Bast Gym erupted at the end of the Roanoke-Virginia Wesleyan basketball game on Saturday, February 15th. Students cheered and applauded the men’s team when the buzzer set the final score to 85-79 in favor of Roanoke.
The final cheers were not the first sounds heard in Bast on Saturday, however. The gymnasium was filled with [...]Continue Reading →
On Sunday, February 2nd students and sports enthusiasts gathered in Cavern at 6:30 to watch the 48th annual Superbowl at the Superbowl Party hosted by the campus Intervarsity group. This year marks the 4th year that Intervarsity has held this event, and this year’s party was led by Rachel Glick who stated that she feels [...]Continue Reading →
The Lady Maroons picked up a win Wednesday night when they hosted Emory & Henry and proceeded to stomp them with a 87-65. With this win the Maroons hold a 9-10 record and 5-6 record in ODAC competition.
Wednesday night’s game was a comfortable blow out for the Roanoke College women’s basketball team, as [...]Continue Reading →
The Maroons Men’s Basketball travelled to face the Eastern Mennonite University Royals on Saturday, February 1st ,and played one of their closest games of the season. The Maroons came out on top with a narrow 88 – 87 win in a game where their largest lead was six points.
The game started off quickly when [...]Continue Reading →
After winning six straight games, the longest winning streak since the 2009-2010 season, the women’s basketball team has dropped two games straight to ODAC rivals. Their first lost came at the hands of Randolph-Macon College on Saturday, January 25th, in the first of two games at Maroon Madness. Combined, the two teams scored an unprecedented [...]Continue Reading →
The Roanoke College men’s basketball team met the Generals of Washington and Lee Wednesday night, 1/29/14, in their ninth ODAC match of the season. The Generals came to Salem just one game ahead of the Maroons in ODAC standings with their 2-6 record. After hosting Washington and Lee for a rough 40 minutes of basketball, [...]Continue Reading →
Last Saturday, January 18, the Roanoke College Women’s Basketball team traveled two hours north to face off against the Eagles of Bridgewater College. The Eagles played host to both the Maroons’ men and women basketball teams as part of a special weekend dedicated to their alumni. Despite arriving at a school where the entire day [...]Continue Reading →
The Roanoke College men’s basketball team picked up their first conference win Wednesday, January 22, when they played host to Wasps of Emory and Henry. It took just 28 seconds for Andrew Daniels to score the first points for Roanoke in a game that showcased the Maroons’ talent for basketball in a one sided game [...]Continue Reading →
While most Roanoke College students enjoyed four weeks of winter break, the men’s basketball team returned two weeks early to play a total of six different colleges. Roanoke first hosted Frostburg State University on 12/30/13. During that game the Maroons won 82-74. Daniel Eacho scored a career high 28 points and also pulled down a [...]Continue Reading →
The Roanoke College Women’s Basketball team returned from break sooner than most students to continue their season, but they still showed up rested and ready to play. The Maroons had their first game of the new semester just one day after the turn of the New Year when they traveled a few miles up the [...]Continue Reading →
Washington and Lee stole the first game after break from the Maroons to give the men’s basketball team their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference loss this season. The Maroons played the full regulation time and an extra 5 minute overtime before a three pointer at the buzzer sealed the Washington and Lee victory that ended [...]Continue Reading →
The Roanoke College Women’s Basketball team has dropped four straight games after starting the season 2-0 to quickly pick up Coach Dunangan’s 600th career win. Since their last win, the Maroons have lost to Ferrum, Randolph-Macon, Christopher Newport, and Washington and Lee.
In their most recent game against Washington and Lee on 11/26, the Roanoke [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke women’s basketball travelled to Guilford College over the weekend to win games on November 16th and 17th. In their first game on Saturday they took on Alma College who made the long journey to Greensboro, North Carolina from Alma, Michigan for the Marriott Invitational.
The Alma women refused to allow Roanoke to run away [...]Continue Reading →
The men’s basketball team started their season by splitting two games at the Goucher Classic Tournament hosted by Goucher College. The Maroons’ first game was a close 74-71 victory over Gordon College on Saturday November 16. Gordon College jumped to an early lead in the game scoring 2 points in the first 0:48 but an [...]Continue Reading →
This past fall was a success for both the men and women’s soccer teams. Both teams gave it their all this fall and made it to the ODAC tournament. The women’s team managed to make it to the quarterfinals before falling to Shenandoah University in early November. The men’s team reached [...]Continue Reading →
Field Hockey Review
The Field Hockey season ended in late October, but we wanted to include a quick recap of the end to their season to add to this week’s Fall sport compilation.
Field hockey opened their season 2-5-0 winning both the season opener and the ODAC conference opener in an overtime battle [...]Continue Reading →
While most cross-country meets are winding down for the season, the Roanoke College team is pushing above and beyond the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, moving on to the NCAA Southeast Regional competition. Both cross-country teams’ most recent meet was held on November 2 at the Manor Golf Course in Farmville, VA. The [...]Continue Reading →
With the fall’s athletic season over it is time for men’s and women’s basketball to take the court for the 2013-2014 season. The men’s team looks to rebound from last season in which they finished 12-15, 4-12 in ODAC play. Of the 16 players on the team roster, half have returned from the previous season. [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke Volleyball had a successful season in the fall of 2013 going 19-11 with a 7-4 record in ODAC competition. The Maroons started their season off strong going 9-3 in their first 12 games which included an 8 game winning streak, 4 of which came from the Greensboro College Invitational in early September.
The second [...]Continue Reading →
Volleyball traveled to Virginia Wesleyan Wednesday night to face the Marlins in the first round of the ODAC playoffs. The Maroons and Marlins met earlier this season on October 12, resulting in Virginia Wesleyan winning 3 games to 2. However, the playoffs ended differently as the Maroons made quick work of the Marlins to win [...]Continue Reading →
Sig Davidson: Reflections on a Jewish Roanoke
On February 18th, the second night of Interfaith week, Wortman Ballroom began filling with students, faculty and a large number of members of the community. As a college, this is our fourth annual Interfaith week at Roanoke College, a string of events that show we can work together and embrace [...]
- Sig Davidson: Reflections on a Jewish Roanoke