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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.

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...

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...

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...

Roanoke Track and Field Opens their Season at the Bast-Cregger Invitational

Written by Caleb Childress: The Roanoke men’s and women’s track and field team began their five-month long competitive season last Friday, December 1st, at the...

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...

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...

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...

Hardworking Athletes See Lack of Support from Fans

Written by Garrett Ruggieri After rescheduling due to inclement weather, Thursday, January 25th the Roanoke College men’s basketball team was set to take on last...

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...

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...

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...

Happy Valentine’s Day From the Field: Jillian and Marshall

Written by Aeryn McMurtry Junior Jillian Barnard and senior Marshall Hodge make up one of RC’s most friendly and sporty couples. They met two and...

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...

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)...

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...

Women’s Tennis Serves Up Dubs at Hilton Head

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Our RC women’s tennis team caught fire during their spring break campaign at Hilton Head, NC. As a group, they finished...

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...

RC Spring Sports Recap

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Women’s Lacrosse: Our Lady Maroons (4-3, 1-1 ODAC) recently blew by Guilford in a dominating 22-3 victory on Wednesday, March 22....