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The Student News Site of Ashland University

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Men’s basketball roster overhaul

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Going into the 2022-23 season, the Ashland University men’s basketball roster may look a bit different than it has the past few years. After losing to Cedarville in the 2022 Great Midwest Conference,...

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Darius Garland (10, white) drives for a layup against the Detroit Pistons’ Saddiq Bey (41, red) during the first half of the game on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Garland finished with 24 points as the Cavs won the game 113-109.

Cavs enter home stretch

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist March 25, 2022

Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers have had a lot to cheer about in the 2021-2022 season. Despite injuries early on and a bit of a roster reshuffle, the Wine and Gold are showing a gritty mentality from a...

Ashland University guard Tre Baumgardner (3) attempts a three-point shot during the Eagles’ game against the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers at the Owensboro Sports Center in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Feb. 12, 2022. The Eagles managed to win in overtime 75-71.

Men ready for regular season conclusion

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist February 18, 2022

Coach John Ellenwood and the Ashland University Eagles celebrated a milestone recently. Following a win over Tiffin back on Feb. 5, Ellenwood earned his 250th career victory as a head coach. Aaron Thompson...

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,...

Mens basketball team poses for photo after winning the GLIAC title.

Men’s basketball team wins first GLIAC tournament championship

Dean Paolucci, Reporter March 14, 2021

  In the final year of the Eagles being in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference, the Ashland University men’s basketball team was able to cut down the nets and proclaim themselves...

Sophomore Mackenzie Todd for Northwood looks to drive against Ashland. Todd dropped a career-high 29 points in Friday’s 74-67 win for the Timberwolves.

Basketball Earns Splits vs. Timberwolves

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist February 26, 2021

The Ashland Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams split both of their weekend series with the Northwood Timberwolves this past Friday and Saturday. On the women’s side of the hardwood, the Eagles...

Senior wing Aaron Thompson stands off against the Saginaw Valley Cardinals.

AU basketball teams optimistic for seasons despite COVID-19

Lewis Markham, AU-TV 20 SPORTS PRODUCER February 5, 2021

As the referee gets ready to throw up the first tip at Kates Gymnasium, the usual loud cheers and chants of “AU” seem like a memory to the players. On the court, the only noises that are audible are...

Senior guard Rodrick Caldwell began playing for AU in 2018 after transferring from Division I BGSU.

“Rod with the three”

Brooke Young February 20, 2020

Rodrick Caldwell. A name that conjures up thoughts of offensive fire, 3-point shots, and an unmistakable presence on the court. Yet, to those who know him best, another adjective also comes to mind:...

Aaron Thompson against Saginaw Valley

Men’s Basketball makes a home stand comeback

Brooke Young February 6, 2020

Ashland University’s Men’s Basketball team has started to make a comeback in their recent home game stand. Despite a rocky start to the conference season, the Eagle Men are beginning to make a comeback...

Center Drew Noble squares up against Grand Valley State players.

Ashland men work to overcome mid-season slump

Paul Murray, Reporter January 22, 2020

The Ashland University men’s basketball team started this season as if they were shot out of a cannon, flying high and winning their first six games. At the height of this stretch, the team was ranked...

Guard Brandon Haraway stands at 6’2’’ 180 lbs.

Goodbye Ben, hello Brandon: A new Haraway hits the court

Justin Davis November 21, 2019

The thin hairband of rolled pre-wrap pulling back his ’locks and the nostalgic, thigh-high basketball shorts he wears hints to his overflowing confidence. The slow walk resembling a slight limp adds...

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