Posts by: Maggie Christ

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Roanoke College baseball obtained an impressive win on Saturday in uncertain weather.  The Maroons beat out Hampton-Sydney 7-6. They improved their record to 12-19 overall and 3-12 in ODAC action.

The men started strong with five runs in the first inning. The first was scored by Benjamin Amos ‘12 off of a [...]

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Roanoke College’s women’s Lacrosse won two conference games this past weekend and again on Tuesday night, giving them a winning record of 7-5 and 4-2 in ODAC action.

Megan Rourke ’11 led the game on Saturday at Guilford with seven goals and an assist while managing to contribute four groundballs, six draw controls [...]

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Roanoke College’s Cricket team will be cut after the 2011 season due to lack of funding required to continue this sport.

“It’s really hard to accept this, as cricket has been my life for the past three years,” Team Captain Hank Lewis ‘12 said upon hearing the news.

Cricket was one of the [...]

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Last week lacrosse player Justin Tuma ’11 was recognized on the Tewaaraton Award watch list for the 2011 season by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance.

“I am truly honored to have even been mentioned, and it’s a well-respected award throughout the lacrosse community,” Tuma said.

This is a distinguished lacrosse award, established in 2000 by [...]

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Zumba at Roanoke College has become more and more popular this year as a fun way of working out and staying active.

Instructor Ginny Hinson ’11 started teaching last semester after becoming certified for group fitness programs and learning Zumba on her own.  She was first introduced to the Zumba DVDs by a [...]

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Roanoke College’s baseball team began their season with encouraging success.  The team beat both Ferrum College and Southern Virginia University in their first two games.  Wed., they took their first fall to Ferrum.

With only two seniors on the team this year, head coach Larry Wood does not know what to expect.

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Melvin Felix ’11 scored his 1,052th career point on Saturday, putting him in the Top-5 in ODAC scoring.  He is also 28th on the all-time scoring list for Roanoke College’s Men’s Basketball.

Felix is also 11th at RC for three-pointers with 95 for his career and is only four steals short before he [...]

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On January 12 Head Basketball Coach Page Moir became the fifth coach on Roanoke College’s staff to have the title of most winning coach in ODAC history. 

With his recent win against Washington and Lee, Moir gained his 231st ODAC game win, surpassing the late Bob Johnson of Emory and Henry College.  [...]

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Senior Jordan Gholson is the 16th player to surpass 1,000 points in Roanoke College women’s basketball history. 

Gholson reached her 1,000th  point in their game against Randolph-Macon College last Friday in the C. Homer Bast Center.

“It is not an individual accomplishment; you can’t score all on your own,” said Gholson.

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Roanoke College Men’s Basketball team has started their season off right.  They began with a win last week against Warren Wilson College and enter this week’s game with a 3-1 record. 

The boys won their 300th game in the Bast Center on November 29.  They topped Patrick Henry with a score of 107-65.  [...]

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The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country team ran in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional meet in Memphis, Tenn. this last weekend.  The meet was held at Rhodes College where about 25 teams and over 240 runners competed.

The Men’s team tied in 14th place on a wet and muddy course.

“On Saturday, [...]

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Last Saturday the Maroons finished with a good race when they competed in the ODAC Championships at Randolph College. The women finished fourth with 88 points and the men came in fifth with 122 points.

The women were led by all-conference runners Maggie Moore ’11 who finished 9th with a time of 24:10, [...]

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Roanoke College’s women’s soccer overtook Randolph-Macon in the second half of their Senior Day game last Saturday. 

They reached half time down by 1-0, but Rebecca Adams ’13 scored just minutes into the second half and again at the end. Stephanie Parenteau ’13 scored with an assist from Jessica Welfare ’11 and the girls [...]

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The Roanoke College Girls Soccer team maintains their winning record (undefeated in the ODAC) after two outstanding performances last week and a win on Tuesday.

The girls beat Washington and Lee 1-0 for the first time since 2007 last Wednesday, Sept. 29. The teams competed into double overtime in which [...]

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Roanoke College’s Equestrian Team has nearly doubled in size since it began last semester. The club was founded in December 2008 and the team began competing in the spring of 2010. Now with ten girls on the team and a full season ahead, they have high hopes for the coming [...]

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Maggie Christ – Staff Writer

The men’s Cross Country team is undefeated after their first two invitationals this season. The women are close behind with a great record to begin their season.

The men have a great record going so far as they have won both of their previous meets this fall.  They took [...]

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