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Tennis Teams Compete Across the State

Traveling across the nation this season, the John Brown University tennis teams competed in several states, but won’t have their first home match until the beginning of April. The official spring season for the teams started in Conway, Ark., on February 14, 2020. Recently, the teams traveled to Alexandria, La., […]

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Potential 9th Trip to NAIA Tournament

With a program record-breaking 28-win season, the John Brown University men’s basketball team awaits an official announcement from the NAIA regarding their potential ninth trip to the NAIA tournament.  Although disappointed by the recent 66-51 loss to the Southwestern A.G. Lions in the Sooner Athletic tournament championship game, the Golden […]

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Women’s Soccer Team Travels Abroad for Winter Break

For seven days over winter break, the John Brown University women’s soccer team traveled to Guatemala to connect through soccer—the “language of the world,” as sophomore Meghan Kennedy said. The soccer team also traveled to Guatemala for a missions trip in 2018. This time the athletes went to learn about […]

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JBU Track and Field

John Brown University’s track and field team had their first meet of the semester on February 10. Allika Pearson made waves in the Sooner Athletic Conference as she qualified for nationals in the 5,000 meter. While track and field is relatively new territory for JBU, it was a JBU sport […]

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Scandal Diminishes the Legacy of World Series Champs

In 2019 the Major League Baseball association found the Houston Astros organization guilty of stealing signs on their way to a 2017 World Series championship run. Nearly two years after the incidents, Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of The Athletic were the first to report the incriminating findings. To add […]

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Sowers Breaks Barriers for Coaches

The San Francisco 49ers made history on Feb. 2 when Katie Sowers became the first female to coach in a Super Bowl. While Sowers debut in the Super Bowl was historic, she isn’t the only female coach making waves across professional sports. Sowers has been a skill position coach for […]

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Thank You, Kobe

Former NFL star Terrell Owens described it best on when he said, “It was devastating. My day just came to a complete halt.” Kobe Bryant, NBA legend, died at age 41. A helicopter crash claimed the lives of Bryant and eight others, including his teenage daughter Gianna. The sudden and […]

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Olympic Protest Ban

The International Olympic Committee recently posted a three-page guideline detailing new rules that will be in effect at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. No kneeling, no hand gestures, no protests of any kind will be acceptable at the Olympic Games this summer. The new document stated that the Olympics, […]

Cross Country stars go to NAIA National Tournament
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Cross Country stars go to NAIA National Tournament

Sophomore Allika Pearson and Junior Ben Martin traveled to Vancouver, Wash., to compete in Cross Country’s NAIA National Tournament on Nov. 22. For two consecutive years, these two athletes have represented John Brown University at the final cross country meet of the season. To qualify for the national tournament, Pearson […]

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Bowling and Caudle garner prestigious awards

Instead of spending all of spring break on the beach or in the mountains, the players sprinted up and down the court, preparing for their last games of the season. As other students went to Colorado, Texas and Atlanta, senior John Brown University basketball players finished their decorated careers in […]