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Basketball team fights uphill battle for final conference spot

February 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team is faced with a final sprint as just three weeks decide the team’s postseason fate. The Tars are in a three horse race for the much coveted eighth spot in the Sunshine State Conference rankings, the last ticket to the conference tournament.  The team’s quest did not get any easier after […]

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Freshman swimmer shows flexibility, promise for program

February 6, 2019

As the Rollins swim team celebrated its departing seniors during last weekend’s meet against Lynn University, the swimming Tars’ new generation rises to the top. One of the distinguished members of the up-and-coming cohort is Beatriz Olivieri (‘22) from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olivieri made herself at home in the Alfond Swimming Pool by winning […]

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Softball wins locker room after years of requests

January 30, 2019

After 23 years as head coach of the Rollins softball program, Michelle Frew will finally get to gather her team in its own locker room facility. The City of Winter Park leased a building to Rollins located behind Martin Luther King, Jr. Field, where the softball team plays and practices. Over winter break, the College […]

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Women’s golf coach inducted into national Hall of Fame

November 28, 2018

When Women’s Golf Head Coach Julie Garner was announced as the 51st inductee of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the Rollins community was happy, but by no means surprised.  Garner’s glorious career has helped shape the history of Rollins athletics, and there is something quite solemn about the way she helps her […]

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Volleyball team’s loss marks end of rocky season

November 14, 2018

Despite respectable efforts, the volleyball team lost its final game of the season at Saint Leo University. In a match filled with spectacular rallies and an inspiring display of sacrifice, the Tars ultimately fell 15-25, 11-25, and 22-25. “I was mostly pleased with how we finished the third set,” Head Coach Mika Robinson said. “I […]

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Women’s soccer knocked out of regionals in overtime

November 14, 2018

They lost the game, but they won our hearts. The women’s soccer team has exited the regional playoffs after a heartbreaking 2-1 loss against Lee University in Pensacola after a double overtime battle. Despite conceding after only 10 minutes, the Tars kept their cool and equalized in the first half when Kathryn O’Brien (‘20) surged […]

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Women’s soccer receives bid to regionals

November 7, 2018

Although the women’s soccer team was knocked out of the conference tournament by Nova Southeastern University, they were selected as fifth seed for the regional tournament. They will face Lee University on Thursday, a team they faced early in the season which ended in a 2-2 tie. The team’s 3-0 loss in the conference semifinals […]

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Still undefeated at home, women’s soccer’s journey continues

October 31, 2018

Women’s soccer continued their season’s success with a 1-0 win over Florida Institute of Technology, propelling them into this Thursday’s conference semifinals. When asked about the team’s first win in the conference playoffs, the typically serious Head Coach Alicia Schuck said, “I think we’re badass!” This was an apt description of the game’s lone goal, […]

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Rollins Football: History of the Fightin’ Tars

October 24, 2018

Every Saturday in the fall, Rollins students longingly watch as nearby college students dress in spirited colors and tailgate with peers before heading into a rumbling stadium to cheer on their football team. As depressing as fall without football can feel, it has not always been this way—in fact, Rollins had a state championship-winning team […]

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Women’s soccer secures second place in SSC

October 10, 2018

Efficient, tenacious, victorious—such was the women’s soccer team that stepped onto the Cahall-Sandspur Field for Saturday’s game against conference foe, Palm Beach Atlantic University. The 1-0 win means that Rollins now sits second on the Sunshine State Conference Table.  Although the team’s only goal was scored in the first half, the Tars’s defense was strong […]

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