Category: Sports

Posted on: February 26, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Women’s basketball rebounds from blowout loss to beat Prairie State

Photo by Aidan McGuire Sophomore guard/forward Aden Edebali lines up a shot in Tuesday’s game against Morton College. By Aidan McGuire, News Editor A blowout loss. A redemption win. A record surpassed. The final week of the season for the Moraine Valley women’s basketball team had it all. On Tuesday, the Cyclones lost 100-57 at home against Morton College as they struggled to maintain control of the ball. Two days…

Posted on: February 21, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Devin Hester snub shows definition of ‘Hall of Famer’ too vague

Photo by Chicago Tribune Former Bears star Devin Hester deserves to be in the NFL Hall of Fame. To think Devin Hester isn’t the greatest NFL returner of all time is blasphemous. Yet his name was not on the list when the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023 was announced on NFL honors night just before the Super Bowl. Hester should be in, but the Hall of Fame…

Posted on: February 5, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

MV men’s basketball rebounds from conference loss with win

Photo by Nick Stulga Sophomore Kobe Adams goes for a shot in Thursday’s game against Prairie State, which ended in a tight loss. By Mohammed Jbara, Freelance Contributor Time is of the essence. Nowhere is that more true than in a college basketball game.  With just a minute remaining in Thursday’s game against Elgin, MV sophomore guard Kobe Adams hit a dagger three, giving the Cyclones a slight edge over…

Posted on: February 5, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Multiple storylines will collide in Super Bowl LVII

With a historic moment of two Black quarterbacks, complicated coaching connections, maybe the NFL’s first flawless team, and the game’s biggest star, Super Bowl LVII, which has the Kansas City Chiefs facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles, has more than a couple wild storylines to go with it.  This year’s Super Bowl will be the first in NFL history to have two Black starting QBs, Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts.…

Posted on: January 29, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Mock draft 2.0: Trades galore needed to provide Bears with physicality

Photo by Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune After a 3-14 season, the Bears finished dead last in the league in passing, with a defense that was ripped to shreds after the departure of Robert Quinn and Roquan Smith. The Bears are in a tight spot.  General manager Ryan Poles has a lot of work to do. Not only does he have nine picks in the upcoming draft, but he also has…

Posted on: December 11, 2022 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

From Minors to Moraine: Mike Kane returns as head baseball coach

Photo by Mike Kane By Mohammed Jbara, Freelance Contributor Moraine Valley’s new head coach, Mike Kane, isn’t exactly new to Moraine. Kane first coached for Moraine from 2014-2016, 31 years after playing in the minors in the Boston Red Sox system. He was drafted out of Harry S Truman College in Chicago in the 2nd round, according to his profile on Baseball Reference. Kane first coached for Moraine as an…

Posted on: December 5, 2022 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

MV men’s basketball extends win streak to 5

Photo by Marcus Collins Coach John Chappetto draws up a play during Thursday’s game against JJC, talking with Luis Acevedo (#3), Kobe Adams (#24), and Davion Lawrence (#33). By Mohammed Jbara, Freelance Contributor After the first half of Thursday night’s game against Joliet Junior College, the MV men’s basketball team was up 52-33 at the break. The team began to take their feet off the gas to start the second.…

Posted on: December 4, 2022 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Losing Abreu to Houston leaves White Sox nowhere to go

Anger, frustration, and tears filled the cries of loyal south suburb Chicagoans this week, as Jose Abreu finalized signing with the foulest team in the MLB, switching from the beloved White Sox to the cheating Astros. Since his inception on the Sox in 2013, he finally had a change of heart, being in the ballpark of a $60 million contract with the Astros. The Sox 100 percent screwed up on…