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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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Reaching the finish line

Cade Cracas, Reporter April 22, 2022

With the outdoor season in full swing, the Ashland University Track and Field team is locked in and looking for another piece of hardware to add to the trophy case. The indoor track season for the Ashland...

From local legend to superstar

Cade Cracas, Reporter April 1, 2022

In his final year as an Ashland Eagle, Trevor Bassitt will be remembered as one of the best to ever put on an Ashland track and field uniform. Bassitt has set many school records, taken home hardware to...

Indoor Track ready for new season

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist March 14, 2022

The Ashland University Track & Field Team has become a hallmark of success in recent memory, winning three indoor national championships in four seasons. However, the 2021-22 campaign started off...

Ashland runners practice their starts in the Niss Athletic Center. The Niss was home to the inaugural Jud Logan Light Giver Open, in honor of the legendary head coach.

Sprinting to the finish

Cade Cracas, Reporter February 26, 2022

After a n unforgettable beginning, the Ashland University Track & Field team now has a chance for an unforgettable finish. In a season marked by the loss of the legendary head coach Jud Logan, the...

Jud C. Logan, coach, olympian, friend, AU-Eagle. 1959-2022

Remembering Jud Logan

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

The Ashland community has been hit hard by the recent passing of Track and Field head coach, Jud Logan. Logan, who led the men’s program to three consecutive Division II national championships, passed...

Bassitt’s journey to Olympic Trials

Lewis Markham, AU-TV 20 SPORTS PRODUCER September 12, 2021

A summer filled with Olympic triumph from former Ashland athletes has shone a light on the already prestigious athletic programs at the university. Trevor Bassitt, a graduate from Ashland with eligibility...

Trevor Bassitt pictured above with trophy.

Bassitt gears up for big meet in Alabama

Wes Seyfang March 14, 2021

Trevor Bassit of the Ashland University Track and Field program continues to make history with his record-setting performances against some of the country's top athletes in the sport. Bassitt recently...

Erin Sievers makes her mark

Evan Laux, Reporter February 6, 2020

“She wants to win at everything,” pole vault head coach Dennis Steele said. “If we’re lifting weights, she wants to lift the heaviest. If we’re doing a conditioning workout, she wants to finish...

Eagle track and field continues to add national marks

Evan Laux, Reporter January 22, 2020

The 2018-2019 Ashland University track and field season was a historic ride that won’t soon be forgotten due to its place in AU athletics history. Midway through the second semester, the men’s team...

AU head track and field coach Jud Logan (left) poses with Nageotte (right) as USATF Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on July 28.

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Nageotte shines at USATF National Championships

Evan Laux, Reporter August 22, 2019

28 year-old Katie Nageotte, a former Eagle, has been making waves in the track and field world as she has consistently been climbing the ranks towards being the world's best female pole vaulter. Nageotte...

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Eagles double down on national championship team titles

Evan Laux, Reporter June 2, 2019

Many university track and field teams across the country would kill to have an NCAA national championship title under their belt, but for Ashland University, one alone wasn’t enough. On March 9, Ashland’s...

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