Let’s Play Ball

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

The Lynchburg College softball team has started off their 2018 season on a high note. They currently are 11-3 overall and have a winning percentage of .786. After starting off 8-0, the lady Hornets were ranked 19 in the NFCA’s (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) top 25. Read More

Running Bases

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

This past weekend of Feb. 24 and 25, the Lynchburg College men’s baseball team went 3-1, after playing in two double-headers.

On Feb. 24, LC faced off against the College of Mount Saint Vincent and won both games of the double-header, 9-2 and 18-1. The Hornets were led by four seniors: right fielder Will Harris, first baseman Matt Ward, center fielder Brad Hylton and catcher Matthew Cotton. Harris went six for nine and brought in four runs. Ward hit a homer and brought in three runs. Hylton also hit a home run and went three for six bringing in five runners, and Cotton capped it all off with a home run of his own. Read More

Off to a Swinging Start

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

The Lynchburg College women’s softball team kicked off their 2018 season with a double header against Methodist University on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Liberty University.

The games were held at LU due to weather and the condition of the field here at LC. Nevertheless, LC defeated Methodist in both games. Read More

Lady Hornets Senior Appreciation

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

Saturday, Feb. 10, marked the final regular season home game for the Lynchburg College women’s basketball seniors. The Lady Hornets faced off against Washington & Lee University and defeated them 66-47.

Before the game began, the three seniors on the women’s basketball team were honored in front of LC fans and family members. These seniors included forward Brittany Afolabi-Brown, guard Olivia DeFrancesco and forward Caroline Naumann. Read More

Club Sports: Budgeting Woes

Matt Fichtel, Guest Writer~

There are currently 15 active club sports teams on campus, so the problem for the new club sports director, Benjamin Smith, has been to find out how to divide the budget between each team. Smith said that teams are not experiencing budget cuts but a reallocation of funds. This reallocation has affected some of the new, up-and-coming teams more than it has the older, more established teams. Read More

Setting the Bar High

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

This past weekend, Jan. 26 and 27, the Lynchburg College women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams competed in the Liberty University Kickoff held right up the road.

LC ended the night having set new school and personal records. Natalie Deacon, who has already set previous school records in track during her first year competing, is now a graduate student who has once again set a record. Read More