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The team shares a time of prayer and testimony after a game in Costa Rica.
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Lady Bulldogs serve in Costa Rica

The women’s soccer team had the opportunity to combine ministry with the sport they love this summer in Costa Rica. The team worked on various mission projects through SCORE International Ministries, a faith-based organization that focuses on evangelism through sports ministry. During the week-long trip, the players held soccer clinics at a school and park to teach new skills to […]

Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp
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Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp

Junior cross country runner Jake Whitney experienced a new kind of teamwork over the summer that was quite different from the bonds shared with his fellow athletes. He served alongside a nurse as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at Windy Gap YoungLife Camp in Asheville, North Carolina ensuring hundreds of summer campers’ safety. Whitney, a cell and molecular biology major, […]

Lack of JV soccer team changes practice, recruiting
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Lack of JV soccer team changes practice, recruiting

Most people who played sports in high school had to play at the junior varsity level to prepare for the speed of varsity level sports. In college, this usually is not the case, as most schools just field one team on a limited amount of scholarships. They fill out the team with walk-ons, but some schools still use junior varsity […]

Bulldogs begin the soccer season full of hope
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Bulldogs begin the soccer season full of hope

New seasons bring about hope, and that is no different for the men’s and women’s soccer teams as they prepare for 2015. The Lady Bulldogs are coming off of an unlucky and ultimately disappointing season when eight starters went down with injuries throughout the season leading to a 3-13 record. The injuries hampered the team’s ability to gain the chemistry and […]

Meet the Bulldogs: Jon Sain and Charlstyn Beard
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Meet the Bulldogs: Jon Sain and Charlstyn Beard

Jon Sain Jon Sain decided in eighth grade that he wanted to play golf at the collegiate level, and worked hard throughout high school to make that dream a reality. Sain, a freshman business management major and member of the men’s golf team, was drawn to Union because it was close to his hometown of Bolivar, Tennessee, and because of Union’s […]

Senior spotlight: Jim Martin and Kelly Robey
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Senior spotlight: Jim Martin and Kelly Robey

Jim Martin Jim Martin, senior mathematics major and first basemen, has been playing baseball since he was only four years old. “I can’t ever remember not playing baseball,” Martin said. “It’s been a huge part of my life from the beginning.” Martin, originally from Ajax, Ontario, learned about Union University while playing baseball for a travel team that often brought him to […]

Union hires new assistant volleyball coach
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Union hires new assistant volleyball coach

The Union University athletics department has recently hired a new assistant volleyball coach to start in the fall. Jenna Kelley, a graduate from University of Tennessee Martin, was announced to be the new assistant coach for Union’s volleyball team. “Volleyball is one of my biggest passions,” Kelley said. After graduating from college in 2012, with bachelors degree in political science, […]