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Eagles win first ever national title

Eagles win first ever national title

Zach Read

March 10, 2019

One point is what decided the NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track and Field National Championship on Saturday in Pittsburgh, Kansas, and the 13 men from Ashland, Ohio were able to bring home the program’s first ever team national title. It all came down to the final event, the 4x400-meter relay for t...

Stevens leads the helm for a record-breaking day at the GLIAC Championships

Stevens leads the helm for a record-breaking day at the GLIAC Championships

Cassidy Tolliver

March 10, 2019

As the Ashland University swimming and diving team’s season comes to an end, they stand in fourth place in the GLIAC conference and 38th place in Division II. On February 20, both teams competed in the GLIAC Championships and 50 personal best swims were achieved during the meet. The AU men's...

Eagles defeat Huskies, move on to GLIAC championship

Eagles defeat Huskies, move on to GLIAC championship

Zach Read

March 9, 2019

The Ashland University women’s basketball team will advance to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship after defeating Michigan Tech in the semifinals 77-61 on Saturday (March 9). The Eagles (28-2) reached the semifinals by defeating Parkside on their home floor on March 5 77...

A tale of two seniors

A tale of two seniors

Bree Gannon

March 1, 2019

“They have been able to lead this team by their actions. They are two of our hardest workers, they are steady, consistent and I think that is an incredibly important quality in a leader.” Ashland University women’s basketball head coach Kari Pickens stated the above after being asked about...

Men’s tennis carving out identity

Men’s tennis carving out identity

Steve Shrenkel

March 1, 2019

The Ashland University men’s tennis team is beginning to carve out an identity for themselves after winning their four straight matches in a row, defeating Walsh, Oberlin, Findlay and Ohio Wesleyan. Assistant tennis coach Christian Hamilton said that the player’s fighting spirit has been what...

Move over Myles!

Move over Myles!

Evan Laux

March 1, 2019

“Finish what you start.” This quintessential message is something everyone has heard repeatedly throughout life. Although simple, it effectively encourages people to keep moving forward and never give up. “I was taught that everything I do, I need to do 100% to my best ability, give it my all...

Grappler looks to make their mark in postseason

Grappler looks to make their mark in postseason

Samantha Didion

February 15, 2019

The Ashland University wrestling team is winding down their season and have their sights set on the bigger meets to make the most of their 2018-2019 year. The eagles had a successful finish last year, placing fifth as a team at the Division II National Championships. They ended with two national champions,...

AU baseball looks to build on 2018 season

AU baseball looks to build on 2018 season

Mason Jones

February 15, 2019

It may be cold outside, but the Ashland University baseball team is certainly keeping warm inside with indoor practices, workouts and exercises to prepare for the upcoming 2019 season. AU was recently selected to win the GLIAC championship in the preseason coaches poll prior to the start of the 2019...

AU softball: Expecting greatness in 2019 season

AU softball: Expecting greatness in 2019 season

Evan Laux

February 15, 2019

After feeling out the water last year with new head coach Emlyn Knerem, the Ashland University softball team is ready to crack down and give the 2019 season their all. “Our motto this year is to expect greatness,” junior infielder Camille Pollutro said. “We need to go in to each game expecting...

Head coach retainment an issue for AU golf

Head coach retainment an issue for AU golf

Bree Gannon and Zach Read

February 15, 2019

The impact of a great coach can be everlasting. They take their own love of the game and instill it in their players. They watch the dedication and hard work of their team be put into their practices to be the best they can be. Without a good coach, the success, tears, frustration and skill is useless....

Esports inaugural season looks promising at halfway point

Esports inaugural season looks promising at halfway point

Zach Read

January 31, 2019

The newly formed Ashland University Esports team kicked off their inaugural season in the fall of 2018 and have stayed busy ever since. E-gamers flooded into AU looking for a chance to earn a chance to play video games competitively and have the opportunity to represent a university. The athletes...

Noble a hug part of Eagles success

Noble a hug part of Eagles success

Nate Powalie and Zach Read

January 31, 2019

It is Feb. 10, 2018, and Kates Gymnasium is packed as the Ashland University men’s basketball team hosts the No. 3 team in the country, Ferris State. With 1.5 seconds left in regulation, the Eagles nail a corner three right next to the bench to put them up 76-73. There is pandemonium in the gym....