Sports

Town & Gown lectures examine athletes as role models, idols
Sports

Town & Gown lectures examine athletes as role models, idols

On Oct. 27, Matthew Brunet, assistant professor of sports management, and Micah Watson, associate professor of political science, examined the impact of professional athletes on their fans as part of the Town and Gown lectures that are focused on sports and culture this semester. Brunet’s lecture, titled “I Am Not a Role Model: Why We Should Have Listened to Charles […]

Soccer teams come up short on the road while volleyball wins two at home
Soccer / Sports

Soccer teams come up short on the road while volleyball wins two at home

UPDATE: As of Sunday, the 26 of October, Union’s Lady Bulldog soccer team dropped to 1-9 in Gulf South Conference play and 3-11 overall and the men’s team improved to 2-6 in Gulf South Conference play and 3-10 overall. Read the article here. The Union University volleyball team and the men’s and women’s soccer teams were all in action on Tuesday, […]

Wins and losses for Union Bulldogs
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Wins and losses for Union Bulldogs

The weekend of October 24 was heavily loaded with multiple games and matches for Union sports. As of Sunday, the 26 of October, Union’s Lady Bulldog soccer team dropped to 1-9 in Gulf South Conference play and 3-11 overall and the men’s team improved to 2-6 in Gulf South Conference play and 3-10 overall. Friday, the Lady Bulldogs kicked off […]

Union athletes dance in a "Flash Mob" | photo by Chelsea Cobb
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Union athletes participate in Flash Mob

The topic of many conversations this past week have been, “what’s happening Thursday at lunch?” Many people knew that some sort of surprise was set to occur and were told to be in Brewer Dining Hall at 12:30 p.m., but not many knew what to expect. “I had no idea what was going to happen until my friend told me […]

Union basketball teams start practice to prepare for the upcoming season.
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Basketball practices underway in preparation for season

With the first basketball game of the season set to occur Saturday, Nov. 8th, the basketball teams are well underway with preparation for their seasons. Both the men’s and women’s team began practicing Oct. 15th. The men’s basketball team has been practicing two hours a week since the beginning of the school year but recently started their allowed 20 hours per week […]

Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season
Basketball / Sports

Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season

On Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. the men’s and women’s basketball teams will make their first appearance of the season in front of the student body and Union community. Katie Woodruff, senior women’s administrator, is in charge of the event and has been for the last several years. “The idea of the event is to get people excited about […]

Get to know the bulldogs: Abigail Berends and Bailey Bell
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Get to know the bulldogs: Abigail Berends and Bailey Bell

Abigail Berends Abigail Berends, affectionately known as Abby, is recognized as being one half of the women’s cross country team Berends duo. However, few may know that Berends is actually one third of the Berends’ triplets. She and her sisters hail from Hudsonville, Michigan. Berends is a special education major and has a love for helping people. “I really like […]