Sports

Sexist spectators

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Lex Higbee Staff Writer Our school prides itself on its athletic success, but are male athletes the only ones getting the attention? Some of the most successful teams on campus are made up of women, yet they don’t get the same amount of support as the men. Every team works hard so that when it’s Read More

On the roll again

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Guy Hatch Staff Writer Should Virginia Wesleyan brace itself for an Ice Hockey program debut? Okay, maybe we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves, but the new roller hockey club could be the first step in that direction. Formed during the recent winter session, the group meets weekly for some friendly competition. “We’re all great Read More

New tutors of the game

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Candice Gindle Staff Writer This year, the Athletic Department has experienced some big changes. The most significant changes are the hiring of three new coaches. With a new head field hockey coach, as well as new head and assistant men’s soccer coaches, these teams might be headed in new directions. The new field hockey head Read More

Armstrong’s ballsy move

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Jill Reynolds Sports Editor Athletic hero and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong has come clean. After denying accusations of using banned performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) for over a decade, Armstrong recently admitted to doping throughout his career. “Thirteen years he lived a lie,” said Athletic Director Joanne Renn. “For thirteen years, I was in awe of Read More

Freshmen girls plan to make a comeback

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Bre Muir Sports Editor As the underdogs of every match during their 2012 season, the Marlins finished with an overall record of 3-15 and an Old Dominion Athletic Conference record of 2-8. “Last season we had five girls and during every match we would be down 0 to 2 automatically because our roster wasn’t big Read More

‘HarBowl’ hassel

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Guy Hatch Staff Writer Sept. 23, 1962, Jackie and Jack Harbaugh became proud parents of their eldest son John. Fifteen months later, they gave birth to a second son, Jim. Both boys would eventually make NFL history as they went head-to-head in Super Bowl XLVII, terming this year’s game the “HarBowl.” “I’m sure the family Read More

Training ground

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BRE MUIR Sports Editor A tense atmosphere filled the Jane P. Batten Center on Feb. 2, as the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins took on the Emory & Henry Wasps on the hard wood. In both the first and second half, the Marlins outscored the Wasps. Senior Forward and current ODAC Athlete of the Week, Chris Astorga, Read More

The resignation of a legend: Defender Ray Lewis hangs up his helmet after a long career flying for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL for 17 years.

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Jimmy Bowman Staff Writer As Super Bowl XLVII came to an end, so too did the illustrious career of one of the all-time greats, Ray Lewis. Considered the face of the Baltimore Ravens, Lewis has encountered great success in the NFL. His career may have ended with a Super Bowl win, but Lewis did not Read More