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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.

March Madness Preview

by Alexis Barton For college basketball fans, March is a month-long celebration of competition. Starting on the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the first round of...

Softball Heating Up in Florida

by Suzanne Jackson The Roanoke College softball team has started off their season with a bang in Florida for their annual spring break trip. The...

Tennis Teams Hit the Road

by Logan Tyler The men and women of the tennis teams traveled down south to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where they competed in four...

Women’s Lacrosse Makes Big First Impression

by Libby Bowman The Roanoke women’s lacrosse team worked tirelessly throughout their off season and preseason to prepare for their new spring season. Ending the...

RC Cycling Competes at Varsity Level

by Suzanne Jackson The Roanoke College cycling team began competing in the Athletic Collegiate Cycling Conference (ACCC) starting this spring. Prior to competing with in...

Chiefs Take the Title in Competitive Super Bowl Matchup

by Logan Tyler Whether you were rooting for the Eagles, the Chiefs, or Rihanna last Sunday, the Super Bowl proved to be an exciting and...

T&F Hosts Indoor ODAC Championship

by Tim Hoffstaetter It is postseason time for winter sports and the indoor track and field team is no exception. The Maroons will be hosting...

Tip-Off to Successful Seasons for MBB, WBB

by Timothy Hoffstaetter Before winter break, both of Roanoke’s basketball teams had started their season off with strong performances. Both the men’s and women's teams...

Building a Community of Support for Student-Athletes

by Logan Tyler The beautiful girl in the photo smiles ear to ear with her friends’ arms draped around her shoulders. Not necessarily a girl...

Foundational “First Steps” for the Maroons

by Libby Bowman The Maroons newest addition to Roanoke College athletics, men’s volleyball, started their season with a bang... or should we say “kill”. Although...

Young QBs Headed to Conference Championships

by Suzanne Jackson The divisional rounds of the NFL playoffs recently finished with the Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the San Francisco...

Week 13 Wrap Up: College Football

by Suzanne Jackson Rankings by AP:  Georgia Bulldogs (12-0)  Michigan Wolverines (12-0)  Texas Christian Horned Frogs (12-0)  USC Trojans (11-1)  Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1)  Alabama...

Scott Allison’s Tremendous Impact as a Maroon

by Libby Bowman Scott Allison, Roanoke College’s current athletic director, has had an eventful and memorable journey as a Maroon. Allison described his experience as...

World Cup

by Logan Tyler  An unusual topic being discussed around the Thanksgiving table this year is not only professional football games, but also the other kind...

Men’s Soccer Puts Up a Fight in ODAC Final

by Alexis Barton The men’s soccer team put on several stellar performances during this year’s ODAC playoffs. Against Bridgewater, Hampden-Sydney and Washington & Lee the...

Saying Goodbye to the Game

by Logan Tyler There’s a picture of me at my mom’s house taken when I was about 4 or 5. I was playing soccer in...

Swept: Yankees Fan Reaction

by Suzanne Jackson The New York Yankees were eliminated from the ALCS playoffs after getting swept by the Houston Astros. With big hits in Game...

Senior Spotlight: Carrington Lippi

 by Logan Tyler Carrington Lippi is a senior captain and goalkeeper on the women’s soccer team from Stafford, VA. So far in her career at...

Men’s Volleyball Preparing Early for Competitive Season

by Logan Tyler The athletic department announced in the summer of 2021 that men’s volleyball will be the 23rd NCAA sport offered at Roanoke. This...

It’s All in the Bullpen

by Suzanne Jackson Now that the end of the regular MLB season is here, the top three teams of the American League are the Houston...

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