Sports

Golf swings for success

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Golf swings for success
GABE HIGGINS Staff Writer The Virginia Wesleyan Golf Team has high expectations for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament this season. The players and coaching staff are hoping that the championship trophy will be making its way back to Virginia Beach this spring. The team’s lofty goals are due to the recent successes in Read More

Stivo’s army goes to war

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BREANNA DUNN Staff Writer Under Coach Restivo’s lead, the VWC field hockey team has successfully started their quest to become conference champions. The field hockey team has won six of its first eight games. This is an unprecendented success for the Marlins, whose previous six seasons opened dismally. For the first time in recent years, Read More

Weight room gets a new face “lift”

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KENNETH BELGRAVE Staff Writer The Batten Fitness Center has received a few new additions in the recent months. Most recently, three new machines (leg curl, leg press and leg extension) have found their way into the weight area. The machines that had to be replaced had a history of dysfunction and were often out of Read More

Criminal activity

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JEFFREY BAZINET Staff Writer There was a time when the ESPN show “SportsCenter” featured the best highlights of the day from the world of sports, as a way for fans to keep tabs on all the action they missed throughout the day. Today, on SportsCenter and similar programs, you are more likely to see news Read More

Potential playing possibilities

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BREANNA DUNN Staff Writer Many people know that VWC offers several intramural and club activities, but what do you do when the activity you want to be a part of does not exist? You take the initiative and create it, which is exactly what freshman Sorenda Bickerstaff, senior Jimmy Bowman and sophomore Forrest Teague are Read More

Marlins strive for new goals

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GABE HIGGINS Staff Writer The men’s soccer team had an astounding year in the 2012 season, but fell just short of a cinderella finish in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tornament championship game. 109 minutes of the game had been played with a score of 0-0 on the scoreboard, and Roanoke stunned the Marlins Read More

What’s your fantasy?

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KENNETH BELGRAVE Staff Writer Training camp for NFL teams means the start of the season is just around the corner. For many fans all over the world, this means that the fantasy football craze is also just about to begin. Fantasy football is a virtual league of teams, compiled with statistics from actual NFL rosters, Read More

Fresh faces, fresh starts

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ANDERSEN STEFFENS Staff Writer The VWC Women’s Lacrosse and Field Hockey teams are starting off their seasons with new head coaches who more than qualify for the job. Coach Christina Restivo is coaching the Women’s Field Hockey team, and Coach Meagan DiCave is coaching the Women’s Lacrosse team. Both coaches have ample experience on the Read More

19 innings, 5 hours, 1 victory

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CANDICE GINDLE Staff Writer The Women’s Softball team beat Shenandoah University on Monday, April 29, in an 8-6 victory in the 2013 Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship game at the James I. Moyer Athletic Complex. The Marlins and Hornets played a 19 inning game, which lasted for four hours and 45 minutes. The length of Read More