Sports

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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Women’s tennis’ best and brightest

October 10, 2018

Standing 5’7, with short blonde hair, senior Savanna Fuller (‘19) steps onto the tennis court with demeanor and determination every day of the week. One of the main characteristics necessary for student-athletes is the ability to show an increased amount of self-discipline. This is how athletes can contribute the most to their teams.  This discipline […]

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Athletics to receive mental health training

October 3, 2018

Months after the tragic suicide of a baseball player, the Wellness Center is working with student athletes to gain a better understanding of their mental health needs and offer suicide prevention training. The Wellness Center’s main priority is to work on suicide prevention through the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) program, a national suicide prevention training […]

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Cross country makes great strides

October 3, 2018

In Florida’s excruciating afternoon heat, the cross country teams took to the Lakeland course of the Flrunners.com Invitational race. Having raced in Lakeland at the beginning of the month, the Tars saw the perfect opportunity to measure their progress. In the first evening race of the season, both Jack Gabriel (‘20) and Katie Rioux (‘19) […]

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Women’s soccer remains undefeated at home

October 3, 2018

“We came out on a mission,” said Alicia Schuck, head coach of women’s soccer. The scoreboard behind her confirmed it: mission accomplished. The women’s soccer team defeated reigning conference champion Nova Southeastern University 3-1 to grab the third win in four conference games in last Saturday’s game. After a slow start, Rollins managed to take […]

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Conference teams bring end to soccer’s win streak

September 26, 2018

Damian Clarke (‘19) showcases his awareness by intercepting an unsure backpass from a Barry University defender. The keeper is forced to raise his boots and Rollins is awarded a penalty, the golden opportunity to level the score as the men’s soccer team trails 0-1 heading into the final minutes. The Barker Family Stadium sinks to […]

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Five observations from meeting the sailing team

September 26, 2018

1. Coach Dave Herbster (‘80) is a fresh face with a passion for sailing and may be the Tar’s ticket to winning competitive regattas. Rollins alumnus Dave Herbster has taken over the sailing team after the retirement of coach Harry Smith. Elsewhere, Herbster has coached lacrosse, soccer, softball, and baseball before becoming head coach for […]

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Plans made for softball locker room

September 26, 2018

lans are officially in the works to give the softball team a locker room space. The team has been one of the only varsity programs at Rollins to not have a locker room since the program was founded in 1987.  A building outside the left field fence of the softball stadium has been leased by […]

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Volleyball raises over $1600 for pediatric cancer

September 19, 2018

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 warmed up in tie-dye […]

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