sweated out a 50-47 upset against Alma (12-7, 7-3 MIAA) behind the styling of forwards Sydney Spragg (16 points, 4 rebounds) and Haley Killingbeck (15 points). Olivet got the game started with a jumper, but the Lady Thunder had a brief lead 6-5 … Continue reading

Thunder Second Unit Comes Up Big As Trine Squashes Hornets

While All-MIAA senior guard Ian Jackson struggled from the field in a 6-for-19 performance, the Thunder (12-7, 5-3 MIAA) managed to pull out a fairly easy road win 63-51 over the Hornets (5-14, 2-6 MIAA) behind a fantastic bench performance. The Thunder bench outscored Kalamazoo’s 26-4 behind Nick Tatu (11 points), Dustin Hall (5 points, … Continue reading

Trine Women’s Basketball Midseason Awards

         The hiring of new coach Steve Mix gave a sense of hope and optimism for Lady Thunder basketball. Offensive stagnation and below average rebounding was the primary downfall of last year’s team, which finished a disappointing 11-14. Trine has not won a conference championship in their history, largely due to the presence of national … Continue reading

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Trine Men’s Basketball Midseason Awards

The men’s team got off to a great start in non-conference play with and is 2nd in the conference after even after falling to #21 Calvin this weekend in a tough game, 56-43. A little after the halfway point, Trine has posted an 11-6 record and is on pace for a 17-9 record, two games … Continue reading

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Small Space Shape Up: Abs

By: Jessica Roberts It has never been a better time to start a new fitness plan for the year! Even though it is cold outside and the weather is not the greatest, you can still get your workout without leaving the house. There is no need to pay for a gym membership when there are … Continue reading

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Can Smartphones Replace Personal Computers In the Future?

         After the first truly handheld phone, the Motorola MicroTAC, was released in 1989, cell phones have evolved drastically. Think about all the uses for your iPhone 5 or other smartphone can do today: GPS, stream video, update social media, check e-mail, read a book, and playing games just to name a … Continue reading

Eat Healthy On the Go

By: Jessica Roberts When in a hurry, people tend to skip meals or reach for unhealthy convenience foods. Fast food, chips, and instant meals are convenient for a quick bite to eat, but these foods have little nutritional value. There are healthy options available, whether you are late for class, running out the door to … Continue reading

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Thunder Nation and the Revival of the Student Section as We Know It

No matter where you go to get your education, there is something to be said about what you did and how you got you there. Taking pride in your accomplishments and what you stand for is why people wear a badge of honor when they hear their schools name come up in conversation. The new … Continue reading

Thunder Lacrosse and the Transition from the MLC to the MIAA Conference

After nearly 125 years,  America’s oldest collegiate conference, the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) has accepted America’s oldest game: lacrosse. Originally played by Native Americans dating back to the 1630’s, the sport consisted of the “use of a netted racquet with which to pick the ball off the ground, throw, catch and convey it into … Continue reading

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