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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.

Women’s Basketball Cruising

Written by Alexis Barton The women’s basketball team has been heating up in the cold winter weather. Since their season opened in mid-November, these Maroons...

Breakthroughs in the Professional World

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Alyssa Nakken becomes the first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball history. Nakken was promoted to assistant coach of the...

What the BLANK with Xavier O’Brien

Written by Garrett Ruggieri What sport are you a part of? Track and Field. Which events do you run? 60m, 60m Hurdles, 100m, 110m Hurdles, 200m, 400m, 400m...

The Revival of Men’s Club Soccer

Written by Ryan Denholm Over the past few years, many freshmen matriculating at Roanoke College have been shocked to find out that despite the existence...

RC Recap

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Track and Field: Men’s track is looking forward to an opportunity to shine on their own facility this weekend at the...

Come on in, the Water is Freezing

Written by Alexis Barton In their third full season back on campus, the swim team has made its mark on the conference for yet another...

RC Recap

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Men’s Soccer: The maroons finished with a 14-2-4 record to round out an impressive season. They were granted a bid to...

Cross Country Told from the Inside-Out

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf The men’s and women’s cross-country teams flew to Memphis, Tennessee this past weekend to compete against 40 other teams throughout the...

What the BLANK with Chris Martin

Written by Alexis Barton What sport do you play? Women’s Soccer. What position do you play? Goalkeeper. Where are you from? Blacksburg, VA. What is your favorite meal in Commons? General’s Chicken. Who...

Maroons Dominate at Tournament

Written by Ryan Denholm This past weekend, the Roanoke College Men’s Basketball Team turned heads by taking home some hardware from the Dick Leftwich Tip-Off...

RC Recap

Cross Country: In the ODAC Championships, the Maroons competed in a race with 12 other schools. The men finished in 4th place and the...

Stat Stars

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Linsey Bailey ODAC Quarterfinals vs. Virginia Weslyen Outside Hitter Volleyball 11 Kills 2 Service Aces     Zach Behe Goalie Soccer 3 Saves Clean Sheet

Spikeball Comes to Roanoke

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Have you been walking to class at any point this semester and seen people on the back quad or on the...

What the BLANK with Lauren Roth

Written by Alexis Barton What sport do you play? Field Hockey. Which position do you play? Forward. Where are you from? Williamsburg, VA. What is your favorite meal in Commons? Chicken Tendies...

RC Recap

Written by Alexis Barton Cross Country: The Cross Country team recently took 16th Place at the VertCross Invitational hosted by High Point University. The team and...

Spooky Good Talent: Stat Stars

Written by Garrett Ruggieri “It was a tremendous honor to be chosen among seven other goalies to receive this selection from the entire division. I...

Slowed Their Roll

Written by Kaelyn Spickler After an undefeated season at 12-0 overall, 4-0 in the conference, our men’s soccer team fell to Bridgewater College on Saturday...

Field Hockey Claims Ferrum Fields as Their Own

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Following a heartbreaking overtime loss against Shenandoah, Roanoke responded by dropping a goose-egg against rival, Ferrum. The team traveled to Ferrum...

Volleyball Vaults a Team Effort in Rallying Season

Written by Alexis Barton The women’s volleyball team (8-8, 2-3 ODAC) has been a staple of the fall sports culture here on campus. With games...

Taking a Shot at a Perfect Record

Written by Chamberlain Zulauf For the first ODAC game of the men’s soccer season, they took on Lynchburg. Both teams were held scoreless through double...