Sports

Meet the new sports information director

3 weeks ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Meet the new sports information director
One of the newest Marlins to the fish tank is Sports Information Director Alysse Scripter.  Coming from Mount Olive, she is looking to help promote and tell the story of each sports program on campus. Scripter was born in Portsmouth, Va. and eventually graduated from Old Dominion University in 2014. Her family currently resides in Read More

Basketball falls in ODAC final

3 weeks ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Basketball falls in ODAC final
The Men’s Basketball team missed out on the NCAA tournament after they failed to capture an automatic bid against Randolph Macon in the ODAC Championship game. The Marlins finished the regular season with a 23-5 record. They finished ODAC play with a 13-3 record. After making it all the way to the ODAC Championship, the Read More

Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap

3 weeks ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap
The Marlin women fought hard and finished the season with a record of 6 wins and 20 losses. The team was able to make it to conference playoffs before losing to Guildford in the first round. “One of the nice parts of any athletic program is when one of the games towards the end of Read More

NFL Free Agency

3 weeks ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on NFL Free Agency
NFL free agency is set to begin, along with the 2020 “league year,” March 18, at 4 p.m., and there are a handful of intriguing free agent quarterbacks that could reshape the landscape of the NFL as we know it. Quarterback Tom Brady is going to be the first quarterback domino to fall this offseason Read More

Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week

3 weeks ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week
Hanna Hull was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) pitcher of the week on March 9. This is the third time this year that Hull has received this award. Altogether though, Hull has received this award 20 times. This season, she has received these honors Feb. 24, March 2 and March 9. Hull pitched Read More

Women’s tennis season preview

1 month ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Women’s tennis season preview
The women’s tennis team has started off on the right note by picking up their first two wins of the season against Meredith and Virginia Union. In the ODAC preseason rankings, the Marlins were tabbed with the sixth ranking. This is a very young group for Coach Martin Perry. There are only two seniors on Read More

Lane earns ODAC field athlete of the week

1 month ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Lane earns ODAC field athlete of the week
Jaylyn Lane, sophomore sprinter, recently was named ODAC Field Athlete of the Week for the weekend of February 8 and 9. The Track and Field team competed in the Vince Brown Invitational Newport News, Va. hosted by Christopher Newport University. Lane had a terrific week, and is looking forward to the future and continuing her Read More

Women’s lacrosse season preview

1 month ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Women’s lacrosse season preview
Last year, the Virginia Wesleyan Women’s Lacrosse team finished with a record of 8 and 9. They made it to the ODAC playoffs but lost in the first round. After having a decent 2019 season, the women’s lacrosse team is ranked 6th on the ODAC preseason poll.  The Marlins look to destroy the competition this Read More

The Full Count

1 month ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on The Full Count
On Nov. 12, in a story with The Athletic, former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers opened up about the sign stealing scandal that would rock the baseball world for months. Currently a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, Mike Fiers, who was with the Houston Astros during their 2017 championship run, spoke up about his former ballclub Read More

Men’s lacrosse starts hot

1 month ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Men’s lacrosse starts hot
Last year, the men’s lacrosse team finished with a record of 9 wins and 8 losses and made it to the ODAC playoffs. Although they ultimately lost, getting there is something the team can be proud of. Coming off a decent year, the Marlins are ranked low in the ODAC Men’s Lacrosse preseason poll. They Read More