Sports

The History of the Gatorade Shower

In 2015, Disney and Pixar released a wonderful film simply known as “Inside Out.” This charming movie went inside a human mind to see the five main emotions. If someone has ever played any organized sport, they know very well that those emotions run rampant through any sport. Anger appears when something does not go the way you want it ... Read More »

Nutrition Discipline in Sports at SNU

With the push forward to the GAC division II conference, SNU is making its best effort to help its student athletes succeed. With major improvement including a new turf field for the football team and a new press box for the baseball team, it is obvious the university is in the right direction. The success of the athletics at the ... Read More »

A Day in the Life of an SNU Broadcaster

In this first video news story from The Echo journalist John Haile, we go into a behind-the-scenes look at our SNU sports broadcasters as they prep and wrap-up after an SNU football game. We see one of our broadcasters from early in the morning all the way through to the end of a broadcast. Read More »

The Boys of Fall

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. Fall is here which means bonfires, flannels and hot chocolate; but that’s not all. Here at SNU, it means something else: intramural flag football. Easily the most anticipated sport of all intramural sports offered, over 110 students (both guys and girls) have signed up for this year’s competition to see who ... Read More »

Baseball Team Competes in “Steak Series”

The Southern Nazarene baseball team is currently competing in the Fall Steak Series.  Coach Robert Lee explained that each Fall, two captains are selected who draft teams for the SNU roster and compete against each other in a three game series.  The winning team in the series gets a steak dinner prepared by the coaches while the losing team eats ... Read More »

Keeping It Classy

Every college athlete competes at a very high level of performance for his or her sport. They put in hours and hours of practice, training and drilling in order to play their very best. But what happens when the competition gets the best of them and they cross the line of what is acceptable? “When we are running out on ... Read More »

Campus Golf is IN

Do you find yourself wandering the campus grounds when dark has fallen, wishing there was some kind of laid back sport you and your buddies could waste time playing while at the same time acquiring practical skills to use later in life? Fret no longer, friends. I have your solution. Campus golf has been alive and well on our campus ... Read More »

A Different Kind of Sport: The Equestrian Team

To those of you who know (or those who may not know), SNU has a team that enjoys horsing around. Literally. However, do not think that it is all fun and games. It is hours of hard work for steep competitions. The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, or IHSA, got its start in 1967 with two small teams. Today, there are ... Read More »

College Rules: Why College Football is Better than Pro

It’s fall again, which means changing leaves, pumpkin everything and our lives are being surrounded by a single sport: football. I love everything about this sport: the players, the locations, the traditions and the unexpected things that happens every year. During autumn weekends, football owns each of the three days, high school on Fridays, college on Saturdays and professional on ... Read More »

Cochran Transitions to Business Role

For the first time in 23 years, former Southern Nazarene University football head coach Mike Cochran has not and will not spend his late summer and fall on a turf field with college students. Instead, he is now part of the Christian Brothers Automotive franchise, owning a store in Oklahoma City. “I first heard about Christian Brothers Automotive back in ... Read More »

Walk it Out: Walk-up Songs for SNU Softball Players

For the softball players at SNU, their walk-up songs are not simply the routine way of introducing themselves. Every year, the softball women choose a song to literally “walk up” to the plate to for their turn at bat.  To find out the scoop on how a song gets chosen and what the song signifies, I interviewed a couple of ... Read More »

Athlete Profile: Eric Kabeya

Name: Eric Kabeya Gender: Male Date of Birth: March 11, 1990 Born: Kinshasa, Congo Lives: Fort Worth, Texas Age: 24 Height: 6”2 Weight: 250 Position: Outside Linebacker/D-End Quote: Phil 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ through strengthens me.” Coach:  Coach Cochran “Nothing is hard, things are challenging, but nothing is impossible to God.” These very words came out ... Read More »

Personal Training

Some of us struggle with losing weight and being in a good shape. Also, only a few of us know how to achieve the desired result. Well, now it is time to know. Did you know that there are great personal trainers at SNU? If you need their help to set a goal, write exercises for you and help you ... Read More »

SNU Intramural Update

Do you like playing sports? Okay, we can make it simpler. Do you enjoy playing as part of a team and having fun? Have you played, or considered playing, intramurals? At SNU, there are Intramural sports offered throughout the year. If you’re a student, I can guarantee you’ve received dozens of emails about sign-ups for intramurals. Maybe you’ve read some ... Read More »