Statement win

Men’s basketball wins big, secures post season berth By Jason Green, Staff Writer Nearly one month ago on Jan. 11, 2017, the Ocelots fell to Henry Ford College Hawks in a close game, 83-80. After losing that game, the team was looking for revenge. Schoolcraft (9-2,17-5) wanted to come out on Saturday, Feb. 11, and […]

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Slow Start

Women’s basketball loses six games, continues to search for first victory By James Paxson, Sports Editor The 2016-17 Women’s Basketball season is off to a rocky start. Within the first six games of the season the Ocelots are still in search of their first win. Most recently the lady Ocelots have fallen to Kalamazoo Valley […]

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Successful ride ends in heartbreak

Women’s Basketball comes up short in District H Tournament semifinals By James Paxson, Sports Editor The Schoolcraft Women’s basketball team lost in heart breaking fashion, dashing their hope for a repeat run at a national tournament berth. The team lost in the final second against Macomb Community College, 59-58, on March 3 at University Center, MI. […]

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Ocelots prevail

Men’s Basketball advances to quarterfinals in National Tournament By James Paxson, Sports Editor The Schoolcraft Men’s basketball team opened the first round of the NJCAA Division II National Championship against the Cecil Community College Seahawks in Dansville, Illinois on March 16 with a 14-point win, 96-82. Schoolcraft is riding a 14 game winning streak, with their […]

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Never Settled

Women’s basketball holds onto top spot in MCCAA Eastern Conference By Ross Guider, Staff Writer The win’s keep adding up for the Ocelots and the team continues to hold steady at the fifth spot for the fourth straight week in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II polls. The 18-1, 8-0 Ocelots closed […]

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Shooting for excellence

Men’s Basketball team dunks into conference play By Natalie Shirvan, Staff Writer The men’s basketball team experienced a minor setback mid-season bringing their record to 9-10 overall in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). To obtain this record, the Ocelots played Henry Ford Community College (Jan. 13), Mott College (Jan. 16) and Delta College (Jan. […]

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Major setback

Men’s basketball forfeits six games By James Paxson, Sports Editor The Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball team started off the season solid, winning 11 of their first 13 games, good for first place in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference. Unfortunately in early December the NJCAA forced the Ocelots to forfeit six games from the […]

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Legends never die

Los Angeles Laker’s Kobe Bryant announces retirement By James Paxson Staff Writer The legendary Los Angeles Laker’s shooting guard Kobe Bryant announced on Nov. 29 that this will be his final season in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Bryant will end his twentieth season not only with the Lakers, but also the NBA, setting an […]

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Queens of the court

The Schoolcraft Women’s Basketball team off to 5-0 start BY JAMES PAXSON  STAFF WRITER Just one month into the 2015-16 season, the lady Ocelots’ basketball team is demonstrating why they are ranked eighth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II women’s basketball pre-season poll. With five games into their season, the team […]

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On top of their game

Women’s Basketball start the season with major wins BY JAMES PAXSON  STAFF WRITER The Schoolcraft Women’s Basketball team entered the season ranked eighth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II pre-season polls and only has hopes of improving this ranking as the season progresses. Thanks to the team’s key returners, strong incoming […]

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Triumphant beginning

Number one ranked Men’s Basketball off to fast start BY EMMANUEL BATES  STAFF WRITER  The Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball team dominates the pre-season poll rankings for the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) at number one, and the men have definitely proven their positions on the court. The Ocelots are currently sitting in first place in […]

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Alive and well

Lamar Odom faces the demons of addiction By Emmanuel Bates Staff writer Former NBA sixth man of the year and “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star, 35-year-old Lamar Odom was hospitalized after being found unconscious at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. on Oct. 13. Overdose at a Nevada brothel The media has been […]

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In it to win it

Men’s Basketball prepares for redemption, team ranked number one in pre-season poll By Natalie Shirvanian and James Paxson Sports Editor and Staff Writer The 2014-15 Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball season was far from disappointing. Despite falling a few games shy of a National Championship, the team’s accomplishments were many. The team finished in sixth place in […]

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Ocelot pride

Basketball teams finish sixth and seventh at national tournament BY NICK MISIAK SPORTS EDITOR The Schoolcraft Mens Basketball Team went 2-2 and finished sixth out of 16 teams in the Division II National Tournament held in Danville, IL, and the Schoolcraft Womens Basketball Team finished 3-1, placing them seventh out of 16 teams in the […]

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