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Several athletic teams in action over weekend
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Several athletic teams in action over weekend

As weekend plans are made, excitement for the upcoming Thanksgiving break heightens, and ventures home are commencing, several athletic teams will be representing Union at games and championship meets. The mens’ and women’s basketball teams both have games on Saturday, Nov. 22. At 2 p.m., the Lady Bulldogs will play at home against Tennessee Temple University, and the men will […]

Early lead helps men’s basketball defeat Rust College 96-74
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Early lead helps men’s basketball defeat Rust College 96-74

On Wednesday, Nov. 19 the men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 as they defeated Rust College out of Holly Springs, Mississippi, 96-74. The Bulldogs went up 36-9 within the first ten minutes of the game and never trailed from there. At halftime, the Bulldogs were up 59-38. Marterrance Brock, junior sports management major and guard for the Bulldogs, led the way with […]

Get to know the bulldogs: Janey Berends and Jacob Whitney
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Get to know the bulldogs: Janey Berends and Jacob Whitney

Warmer weather is just one thing freshman cross country runner Janey Berends was thankful for when she moved to Jackson from Grand Rapids, Michigan to attend Union. “I hate the cold,” she said. “I enjoy the snow, but only for a little while.” Berends, an undecided major, “loves just going on a run in beautiful weather and knowing I’m in […]

Women’s basketball team defeats Rust College 86-66
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Women’s basketball team defeats Rust College 86-66

Union University’s women’s basketball team earned their second win of the season on Tuesday night, Nov. 18. The Lady Bulldogs played Rust College, out of Holly Springs, Mississippi. In a heated game, the team rallied hard and outscored Rust 86-66. Natalie Smith, a junior public relations major and guard for the team, said that the girls have worked long and hard at this point […]

Union University's women's cross country team comes home with a trophy after
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Women’s cross country claims school’s first GSC championship

On Saturday, Nov. 8th, the women’s cross country team was named the 2014 Gulf South Conference champions. This was the first GSC championship Union has received as an active member of NCAA Division II. The women’s team finished the race with a team time of 1:38:30:54. Audrey Hazlehurst, a senior pharmacy student, was the first member to cross the finish line with […]

Union volleyball concludes 2014 season
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Union volleyball concludes 2014 season

The 2014 Union University volleyball season has come to a conclusion with a final record of 8-24 and 3-17 in the Gulf South Conference. “I am continuing to lay the foundation, raise the levels of expectation for the team and learn what the team is capable of,” said head coach Tripp Swisher. “The record hasn’t been what we hoped, but […]

The annual Town and Gown lecture series will be held Monday nights through Nov. 10.
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Woodruff wraps up Town and Gown lecture series with personal reflection

  Katie Woodruff, associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator, spoke about her childhood experience with sports and how it has shaped her life in the final Town and Gown lecture of the semester on Nov. 10. Sports can either break down or build up barriers, Woodruff said in her talk, titled “Sports as Character Formation: A Personal Reflection.” […]