Sports

Volleyball raises over $1600 for pediatric cancer

September 19, 2018

(Rollins Sports / Courtesy) Although the Rollins volleyball team lost Saturday’s match to Eckerd College, their event to support pediatric cancer, accompanied by a growing student section, was a success. Groups of supportive parents, students and community members sporting gold shirts, representing pediatric cancer awareness, filled the stands for the “Colorful and Courageous” event. Players […]

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Men’s soccer keeps ball rolling, remains undefeated

September 19, 2018

Dominic Adomakoh and the entire men’s soccer team played well in their 5-0 win against Trinity Baptist. (Curtis Shaffer/ Staff Photographer) Ray Gerke (‘19) latches a diagonal ball that, despite the deflection, perfectly matches the pace and direction of the sprint by Christian Adams (‘22). The latter buries it into the far post, making it […]

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With a new coach, cross country has high hopes

September 12, 2018

It’s the night before a race and the men’s and women’s cross country teams convene in the Alfond Sports Hall for a pasta dinner, a tradition newly-introduced by interim Head Coach Nate Weyant. The team talks, shares a meal, and starts mentally preparing for their race in Melbourne the next morning. It paid off, as […]

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Opinion: Even as a non-athlete, controversy follows Kaepernick

September 12, 2018

Graphic by Anastasia Rooke Colin Kaepernick: once a starting National Football League (NFL) quarterback, now controversial political activist. On Monday, Nike, one of the largest and most popular athletic apparel brands, released an ad featuring the controversial ex-quarterback and sparked a national debate. As a player, Kaepernick used the NFL as a public platform to […]

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Volleyball’s rocky start: team calls for more spirit

September 12, 2018

Rachel Fletcher (’19), left, leads the team in kills, with 64 on the season. (David Lester / Courtesy) A month ago, most students were either getting ready for the upcoming school year or spending their days tanning and enjoying summer’s final moments of relaxation. For the Rollins volleyball team, it was a very different story. […]

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Full Sail student broadcasters join athletics

September 5, 2018

The Rollins College Athletics Department has started using broadcasting students from Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Broadcasting to cover Rollins sports events. “This opportunity came up to raise our profile to the next level… their equipment, manpower and other resources are something we couldn’t dream of matching,” said Nate Weyant, assistant athletic director […]

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Soccer upsets nationally ranked team in season opener

September 5, 2018

Stefan Avram scored three goals in men’s soccer’s opening week.(Brian Massey / Courtesy) The men’s soccer game is 74 minutes in and Rollins and Wingate University have been in a 1-1 deadlock for what feels like an eternity. Finally, midfield engine Cyrus Siminou (‘19) makes an incursion in the middle of the Wingate box and […]

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Baseball’s pitcher drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates

August 29, 2018

Rollins baseball’s star pitcher Brad Case was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Case, 21, is the team’s highest draft pick since 1996. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in June as the 10th pick of the 17th round of the draft, making him the 504th overall pick. “It was […]

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Opinion: Softball’s safety should be a priority

August 29, 2018

The Rollins College baseball team is counting down the days until they begin fall practice on their brand-new facility slated to open in late September. They can already smell the green of their new synthetic turf and, of course, money—to the tune of $3 million. Rollins has provided top-tier improvements to many facets of the […]

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$3M in renovations to baseball stadium

August 29, 2018

Baseball’s Alfond Stadium underwent significant renovations that are set to be finished before their fall season begins in September. (Carolina Skillman / Staff Photographer) During summer break, Rollins started a series of renovations to the Alfond Baseball Stadium. These renovations, which cost a total $3 million, are designed to improve player experience both on and […]

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