Posts in category Sports

Dunking by the Law

Dunking by the Law
By Joseph Wetzler, Staff Writer February 6, 2013 Corey Law loves dunking. He loves watching people dunk, dunking in games and trick dunking in practice. It’s no surprise then that Law is in the running to compete in the 2013 College Slam Dunk Contest. A player with his passion and his dunking ability makes a perfect fit for the contest. Law i [...]

HPU Rowing Team looks to continue gro...

HPU Rowing Team looks to continue growth, success
By Whitney Yount, Online Editor February 6, 2013 In 2012, current sophomores Katelyn Schultz and Sophia Andreatos spent about two months creating a proposal to present to HPU President Nido Qubein. The proposal was for the creation of a club rowing team on campus. Since the day the girls first presented their proposal, the team has grown from [...]

Brown and Chaney pacing the Panthers ...

By Joseph Wetzler, Staff Writer January 23, 2013 On paper it may seem that John Brown and Allan Chaney are somewhat of an odd couple. Brown is a 20-year old redshirt freshman from Jacksonville, Fl. and Chaney is a 22-year old graduate student from Baltimore, Md. On the court, Brown and Chaney have led the Panthers throughout the first half of [...]

The big question: Football at HPU?

The big question: Football at HPU?
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer January 23, 2013 Football. In the South, it’s a religion. Saturday is for tailgating and college football. It’s practically a given that anyone attending a Division I college in the South will experience the craze of college football. Nothing says college like football. But, at High Point University, that’s a diff [...]

Panthers start season off strong

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By Joseph Wetzler, Staff Writer December 5, 2012  The 2012-13 Men’s Basketball team has many new faces. Red-shirt freshman John Brown and graduate student Allan Chaney have led the Panthers through the first month of the season. The Panthers have looked strong out of the gate picking up some quality wins over UNC Greensboro and Appalachian St [...]

Sports Information – A vital, b...

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By Kevin Russell, Sports Editor December 5, 2012 Erica Carrubba It was 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 and after more than seven days of compiling statistics, covering games and writing game notes, Erica Carrubba finally had arrived back on the campus of High Point University. During her hectic week, which began as she boarded a bus with the wom [...]

Women’s soccer completes anothe...

By Andrew Schleicher, Staff Writer November 9, 2012  Resiliency is a key trait that all good teams have. This year’s women’s soccer team epitomizes resiliency. This year, the team started the season off with a record of 1-4-4 before Big South conference play, but really picked up their game for conference play going 8-1-2. Head Coach Marty Be [...]

Women’s basketball looks to bui...

By Kevin Russell, Sports Editor November 9, 2012 The High Point University women’s basketball team will open up its regular season at home tomorrow, Nov. 10, against East Tennessee State at 2 p.m. The Panthers will look to build upon last year’s impressive 20-win season. DeUnna Hendrix will lead the team this year following the departure of J [...]

New look – Panthers eye first e...

By Kevin Russell, Sports Editor November 9, 2012 The High Point University men’s basketball team will take to the court in the Mills Center tonight to begin their 2012 season against the Spartans of UNC Greensboro. The Panthers return to regular game action for the first time since their disappointing 25-point loss to the Bulldogs of UNC Ashe [...]

NHL lockout hurts more than fans and ...

NHL lockout hurts more than fans and must end
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer November 9, 2012 As a Southerner, I had to grow to love hockey, unlike Canadians, who are practically born with a passion for the game. I know the sport isn’t that big in the U.S., a country where football, baseball and basketball reign supreme. But, I love the game. During the season, I don’t tune to anything els [...]