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Christy Blevins

Editor-in-Chief

 

Zombies are attacking. It’s us against the virus now. With crazy zombies running around downtown, you might want to know how to survive the new apocalypse. Before now, everyone always hypothetically had a plan on “How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse,” but now it is really happening. I mean, seriously, look [...]

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The Men’s Soccer team finished their regular season with one last ODAC matchup against Guilford College. The Maroons came into this contest ranked 24th for Division III schools in the nation and their record of 12-2-2 overall, 9-0-1 in the ODAC, was good for first in the league. The Guilford Quakers had struggled throughout the [...]

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On Oct. 28, the Women’s Soccer team closed out their regular season play with an ODAC match against the Quakers of Guilford College. Roanoke came into the contest with an impressive 10-6-1 overall record, including a 6-4-1 record in the ODAC, while Guilford entered with a dismal record of 2-15-1 overall, 2-9 in ODAC play. [...]

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Emily Geno

 

The women’s field hockey team faced off against ODAC competitor Sweet Briar College on October 1, in Kerr Stadium. The Maroons seemed to have a starting advantage with a 4-5 record and 0-2 in ODAC, compared to Sweet Briar’s 0-9 and 0-1 in ODAC. It was clear that the Maroons meant business.

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By Tyler Hofmann-Reardon

 

This past Saturday, the Roanoke Maroons field hockey team faced off against the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon College in a critical ODAC matchup. The Maroons entered the game with an impressive 4-3 overall record, but with a loss in their only previous ODAC game. Randolph Macon entered with a completely different [...]

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By Tyler Hofmann-Reardon

 

This past Saturday, in front of a roaring crowd in Bast Gym, the Women’s Volleyball team faced off against ODAC rival, Lynchburg, in what would be a nail-biter of a match. The Maroons entered the contest with a record 12-3, 0-1 in ODAC play, and the Lynchburg Hornets entered at 7-7, [...]

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By Emily Sierra Poertner

 

Roanoke College Volleyball won on Friday in an in-conference game against Randolph College. The Maroons won three of the four sets.

The Roanoke College starters were Jessica Block, Macey Tyree, Sarah Long, Brooke Bostwick, Allison White, Alexandra Martin, with libero Ryan Hedgpeth. Randolph College started Katherine Lesnak, Marissa McClinton, Kerry [...]

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Cross Country Invitational

On September 25, 2014 By

By Emily Sierra Poertner

 

On Saturday September 20 the Maroon Cross Country teams hosted the Roanoke Invitational. The Women’s Cross Country team took first place in their race, and the men came in second in their race. The race was held at Mowles Spring Park in Salem.

In the women’s 5k, Roanoke had five [...]

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Tyler Hofmann-Reardon

 

 

The past weekend Kerr Stadium hosted the 2014 Women’s Soccer Roanoke Invitational. The tournament featured Johns Hopkins, Franklin and Marshal, ODAC rival Lynchburg, and your Roanoke Maroons. The Maroons, 2-0 entering the tournament, were set to face a tough Franklin and Marshal squad on Saturday, followed by the #5 NCAA Division [...]

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Five Things NASCAR

On September 11, 2014 By

Hello, Maroons! I’m Ol’ Mr. Fez, and I offer my advice on the world and the people in it. Today, I talk about a subject near and dear to my heart: NASCAR. It’s no secret that so much as admitting you watch NASCAR gets you labeled a redneck. Even with major TV deals and famous [...]

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Tyler Hofmann-Reardon

 

This past Wednesday the Women’s Soccer team hosted Meredith College in an RC Pack the House Event. Although the house was far from packed, the girls came out hyped, ready to make a statement after their loss to top-ranked Johns Hopkins on Sunday. Three minutes into the game, the Maroons made that [...]

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Lyndee Zeller

Pack the House Tailgate for women’s and men’s soccer was a blizzard of fans who covered the stadium in white on Tuesday night August 26th. Roanoke music veteran Cory Cambell and his three-man band provided the rock and roll pop jams for the evening. Cory Cambell recently moved to New York [...]

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Xena Callaham

 

If you’re looking for fun on campus, Campus Recreation has many opportunities for you to get involved. Campus Rec has Intramural Sports, Club Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Group Fitness, and the Game Room. And this year Campus Rec has many new additions!

Due to the success of the FIFA tournament in the [...]

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Wednesday night the Roanoke College baseball team bested the Greensboro College Prides with a final score of 10-3.

In the bottom half of the first inning the Maroons ran onto the board early with a 4-0 lead. In a single walk, the first three batters for RC reached bases. Freshman Will Decker, #24, came up [...]

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Roanoke’s women’s lacrosse dominated Wednesday night in their conference game against Sweet Briar College. The Maroons won this away game 25-6, their highest scoring game of the year.

From the opening, it was all Roanoke. Nicole Zelnik scored the first goal of the game with an assist from Darragh Evarts in the first two minutes [...]

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This Saturday was “Pack the House” for the men’s lacrosse game against Lynchburg College. Roanoke beat the Hornets 13-7.  The Maroons now have a record of 9-4, 5-1 in ODAC. Kerr stadium was filled with both Maroons and fans who had traveled with Lynchburg College.

The last time Roanoke faced Lynchburg College was in the [...]

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After winning five straight games, the Roanoke College’s Baseball team has hit a rough patch.

On Saturday, Roanoke faced Virginia Wesleyan in a double header. Roanoke won the first game 3-1, but Wesleyan won the second game 2-0.

Cameron Holshouser pitched the first game of the double header for the Maroons. While pitching he only [...]

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On Thursday, a representative from Girls Fight Back, an organization dedicated to teaching young women self-defense, visited campus to give a self-defense presentation. Speaker Heather Maggs opened her talk giving a few statistics about assault, and explained the story of Shannon McNamara who was the inspiration for Girls Fight Back. Shannon was killed in 2001, [...]

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Zumba-thon!

On April 3, 2014 By

Exercise enthusiasts and fun-lovers alike gathered in the Alumni Gym on Sunday to participate in the annual Zumba-thon!  The participants were diverse in age, ranging from small kids to much older women, all there to just have fun and burn some calories. All participants were given royal blue tank tops with “Keep Calm and Zumba [...]

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Emily Sierra Poertner

The Roanoke College baseball team played Guilford College Tuesday night, winning 12-10. This is the Maroons’ third straight win, putting them 8-11 overall and 3-7 in ODAC.

Guilford scored four times in the first inning. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the first, the Maroons finally answered Guilford. Devin Cassity [...]

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