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The Student News Site of Ashland University

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The Student News Site of Ashland University

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Ashland and Special Olympics swimmers pose together to celebrate a successful practice.

Swimmers help out with Special Olympics

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

As the season of giving nears, the swimmers on the Ashland University Swim and Dive team took time out of their busy practice schedules to help a few Special Olympics athletes practice their swimming strokes...

Fortnite players win cash from tournament

Wesley Seyfang November 19, 2021

The Ashland eSports Fortnite team has been performing at a high level this year and has earned a spot in the trio grand finals on Nov. 22. The team has showcased many great performances this year with...

SAAC athletes make impact around campus

Mackenzie Pflum, Reporter November 19, 2021

Ashland University and the NCAA are dedicated to the well-being and involvement of the student athletes on campus. Getting athletes active in the community and giving them a platform and voice to be...

Wrestling team begins season on strong note

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist November 19, 2021

The Ashland University Wrestling Team is back and ready to hit the mat in their second season in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC). In their inaugural season in the GMAC last spring, the...

Sophomore running back Larry Martin carries the ball in the Eagles’ 17-0 win over Kentucky
Wesleyan. Martin gained 91 yards on 27 attempts in the season finale.

Football wraps up season with a win

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

The Ashland University Football team ended their season on a high note, with a 17-0 win over Kentucky Wesleyan. Led by sophomore linebacker Jackson Myers, who recorded 10 total tackles, the Eagles defense...

Eagles self implode in 20-17 loss

Wesley Seyfang November 8, 2021

The Eagles were red hot right out of the gates in their 20-17 loss to the Findlay Oilers. Having to start their third string quarterback due to their second string quarterback Trent Maddox, being out...

Men’s, women’s basketball ready for season

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist November 6, 2021

Both basketball teams for Ashland University made deep playoff runs in the 2021 season. The men’s team was able to win its one and only Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) championship,...

XC prepares for NCAA meet

Wesley Seyfang November 6, 2021

The Ashland University Cross Country team is preparing to compete at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship meet on Nov. 6 which will be located at Evansville, Ind. “I think I speak for both myself...

Men’s soccer fights for GMAC spot, women set to host

Mackenzie Pflum, Reporter November 6, 2021

The Ashland University Men’s Soccer team wraps up the regular season this week with the final regular season game against Lake Erie College. The Eagles are still trying to clinch the sixth seed to participate...

Freshman quarterback Trent Maddox has stepped up as a leader for the Eagles. In his most recent win against Hillsdale, Maddox
went 11-for-24 with 154 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception en route to a 28-17 win against the Chargers.

Maddox emerging as leader for Eagles

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor November 6, 2021

On Oct. 9, in the first quarter of a game against the Ohio Dominican Panthers, Austin Brenner, star quarterback for the Ashland Eagles, fell to the ground in pain and was carted off the field with a broken...

Eagles win their last home game of the season

Wesley Seyfang October 31, 2021

The Eagles came out swinging and won 28-17 over the Hillsdale Chargers in their final home game of the season. Scoring within the first two minutes of the game came from a two yard pass from Trent Maddox...

Austin Brenner cheers for his teammates and is awarded the game ball after a hard fought battle between Ashland and Lake Erie.

Eagles Win an Emotional Homecoming Game over Lake Erie

Wesley Seyfang October 25, 2021

The Eagles were not playing for just the win during the 2021 Homecoming game, they were playing for the man sitting on the sidelines, Austin Brenner. Brenner, previously injured several weeks prior...

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