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Eagles stumble: Fall one game short

Eagles stumble: Fall one game short

Noah Cloonan, Managing Editor

March 25, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The longest winning streak in Division II women’s college basketball has come to an end as the Central Missouri Jennies pulled off the upset of the year when they defeated Ashland 66-52. Central Missouri won its second National Championship in program history and they did so as a No. 6 seed. Things...

Alum calls for students to flock to South Dakota

Alum calls for students to flock to South Dakota

Renée Borcas

March 22, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II National Championship game once again. There is only one problem: Empty seats. Many Eagle faithful have already made the trip out to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but alumni have noticed a lack in student body representation. Jack Keefe,...

Eagles are headed back to the Final Four

Eagles are headed back to the Final Four

Noah Cloonan, Managing Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Ashland University Eagles are on the verge of making more history. The Eagles are just 40-minutes away from back-to-back perfect seasons after defeating Indiana University of Pennsylvania 92-68 to punch their ticket back into the title game. It was a perfect storm from start to finish for the...

Ashland prepares for Final Four clash with IUP

Ashland prepares for Final Four clash with IUP

Noah Cloonan, Managing Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Ashland women’s basketball team has advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row and they are awaiting a matchup with the No. 5 seeded Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The Crimson Hawks are 30-3 on the season and found great success in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

Community rallies together to support Eagles during watch party

Community rallies together to support Eagles during watch party

Steve Shrenkel

March 21, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS, NEWS, SPORTS

While the Ashland University Women’s basketball team faced off against the Montana State Billings Yellowjackets in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a group of fans rallied together back at home as they cheered on the Eagles to a victory. The Ashland faithful were out in full force as they gathered to...

Survive and advance: Eagles avoid upset

Survive and advance: Eagles avoid upset

Noah Cloonan, Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The unofficial motto in the month of March on the basketball court is “survive and advance” and the Ashland women’s basketball team did just that as they end Montana State University Billings’ Cinderella story with a 91-73 win. The win sends Eagles to 35-0 on the season and back into the...

JDM students travel to Sioux Falls for Elite Eight

JDM students travel to Sioux Falls for Elite Eight

Renee Borcas

March 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Several JDM students have traveled 900 miles from Ashland, Ohio to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to cover the AU women’s basketball team play in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight tournament. Reporting will be done by Renee Borcas, Noah Cloonan, Bree Gannon, and Tyler Lance; along with Director of Operations,...

Women win 71st straight game

Women win 71st straight game

Zach Read

March 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

March Madness was alive and well March 12 at a packed Kates Gymnasium as the Ashland University women’s basketball team played host to Drury University in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championship. The No. 1 Eagles (34-0) outlasted the No. 3 Panthers (31-3) by a score of 79-73 that came...

Softball Preview 2018

Megan Furby

March 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

There are three new things that are here for this 2018 softball season. One, five seniors have since graduated in the 2016-2017 season leaving a void to be filled. Two, a hall of fame coach known as Shelia Gulas chose to retire. Last there is a new head and assistant coach for the softball team this...

Best Moments from PyeongChang 2018

Best Moments from PyeongChang 2018

Zach Read

March 10, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The 2018 Winter Olympics (Feb. 9- Feb. 25) of PyeongChang, South Korea came and left within two weeks time, but they managed to leave memories that athletes and fans will remember for the rest of their lives. The Olympics is a time where countries can battle it out and showcase their best athletes, some...

AU Club basketball faces prisoners

Keith Gale

February 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The AU Club basketball team ventured to the Mansfield Correctional Institution on Feb. 10th to play the prisoners. The AU team lost both games, the first ended with a 78-52 score and the second a close 65-60 score. “We played man (defense) the first game and then switched to a 2-3 zone, because...

Ashland to stay in GLIAC

Noah Cloonan, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Ashland University Athletic Department has decided to remain in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after discussing the possibility of switching their conference affiliation. In 2015, a number of the Ohio private schools, such as Ohio Dominican and Findlay, left the GLIAC and...