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Students suffer injuries during intramural game
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Students suffer injuries during intramural game

Toby Brown, assistant director of wellness services, is the head of intramural sports at Union. On Wednesday, March 18, Brown was sitting in his usual spot for an intramural basketball game. Brown sits high in the bleachers of the guest side of the gym to be able to watch the basketball games. He does this to make sure the games are being […]

Union basketball teams recognized for academic achievements
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Union basketball teams recognized for academic achievements

The Gulf South Conference recently announced the members of the 2014-2015 Honor Roll and All-Academic team. Union’s men’s and women’s basketball teams provided 13 players total to the GSC Honor Roll, while three players were named to the All-Academic team. The Lady Bulldogs had seven players named to the GSC Honor Roll, while the Bulldogs named six players. In addition, […]

Senior Spotlight: DeShawn Manley and Blair Presley
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Senior Spotlight: DeShawn Manley and Blair Presley

DeShawn Manley, senior public relations major, has enjoyed the relational side of cheering in her seven years of experience. “Cheering to me is an opportunity to do something I love while showing support to the Union athletics and school as a whole,” Manley said. “Union’s cheer squad has further extended the sense of community that Union instills in its students.” […]

Get to know the Bulldogs: Chaz Wilson and Madison Tennyson
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Get to know the Bulldogs: Chaz Wilson and Madison Tennyson

Chaz Wilson Chaz Wilson, a sophomore from Cartersville, Georgia, is a catcher and pitcher on Union’s baseball team. Wilson is an accounting major and has played baseball since he was 4 years old. Off the field, Wilson enjoys reading George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones book series and eating chicken in any shape or form. When asked who the […]

Ultimate frisbee team comes in second at Boogienights Tournament
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Ultimate frisbee team comes in second at Boogienights Tournament

The Union Jaxx ultimate frisbee team traveled to Miami University (Ohio) to compete in the Boogienights Tournament this past weekend. Union Jaxx placed second out of sixteen teams participating. The team played a total of six games against opponents such as Xavier, Dayton and the host school, Miami. The rainy weather conditions did not stop play in the tournament or the […]

Volleyball, soccer focus on team-building and strength during off-season
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Volleyball, soccer focus on team-building and strength during off-season

The Union University volleyball and soccer teams are busy in preparation for this coming fall season. McKenna Carter, sophomore public relations major and middle hitter, said she has enjoyed working with the volleyball team’s new coach, Darrin McClure, former coach at the University of Tennessee at Martin. “We’re currently having team meetings and getting everything set out for this coming […]

Behind the Scenes: Union hosts NCAA Division II women’s tournament
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Behind the Scenes: Union hosts NCAA Division II women’s tournament

The sound of rattling, thin metal, followed by a sharp snap echoed through the Fred Delay Gymnasium. No sooner than the tape measurer had retracted were the measurements taken down and a new task underway. “There are just so many things that you wouldn’t think of right away that need to be done to prepare for the tournament,” said Steven […]