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MVP Sports offers opportunity to disability community
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MVP Sports offers opportunity to disability community

Ability Tree, a nonprofit center for children with disabilities, has recently started up a program to connect John Brown University sports teams with kids in Ability Tree. Children from families in the disabilities community have an opportunity to participate and learn how to play basketball and possibly other sports, through […]

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Profile: Caitlyn Logan

Caitlyn Logan is a freshman on the John Brown University soccer team. Logan made her college debut as goal keeper in the last 45 minutes of the first season women’s soccer game against Mid America Nazarene. A native of Charlotte, NC, Logan played soccer for her high school before coming […]

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Men’s Soccer team kicks off a new season

The men’s soccer team opened their season at Mobile University in Mobile, AL on Aug. 25, losing 2-1. They also lost two more close games against Bethel University and Cumberland.    Brenton Benware, head coach for the men’s soccer team, is beginning his first year at John Brown University and […]

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Cross-country team dashes into season

The cross-country team is dutifully preparing for their upcoming season. Head coach Scott Schochler has high expectations for both the men’s and the women’s teams this year. Schochler said he believes that the men’s team could qualify for nationals this season. “I’m going to put it out there, I honestly […]

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Making sense of the month-long Madness

North Carolina men’s basketball ended the madness by taking the NCAA National Championship title and defeating Gonzaga 71-65. The final game, held in Glendale, Arizona, was highly anticipated after North Carolina’s close loss against Villanova last year and Gonzaga’s chance to compete in the Final Four for the first time […]

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Injuries and weather shorten season

Briefly inhibited by injuries and inclement weather, the tennis team forges ahead. The John Brown University teams went through ups and downs this season with injuries, losses and cancelled and rescheduled matches. While far from perfect, the tennis teams remain positive about the season. Multiple injuries on both the women’s […]

Women’s team goes to Nationals
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Women’s team goes to Nationals

The Golden Eagles women’s basketball team boarded a plane to Billings, Montana, to represent John Brown University in the 2017 NAIA Women’s National Championship on March 13. The last time the women’s basketball team went to nationals was the 2013-14 season. That year, they made it to the final four, […]

NBA censors social media posts
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NBA censors social media posts

The recent social media “Twitter Wars” sparked panic in the upper divisions of the NBA. The NBA commisioner, Mark Tatum, addressed all 30 teams about the issue. Players and teams responded by tweeting sarcastic comments with an overly-polite nature toward each other. After a Twitter battle between the Portland Trailblazers […]