Tag Archives: sports

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 »

An Overview of E-Sports at SNU

Among the growing number of clubs at SNU is the up and coming Southern Nazarene E-Sports club. For those who are confused, E-sports is the rapidly growing hobby of competitive PC gaming. Anyone interested can speak with Byron Crouch or Dr. Eskridge. Birthed in the small town arcades and wood paneled basements of the early 80s, competitive gaming has been ... Read More »

Video: Interview With Two SNU Volleyball Players

As the SNU volleyball season comes to a close, Colton Hadlock got the opportunity to sit down with senior captains, Abbey Bell and Courtney Bowie, to ask them about this past season and their experience playing volleyball. The team won the Great American Conference Championship recently in Hotsprings, Arkansas, sweeping the tournament in just nine games. This makes them the ... Read More »

Lumberjack Night

Thursday, December 1, is Lumberjack night at the 5:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. at the Women’s and Men’s basketball games. This day is a beloved event that occurs every basketball season here at Southern Nazarene University, and you will not want to miss it. The night consists of several fun activities — first and foremost of which is the lumberjack attire. While ... 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 »

MLB Postseason Preview

MLB POSTSEASON 2016 Exciting news for all baseball fans! America’s favorite past time lives up to its name as the Major League Baseball postseason has been announced. Starting on October 4th at 8p.m., the American League Wildcard teams will go head to head in a single elimination game. The next night the National League Wildcard teams will play their game ... 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 »

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 »

The Scoop on the 2016 Baseball Season

As the 2016 baseball season gets into full swing, many Crimson Storm fans are wondering what the SNU community can expect from the team this year. To find out more on this subject, I interviewed Anthony Wiggins, a junior on the baseball team out of Chula Vista, California, and Dante Archuleta, a senior out of Brighton, Colorado who transferred from ... Read More »

The Best Places to Go for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Feb. 14 is only the most important date for any man in a relationship besides his girl’s birthday, “anniversary” and Christmas. Dinner is an essential part of it. Hopefully this article for most guys in relationships isn’t a “If you are reading this now, it is probably too late” kind of experience. If you aren’t in a relationship but are ... Read More »

New Assistant Coach Joins Basketball Coaching Staff

Southern Nazarene has a new face in the athletic department. It is the new assistant coach for the men’s basketball team, Ryan Mahoney. I had the chance to sit down and talk with Mahoney so we could get a better feel for who he is. The first question I asked him regarded why he chose SNU. “My wife attended SNU ... Read More »

Baseball Field Renovations

With the spring baseball season right around the corner, what better way to start the season then with major improvements to the home baseball field? The baseball field is under construction until Dec. 20 and has many exciting renovations to highlight. The first major improvement is the double layer press box. The press box towers over the field and will ... Read More »

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 »

SNU Student Life Shared With Parents Through Red Carpet Weekend

October 23rd through the 24th parents will be welcomed back to campus for Red Carpet Weekend. This annual tradition is a chance for families to come to the SNU campus and experience the daily life of a student. Except for the State of the Campus meeting with members of the President’s Cabinet, parents will be experiencing the campus as if ... 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 »