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Talons Baseball Club Prepares for Inaugural Season

Following the announcement of suspended athletics until 2021, John Brown University’s new club baseball team awaits the start of their inaugural season. JBU Talons Baseball is a member of the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA), “the fastest growing intercollegiate baseball organization in the country,” according to the association’s website. The […]

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Wear a Mask to Save College Sports

It is safe to say that the last six months have been tough on everyone. We’ve had to endure through a global pandemic. We’ve had to completely restructure our lives and make some uncomfortable changes. We’re all looking for any return to normalcy that we can get, even as the […]

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Pearson Nominated for SAC Student-Athlete of the Year List

Cross-country athlete Allika Pearson received a nomination to the Sooner Athletic Conference’s Female Student-Athlete of the Year List. JBU’s Pearson earned the highest individual finish in conference meet program history when she finished second place in the SAC women’s cross-country championships in 2019, according to the SAC press release. She […]

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JBU Announces New Additions to Athletics Staff

Upon returning to campus, the student-athletes at John Brown University were introduced to some new faces. Throughout the summer, the university has hired four new coaches across three sports. On July 8, JBU announced the hiring of Chris Cole as its new head coach of the men’s soccer program. Cole […]

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JBU Postpones Sports to 2021 Amid Pandemic

The wait for the return of college sports in Siloam Springs, Arkansas will last a little longer. In an email sent to students on August 27, Chip Pollard, president of John Brown University, and JBU athletic director Robyn Daugherty announced that JBU “has decided to postpone all intercollegiate athletic competition […]

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JBU Tennis ready for first home match

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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Golden Eagles gearing up for post-season

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 to Guatemala over 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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Schochler leads new track team

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 […]