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A lesson in supporting soccer
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A lesson in supporting soccer

Last season, the John Brown University women’s soccer team went undefeated in the conference season and went on to nationals. The men’s soccer team placed second and got a bid to go to nationals. Through it all, loyal fans cheered them on to do their best. “Half the battle is […]

Oakley kicked out of Knicks game
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Oakley kicked out of Knicks game

Charles Oakley, former New York Knicks player, was banned from The Madison Square Garden after a physical confrontation. While attending a Knicks game, Oakley reportedly verbally harassed the owner James Dolan. The verbal confrontation quickly escalated when security guards asked Oakley to leave the game. Before leaving, Oakley pushed three […]

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‘I Want you to Cheer!’

I step out onto the court with the cheer team to the silence of the crowd. “One, two, three!” The cheerleaders clap. “Blue, gold, and white, the eagles, are here to fight. We’re strong and we’re mighty, ready to attack, we’ll rise to the top, the Golden, Eagles, can’t, be, […]

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Patriots will not visit Trump

After winning their fifth Super Bowl, the Patriots once again made the news. This time because Donald Trump controversy split the team. The Patriots were nicknamed “Team Trump” on social media after quarterback Tom Brady and the team owner Robert Kraft discussed their personal friendships with President Donald Trump before […]

Women’s soccer recruits 10 players
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Women’s soccer recruits 10 players

Every year athletic teams recruit new players to replace graduating seniors. This fall, however, the John Brown University women’s soccer team will welcome 10 new soccer recruits, an unusually high number of recruits for a single season. One of the new recruits, Maggie Allen, is currently a senior at Columbine […]

Athletes help the community
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Athletes help the community

College athletes throughout the nation commit to following specific rules and regulations, such as supplement restrictions, immediately after signing on to play for a university. Recently, however, college athletes are being held to a moral standard as well. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics maintains a specific set of values […]

How to support the basketball team
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How to support the basketball team

Stepping out onto the court during a tense timeout at the men’s game, the cheerleading team leads a crowd-raising chant. The only problem? Only about four people out of the 20 students join in. “JBU, yell it with us! JBU, a little louder!” Clapping students with silent mouths greet the […]

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A lesson in tennis fan etiquette

Raising a racket is culturally considered impolite in most settings. For students at John Brown University, however, this practice became a customary tribute to spring many years ago. Tennis season is here for the athletes of John Brown University, with the men’s and women’s teams both playing their first match […]

Basketball seniors look forward
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Basketball seniors look forward

With a season that spans six months, the John Brown University basketball team has the longest season of any sport at JBU. As the conference tournament draws near, both the men’s and women’s teams hold high conference rankings. The men’s team is 13-8 and jockeying for a playoff position in […]

Sneak peek into tennis
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Sneak peek into tennis

After vigorous training and anticipation, tennis season is finally here. The team of nine women and nine men are ready to begin the season. Tennis season will officially start on Feb. 17 as the Golden Eagles play their first match against Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. “The main focus going […]