Club Sports

Quidditch, dance teams take hit on participants, budget

September 9, 2016

Now that we are two weeks into the new semester, academics are in full swing and recreational teams and clubs are beginning to regroup. Anticipation is spreading quickly across campus. However, there are a few questions floating around concerning the status of some of last year’s most talked-about teams. There has been speculation about both […]

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Sandspur stadium gets a makeover

September 10, 2014

Rollins spends 800K in expanding the Sandspur field to meet NCAA regulation, as well as to prevent injury and make the field more soccer and lacrosse friendly. “15 feet.. What’s the difference?” has been a question echoing around campus since renovation of the Sandspur stadium began this summer. Well to the NCAA it makes all […]

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Welcome Back, Tars Football

September 27, 2012

Rollins Football has been continuing to progress and gain traction since its recent reincarnation, a move that awakened a tradition long forgotten since the program’s termination in 1949. In the 2011 two-game season, the team played their first football game in 62 years, with over 3,000 fans in attendance. They also managed to record their […]

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Rollins Learns How to Defend Itself

March 2, 2012

The fear of going down a dark alley and finding someone unknown waiting for you at the end of it may be inevitable. However, Rollins College is debuting a new organization that potentially wipes this fear away. Patrick Smith ‘15 is the instructor for this new group. Smith is a third-degree black belt with 14 […]

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Quidditch Flies to NYC

November 17, 2011

The newly-formed CenTars represent Rollins at 2011 Quidditch World Cup. Who says that magic doesn’t exist? This weekend, the Rollins Quidditch team, also known as the CenTars, got to experience magic firsthand at a local soundstage and later in New York City for the 2011 Quidditch World Cup. Friday, Nov. 11, was a great day […]

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Brooms Up! Quidditch Flies to Mills

November 3, 2011

To the average Muggle here at Rollins, students running around with broomsticks held between their legs may seem a bit peculiar, but not to Harry Potter lovers and wizarding sport fans alike. This year, Rollins joined more than 200 other colleges (including Harvard, Vassa and Villanova) in introducing a new sport to its roster, Muggle […]

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Presidential Ping-Pong

November 3, 2011

When I think of ping-pong tournaments, I think of the movies Forrest Gump and Balls of Fury, not college presidents. President Duncan, however, would not think of being anywhere else except the second-floor gym on ping-pong night. An annual event, the Rollins Ping Pong Tournament was held last Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Alfond Sports […]

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Support the Comeback

November 3, 2011

The stands are filled, a sea of blue and gold. The student body of Rollins is electrified with excitement about the return of its football team. Indeed, the future of Rollins football speaks to the school’s motto, Fiat Lux, brimming with an expanse of bright positivity. Although many students commented that they were frustrated about […]

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Wake Up, It’s Football Season

September 22, 2011

It was a long, hot summer, but now that feeling in the air is back. I get up a bit earlier this time of year. I think I even have an extra bounce in my step. My morning coffee tastes better, and the bacon — well, the bacon always tastes good. My dog Boozer also […]

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Rollins Football Kicks Off

September 1, 2011

Sometimes, dreams are just thoughts conjured up in the mind with bits of detail scattered about. Some people go about their days wishing for dreams to come true, while others take hold and make them happen. Jeff Hoblick ‘14 is one of those go-getters; he had a dream, he chased it, and tackled it into […]

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