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Breaking the Catawba Curse

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
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 with potential... Read more »

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, 2017
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 with... Read more »

Volleyball Season Conclusion

Volleyball Season Conclusion

Yanis Torres, Writer, Photographer
November 30, 2016
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... Read more »

Mentally and Physically Tough: Catawba’s Cross Country

Mentally and Physically Tough: Catawba’s Cross Country

Shawn Stoffel, Writer, Photographer
November 29, 2016
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... Read more »

Catawba Basketball- Preview

Catawba Basketball- Preview

Yanis Torres, Writer, Photographer
November 2, 2016
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... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight: C.J. Barksdale

Lexie Stavac, Writer
October 30, 2016
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... Read more »

Catawba Athletic Training

Catawba Athletic Training

Yanis Torres, Writer, Photographer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Catawba College’s Athletic Training program over the years has expanded in numbers and has become more organized thanks to the help of the current program Director Jim Hand. Today he is working to take the program to another level. Currently, students who enter the Athletic Training  program will... Read more »

Women’s Soccer Welcomes Newberry to Season’s First Home Game

Women’s Soccer Welcomes Newberry to Season’s First Home Game

Yanis Torres, Photographer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

Women's soccer was able to defeat Newberry for their first victory of the season. The team played on Wednesday, September 14th at 4pm. Bailey Howell opened up the scoreboard at minute 9. Nicole Duncan would pass a long through-ball to Caitlin Hill, who would score the second goal of the game at... Read more »

Women’s Soccer Game vs. Belmont: 9/10/16

Women’s Soccer Game vs. Belmont: 9/10/16

Yanis Torres, Photographer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Women's Soccer traveled to Belmont Abbey this weekend. After a long fight in the heat, WSOC headed to overtime in a 2-2 tie (Goals by: Bailey Howell '17, Debbie Killian '56). WSOC fought hard and went home with a tie in their second game of the season. The ladies will welcome Newberry Sept 14 in their... Read more »

Catawba Home Football Game vs. Winston Salem: 9/10/16

Catawba Home Football Game vs. Winston Salem: 9/10/16

Yanis Torres, Photographer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Catawba's football team falls short in their 1st home game against Winston Salem State. After a 17 to 23 loss on Saturday Sept 10, their next game will be at home vs Carson Newman on Sept 17 at 1:30pm.

The Life of a Student-Athlete

The Life of a Student-Athlete

Lexie Stavac, Writer, Photographer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

I am a student-athlete. Every morning, an alarm goes off at 5 am. I want to push snooze, but I can’t. Rolling out of bed, I grab a granola bar and begin another grueling day. As swimmers, we usually get overlooked and people assume that, in comparison with other athletes, I "have it easy," but... Read more »

Women’s Soccer Preseason Photos

Women’s Soccer Preseason Photos

Yanis Torres, Photographer
September 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

 

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