Wednesday night the Roanoke College baseball team bested the Greensboro College Prides with a final score of 10-3.
In the bottom half of the first inning the Maroons ran onto the board early with a 4-0 lead. In a single walk, the first three batters for RC reached bases. Freshman Will Decker, #24, came up [...]Continue Reading →
Roanoke’s women’s lacrosse dominated Wednesday night in their conference game against Sweet Briar College. The Maroons won this away game 25-6, their highest scoring game of the year.
From the opening, it was all Roanoke. Nicole Zelnik scored the first goal of the game with an assist from Darragh Evarts in the first two minutes [...]Continue Reading →
This Saturday was “Pack the House” for the men’s lacrosse game against Lynchburg College. Roanoke beat the Hornets 13-7. The Maroons now have a record of 9-4, 5-1 in ODAC. Kerr stadium was filled with both Maroons and fans who had traveled with Lynchburg College.
The last time Roanoke faced Lynchburg College was in the [...]Continue Reading →
After winning five straight games, the Roanoke College’s Baseball team has hit a rough patch.
On Saturday, Roanoke faced Virginia Wesleyan in a double header. Roanoke won the first game 3-1, but Wesleyan won the second game 2-0.
Cameron Holshouser pitched the first game of the double header for the Maroons. While pitching he only [...]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, a representative from Girls Fight Back, an organization dedicated to teaching young women self-defense, visited campus to give a self-defense presentation. Speaker Heather Maggs opened her talk giving a few statistics about assault, and explained the story of Shannon McNamara who was the inspiration for Girls Fight Back. Shannon was killed in 2001, [...]Continue Reading →
Exercise enthusiasts and fun-lovers alike gathered in the Alumni Gym on Sunday to participate in the annual Zumba-thon! The participants were diverse in age, ranging from small kids to much older women, all there to just have fun and burn some calories. All participants were given royal blue tank tops with “Keep Calm and Zumba [...]Continue Reading →
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The Roanoke College baseball team played Guilford College Tuesday night, winning 12-10. This is the Maroons’ third straight win, putting them 8-11 overall and 3-7 in ODAC.
Guilford scored four times in the first inning. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the first, the Maroons finally answered Guilford. Devin Cassity [...]Continue Reading →
On Monday the Maroons faced Lynchburg College, winning the ODAC game 19-14. Roanoke has won the last three games against the Hornets.
Roanoke started the scoring in the game. Darragh Evarts, Nicole Zelink and Clair Feeney each got a free position goal in the first few minutes of play. Feeney scored the next goal [...]Continue Reading →
The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted a 5K for consent on Saturday, March 22. The 5K was also sponsored by Psi Chi and Heat, and was used to raise awareness and money for the NSLS service project.
The 5K course ran through the Roanoke College campus and participants were asked to run [...]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, 21 brave students gathered at 7 a.m. in the Outdoor Adventure headquarters to prepare for the Catawba Challenge. With full packs, eager spirits and hearts ready for adventure, we all assembled into the vans that would drop us off at the trail heads. Some people knew what awaited them on [...]Continue Reading →
Wednesday night the Men’s lacrosse team won against Randolph College, 16-7. This was their first ODAC game of the season. The men’s LAX now has a 5-3 record, 1-0 in conference. With this game the Maroons continued their winning streak against the Randolph College Wildcats; they have won all 5 games the two teams [...]Continue Reading →
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 →
RC Interfaith Council Hosts Better Together Day
Thursday, April 10th was the second annual national interfaith tolerance day, known as Better Together Day. The Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago founded this day of service among colleges as a way to show that students, faculty, and staff of different religious and philosophical backgrounds can work together [...]
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