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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.

Holla If You Hear Me: Courtside Manners

Written by Emma Grosskopf Basketball season would be nothing without a crowd, and most of the crowd in Cregger is made up of procrastinating students...

RC Spotlight: Eli Sumpter

Written by Shamira James: There’s one thing we can all agree on as Roanoke College students – we’re all busy as heck. Whether it’s social...

Deck the Halls with Basketball

Written by Emma Grosskopf The beginning of the winter sports cycle means the kickoff of the RC basketball seasons. The RC men’s and women’s teams...

Student Spotlight: Emily Hecht

By: Ian Gillen Staff Reporter Any student at Roanoke College lives a busy, complicated, and hardworking life. Student athletes at RC live with these same challenges...

Club Sports Spotlight: Dance Team!

By Kimberlie Willard Guest Writer Pop and lock, jam and break! These are just a few things the dance team is accustomed to hearing. The Roanoke...

Women’s Soccer Finishes Their Season with Crushing Loss to Lynchburg

Written by Caleb Childress A suspenseful season has come to an end. This past week, the Women’s soccer team competed in the ODAC quarterfinals, starting...

RC Football Fans React to Super Bowl LII

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles featured some of the world’s finest talents on Sunday, February...

Baseball Team Second in the Conference

Written by Aeryn McMurtry RC baseball currently holds a 24-7 overall record and a 13-3 ODAC record, putting them second for the conference. The men...

Women’s Rugby Arrives at RC

Written by Kimberlie Willard   In the early fall of 2017, Olivia Karkenny, senior, successfully formed Roanoke College’s first women’s rugby team. The team is currently...

Player Profile: Diego Meneses

Written by Aeryn McMurtry Diego Meneses is a 21 year old senior from Guatemala City, Guatemala. He pitches for the RC Baseball team, and has...

RC Trackletes Break Three School Records

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Traveling to the Virginia Military Institute last weekend for the Keydet Invitational, the Roanoke men’s and women’s indoor track and field...

RC Ballers: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Written by Aeryn McMurtry While the rest of the student body might have gotten a month off from school for winter break, the Roanoke men’s...

XC Team Runs On

Written by Ian Gillen   The cross country season may be coming to an end, but the spirit of the team is still going strong.   The season...

Looking Ahead to Women’s Lax

Written by Ian Gillen It is almost time for our women's lacrosse team season to begin, and the athletes are hoping to start the year...

Maroon Madness: RC Hoopin’ and Hollerin’

Maroon Madness took place this past Saturday, and anyone who went saw two great basketball games, collected free stuff, and saw several more opportunities...

Lacrosse Teams Start Their Seasons Off with a Bang

Written by Aeryn McMurtry RC Women’s Lacrosse had a major 22-7 win on Feb. 10, and the season opened with a pretty even score pattern...

Maroons to Crash the ‘Burg in ODAC Tourney

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Coming off an incredible nine-game win streak to end the regular season, the RC Maroons men’s basketball team (18-7, 11-5 ODAC)...

Cinderella Stories Reign Supreme in NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Written by Ian Gillen The madness of March is upon us, and just like any other year, there are Cinderella stories, teams that have caught...

Freund Frenzy: Team First Kinda Guy

Written by Aeryn McMurtry Junior forward Josh Freund made some serious waves in the 2017-2018 basketball season. Recently, Freund was awarded 1st Team All-ODAC, ODAC Player...

‘FitzMagic’ From Buccaneers Fans

Written by Ian Gillen Anyone remotely following the NFL knows that ‘FitzMagic’ has taken over.  819 passing yards, nine total touchdowns and an undefeated start...