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Athletes of the week: Lady Bulldogs Latesa Mclaughlin, Amy Philamlee
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Athletes of the week: Lady Bulldogs Latesa Mclaughlin, Amy Philamlee

This week two members of the women’s basketball team were named athletes of the week. Latesa Mclaughlin, a graduate student obtaining her master’s degree in social work, is senior point guard for the team. Mclaughlin averaged 10.2 points, 5.2 assists and 2.4 steals per game and shot 89 percent from the free throw line. She scored a season high of […]

Lady Bulldogs take NCCAA national title; men’s team places 5th in tournament
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Lady Bulldogs take NCCAA national title; men’s team places 5th in tournament

In the final provision year of transitioning to the NCAA, the Lady Bulldogs claimed the NCCAA Div. I national championship title March 22 against Lee University in Winona Lake, Ind. Union defeated Lee University 73-64. Our Lady Bulldogs went 25-6 overall and 15-5 in the Gulf South Conference. The team won the Mideast Region title with a win over in-state […]

Pedro Faller
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Pedro Faller gets award for top ‘Dawg’ in basketball

In honor of the men’s basketball team becoming Regional Champions in Division I this weekend, team captain Pedro Faller has been named Player of the Week. Faller is a junior guard from Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil. His basketball career began when he was 12, and he has remained dedicated to playing and developing his skills since then. Faller has enjoyed […]

Married to the game: Coaches juggle work, family
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Married to the game: Coaches juggle work, family

“So it’s not going to be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re going to have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, every day.” Nearly every female who hears or who sees this particular quote knows exactly where it came from; the famous […]

Chip Crockarell, senior business administration major and defender for the Bulldogs soccer team, is dating Rachel West, junior family studies major. | Photo by Amanda Rohde
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Athletes, non-athletes make dating work

The life of a student athlete is far from easy. Whether it’s going to class, going to practice or participating in games, time is valuable for student athletes, and making good use of it can be hard. Because of how little free time these students have, relationships can be hard to start and maintain. When it comes to beginning the […]

The Lady Bulldogs win the NCCAA regional tournament  over Lee University March 15 in the Fred Delay Gymnasium. | Photo by Anne Richoux
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Men’s, women’s basketball teams advance to NCCAA tournament

The men’s and women’s basketball 2013-14 regular season is coming to a close, but both teams are headed into post-season play as a part of the National Christian Colleges Athletic Association Mideast Regional Tournament. The women’s team wrapped up its season with an overall record of 20-6 and 15-5 in the Gulf South Conference. The team ended the regular season […]

Clayton Martin, sophomore midfielder for the Bulldogs soccer team, is dating McKinley Tribble, sophomore pitcher for the Lady Bulldogs softball team.
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Athletes who date other athletes acknowledge unique challenges

As a college athlete, being able to balance a demanding athletic schedule and stay on top of one’s studies in the classroom is no small feat. Try adding being a full time student while also being in a serious relationship with another athlete. This type of relationship means two sets of hectic schedules, different in-season schedules, traveling schedules and trying […]