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Fall and winter sports postponed

Virginia Wesleyan has followed the lead of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and has postponed the beginning of the fall and winter sports seasons. There will be no athletic competition…

Say hello to the new Townebank Arena

The Jane P. Batten Center and Convocation Hall opened in 2002, and served as the venue for VWU commencement ceremonies from 2002-2018. The Convocation Hall has also hosted entertainers, tournaments…

Nelson joins VWU athletic staff

Coach Dennis Nelson took on the role of head coach for both women’s and men’s golf at Virginia Wesleyan in July 2020. Nelson coached the Hampton University men’s and women’s…

Coach Renn ends retirement, returns to VWU Athletics

When the search for a new athletic director failed, a familiar face began to settle back in as we entered a global pandemic. Joanne Renn returned to Virginia Wesleyan University…

The Closer Column – Sports and Protests

There was outrage, disappointment and disgust from what has transpired over the past couple of months in this country with social injustice coming to the forefront once again. With all…

TowneBank Arena to arrive by fall

Virginia Wesleyan University’s Convocation Hall will soon be named the TowneBank Arena in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. This is possible due to a gift from community partner TowneBank.…

Chronicle sports editors debate the pros

The Marlin Chronicle sports editors Nicholas Mundy and Austin Edmonds debate today’s pressing issues in professional sports. MLB Season Solutions  Nicholas Mundynamundy@vwu.edu With many possible solutions for how to start…

A year in Marlin sports

Volleyball captures ODAC title For the first time in the history of the program, the volleyball team captured their first ODAC championship by defeating Randolph-Macon on their home floor on…

U.S. women’s soccer fights for equal pay

The United States women’s national soccer team hoisting their world cup trophy in 2019. In response to the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s national soccer team back…

Spring sports canceled

The softball team was off to an 11-1 start before the season cancelation. Due to COVID-19, the NCAA canceled the remaining seasons for winter and spring sports on March 12,…