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Top Ten St. Louis Cardinal’s

Written and Media by Austin Brinkman. This top ten list will cover some of the all-time great St. Louis Cardinals players throughout the history of the franchise. One of the most celebrated franchises of the Major leagues of baseball; the Cardinals have been outstanding and consistent within the last few years. Their tradition includes 18 trips to the World Series, winning 11 of them. Many of the best playe ...

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Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement

Written and Digital Media by Jonathan Barker   On Nov. 29th, The Players Tribune published an article titled “Dear Basketball.” The article was actually a poem written by Kobe Bryant announcing his retirement from the NBA after his 20th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. At the age of 37, one of the all-time greats is preparing to walk away from the game.   The Lakers have been struggling to say ...

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GC Women Victorious, Men Fall in Conference Openers

Written and Media by Brian Ehresman The combined 109 points in the Greenville College Women’s Basketball contest against Webster did not even equal the amount of points both GC and Webster would each total later in the men’s game.  That was fine with the Greenville women as they used a stout defense to roll over Webster 61-48 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Conference opener for both teams.  In the second ...

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Men’s Basketball: Greenville College vs. Elmhurst College

Written by and Media by Trey Adams Over the weekend, Greenville College hosted the CCIW/SLIAC basketball classic. This tournament featured Milken University, Westminster College, and Elmhurst College. On Friday, November 20th and Saturday the 21st, a total of 14 games were hosted by Greenville College in H.J. Long Gymnasium and the Rec Center.  Both men and women’s varsity and junior varsity teams took the ...

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Women’s Basketball Swats Away Millikin

Written and Media by Brian Ehresman Senior center Coley Baker has been blocking shots on the basketball court since high school.  Her defensive prowess in the paint was evident Saturday, November 21st,  as her 7 blocks shut down any hope Millikin may have had for a victory in a 77-62 Greenville College Women's Basketball victory. “We really wanted to come back and just attack Millikin with a whole new game, ...

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Weird Sport: Mud Olympics

Written and Media by Austin Brinkman    Who doesn’t love getting muddy? This amazing competition of your choice is the Mud Olympics, also known as the Tideland Olympics or Wattolümpiade. The Mud Olympics exist for two reasons: to have fun and support a charity to help treat cancer patients.   The competition and festival take place along the Elbe River in Brunsbuttel, Germany each year since 1978. ...

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Jon Bones Jones

Written by and media by Trey Adams. One of the most successful and tenacious UFC fighters, Jon “Bones” Jones is 21-1 all-time in his career as a fighter. His legacy is incredible; in 2011 he became the youngest UFC champion and defended his 205 pound-belt eight times. The man wants to leave a legacy behind and wants people to know he was the best at UFC. On paper right now, he is!  Sadly, Jones has had deep ...

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Getting to know Brian Ehresman

Written and Media by Jen Brakenhoff Greenville Men’s Basketball season starts this week as they take on Illinois Wesleyan and Elmhurst. As we take a closer look at some of the key players to Greenville College, we will start by getting to know Brian Ehresman. Brian is a 5’11” senior, point guard for Greenville College. He grew up in Gridley, IL, where he attended El-Paso Gridley High School. He has been pla ...

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Volleyball: The Journey To Georgia

Blogs gathered from Greenville College Volleyball seniors during their travels to Georgia for the NCAA Division III National Tournament. Updated with the newest blog daily! Day 5 As I sit on the charter bus headed back to little ol’ Greenville, IL I am reflecting back on the trip as a whole. That includes the madness that the coaches and Becca Winemiller had to go through of booking hotels, finding restaura ...

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A Little Preview of GC Basketball

Written and Media by Jen Brakenhoff The 2015 Greenville Men and Women Basketball teams’ seasons are underway and they are prepared for a great season! Not only do these two teams have high expectations and goals on the court but off the court as well. It is clear that these are two bright and passionate teams, after speaking to captains Coley Baker of the women’s team and Brian Ehresman of the men’s team. ...

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