Tennis Coach Returns after 34 years

Charlie Hibbard is our new head tennis coach here at Southern Nazarene University. She came to the coaching position in August 2013, right before school began. It has been a long way back. Coach Charlie Hibbard attended Bethany Nazarene College in 1975 and also was part of the tennis team. She graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 1979.  While ... Read More »

Storm Soccer Recap

Southern Nazarene University soccer field hosted men and women’s soccer games last Thursday, September 4th. The women’s team won 2-0 over Rogers State University and the men’s team lost 0-2 against RSU. The win was a nice way to start the season. The SNU Crimson Storm women’s team finished the Thursday game with goals by Mallary Pineda, a senior from ... Read More »

Feature Friday: Kaylee Piatt

Get to know Kaylee Piatt, a student-athlete with a family full of Storm Athletes including her fiancé. What is your major? I graduated in December of 2013 with my degree in Sport Management and I am currently working on my MBA. What team do you play on? SNU Volleyball. #RollStorm Where are you from? I was born in Okarche, OK but I ... Read More »

Gaining Soccer Spirit

I believe. I believe that. I believe that we. I believe that we will win. That’s the chant, or perhaps a better term would be war cry, that encouraged, surrounded and lifted up the U.S. national team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup this past summer. Now, I am not normally a sports person. I just don’t watch it. Much ... Read More »

Feature Friday: Natasha Fuentes

Get to know SNU Double Duty Athlete: Starting Goalie and Storm Rider Natasha Fuentes. Where are you from? Mustang/Yukon What is your major?  Business – Marketing What are your hobbies and interests? Horseback riding and reading Three words that describe you: Quiet, Laid back, Determined Greatest fear: Spiders! What achievement are you most proud of? There are so many! Being in college and owning ... Read More »

Clippers Clip Sterling

Cass White, Staff Writer  In today’s society we expect racism and hatred to be behind us, but unfortunately it’s not. Donald Sterling, the owner of the Clippers, was banned from the NBA for life once the allegations of him making racial comments were confirmed. Sterling was having a conversation with his former girlfriend “V”, when the racial comments were made. ... Read More »

Huge First Step for Student Athletes

Carlos Font, Student Writer  On March 26, 2014 the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) ruled that The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA), which has been led by Northwestern, Kain Colter, had won their case, which means that the Northwestern football players will be seen as employees rather than student-athletes and that they can form a union.This is a big step ... Read More »

SNU Baseball celebrates seniors

Carlos Font, Staff Writer The 2014 baseball season is coming to a close. For the Storm, it’s been a roller coaster since day one, when the team reported for their first work out in late August. The start of a new season represents new goals, expectations and hopes but for some, the start of the new season might mean the ... Read More »

Pros vs. Joes

Cass White, Staff Writer Pros vs Joes, a new SGA event that pitted student athletes with their non-teammate peers in a variety of sports, took place on April 8th. The Southern Nazarene football players played in a friendly competitive 7 on 7 flag football game against the local students on Bracken lawn last week. Understandably, the football players were the ... Read More »

America’s favorite pastime

Abby Felter, Guest Writer    During the prosperous years of the early 20th Century, baseball was undeniably America’s favorite pastime. As new baseball stadiums were being built, people poured into stadiums to get a glimpse of this remarkable game. Radio broadcasts and newspapers reporting on the games made it possible for people who could not attend the games to feel just ... Read More »

Jackson’s alleged gang ties cause trouble

Cass White, Staff Writer    The three time All-Pro wide receiver Desean Jackson was cut from the Philadelphia Eagles on March 28,14. There have been numerous rumors floating around the NFL and media about the cause of Desean’s release.    Jackson is one of the most versatile players in the league; with 21 receptions, he leads the NFL in the most 30+ ... Read More »

Changes made for good in the MLB

Carlos Font, Staff Writer    Major League Baseball has gone through some changes in the past twelve years. The MLB has taken a stand against performance enhancing substances and have taken a vow to rid the sport from banned substances.    In 2006, Major League took a stand against banned substances and in the spring of said year, the league established their ... Read More »