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Panthers Steamroll Past Blackburn, 98-58

This weekend the Panthers dominated Blackburn for a lopsided 40 point victory. Transfer junior, Jake DeWitt started things off in fine fashion for the Panthers with a fancy reverse layup and a quick and-one. The Panthers also instituted their defensive wall within the first five minutes, and the Beavers could not find any holes. The solid half court to man pressure of the Panthers put Blackburn in a frantic search to find a man open on the other side of the court. A flustered Beavers squad was not able to weave through the half court pressure, and the Panthers kept the speed of the game going towards their bucket. After 10 minutes the Panthers already mounted an insurmountable 33-7 lead. ...

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Lady Panthers Surge on Offense, Top Blackburn 97-71

On Saturday Dec. 7 the Lady Panthers found a new gear on offense and dominated Blackburn in the afternoon contest. Right off of the beginning tip Greenville scored a fast break bucket and established the fast pace they would command throughout the rest of the game. Senior Emily Gundy helped kick start the Panthers offense in the first half with an early three pointer and an and-one conversion. Sophomore forward, Coley Baker also sparked the Panthers surge with consecutive blocks in the Panthers’ zone, and drawing fouls on the offensive end. Within five minutes of play, the Panthers already owned a solid 20-5 lead over the Beavers. ...

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Panthers Find Different Type of Victory

In the past couple of years, the Panther football team has displayed a knack for second half comebacks which has made for some wild finishes. That the Panthers were a fourth quarter program also became evident this season. Whether it was the narrow, last minute road victories against Eureka and Crown, or the thrilling homecoming rally against Northwestern, the football team always rose to the occasion whenever adversity was present. ...

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The Barbershop: NFL Week 11

There always comes a time when a person has to realize that the end is near. Well the NFL regular season is almost over. I came to this realization this Monday when I witnessed a Stuffies commercial on a nationally televised program. But we will get into that later. ...

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Panthers Stellar Volleyball Season Ends in Disappointment

The Lady Panthers’ post season aspirations were thwarted by Principia on November 9th. Principia was able to upset Greenville in the semi-finals of the conference tournament (at Greenville). The loss was unexpected for the higher ranked Panthers, but post season play is always unpredictable in college sports. However, Greenville’s record and statistics this season were far too impressive not to take away some positives from the last few months. ...

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Sports Debates: The Designated Hitter

  Written by Joseph Hubbs & Media by Ryan St. Hill   As baseball fans go into withdrawals, the MLB is awarding postseason awards to somewhat tickle the fancy of our deprived souls. Last week the best fielders at each position from both leagues were awarded Rawlings Gold Gloves. This week, the league followed up by handing out the Silver Slugger trophy to the best hitters at each position. Of t ...

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Cross Country Finishes High in Conference, Ready for Regionals

On November 2nd Greenville’s Male Cross Country team took third overall at the conference championship meet, and the lady panthers displayed respectable improvement with an unexpected 2nd place finish overall. The men’s team entered conference with a lot of momentum from impressive performances at the Louis Greater Louisville Classic (LGLC) and the Bradley Pink Classic. The panthers finished 7th out of 38 teams at the LGLC and 3rd out of 13 at the Bradley Pink Classic. As a result, Greenville was expected to perform extremely well at the conference meet, and the team had a mutual goal of taking first place. Unfortunately, the Panthers fell short of their goal. “By and large the team did okay. We possibly didn’t live up to our potential. However, some members of the team were still recovering from injury, and overall we’ve had better days as a team” said freshman runner, Jacob Burrell. ...

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