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American Woman Wins US Open

Written and media by Sara Dawson. Sloane Stephens is a twenty-four-year-old American tennis player from Plantation, Florida. She is ranked number seventeen in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), but her endeavors have not always been as successful. Last year Stephens missed The United States Open Tennis Championship because of a stress fracture. Stephens was also wheelchair-bound for 11 months because of ...

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Can Men’s Basketball “3-Peat”?

Written and Media by Christian Caldozo. A new dawn has come to the small town known as Greenville, Illinois. With the upcoming transition of the college becoming a university, one can expect many changes to come. Whether in academics, campus living, or sports, there are plenty of new developments coming around this school year that students can be excited for. One of the biggest changes to be expected on ca ...

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The Battle for the Golden Plunger: The Revival of Plungerball

Written and Media by Kyle Spriggs. On September 12, residence halls went to battle in the Rec Center with the game of Plungerball. Plungerball is a game composed of a mixture of three sports: dodgeball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer. To start a round, a tipoff between both teams occurs in the center of the court. After some time has passed with only one ball in play, a second ball is added to the mix. These ...

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Track & Field Profile: Chris Crawford

Written and Media by Mitchell Hooten. In Track and Field there are many types of athletes, from sprinters to long-distance runners. The most unrecognized and underappreciated athletes are the throwers. Throwers are a different kind of athlete than most, especially here at Greenville. The leader of this group is Senior captain Chris Crawford, whose main event is the hammer throw. He is followed by his fellow ...

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Murph’s Pitch: Retired Jersey’s and Alumni

Written by Logan Murphy Media by Joseph Wood Today Logan Murphy, Joe Wood and Isaac Akers discuss Kobe having both jerseys retired. We do a quick pick, discuss week 1 in the NFL, and Greenville Alum Nick Morrow! We also finish off talking about the Cleveland Indians making history! ...

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Good Sportsmanship

Written and Media by Bobby Neal. We all consider the notion of good sportsmanship when partaking in any type of sport. As you may know, being a “good sport" is very important in competition today. On the elite level, sportsmanship is taken very seriously; with that being said, there is more to sportsmanship than what you think. First off, sportsmanship is defined as "ethical, appropriate, polite and fair be ...

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Down, But Not Out

Written and Media by Andrew Sharp Have you ever played a sport? If you have, then you know about getting in shape and going through conditioning to be better at that sport. Imagine doing your sport while injured--not too bad, right? Wrong. Now also imagine your sport being every sport's punishment. This is the harsh reality for Jordie File. Running: the sheer sound of it can make athletes cringe. But not Fi ...

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Another National Championship

Written and Media by Sara Dawson. On March 2 and 3 of this year, the Panther cheerleaders competed in the 2017 Christian Cheerleaders of America National Competition. In previous years the competition was held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, however this year the team had the privilege of attending the competition while it was hosted in New Bern, North Carolina. The Panther cheerleaders came home with thr ...

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Murph’s Pitch: NFL and MLB

Written by Logan Murphy. Media by Joseph Wood. Today we talk about the NFL kicking off their season and do a quick pick em, college football, Lamar Jackson retaining his title, and a top 5 MLB power rankings with a month left to go in the season. WE also welcome on our new hosts that will be joining me the rest of the year! ...

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MLB Rookie Profile: Cody Bellinger

Written and Media by Jesse Getz. Cody Bellinger, an American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was born on July 13, 1995, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bellinger’s success as a baseball player began at a young age, as he played in the 2007 Little League World Series for Chandler, Arizona. In high school, he was a 2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American. Also ...

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