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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.” […]

Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team
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Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team

The John Brown University men’s soccer team is undefeated this year, winning 11 of their first 13 games and tying two. The team continues to be ranked as one of the best in their conference. They owe a portion of their success to the eight new players joining the team […]

Player heads relaunch of FCA
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Player heads relaunch of FCA

Brittany Ayers, sophomore volleyball player at John Brown University, is working to establish a Fellowship of Christian Athletes club at JBU this year. “FCA at JBU will provide an environment where student athletes are easily able to recognize not only their athletic potential, but their spiritual potential,” Ayers said. “My […]

Men prepare for TP comeback
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Men prepare for TP comeback

  It’s time for the event that gets a school of just over 1,300 undergrads on ESPN’s Snapchat story, on SportsCenter and in articles by USA Today and NBC Sports: the toilet paper game. The home opener of John Brown University’s season has grown from a few students throwing smuggled […]

Soccer player rises from Bloods territory
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Soccer player rises from Bloods territory

Compton, California, is not a nice place to grow up. Situated in the greater Los Angeles area, this city is known to be the gang central of the United States and home to the Bloods and the Crips. Just this year, Compton was assigned extra support by the Violence Reduction […]

Women defeat UofA, aim to place second
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Women defeat UofA, aim to place second

  After defeating the University of Arkansas, the John Brown University women’s rugby team is now looking to reach second place in their division this year. It has been a year since the Student Government Association officially approved the women’s rugby club. On the Saturday of homecoming weekend, the women’s […]

Incoming Ultimate players make an impact
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Incoming Ultimate players make an impact

John Brown University’s women’s ultimate frisbee team is diving full-force into the heart of their season. The team has competed in multiple tournaments already this year, and owe a portion of their success to the new players on the team. Hannah Sparks, a freshman biology major from Edmond, Oklahoma, said […]