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Top 10 most talented NFL teams of the year
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Top 10 most talented NFL teams of the year

Club volleyball spikes interest
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Club volleyball spikes interest

Twice a week, groups of students at John Brown University gather together to advance their knowledge and skill. They labor for hours, digging deep, assisting one another, striving for aces. No, this is not a study group – this is club volleyball.      While most college students expect to […]

Players add versatility to team
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Players add versatility to team

The John Brown University men’s basketball team is off to an impressive start this year. They are currently 7-3 and coming off a 93-67 win over Philander Smith, a team they had lost to just nine days prior.      The Eagles are gearing up for the start of conference […]

Athletes required to stand for anthem
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Athletes required to stand for anthem

The John Brown University Athletics Department instructed athletes to stand and show respect for the national anthem. This announcement was made a few months ago after Colin Kaepernick, a professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, protested against racial inequality by kneeling down while the national anthem was […]

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Players share their game-day traditions

Before every major game, race or match, most athletes have a pre-game ritual they adhere to religiously. Whether out of superstition or habit, many athletes have a set routine they perform in order to get them mentally and physically prepared to compete. After all, 90 percent of the game is […]

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Women start their season off strong

The season for the Women’s Basketball team is officially underway. They started the season off with a 70-66 victory over the number 11 team in the national preseason polls.  JBU followed that up with a 73-point victory over Ecclesia. With the season off to a great start, the Lady Eagles […]

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Meet the new women’s basketball players

The women’s basketball team kicked off its season this fall with a win against Benedictine College, the No. 11 team in the nation, who was in last year’s national final four. Two of the returners and leading scorers from last year, Kodee Powell and Jana Schammel, are looking to lead […]

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Both soccer teams win conference

The John Brown University men’s and women’s soccer programs both ended their regular season as Southern Athletic Conference champions, and will continue on to play in the conference tournament. The women’s team was undefeated in their conference, and the men’s team ended 7-1-1. “We had all of the pieces–the players, […]

Athlete’s faith and skill built by gap year
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Athlete’s faith and skill built by gap year

You wouldn’t think it by looking at him, but Brenton Quintez Toussaint is a country boy at heart. Growing up in Natchitoches, Louisianna, a town of 18,000, Toussaint said “all we really do is go hunting, play basketball, ride fo’ wheelers, dirt bikes… and you know live the country life.” […]