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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.

Welcome Back, Maroons!

Written by Alexis Barton Maroons, it is good to be back. Whether you are logging into Zoom from your house or taking a socially distanced...

Lottery Luck for the Timberwolves, Another Year for the Knicks

Written by Alexis Barton In the midst of their return to the 2019-20 season, the NBA recently held their draft lottery to determine the draft...

The New and Improved Stanley Cup Playoffs

Written by Alexis Barton After an abrupt end to their 2019-20 season, the National Hockey League is back in action. Rather than competing in 31...

Final Team Records and Honors

Written by Alexis Barton Baseball -2020: 7 wins -2019: 21 wins -2018: 31 wins -2017: 35 wins -Total Wins: 94  -Team Recognitions: ODAC Champions (2017), NCAA South Regional Champions (2017), NCAA...

Final Senior Rosters

Written by Alexis Barton  Baseball #5 Matt Wojciechowski, Infield #6 Forrest Wagner, Pitcher #10 Sam Watson, Outfield/Pitcher #12 Connor Chiulli, Pitcher #23 Joe Kitlas, Catcher/Infield #44 Mason Farman, Catcher   Men’s Basketball #2 Caleb...

Tribute to Sports Editor Garrett Ruggieri

Written by Alexis Barton and Ryan Denholm The first time I met Garrett it was at my interview for the Brackety-Ack. After a failed meetup...

Big Moments for Maroons

Written by Ryan Denholm The addition of the men’s swimming team and women’s swimming team was a big announcement for the Athletics Department. After an...

Final Coaches Quotes

Written by Alexis Barton Seniors, as we look back to honor your four years at Roanoke College, some of your coaches have one final message...

G’s Farewell

Written by Garrett Ruggieri, Sports Editor Dear Roanoke, A greatest moment? No, plenty. A fondest memory? No, a full scrapbook. A best friend? Not one, all...

What the BLANK with Renee Alquiza

Written by Alexis Barton What sport do you play? Women’s Basketball Where are you from? Cornelius, NC  Best meal in Commons? Chicken Tendiessssss Who is your funniest teammate? Megan Patricia Wheeler If you...

Maroons Score Big on the Diamond

Written by Alexis Barton The baseball team has had a busy start to their jam-packed season. In two separate tournaments, these Maroons have proved why...

Centennial Season Rains Chiefs Red

Written by Garrett Ruggieri In the NFL’s centennial year, the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers took to the gridiron to battle for the...

What the VALENTINE’S BLANK with Zachary Dalton and Kaillee Philleo

Written by Alexis Barton What sports/events do you compete in? Zach: Track and Field. Any event from the 400m dash to the 800m dash. Kaillee: I am...

Kobe Bryant – Love of the Game

Written by Alexis Barton On Sunday, January 26th, the sports world lost one of the greatest players, advocates, and role models of all time: Kobe...

Maroons Cook Up Hot Winter

Written by Alexis Barton The men’s basketball team was staying busy over winter break with lots of competition. After a quick 10-day break, the Maroons...

Maroons Officially Add Wrestling

Written by Garrett Ruggieri Roanoke College will join Ferrum, Shenandoah (2020) and Washington and Lee as the only teams that sport an official NCAA Division...

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...