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

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

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

Trine Student-Athlete’s Give Back to Community

  Student-athletes from Trine University, Angola High School, future NBA players from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and exhibitionists from the Angola Martial Arts school came together to give back to their community for the “All Stars” event promoting the Hendry Park Book Fair Tuesday, October 30 at Hendry Park Elementary School. The event was … Continue reading

Trine Women’s 2012-2013 Basketball Preview

After an up-and-down 11-14 (5-11 MIAA) which featured big wins such as beating the #15 team in the nation in Hope, being blown out by Calvin 73-26, and everything in between, the dawn of a new season brings renewed hope for the Lady Thunder. Out as head coach is Tom Barnes, in is former NBA … Continue reading

Trine Men’s Basketball 2012-2013 Basketball Preview

Coming off a 15-11 record (8-6 MIAA) and a semifinal loss in the MIAA postseason tournament to Adrian, the Thunder are on the rise with the core of their team returning. The second year of head coach Brooks Miller tenure looks to be a bright one led by first-team MIAA players guard Ian Jackson and … Continue reading

Please Be Kind, Rewind: Taking a Look Back at the Thunder Football Season

The Thunder had their fifth consecutive winning season under head coach Matt Land, finishing 7-3 for the second year in a row. While they did not achieve the ultimate goal every team dreams of, winning the national championship, let’s take a look back of some of the highlights of the season. Offensive MVP: Wide receiver … Continue reading