PowderPuff Football 2017

footballs all in a row

Saturday, October 7th was the perfect night for any sporting event. The weather was a cool sixty-five degrees. The wind was blowing in a way that was suitable for any athlete that would play sport that night. The sport of choice on Saturday was football, but it was different from any other kind of football. It was powderpuff football. Powderpuff ... Read More »

Hurricane Harvey Relief and SNU Men’s Soccer

A few weeks ago, after Hurricane Harvey hit South Texas, students at Southern Nazarene University were eager to find ways to help friends, family members and even strangers who were affected by the hurricane’s aftermath. In addition to other students who served their time to spend a weekend down in Houston, the Men’s Soccer team at SNU also decided to ... Read More »

Back to Back

In 2012 , Southern Nazarene University transitioned into NCAA Division II. From then on, the team has struggled with winning games consistently. At the start of each season, the spotlight is on the team and coaches to see if they can turn that around. Well, the past two weekends they did just that. They have proven that they are capable ... Read More »

Insight into SNU Golf Team

Southern Nazarene University’s golf team has enjoyed many years of success. There have been All-Americans and All Conference players on both the men’s and women’s golf teams throughout the years. The men’s golf team has the achievement of being the first team from SNU to make a NCAA postseason appearance. SNU men’s golf also has 13 NAIA National Tournament appearances ... Read More »

The Fight for Community

Southern Nazarene University’s football team bridged the gap between students and athletes on the night of August 26, bringing people of all majors and interests together to support a common cause, the legendary fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Unlike most universities, Southern Nazarene University’s football facilities are off campus, which often creates a gap between the student body ... Read More »

Athletics and SNU

The bright lights, the sound of a crowd cheering, and an atmosphere of unity in supporting a common goal of besting the opposition in football, soccer, volleyball, etc. This is athletics at SNU. As school begins to kick off, so does sports at SNU. Regardless of being a freshman, transfer, or returning student, an effective way of getting more involved ... Read More »

How To Sports: Equestrian

I’m here again, telling you about a cool sport that I knew nothing about until a couple days ago. The SNU Equestrian Team, “The Storm Riders,” won Reserve High Point Team at last week’s show and took home many other individual awards. Ok. Yes. I know what you’re thinking right now. “We have an equestrian team? What does ‘equestrian’ mean? ... Read More »

How To Sports: Tennis

Tennis season is starting at SNU and if anyone is like me, you know nothing about tennis (or sports in general).  This is why I did some investigating. Why should you go to a tennis match? Wow. What a great question. Here are several reasons. First, the tennis team has some super cool people on it. Second, tennis is an ... Read More »

Video: Men’s Basketball Team

  Four Years. Four Seniors. LB Willis (#10), Deshon Portley (#3), Anton Kankaanpaa (#23) and C.J. White (#21) have made a name for themselves in the Sawyer Center. These men are getting gritty this season leaving everything on the court. Through hard work, perseverance and a focus on one goal, nothing is holding the team back. This video story gets ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball: A Season Preview

On Friday, November 11, the Crimson Storm women’s basketball team kick off their season against the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma at 8:00p.m. in the Sawyer Center. Led by coach Derek Dorris and assistant coach Logan Martin, the team went 6-19 in the 2015-16 season but are hopeful for this year. I sat down with Rachel Doerneman (#42) ... Read More »

Football Players Talk Summer Training

I interviewed Derrick Gillis, sophomore, and Breyon Jackson, freshman, about how they will be training for the next season and making sure they are ready by the time the first game arrives. Jackson is a Defensive Back for Southern Nazarene University. After asking what he will be doing this summer to improve his overall game he responded, “I plan to ... Read More »

March Madness 2016

March Madness, which is the NCAA Division 1 Men’s basketball tournament, is arguably the biggest sporting event of the year, next to the Super Bowl. 64 teams make the tournament. There are 32 conferences, which means 32 teams get an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament by winning their conference tournament and the other teams make the tournament based on ... Read More »

Feature Friday: Polina Chala and Judit Mas

To get inside information on the 2016 tennis team at SNU, I sat down last week with returning player Polina Chala and true freshman Judit Mas. Polina Chala is a returning sophomore from Khariv, Ukraine. After asking her what it was like her freshman year adjusting to a new country and meeting new people, she responded, “It was a big ... Read More »

Men’s Soccer Storms into Offseason

The Crimson Storm Men’s Soccer Team are a month into offseason workouts and have hit the ball rolling. In mid-January, the men’s soccer team started off the semester with futsal. Futsal is a modified form of soccer played with five players per side on a smaller court that is generally inside. It’s a high intensity, fast-paced game that requires quick ... Read More »