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Despite Penalties, Panthers Top Martin Luther 23-14

Written by Joe Hubbs. Media by Matt Miller. A run heavy game in which neither team could avoid mistakes, the Panthers came back in the fourth quarter on Saturday Sept. 27 to beat the Knights 23-14. The Panthers received to start the game and put together a quick nine play drive for 66 yards ending with a Nathan Callaway one-yard touchdown run. Neither team would score again until the second quarter when Sam ...

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Panthers Claim Win in High Scoring Marathon

Written by Joe Hubbs. Media by Jack Wang. On a high scoring day of football, the Panthers beat MacMurray  63-44 this past Saturday Oct. 4. A heated game in which tempers flared, the Panthers kept their composure, avoiding retaliation with the impetuous Highlanders. Receiving to start the game, the Panthers scored on their first drive that lasted 10 plays. Transfer junior, Jordan Mixon, who had been dealing ...

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The Legend of Derek Jeter

Written by Andrea Martin. Media by Tyler Lamb Derek Jeter. That name brings up countless memories for baseball fans alike. The 11th Captain of the New York Yankees has been playing in the major leagues for 20 years, and after watching his final game at Yankee Stadium, it is hard not to love and respect a player who always played the game of baseball with class, hustle, and determination.           ...

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The Faceoffs Begin

Written by Taylor Higgins. Media by Joe Hubbs Now that baseball playoffs are underway, another season is just beginning.  This Wednesday kicks off the regular season for the National Hockey League.  While most people’s understanding of hockey doesn’t go much farther than its Canadian roots and knack for fights, there’s a whole lot more to know (and love) about the sport.   But we still do like the figh ...

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Dudley, Greenville Pull Out Victory in Final Seconds

Written & Media by Joseph Hubbs On Saturday, September 2oth at Francis Field the Panthers claimed a 30-27 victory against the Eureka Red Devils with a flawless fourth quarter drive. Family day at the field, the Panthers enjoyed a friendly, yet heated atmosphere as they played their closest game of the season. In the past three seasons, every game against Eureka has come down to the final seconds and the ...

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Lonely at the Top

Written by Brian Ehresman Media by Matt Miller Heading into Saturday’s SLIAC Volleyball matches, two teams were tied atop the conference standings. Greenville College and the Westminster Lady Blue Jays both came into the day with unblemished records in the SLIAC. The two squads were scheduled to face off in the afternoon, so something had to give. Before that heavyweight battle could occur though, both scho ...

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Rivalry Victory Highlights Solid Week for GC Volleyball

Written by Brian Ehresman. Media by Joe Hubbs When talking about SLIAC Volleyball, two schools must come up in every conversation. The first is Greenville College, and the other is Webster University. The two squads have been league heavyweights in recent memory, as no other school in the SLIAC has earned a number one or two seed in the conference tournament the past five seasons. In this year’s preseason p ...

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Panthers Serve Up Redemption in Successful Week

  Written by Brian Ehresman. Media by Joe Hubbs Last year, for the first time in the SLIAC volleyball post season tournament, the number four seed knocked off the top ranked team in the conference. Unfortunately, that top ranked team was Greenville College. The fourth seeded team who knocked off the Panthers was Principia College. Saturday morning in Greenville, the two teams squared off once again, an ...

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Panthers Fall in Season Opener to Millikin, 66-24

Written & Media by Joe Hubbs On a wet, dreary Saturday Sept. 6, the Panthers took a big loss to the Big Blue on their home field. Early mistakes and 99 yards allowed off of penalties left the Panthers with a steep mountain to climb back from. The Panthers defense began the game allowing a long drive, but was able to hold Millikin to a field goal. Things started to fall apart after Millikin’s second poss ...

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Women’s Soccer Drops First Two at Home

Written by Andrea Martin. Media by Joe Hubbs The women’s soccer team played in their first two home games of the season where the Lady Panthers competed against Rose-Hulman and Illinois College. Both games resulted in a loss (0-2 and 0-3 respectively), but neither game did not go without its glimpses of prowess. Offensively the Lady Panthers have relied on the speed and quickness of junior Jen Brackenhoff, ...

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