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The other side: nursing and athletics

Chris Bils

April 24, 2014

Noelle Yoder came to Ashland University for two things: nursing and basketball. Less than a semester into her first year at AU, she found out she was going to have to quit one of them if she wanted to graduate on time.“They told me that I could do nursing and basketball, and then in December (2012) ...

Ashland’s ultimate balancing act

Chris Bils

April 24, 2014

Ashland University junior wrestler Kurt Schaefer is lying face-down on the practice mat, and holding him there is junior All-American 197-pounder Joe Brandt. Schaefer is a good wrestler in his own right – a two-time state runner-up at Northwestern High School and a starter his first two years at AU – b...