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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.

Coaching During a Pandemic

Written by Lauren Roth Almost eight months ago Roanoke College students, faculty, and staff received the news that students would be returning home for two...

NFL Midseason Awards

Written by Carter Weissenfluh As the first half of the NFL season has flown by, I think it is time to acknowledge those who have...

Big Stories in the Big 10 (and the ACC!)

Written by Alexis Barton As the college football season is underway, there have already been numerous storylines that have made for an interesting season in...

Lakers Back on Top

Written by Carter Weissenfluh The Los Angeles Lakers have found themselves in familiar territory after winning their 17th championship in franchise history. There were a...

RC Athletics Tradition

Written by Lauren Roth Roanoke College Athletics has had to modify many long-standing traditions in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports from all seasons have...

Spooky Injuries Hit NFL

Written by Kate Clatterbuck Since the start of the 2020 NFL season in early September, multiple teams have suffered great losses as key players are...

Lions, and Tigers, and the Manning Brothers? Oh My!

Written by Alexis Barton Whether they’re the best player in their position, the best-looking player, or the funniest player in post-game interviews, we all have...

COVID-19 Hits Hard in Week 4

Written by Carter Weissenfluh The first four weeks of the NFL season have flown by and the first wave of the coronavirus has started to...

Finals Season in NHL and NBA

Written by Lauren Roth The COVID-19 pandemic impacted many professional sports seasons, canceling or postponing many of them halfway through the season. Roughly seven months...

Big Names and Bigger Contracts

Written by Alexis Barton Just a week after the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup, the National Hockey League is ready to jump into...

Senior Spotlight: Allison Barthol and Kristina Harrel

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck After years of late-night practices, early morning wake up calls, and lots of sweat, our 2021 senior athletes exhibit the qualities...

Senior Spotlight: Ellie Schad and Philani Mlotshwa

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck The Class of 2021 began their senior year with delayed sports seasons, strict practice regulations, and numerous safety procedures. Our bravely...

Wild Finishes and Devastating Injuries

Written by Carter Weissenfluh The first two weeks of NFL football have flown by with many games filled with wild finishes coming down to the...

High Powered Offense in the Stanley Cup Final

Written by Lauren Roth On March 12th, the National Hockey League announced they would be pausing the 2019-2020 season in response to the COVD-19 pandemic....

Is It October Yet?

Written by Alexis Barton The temperatures are dropping and the leaves are changing colors, which means one thing for baseball fans: playoffs. Despite their late...

New Faces (With Masks) in New Places

Written by Alexis Barton Football. Is. Back. Thursday, the reigning Super Bowl Champions Kansas City Chiefs took on the Houston Texans to kick off the...

20-20 Vision for New Wrestling Program

Written by Lauren Roth In March of 2020, Roanoke College Athletic Director Scott Allison hired Nate Yetzer to be the head coach of Roanoke’s brand...

Senior Spotlight: Zachary Dalton and Emilee Wooten

Written by Katherine Clatterbuck In the wake of the ODAC’s decision to suspend competition for the fall semester, Roanoke College seniors are preparing for postponed...

An Issue Bigger Than the Game

Written by Alexis Barton The year 2020 has been a year that no one saw coming. A pandemic that closed down colleges and universities, mass...

New Beginnings: An Athlete’s Reaction to the Coronavirus

Written by Lauren Roth Humor, making jokes. It tends to be a method we all use to deal with any type of negative emotion, whether...