Sports Briefs 11/13


In the last game of the season, the football team faced Nebraska-Kearney for senior day. In a close battle, the Ichabods lost 16-17 due to a late Loper field goal. They finished the season 5-6.


The men’s basketball team starts the season 1-1. They beat Oklahoma Baptist University and lost to Southern Nazarene University at the GAC/MIAA Challenge. Their next match is against Rockhurst University Nov. 14. The women’s team is off to a rocky start, losing both of their games against Augustana University and Concordia University. They will look to get their first win against Rockhurst University Nov. 16. The women’s junior varsity team lost their scrimmage against Fort Scott 58-57 to a last second shot. They begin their season against Missouri Valley College Nov. 13. The men’s junior varsity team pulled out a close 91-88 victory over Ottawa University after going to overtime. Their next game will be against Baker University Nov. 15.


The volleyball team played in the MIAA tournament, where they got to the title match. After beating Emporia State and UCO in dominant 3-0 and 3-1 victories, they weren’t able to defeat Nebraska-Kearney for the championship title. The Lopers emerged victorious after a close 2-3 match against the Ichabods. Now, the volleyball team is preparing for their NCAA Regionals match with No. 5 Northern State University Nov 15.