Rams Football Shows Promise in Spring Game

Rams Football Shows Promise in Spring Game

April 15, 2014
Filed under Issue Twelve, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

After a few weeks of practice, the Shepherd Rams football team hosted their annual spring game at Ram Stadium this past Saturday.  With the revolving door that is college athletics, finding players who can replace those who have departed the program is paramount to the continued success on the gridiron. Over... Read more »

Spring Football is in The Air

Spring Football is in The Air

April 1, 2014
Filed under Issue Ten, Recent Posts, Sports

For those of you unaware when you walk by Ram Stadium, this is a reminder that football is played during the autumn and winter months. While Mother Nature clearly has no idea that it is indeed April, do not be shocked when you walk by the field and see some young men out there practicing with their coaches.... Read more »

Getting to Know: Logan Sigley

Getting to Know: Logan Sigley

April 1, 2014
Filed under Issue Ten, News, Recent Posts, Showcase

Every leader has goals when they enter office; not all of them turn out as they had hoped, whether that be due to the realities one faces in politics or another unforeseen obstacle that hinders their ability to accomplish said goals. At Shepherd, some students don’t even know where the Student Government... Read more »

Lacrosse and Lady Rams Win Two, Drop One

Lacrosse and Lady Rams Win Two, Drop One

March 18, 2014
Filed under Issue Eight, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

On March 5, the Lady Rams lacrosse team suffered their first loss of the year, falling to rival Shippensburg by a final score of 14–11. Kayla Dalzell had a game-high four goals to pace the Red Raiders, and teammate Amanda Krok added two goals and three assists while Courtney Kennedy added four helpers. It... Read more »

Women’s Basketball Season Ends With a Whimper

Women’s Basketball Season Ends With a Whimper

March 18, 2014
Filed under Issue Eight, Recent Posts, Sports

An unremarkable season came to an end on March 4 as the Shepherd University women’s basketball team lost 102–84 to Urbana in the inaugural Mountain East Conference tournament. The loss was really a microcosm of the season for the Lady Rams as they were well-beaten and out-performed in pretty much... Read more »

Women’s Lacrosse Off To Flawless Start

Women’s Lacrosse Off To Flawless Start

March 4, 2014
Filed under Issue Seven, Recent Posts, Sports

Starting a season off strongly helps lay the foundation for a season filled with success. The Shepherd University women’s lacrosse squad has done just that, starting their season with three wins and no losses. On a team filled with experience, that should be expected. Senior midfielder Christina Ferrara... Read more »

Howard Jones Impresses at NFL Combine

Howard Jones Impresses at NFL Combine

March 4, 2014
Filed under Issue Seven, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

There is little doubt that Shepherd University boasts an excellent Division II football program. However, the program doesn’t put too much talent into the professional ranks. Tight end Dominique Jones of the Kansas City Chiefs can call Shepherd his own, but beyond that, the cupboard is bare. Enter... Read more »

Howard Jones to NFL

Howard Jones to NFL

January 28, 2014
Filed under Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

This year saw the most dominant defensive line in the history of the Shepherd Rams’ football program. Mike Franklin routinely dominated the opposition from the interior while Xavier Tyler did the same. Robert Hayes caused confusion from the end spot and often scared people in the process. Last but... Read more »

Volleyball Reaches Conference Semi-Final

Volleyball Reaches Conference Semi-Final

January 21, 2014
Filed under Recent Posts, Sports

2013 was the model of inconsistency for the Shepherd University volleyball squad. While back-to-back wins were not uncommon, back-to-back losses were just as normal. That is what makes the team’s trip to the Mountain East Conference Volleyball Tournament impressive. The team did not allow the up-and-down... Read more »

Collegiate Athletes Under Fire

Collegiate Athletes Under Fire

January 21, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Recent Posts

The arena of collegiate athletics is a very competitive and complicated world. College coaches are paid astronomical salaries, assistants are compensated nearly as high as their professional counterparts and their respective athletic departments are massive expenditures or money-makers, often depending... Read more »

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