Sports

Intramurals offer chance to connect, make friends

By Matthew Wellman, Staff Writer Intramural sports are a fairly big deal on campus at SNU. It gives everyone a chance to get out and play a few different sports and have fun with their friends and even make new ones. It can get intense at times, but everyone knows that it is all in good fun. There are all ... Read More »

International Athlete Feature: Luis Hernandez

By Matthew Wellman This week, I interviewed one of my teammates, Luis Hernandez. He is a junior baseball player from the Dominican Republic. MW: How did you find out about SNU? LH: A friend of mine told me about the school needing a player, so I contacted Coach Lee, who I met in summer of 2011, and I visited the ... Read More »

The Student Athletic Advisory Council

By Kira Roberts, Layout Editor The Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is a somewhat overlooked, but important, group of students on campus.  While not many people even know they exist, they spend a lot of time and effort as the voice of student athletes to the athletic administration, faculty and student body. The Athlete Ministry Council was formed in 2006, ... Read More »

Baseball team adapting to NCAA rules on practices

Matthew Wellman, staff writer The switch to NCAA from NAIA has not only affected the fall sports, but has already affected winter and spring sports. Offseason schedules for every sport have been very different, including less practice time and workout time. The baseball team has had much less practice this fall than in years past when SNU was a member ... Read More »

Women’s soccer team advances to regionals

By Matthew Wellman The SNU women’s soccer team clinched their spot in the NCCAA Regional Tournament in with their win on Sunday against NWOSU. They are 9-6-1 on the season and will close out their regular season play at East Central this Friday. The team had a few kinks to work out early on in the season before going on ... Read More »

International athlete feature: Mike Hearne

By Matthew Wellman Here at SNU we have quite a few international student athletes. This week I got to know sophomore golfer, Mike Hearne, a little better. Hearne is from Bridgend, Wales. He has been playing golf since he was five years old when his Dad first put a golf club in his hands. He has played competitive golf since ... Read More »

The Weathermen: taking over by storm

By Matthew Wellman SNU has a new student group, and they are taking athletic events by storm. This “pep club” is referred to as “The Weathermen.” Under the leadership of the Athletic Relations council, they attend sporting events and actively support the teams. Read More »

Year two of switch to NCAA presents new challenges

By Matthew Wellman Southern Nazarene University’s athletics are making the switch from NAIA to NCAA Division II. SNU is currently in a probationary period in which it is not eligible to win either conference or national titles. Because we are not playing our official conference schedule yet, the teams were forced to schedule games whenever and wherever they could get ... Read More »

Storm basketball alumni: where are they now?

By Matt Wellman Throughout SNU’s storied athletic history, there have been many athletes who have worn the crimson and white. A few have had successful careers in athletics but most have “gone pro in something else” as the NCAA commercials would say. If you have listened to any Oklahoma Sooner sporting events over the past few years, you have like ... Read More »

New SGA exec hopes to bring athletes and students together

By Kendra Nixon The Student Government Association has added a new face to its team of student leaders. Jared Webster, Athletic Relations Executive, is taking on the new position and hoping to make some changes for the better. “The purpose of Athletic Relations is to effectively support student athletes through boosting attendance to sporting events while also bringing athletes and ... Read More »