After 110 minutes of play, Valparaiso University’s Women’s Soccer team wasn’t able to score, giving Valpo a bye to the semifinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.In the process, the Beacons’ seven game winning streak was lost. However, head coach John Marovich says that the…
On the night of the tip-off for the 75th anniversary of the National Basketball Association’s season, we saw some good, bad and ugly moments reveal themselves to us.The good that came out of Tuesday, Oct. 19 was that the Bucks can continue to put on a good show for the game of basketball.Cel…
At the core of the culture of Valparaiso University Basketball lies the value of family. From day one of his first year to day one of his 20th year, no one has understood it better than Associate Head Coach Luke Gore.
Pi Phi wrapped up a dominant season and secured the women’s intramural flag football championship by defeating Chi Omega 26-0.
The past year as a member of the cross-country and track teams was very challenging. As is with all teams on campus, we were unable to compete last fall, and cross-country had only one race in the spring. Without the rewards of racing, it was difficult to keep focused and continue training hard.
As the intramural volleyball regular season came to a close, the Big Dig Lovers ended on a high note by sweeping Phi Psi & KD for their fourth win of the season.
In a historic day for Valparaiso University tennis, junior Olivia Czerwonka claimed conference championships in Flight two singles and Flight one doubles, alongside her fifth year senior sister Claire Czerwonka.
As the players all lined up to be announced on the starting roster against Cornell College, five seniors were honored for their tenure as part of Valpo’s women’s soccer program.
On Oct. 19, all teams will return to a sense of normalcy. For the 75th Anniversary of the National Basketball Association, an 82 game season will return after having an abbreviated pandemic schedule.
Sigma Chi continues their winning streak as they bested Has Beens 29-12 in their regular season finale game.
One of the greatest audibles called this season came not from a quarterback, but from the New England fans. Oh how fast they went from cheering to booing quarterback Tom Brady in his return.
As the Tree Frogs wrapped up their regular season, perfection is the only word for the undefeated team.
After missing the game winning point from 58 yards away in the fourth quarter, senior kicker Brian Bartholomew made up for it in overtime on the Beacons drive to hold the lead.
After 78 minutes without a goal, freshman forward Dana Fish broke the tie with a goal off the left side of the net to win over Southern Illinois University.“You just keep going and going and going,” said Head Coach Jon Marovich. “It is not necessarily the first hit of the rock that breaks th…
With a month of training under their belt, the Valparaiso University softball team competed against Purdue Northwest (PNW) on Sept. 25.
During homecoming weekend, Jim Daugherty was honored for being a tennis coach at Valparaiso University for 35 years.
The Sigma Chi intramural flag football team continued their undefeated season with a 35-19 victory over Pike on Sept. 27.
Belmont University is set to join the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) starting July 1, 2023. This news was announced on Sept. 28, 2021.
Sweeping continued to be the pattern for the Tree Frogs as the team defeated the Super Spikers 3-0.
Traditional scoring opportunities slipped away for Valparaiso University in their home opener. They allowed Dartmouth to run away with a 28-18 victory.
Finding success through freshmen continued to be a beneficial variable for Valparaiso University as the women’s soccer team won 1-0 over Illinois State in the conference season opener.
Have you ever heard of the “Triple Crown” in baseball? You might not have, but that is because you tend to draw that name to the long standing series of horse races.
On Mon. Sept. 13, Intramural Leagues started up their intramural co-ed volleyball league for the semester. The season opened up with a best-of-three match with the Secret Cowboys, lead by Junior Maeve Scheltens, taking the win against The Babes, lead by Sophomore Justin Self.
Hello Valpo, my name is Payton Hodson and I am a senior student-athlete. I am double-majoring in Psychology and Spanish, am in Christ College, and play on the Women’s Golf team.
In the seventy ninth minute, Western Illinois scored their second goal of the match. Valparaiso University’s freshman forward Addy Joiner cut down the deficit 16 seconds after.
If starting the season on a high note was the mission, then Valparaiso University’s women’s tennis team succeeded. In their season opener, the Beacons swept Holy Cross 7-0.
It was not the National Football Conference (NFC) North’s week. In fact, each of the four teams took a beating behind the back shed, in their own respective way.
If there was something that the Valparaiso University Cross Country team is relieved for, it would be the ability to finally have a meet scheduled.
As I begin to rejoice about the fact that football is back, I ask myself one simple question: Who is going to win the Super Bowl?
By 12 and a half minutes into the match, freshman forward Addy Joiner tapped in the game winning shot for Valparaiso University against St. Bonaventure.
I started playing tennis when I was five years old, so it has always been such a big part of my life. Something that I never would have imagined would be me playing college tennis during a pandemic. With changes happening all over the world, it is safe to say that my team was also affected b…
Even though three years have passed by, Allura Magsino still feels like she isn’t the senior that she is now.
Like most of the student athletes she serves, Madison Soliday had to put in the work so the program could win at the end of the day.
The following list are the Top 5 Valpo Sports stories to look out for during the 2021-2022 season. The list was compiled and voted upon by the beat writers of the Torch Sports Section.
With September now finally hitting the pavement, all baseball fans know what the next month means: it's time for teams to start thinking about the playoffs.
After the Valparaiso University football team concluded their best winning season since 2003, many of the players wished for ‘one more’ game to play to extend their spring success.
New opponents and familiar ones are on the horizon for Valparaiso University (Valpo) men’s basketball team this season. The team announced a bulk of their non-conference schedule Aug. 11 on http://www.valpoathletics.com.
The following list is the Top 10 Valpo Sports Moments from the 2020-2021 season. The list was compiled and voted upon by the beat writers of the Torch Sports Section.
Circumstances surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers recently losing big games provides a moment for fans to pause. The regular season ends May 16. Their record has them stuck in sixth place as of Friday, May 7.
For the first time in three years, Valparaiso University’s track and field team was able to suit up in their gold uniforms and compete at home.
Offensive sparks in the first and third innings gave Valpo the opportunity to take the lead 3-2 against Loyola.
Securing the Southern Illinois University (SIU) series three times in their four game series was the goal.
Listen, if the Cubs are down by 10 against the Braves, of course it is going to suck. However, you might as well give Anthony Rizzo the opportunity to pitch against Freddie Freeman.
With eight opponents to face off against in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) golf championship tournament, The Brown and Gold finished fourth overall.
Freshman receiver Braden Contreras was cutting it a bit close when he caught his pass in the back corner of the endzone.
The Valpo Football team has truly been a blessing to be a part of this year thanks to my teammates and coaching staff.