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March Madness at Catawba College

March Madness at Catawba College

Tre Evans, Writer
March 28
Filed under Sports, Student Life & News

March madness is a time college athletes are recognized for their hard work during the season. They play on the biggest stage and show their will power to win. The national tournament will make and/or break a team. Each team is a representation of not only themselves but also of fans, alumni, and their...

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Lately, Catawba College has been blessed with a growing amount of success in the athletic realm. Under the guidance of Coach Curtis Walker, the football team has perennially boasted one of the best defenses in the conference. Also, this season both our men’s and women’s basketball team celebrated...

The Jaz of All Trades

The Jaz of All Trades

Bri Hodges, Writer
March 18
Filed under Sports

Jazmine Charles, is one of the greatest athletes to ever attend Lenior- Rhyne University. As a senior, Charles was voted South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year. She led her team to a SAC conference title. She would leave LR as the All-time leader in three pointers and a WBCA All-American. And if...

Men’s Lacrosse is Scoring Big

Carissa Hughes, Writer
March 6
Filed under Sports

Catawba Men’s Lacrosse kicked off their first game of the season Tuesday, February 7th. The boys boarded the bus at 8:00 am to start their five and a half hour bus ride that would turn out to be a sweet victory. This would be the first time Catawba men’s lacrosse has faced Division 2 men’s lacrosse...

Upcoming Catawba Athletics Silent Auction

Upcoming Catawba Athletics Silent Auction

Megan Braun, Writer
March 6
Filed under Sports

The Catawba College Athletics Department will soon be holding their sixth annual silent auction and dinner fundraiser. The event serves to raise money for athletic facility upgrades. Last year, the event helped raise more than $40,000 which improved several locker rooms and added graphics to spruce...

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

  If you’ve been following Catawba Men’s basketball over the years, then you’ve most likely picked up on a horrible reoccurring theme. Players past and present have referred to this omen as “The Catawba Curse.” Since the arrival of Head Coach Rob Perron in 2014, Catawba teams loaded...

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

            For many, a new year represents a clean slate, a reinvention, or the adoption of a brand new persona. For Catawba Indians Softball, this year will mean just the opposite. You see, last year these phenoms took the South Atlantic Conference by storm kicking off the season wit...

Volleyball Season Conclusion

Volleyball Season Conclusion

Yanis Torres, Writer, Photographer
November 30
Filed under Sports

Catawba College’s volleyball team played their last game of the 2016 season on November 15th at Newberry College during the opening round of the SAC Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Indians closed out their season with an overall record of 16-13. The crowd saw magnificent performances by Alex Hoppe...

Mentally and Physically Tough: Catawba’s Cross Country

Mentally and Physically Tough: Catawba’s Cross Country

Shawn Stoffel, Writer, Photographer
November 29
Filed under Sports

Every cross country runner faces that moment when comfort suddenly turns into a struggle to fight through the inevitable. It’s a conflict of “mind over matter,” the sheer exhaustion of the body being told to stay the course. Cross country competitions officially entered history during the 19th...

Catawba Basketball- Preview

Catawba Basketball- Preview

Yanis Torres, Writer, Photographer
November 2
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As Catawba football comes to a close, many sport fans turn their attention to Men and Women’s basketball. So what do we have to look forward to from both teams this season?  Let us start with the men’s team. The men had a record of 9-13 in the conference last season. The men will continue being...

Athlete Spotlight: C.J. Barksdale

Lexie Stavac, Writer
October 30
Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Top Stories

Catawba’s football team has not had the season they had hoped for, but there have been some bright spots. One of those is senior defensive lineman C.J. Barksdale. He came to Catawba from Hillcrest High School in Simpsonville, S.C. Barksdale seemed headed for a great career when he was named the...

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