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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, […]

Eight game winning streak for men
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Eight game winning streak for men

The Golden Eagles will try to continue their eight-game winning streak tonight on the road against Mid-American Christian University (Okla.). JBU currently has a record of 21-5, 13-5 in conference and is third in the Sooner Athletic Conference. The Golden Eagle’s last win came against ninth seeded Northwestern Oklahoma State […]

Women keep playoff hopes alive
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Women keep playoff hopes alive

The Lady Eagles took the eight seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference this past weekend after winning a buzzer beater against Northwestern Oklahoma State. JBU’s current position going into this weekend’s games against Mid-American Christian (Okla.) tonight and top seeded, No.2 Oklahoma City on Saturday. Last weekend’s contests gave JBU […]

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Colts continue erratic choices

Almost 30 years ago the Baltimore Colts, one of the NFL’s premier franchises, skirted the law and abandoned their hometown. Wanting a new stadium and coveting the newly built Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, the franchise left in the night in a fleet of Mayflower moving trucks carrying all the team’s […]