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Ashland Retains 1st Place in GLIAC South with Victory over Malone

Chris Beisel

January 18, 2015

The Ashland University men's basketball team maintained their hold on first place in the GLIAC South Division with an 80-61 win over Malone at Kates Gymnasium on Saturday. The Eagles, 11-5 overall and 5-5 in the GLIAC, remained on top for the entire game, first taking the lead minutes into it and mai...

Ronnie Steward is all smiles

By Chris Bils

November 15, 2012

“Don’t leave Ronnie.” Those three words and a crisp chest pass from All-American forward Evan Yates under the basket to Ronnie Steward beyond the 3-point line are an opposing team’s worst nightmare. Yates is the scoring and rebounding machine who will most likely be the best player in the Great Lakes Interco...

Bils vs Battishill Brawl: Basketball

By Glenn Battishill and Chris Bils

August 21, 2012

In the Bils vs. Battishill Brawl, managing editor Glenn Battishill, and sports editor Chris Bils will face off in a series of competitions that will determine once and for all who is the “ultimate champion,” a nerd or a sports nerd. This week our heroes face off in a variation of the popular play...

Guest columnist: A response on the decision to not televise women’s basketball

By Alex Jones

February 24, 2012

I feel it necessary to begin this column with a slight disclaimer Let me begin by saying I have nothing but respect for Bill Goldring. He is a fine athletic director and a good man. However, respect for a person does not mean complete agreement with that person’s policy, and that respectful disagre...

When it comes to crashing the boards, Yates doesn’t joke around

By Chris Bils

February 2, 2012

As a shot travels towards the basket, the Eagles' 6-foot-6-inch junior center Evan Yates clears space for himself between Saginaw Valley State's Jay Thames and Mike Schaaf. The Saginaw defenders are both bigger than Yates - Thames is 6-foot-9 and Schaaf is 6-foot-7 - yet they stand no chance to grab...

Pro basketball is the only basketball

By Brent Pozza

December 1, 2011

I don't know what's worse, having to watch Ryan Pontbriand snap a football on Sunday's or waiting for the NBA lockout to end. Well, on this day I am rejoicing because the NBA is back and Ryan Pontbriand has been cut by the Cleveland Browns. The NBA lockout started July 1 and finally an agreement was ...

Eagles open with win

By Brent Pozza

November 17, 2011

The men's basketball team beat the Lock Haven Bald Eagles by a score of 80-70 on Monday in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. The Eagles had to play without two of their big men down low with Will Evans and Evan Yates out because of ankle sprains. "Going into the game, I was a little nervous about if we had t...

Ramsey receives award from FCA

By AU Sports Info

March 30, 2011

Ashland University women's basketball coach Sue Ramsey has been recognized by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the recipient of the 2011 Kay Yow Heart of a Coach Award. The presentation will be made Sunday, April 3, during a breakfast ceremony at the NCAA Women's Final Four in Indianapolis. Name...

Seniors leave their mark with wins over Panthers and Storm

By Matt Brubaker

March 3, 2011

When you know your time is limited, what would you do to maximize the time that's left? This past weekend, seniors Rachel Poorman and Elizabeth Tyler took matters into their own hands and completed their Ashland basketball careers with career high point totals. Poorman scored a career-high 20 points ...

Senior Justin Garris hits game-winning three-pointer

By Nick Zavarella

March 3, 2011

The men's basketball team finished its season by losing at Ohio Dominican Thursday and beating Lake Erie at home Saturday. Ohio Dominican tied for last place in the GLIAC along with Lake Erie with a combined record of 6-32 in the conference. Senior forward Kale Richardson made the most of his final two ...

Women’s basketball reacts to GLIAC rule change

By Matt Brubaker

February 10, 2011

You may have already noticed this season that the men's basketball team is playing before the women. On July 30, 2010, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) announced that men's and women's basketball games would start at different times, the men tipping off at 5:30 p.m. while the...

Ten games left; AU tenth in GLIAC

By Nick Zavarella

January 27, 2011

Saginaw Valley State (8-8, 4-6 GLIAC) snapped the Ashland Eagles' three-game winning streak last Thursday, then Lake Superior (12-5, 6-4 GLIAC) sent AU into a two-game slide Saturday. The Cardinals defeated AU 77-63 before the Lakers dismissed the Eagles 80-64. Saginaw Valley State AU didn't get off to a...