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Athlete vs. World: Episode 2

Written by Bradley Stubbs. Media by Matthew Stoddard. In episode 2 of Athlete vs. World, the hosts talk about how society views beauty over athleticism. This is especially true in women's sports and in particular figure skating, where athletes are judged on appearance. Bradley Stubbs shares the story of a Russian National Team figure skater, Yulia Lipnitskaya, who just retired due in part to battles with an ...

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New U, New Faces

Written and Media by Sara Dawson This year, Greenville Cheerleading gained seven new members, coming from different states and various backgrounds. Coach Washington recruited several girls to cheer at the collegiate level. These seven girls have learned so much in just a month's time. Now, here is what you need to know about them. Amberly Grace Slone is a nineteen-year-old freshman from Elkville, IL, who gr ...

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Senior Captain Story: Kealin McLean

Written and Media by Christian Caldozo. With basketball season approaching at Greenville, we can expect exciting things from the Men’s Basketball Team. But how are these athletes off the court? Fans tend to see players flying around, scoring high numbers, and getting plenty of steals because of Coach Barber’s high paced “System” offense, but how about we get to know one of the team's top contributors on a m ...

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Traveling for a Passion

In this week's installment, Jake Vanwey and Greg Franchomme discuss Franchomme's journey to the United States. Franchomme has trekked halfway around the world for one purpose and one purpose only, and that purpose is to play football. At a young age, Franchomme quickly developed a love for competition and through his love for competition, he found his passion for football. Interested in the full story? Chec ...

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Rising to the Top

Written and Media by Jaylen Shelton. On May 30th, 2015 John Mangold was running the third leg on the Metamora Boy's 4x800 in the Illinois High School State Meet Finals. It was a close race between Metamora and Cahokia when Mangold, a senior at the time, got the baton pass on the third leg. His team had him in first place and he needed to make the lead a little bigger when on his second lap, he stepped on th ...

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Player Profile: Rakim Murphy

Written and Media by Christian Caldozo. The anticipation for this year's Men’s Basketball Team is very high. Having graduated nine seniors last year, one could only hope the team is still able to repeat their previous successes. So far looking into this year’s team, there are many new faces that most returners on campus will not recognize. Nine junior college transfers and 17 freshman makes it seem like GU ...

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The Indian’s 22 Streak Ends

Written and media by Sara Dawson. The Cleveland Indian's impressive winning streak is over. After having a perfect record and astonishing 142-37 scoring margin and three weeks of play, the Indians lost on September 15th against the Kansas City Royals. If the Indians had an extra inning, they might have won. They struggled against the Royals and lost four to three. This is the first loss since winning 22 in ...

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Here Comes the Panthers

Written and Media by Jaylen Shelton. It is that time of the year again when one of the hardest sports in college starts up. It is when athletes show all of their hard work from summer and demonstrate what physical and mental strength they have gained. The cross country season has started and the Greenville men's team looks to repeat their win at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Last year t ...

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Track and Field Profile: Marideth Tate

Written and Media by Mitchell Hooten. If you've ever met a person that is so friendly that they can strike up a conversation with anyone and become friends with that person then that's senior thrower, Marideth Tate. This is her fourth year being on the Track and Field Team at Greenville University and she has become a well-known face around campus.  Marideth is an NCCAA  All-American in the hammer throw and ...

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Athlete vs. World: Episode 1

Written and Media by Matthew Stoddard. Bradley Stubbs and Marideth Tate are back again to bring the athletic world and Christian life together.  In this episode, they talk about how athletes are held to a higher standard and share news about Greenville alumnus Nick Morrow.     ...

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