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Big man from the Bronx looks abroad
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Big man from the Bronx looks abroad

Four years ago John Brown University wasn’t even on his radar. Now in his second year as a student at JBU, senior Andy Garcia has found his place on the court. Growing up in Bronx, NY, Garcia found his love for basketball at a young age. He was not allowed […]

Ladies go head-to-head with No. 1
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Ladies go head-to-head with No. 1

The Eagles Women’s basketball team (15-15) will face Oklahoma City (27-1), the number one team in the nation according to National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national rankings, at 2:15 on Thursday in Bill George Arena. Oklahoma City is the number one seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference and is riding […]

JBU to take first step to Nationals
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JBU to take first step to Nationals

John Brown Men’s basketball will face off against Lubbock Christian at 6:15 p.m. in Bill George Arena in the first round of the 2012 Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament. The Golden Eagles, despite a loss in their regular season finale at Southern Nazarene, jumped two spots in the National Association Intercollegiate […]

The man with the Golden Eagle voice
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The man with the Golden Eagle voice

He usually arrives to the games about 40 minutes early. After grabbing a bite to eat, he seeks out the head coaches of the visiting teams for their starting lineups. “Everything is on a really tight schedule and you are tied to that game clock,” said 25-year-old Jonathan VerHoeven. “When […]

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Sportsmanship: on and off the court

Be a Sport The men’s basketball game during family weekend was great… Except for the group of JBU students sitting in front of us. While JBU’s unofficial cheer squad can be annoying sometimes, they’re usually just funny and make the games more interesting. This was not the case. This weekend […]

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Women hope to clinch tourney spot

The Lady Eagles will face Science and Arts of Oklahoma tonight before returning home on Saturday to take on Southern Nazarene (Okla.) for their final regular season game. They need to secure their place as eighth in the Sooner Athletic Conference this weekend. If JBU falls to ninth, they will […]

JBU looks to go big, come home
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JBU looks to go big, come home

The Golden Eagles will take on Science and Arts of Oklahoma and Southern Nazarene this weekend for the last two games of the regular season. JBU is No. 13 in the NAIA and are second in the Sooner Athletic Conference with a record of 22-6, 14-6 in conference. If the […]

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School warms up for conference

This March, the Madness is coming to JBU. John Brown will host the Sooner Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s basketball tournaments March 1-3 in Bill George Arena. After several past bids to host the event in Murray Sells Gym, JBU was finally awarded its first Tournament this year after completing […]

Senior walk-on brings team drive, passion
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Senior walk-on brings team drive, passion

Even before she had heard of John Brown University, Brittany Hopper knew she wanted to play college basketball. However, the only way she would be able to fulfill her passion would be as a walk-on player. Talking about the role of a walk-on, women’s basketball head coach Jeff Soderquist said […]

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Volleyball bonding for JBU men

Every Sunday and Wednesday night a group of guys practice their volleyball skills on the intramural courts. It’s not for intramural sports, and it’s not an official JBU sports team. It’s the Men’s Volleyball Club. The Men’s Club team started with an idea in the spring of 2008. Bryan Cole, […]