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Dakaline White, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Winter 2021

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Left Justin Hampson #18 Outfielder.
Right Adam Fahsel #7 Outfielder

The baseball team looks to win a championship

March 10, 2021

The baseball team has a group of players who believe they can achieve their goal of winning a championship.  The team’s season was canceled last year. When the group found out, they were on a trip...

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Xavier Smith (right) drives base line to score a basketball in last Saturday’s game.

Men’s basketball suffers a tough loss against Saint Martin’s University

March 2, 2021

In the first of a two-game stint versus the Saint Martin’s Saints, the men’s basketball team falls 80-73.    Senior Guard CJ Hyder and Senior Forward Marqus Gilson both ended the game with...

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COVID-19 testing allows spring season to be loaded with many sports

February 23, 2021

If being followed correctly, safety protocols set up by the NCAA will allow student athletes to participate in their respective sport this fall.  This spring will involve fall sports including volleyball,...

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Mental health’s love/hate relationship with social media

Mental health’s love/hate relationship with social media

February 23, 2021

Social media can have a good effect on our mental health if we use it in a different way than it is set up to be used.  According to an article published by Our World in Data, Social media became very...

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A long offseason gives the softball team an opportunity to build their culture

A long offseason gives the softball team an opportunity to build their culture

February 16, 2021

The softball team’s season ended early last March due to COVID-19. Alison Mitchell was named head coach before the start of the season. The first season of her dream job was cut short just two months...

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Left to right: Anna Peebles, Sydney Erwin, Sydney Copland, Kaylee Lucas

Veteran women’s lacrosse players look to spread love of the game

February 10, 2021

Last year, the women’s club lacrosse team played all but two of their games before the season abruptly ended due to COVID-19. This season, the club is holding practices but have no scheduled games, and...

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Megan Smallbeck earned All-Region honors in the weight throw based on her performances in 2019.

With Nationals in sight, track and field athletes look to get better during COVID-19 restrictions

February 2, 2021

2020’s COVID-19 cancellations forced track and field athletes to take extra time off, but they are now gearing up for a hopeful 2021 spring outdoor season that will help them attain big goals.  At...

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An extra year of eligibility provides opportunity for athletes

An extra year of eligibility provides opportunity for athletes

January 27, 2021

COVID-19 cut college athletes' seasons short or cut them out altogether. The NCAA granted athletes an extra year of eligibility for competition. The option of opting in or opting out was left to the athletes...

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Randi Richardson-Thornley, Head Coach

New faces look to help the Women’s Basketball Team compete for a GNAC championship

January 20, 2021

Team newcomers look to provide dynamic play making abilities along with experience to this roster. Getting better every day is the ultimate goal for the women's basketball team.  After talking with...

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