Sports

Coaching accomplishment, team adversity

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KERRI-LEANNE TAYLOR Sports Editor Baseball Head Coach Nick Boothe wins his 600th career game, but the team starts their 2014 campain with a losing record. The baseball team has already started out their 2014 campaign breaking records, and they are only 13 games into the season. On Feb. 23, Baseball Head Coach Nick Boothe recorded Read More

Madness is in full effect

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DJ WOODMORE Staff Writer There is only one month out of the year when grown men can be seen dancing and crying all on the same stage. Only one month when underdogs are the favorites, dreams are shattered and legacies are made. And only one month in which your chance of winning the lottery is Read More

Tennis teams take the court

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KAT PUDUCAY Staff Writer The 2014 tennis season is in full swing. Both the men and women’s teams have been preparing for this spring season. Head Coach Darryl Cummings, born and raised in Virginia Beach, has returned to Virginia Wesleyan after a decade of coaching at Old Dominion University. Having years of collegiate coaching experience, Read More

Getting buff in Batten

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DJ WOODMORE Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan’s new intense training class is changing the way students get fit by leaving them crawling on their knees back to their dorms and trying to catch their breath. RecXFit, Virginia Wesleyan’s version of CrossFit training is becoming a growing trend in the way students push themselves to the limit Read More

Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi

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KERRI TAYLOR Sports Editor Amidst the misery of the torrential rain, knee-deep snow, and sub-arctic temperatures we have endured over the last few weeks, a fire of excitement has been ignited to melt away our winter blues. The Winter Olympic Games are upon us, and this year promises to be one of the most exciting, Read More

Birdsong donation enables turf field

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JILL REYNOLDS Sports Editor & KAT PUDUCAY Staff Writer After years of hoping, the athletic program’s dream of a synthetic turf field seems to be coming true at last. Revealed this January, a challenge gift of $1,000,000 has been made by the Birdsong Corporation to be used toward the installation of a turf field and Read More

“Get your mind right”

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THOMAS MILLS Photo Editor Defense and leadership contribute to Marlins’ early season success. All season long, the players of the Men’s Basketball team have been saying the same thing to get themselves ready for games. “Get your mind right.” “It’s a saying the University of Alabama football team uses,” said senior point guard Aaron Clark. Read More

Defeating setbacks, pursuing new goals

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Candice Weckman Sports Editor Erica Keil had been away babysitting for the weekend. About 20 minutes after she returned home, her body unexpectedly gave out. First, Keil felt extreme pain in her legs and developed a fever. Then, she had trouble breathing and communicating. “I fell apart,” said Keil. “I’d rather break both of my Read More

JEFF’S CORNER Bullying isn’t just for kids

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JEFFREY BAZINET Staff Writer When the topic of bullying, hazing, and harassment in sports comes up, a six foot five, 312 pound professional football player is not the typical victim that comes to mind. However, these are the exactly the characteristics of Jonathan Martin, a National Football League player whose story of abuse has been Read More

The whistle blows on fall sports

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GABE HIGGINS Staff Writer The conference championship season has come to a close. The fall sports teams produced various results; some teams are satisfied with their final results, and others are left feeling disappointed. The Women’s Volleyball team’s season ended in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament quarterfinals. Virginia Wesleyan faced off against the Read More