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AU swimming and diving gets underway

AU swimming and diving gets underway

Christine Jenkinson

September 20, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

Ashland University’s swimming and diving teams, though in the middle of preseason, are ready to start their season. Ron Allen, who is in his third season as the head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach, said that he is looking forward to improving this season. “Performance wise,...

Eagles host Northwood in 95th homecoming game

Eagles host Northwood in 95th homecoming game

Zach Read

September 19, 2018


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The Ashland University football team is preparing to notch their second win of the season this Saturday (Sep. 22) as they host Northwood in the 95th annual homecoming game. The Eagles (1-2) are coming off a 30-21 win at Wayne State this past weekend and will be back on their home turf since their...

Eagles cross country teams make season debut at Michigan State

Eagles cross country teams make season debut at Michigan State

David Amsden

September 16, 2018


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The Ashland University men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to East Lansing this past Friday (Sept. 14) to kick off the 2018 season at the 38th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational. On the men’s side, the Eagles finished 15th overall out of 25 teams. Junior Kyle Shively led...

Eagles wallop rival Lakers in 3-0 sweep

Eagles wallop rival Lakers in 3-0 sweep

Dean Paolucci

September 15, 2018


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The Ashland Eagles volleyball team was on a roll entering Kate’s Gymnasium on Saturday with a record of 8-2, and that roll continued against the rival Grand Valley State Lakers where the Eagles swept the Lakers 3-0. The win improves the Eagles to a combined record of 9-2 and 2-0 in GLIAC play,...

Ashland Women’s Golf looks forward to a strong season

Ingrid Schmidt

September 15, 2018


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The Ashland University Women’s Golf team started their season tied for fifth at the Michael Corbitt Fall Classic at the Lake Shore Country Club in Erie, PA on October 9. The Eagles ended day one at 333 strokes, tying them for fifth place out of the 20 teams competing. Eagles Sophomore Hannah Lemons...

Eagles earn first win in GLIAC opener against Wayne State

Steve Shrenkel

September 14, 2018


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The Ashland University football team earned their first victory of the season against the Wayne State Warriors 30-21 as they opened up Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic play on Saturday (Sept. 15) evening at Tom Adams Field in Detroit. With the win, the Eagles improve to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in...

Krispinsky steps down for season

Krispinsky steps down for season

Justin Davis

September 12, 2018


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A house built on sand would not withstand a violent storm. The foundation is not stable enough. The house and all that is in it would collapse. For the past five seasons, former Ashland University women’s soccer head coach Danny Krispinsky has been rebuilding a once decrepit soccer program. He h...

Eagles continue search to for a win

Eagles continue search to for a win

Zach Read

September 11, 2018


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After a disappointing first two weeks of the 2018 campaign, the Ashland University football team continues it’s search for the win column. The next opportunity for the Eagles (0-2) to earn their first win on the season will come on Saturday (Sept. 15) as the team travels to Wayne State to open...

Nine new coaches to join AU

Bree Gannon

September 11, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

With the start of a new school year, comes the hiring of new faculty, staff and even coaches. This school year starts with the hiring of over seven new head coaches and assistant coaches. Each with the plan to improve the program to the best of their ability while also, having fun with their teams. Ma...

New faces, experienced athletes make their way to AU

New faces, experienced athletes make their way to AU

Chris Martucci

September 11, 2018


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According to a study done by The Sports Journal in 2016, 40 percent of college student-athletes that receive scholarship money either transfer, leave school or do not graduate within six years. The reasons for an athlete transferring schools are many: wanting a change in scenery, wanting to be closer to...

No. 18 Eagles fall to No. 17 Ohio Dominican in road loss

No. 18 Eagles fall to No. 17 Ohio Dominican in road loss

Steve Shrenkel

September 8, 2018


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On an extremely rainy and wet Saturday night, the Ashland University football team fell to Ohio Dominican, 24-17 in their first away game of the season. The No. 18 Eagles dropped to 0-2 with the loss while the No. 17 Panthers improve to 2-0. Even with the tough playing conditions, Eagles head coach...

Ashland Men Finish 3rd to Cap Off Busy First Week

John Margida

September 7, 2018


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In the cold steady rain on Saturday (Sept. 8) at Red Hawk Run Golf Course in Findlay, Ohio, Ashland University's men's golf team was able to stroke through the rough weather conditions and place third at the 14-team Ohio Cup. Playing 36 holes in one day for the second time in four days, the Eagle men fi...