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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.

Worst Fantasy Football Punishments

by Suzanne Jackson Fantasy football began in the early 1960s. Back then, team statistics and calculating players performances wasn’t as easy as it is today...

Men’s Soccer Gaining Confidence

by Logan Tyler The men’s soccer team traveled down south to play Greensboro College on Wednesday September 14. Due to weather postponing their September 11...

The GOAT Says Goodbye

by Suzanne Jackson Serena Williams tennis career ended after a loss against Croatian-Australian player Ajla Tomljanovic at the 2022 U.S. Open. Williams announced her retirement...

Cross Country Teams Start Season On Top

by Suzanne Jackson To kick off the season the Roanoke College men’s cross country team won the 2022 EMU Heritage Cross Country Invitational this past...

2022 Graduating Athletes

 by Alexis Barton  Congratulations to our graduating athletes. Thank you for the contributions that you have made both on the field and in the classroom....

Lean Into the Uncertainty – Lauren’s Farewell

by Lauren Roth ‘22 “You’ll wish you spent more time with me when you're older!” I remember my parents yelling that to me every time...

Update from Kerr Stadium

by Kate Clatterbuck Heading into the final stretch before exams and graduation, it is a great time for an update on the men’s and women’s...

To the Class of 2022, From Coach

by Alexis Barton  In honor of their dedication to Roanoke College Athletics, a few coaches sent their well-wishes to the Class of 2022! Coach Zach Ullrich,...

Midseason Update from the Diamond

by Katherine Clatterbuck The Roanoke baseball team kicked off their season in late February, seeing a 13-9 overall record with their recent win against Guilford...

Swaps and Switcheroos at the Trade Deadline

by Alexis Barton As the regular season comes to its final stretch, all 32 teams in the National Hockey League got in on the action...

Track & Field Comes OUT(door) with a Bang

by Lauren Roth The Roanoke College track and field team began their outdoor track season on March 19 with a trip to Lexington, VA to...

Tennis Teams Swing Into Action

 by Alexis Barton  After a rough bout of post-break competition, Roanoke’s tennis teams hit the road to take on the Ferrum Panthers. Despite the inclement...

Softball Springs Into Action

 by Alexis Barton After starting their season with a perfect 8-0 record, the Roanoke softball team took their talents on the road during spring break....

Madness in the Bracket

 by Katherine Clatterbuck After a season of triumph, devastation, and surprises, the selection of the 68 teams playing in the men’s and women’s March Madness...

WNBA Star Detained Abroad

by Alexis Barton  Former WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was recently detained in Russia. In late February, Griner’s mugshot was released without much information regarding her...

Men’s Lacrosse Starts Off Hot

by Lauren Roth The Roanoke men’s lacrosse team has had quite the season so far. Currently, the Maroons are 4-3 and they have played multiple...

ODAC Playoffs Preview: Men’s and Women’s Basketball

by Alexis Barton After finding success in the regular season, the men’s and women’s basketball are positioned for stellar performances in the Old Dominion Athletic...

Maroons Score Big in Home Opener

by Alexis Barton The men’s lacrosse team took the field for the first time this season on Saturday, February 19th. Marking the beginning of the...

Senior Spotlight: Ayanna Scarborough and Renee Alquiza

by Katherine Clatterbuck The Roanoke women’s basketball team has had a record-breaking season with 20 wins and ended the season ranked third in the ODAC...

Maroons Break Records in the Pool

by Lauren Roth The Roanoke College swimming team has only been a part of the athletic department for a little over four years now, with...

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