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This page consists of coverage of everyone's favorite sports team - the Maroons! Check here for athlete spotlights and updates on how our teams are doing over the course of the season.

The Year for Underdogs

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck Rooting for the underdog might seem like a crazy idea, unless you were creating your bracket for this year’s March Madness....

The Inside Scoop with Mike Morrell

Written by Carter Weissenfluh The Roanoke men’s tennis team might not be the most well-known sport on campus, but they are off to a hot...

Softball Swinging into Action

Written by Lauren Roth Many sports teams have waited almost a year, or even longer to get back into their sport, and the Roanoke softball...

Swim Teams Take Top Spots at ODAC Championships

Written by Alexis Barton Last weekend, the men’s and women’s swim teams dominated the pool at the 2021 ODAC Swimming Championships. With the men taking...

Men’s Soccer Grabs First Win

Written by Carter Weissenfluh After three tough, hard-fought games to start off their season, all requiring extra time and all ending in draws, the men’s...

486 Days Later…

Written by Lauren Roth This past Sunday, the Roanoke field hockey team had their season opener against Randolph-Macon College after 486 days of COVID-induced offseason....

Lacrosse Doubleheader to Start Spring Season

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck Last Saturday, March 6th, Kerr Stadium saw a doubleheader between the women and men’s lacrosse team versus the Christopher Newport Captains....

Men’s Soccer Makes Season Debut

Written by Carter Weissenfluh Last Sunday the Roanoke men’s soccer team played their first game of the season against the Bridgewater Eagles. Last season, the...

Maroons Making Moves in the ODAC

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck Weekly, an athlete from each in-season team is awarded “Player of the Week” by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference based on...

Indoor Track & Field Wrap Up

Written by Lauren Roth The indoor tracks season has been very different due to COVID-19, as have many other sports.  Despite the many changes and...

Who Is Really the GOAT?

Written by Alexis Barton After every Super Bowl, World Series, or Stanley Cup Championship there is a certain question that floats around the sports world:...

Brady Solidifies His Legacy

Written by Carter Weissenfluh Despite the fact that two of the greatest quarterbacks of their generations faced off last Sunday, the Super Bowl was considered...

Tips for Talking Sports with Your Valentine

Written by Lauren Roth Let them do the talking. This is the most basic strategy and easiest way to go. Just about everyone has something...

What the VALENTINE’S BLANK with Zachary Dalton and Kaillee Philleo: Part Two

Written by Alexis Barton One year after their first Valentine’s interview, the Brackety-Ack caught up with perhaps the cutest couple on the Track & Field...

Maroons SPRING into Competition

Written by Kate Clatterbuck In January, the Roanoke basketball, swimming, and track & field teams began competing for the first time since last March. The...

Golf’s Downfall? Low Ratings for 2020 Masters

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck The 2020 Masters teed off on Thursday, November 12th at Augusta National Golf Club. Following its postponement in April due to...

A Crack in the Glass Ceiling

Written by Alexis Barton This week, the Miami Marlins made history as they hired Kim Ng, the first female General Manager in the history of...

NBA Offseason Heats Up with Draft and New Start Date

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck Following the Lakers’ triumphant season, the NBA is working towards the next season as the December 22nd start date gets closer...

What the BLANK with Sayre Brandstatter

Written by Alexis Barton What is your name? Sayre Brandstatter   Where are you from? Summit, NJ   What sport do you play? Women’s Basketball    What position do you play? Guard   Who is your funniest...

Senior Spotlight: Megan Wheeler, Max Menzel & Jayla Faison

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck In the midst of 2020, senior athletes are holding on to the final season of their beloved sports. While practices and...