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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 […]

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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: A look at the life of an icon

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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IOC bans protesting in Toyoko

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, […]