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Eagles get first GLIAC victory over Ferris State

By Kevin Stoicovy

December 1, 2012

The Ashland Univeristy men’s basketball team needed to get off to a good start after their tough loss to Grand Valley State at home on Thursday night. They did just that against Ferris State Saturday at Kates Gymnasium, and it put them well on their way to a dominating 79-41 win over the two-time defen...

Eagles sweat out a 72-62 win over Ferris State

By Chris Bils

December 1, 2012

Easy might not be the right word to describe the Ashland women’s basketball team’s season so far. Comfortable, however, is one that fits. Coming into Saturday’s game against Ferris State, the top-ranked Eagles had won all seven of their games by an average of 27.7 points. The Bulldogs (2-3, 1-1...

Eagles fill it up in a 90-66 win over Grand Valley State

By Chris Bils

November 29, 2012

Thursday’s game against Grand Valley State was a whiteout at Kates Gymnasium, and the women’s basketball team responded by coming out white-hot. The Eagles (7-0, 1-0) shot 71 percent (22 of 31) from the field in the first half, jumping out to a 52-29 lead at the break on the way to a 90-66 victor...

Eagles grab another victory, 81-51 over Mercyhurst

By Chris Bils

November 25, 2012

For the third straight game, the women’s basketball team used a big first-half run to pull away from its opponent. This time, the opponent was Mercyhurst and the run was 15-0 over a span of less than three minutes. It widened Ashland’s lead from 16-14 to 31-14, and the Eagles continued to widen ...

Ashland football season ends in heartbreak

By Chris Bils

November 24, 2012

After an 11-0 regular season, Ashland suffered its first loss in heartbreaking fashion, falling 33-28 to West Texas A&M in a Super Region 4 second round playoff game at Jack Miller Stadium. After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, the Eagles came storming back to take a 28-19 lead in the third, only...

Women’s basketball shoots past Urbana, 105-72

By Chris Bils

November 24, 2012

After the football team’s playoff loss to West Texas A&M left Ashland fans cold and disheartened, many of them entered Kates Gymnasium looking for warmth and entertainment from the top-ranked women’s basketball team. The Eagles did not disappoint, dismantling Urbana 105-72 on the first day of the As...

Ashland cruises past Kentucky Wesleyan in home opener

By Chris Bils

November 19, 2012

After weathering through a back-and-forth first ten minutes, Ashland’s top-ranked women’s basketball team left Kentucky Wesleyan in the dust in its home opener at Kates Gymnasium, 92-56. The Eagles used a 28-8 run over the last 9:32 of the first half to turn a 16-16 tie into a 44-24 advantage and car...

Undefeated Eagles fly towards the NCAA tournament

By Buster Meaney

November 15, 2012

At the beginning of the year, the idea of a perfect season for the Ashland University football program may have been almost unthinkable by students and faculty here at Ashland. But after this week’s fixture against Notre Dame College with the Eagles crushing the Falcons 65-0, the Eagles completed thei...

Men’s cross country Joplin-bound

By Elizabeth Bucheit

November 8, 2012

For the second year in a row, the men’s cross country team will be competing at the NCAA Division II National Championship meet. This past weekend at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet in Kenosha, Wisc. on the Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course, the men placed second out of 23 teams. Grand Valley State...

Swimmers sink to Nos. 9 and 17 in rankings

Kaylyn Murphy swims in the 100 butterfly at BG. Murphy had a solid showing at Indianapolis, placing second in the 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 medley relay.

By Chris Bils

November 8, 2012

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams got off to a fast start with dominant performances against Findlay at home Oct. 12, but they have fallen to tough competition at each of their past three meets. The Eagles have dropped several spots in the Endless Pools Top 25 Poll, with the men falling to ...

AUWBB beats Dayton in thriller

By Chris Bils

November 8, 2012

Who said the women’s basketball team was going to wait until the season started to make things exciting? Saturday, the Eagles knocked off the University of Dayton 79-77 on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer by senior guard Lindsay Tenyak. While the game was an exhibition and does not count towards the team’...

Eagles a win away from clinching GLIAC South

By Zack Lemon

November 8, 2012

The volleyball team defeated Lake Erie, Tiffin and Ohio Dominican last week, putting itself in great position as the season comes to a close. With only two matches remaining, both at home, Ashland can win the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division with a win over second-place...