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JBU alumnus receives SAC honor
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JBU alumnus receives SAC honor

Former JBU First Team All-American and NAIA National Player of the Year, Brandon Cole has been named to the NAIA’s 75th Anniversary Men’s Basketball All-Star Team. The team, which is comprised of 60 athletes and 15 coaches, commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the longest continuous national basketball tournament in any […]

Students conquer Little Rock marathon
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Students conquer Little Rock marathon

While most of us were just waking up, six John Brown University students were walking up to a starting line of the Little Rock Marathon. The 10th annual Little Rock Marathon took place in Little Rock, Ark. on Sunday, March 4, 2012. JBU students, senior Haley Gilbert, junior Emily Schad, […]

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Heartbreak at home

The Golden Eagles were eliminated Saturday night from the Sooner Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball tournament by #7 Oklahoma Christian, losing 59-56. After defeating #2 Rogers State and #3 John Brown, Oklahoma Christian will play #1 Oklahoma Baptist in the SAC Men’s Championship Game Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Because OBU already […]

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JBU men advance to round two

JBU’s Men’s Basketball team advanced to the second round of the SAC Tournament by defeating Lubbock Christian 62-49 Thursday night. The Golden Eagles were led by senior Adrian Miller’s 18 points and 5 assists. Lubbock Christian’s senior guard Rashad Sample led the Chaps with 11 points and all 6 LCU […]

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Athletes lead character training

Integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership are the character traits that John Brown University’s Champions of Character program hopes to help instill in 250 of students from five different area schools this weekend. Champions of Character is a group focused on changing the culture that surrounds sports. Senior volleyball […]

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 […]