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Unified and focused, field hockey team blasts off

Unified and focused, field hockey team blasts off

Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

The R-MC Women’s Field Hockey team is well-versed with the tale of the rabbit’s race against the turtle, and they are keeping a cool head while starting ahead of the pack. While they are off to a great start, the team knows that in order to continue their pace, theyRead More

Mayweather retirement better for sport

Mayweather retirement better for sport

Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

On September 12th, Floyd Mayweather won his 49th fight against Andre Berto and officially retired from the sport of boxing. The fight had low ratings, which was well-deserved in light of Mayweather’s recent performances. Over the past two decades, Mayweather transformed from a vicious speed demon in to a cautiousRead More

Cowboys surviving without Romo and Dez

Cowboys surviving without Romo and Dez

Football, Sports October 5, 2015 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

It has not exactly been the start to the NFL season that the Dallas Cowboys and their fans had hoped for.   Not including the playoffs, it has already been two weeks into the grueling 17 week long campaign, and “America’s Team” has already lost their top wide receiver, Dez Bryant,Read More

R-MC golf tee’s off fall schedule

R-MC golf tee’s off fall schedule

Golf, Sports September 23, 2015 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

The Randolph-Macon Women’s Golf team kicked off their fall schedule earlier this month with a trip to State College, Pennsylvania where they competed against a slew of Division I programs in the Nittany Lion Invitational. Leading the way was Senior Captain Olivia Bowling, who finished the tournament ahead of 11Read More

Focused, Women’s Soccer ready to make statement

Focused, Women’s Soccer ready to make statement

Soccer, Sports September 23, 2015 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

There is a silent tension that descends across the field and is felt by all of the fans before the start of a soccer match. The back-ground music ends, the crowd’s murmurs soften, and an aggressive yet controlled focus captivates the players as they await the whistle’s ignition. In aRead More

Serena loses to 26th seed at U.S. Open

Serena loses to 26th seed at U.S. Open

Sports, Tennis September 23, 2015 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

This year was supposed to topple the already astonishing achievements of Serena Williams’ tennis career. With four Grand Slam tournament wins under her belt already in 2015, Williams’ brilliance over the competition was anticipated at the beginning of the US Open. What was not expected was the 26th seed, RobertaRead More

Volleyball team will strike again with seven seniors

Volleyball team will strike again with seven seniors

Sports, Volleyball September 14, 2015 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

The Yellow Jacket Volleyball team has never looked so dangerous and confident in a single play. After several intense contested seconds in the second set, a N.C. Wesleyan player flies to spike, only to be greeted by the wall sophomore Colleen Beaver and senior Courtney Lowers have set. The JacketsRead More

Laux looks to turn heads

Laux looks to turn heads

Soccer, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

It hasn’t been the best of times for the Randolph-Macon Men’s Soccer Program since Joshua Laux left the program in 2003 to coach at Hampden-Sydney. The Yellow Jackets haven’t seen a winning season since 2005 and have seen double digit numbers in the losses column 7 out of the lastRead More

Harper struggles to carry MVP candidacy

Harper struggles to carry MVP candidacy

Baseball, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

There was no doubt Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals was going to win the National League MVP award midway through the season. The MVP candidate has been putting up incredible statistics in his best season yet, batting a .332 average and hitting 31 homers. The Nationals ended the firstRead More

Will Redskins’ RGIII keep pace in NFC East this season?

Will Redskins’ RGIII keep pace in NFC East this season?

Football, Sports September 14, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

The Redskins came out of the 2014 season with more questions than answers. After a grueling 4-12 season, more often than not those questions circled around the quarterback position with many people pointing fingers at Robert Griffin III. After getting benched for backup Colt McCoy and an off-season of reportsRead More