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The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Everything’s bigger in Texas

Everything’s bigger in Texas

My once-in-a-lifetime American League Championship experience
Caleb Reed, Sports Editor October 27, 2023

For the first time in history, the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros met in the MLB playoffs. The stakes couldn’t have been any higher: the winner would go to the World Series, the loser would go...

MLB playoffs inbound: Rangers and Astros continue race for the AL West division crown

MLB playoffs inbound: Rangers and Astros continue race for the AL West division crown

As the MLB moves into September, the American League West race is hotter than ever
Cole Isaacson, Sports Reporter August 31, 2023

With the MLB playoffs just over a month away, the Rangers and Astros continue to compete for the American League (AL) West division title. At the halfway point of the MLB season, the Texas Rangers were...

OPINION: Baseball is back

OPINION: Baseball is back

Despite the longest lockout in league history, the MLB has returned
Caleb Reed, Sports Reporter April 21, 2022

If I’m being honest, I did not think that I would be writing this article before the end of the semester. One hundred fifty-seven days after the Atlanta Braves won their first title since 1995, players...

Opinion: Houston loses, America wins

Opinion: Houston loses, America wins

2017 scandal still leaves a bitter taste in the mouths of fans four years later. Was it worth it?
Caleb Reed, Sports Reporter November 11, 2021

The scene was set — bottom of the ninth, one on first, two outs. 10:30 p.m. in Houston, Texas, in game six of the World Series. It’s a cast of characters that you would never have expected. Seeing...

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Nationals pull off thrilling World Series win

Alejandra Gerlach October 31, 2019
Trinity students, many of whom are Houston natives, nervously rooted for the Astros
Students are often given the chance to work for the athletics department in broadcasting. photo by Allison Wolff

Announcing for Trinity: My Experience

Saul Malek January 24, 2018

When parents wake up and see their children in the morning, they expect a routine conversation. "How did you sleep?" "What are your plans for the day?" For my parents, this was never the case. Instead...

Senior Meredith Licata takes part in what Hester calls the contrived conflict. File photo

A Year in Sports

Elise Hester November 28, 2017

In upsets, in walk offs, in protests, in saves of goalies, in touchdowns, in PKs, in rebounds, in calls, in five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes — How do you measure a year playing ball? At...

From left to right, Colton Hawkins, Olive Pertuit, Harry Bellow, and William Butler watch the game in excitement. Photo by Amani Canada

Astros win first World Series

Elise Hester November 2, 2017

A city once in ruin, submerged in the floodwaters of a hurricane, emerged to earn a historic World Series championship. Rewind to Aug. 31, 2017, when at noon, 34-year-old Justin Verlander signed with the...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Trinity students respond to Yuri Gurriel’s racist incident

Elise Hester November 1, 2017

On the mound is Yu Darvish, the 31-year-old son of an Iranian father and Japanese mother who came to the Los Angeles Dodgers by way of his native Japan after a stint with the Texas Rangers. At bat is Houston...