Football wraps spring practice

Apr. 25, 2012

The Chadron State College football team played their annual spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 21, at Elliot Field, which resulted in the victory of the Cardinal team over the White 20-10.

The coaching staff has had a successful recruiting process, according to Jay Long, the football coach, despite the recent NCAA investigation. According to long, 54 players have been added to the roster this year, and the possibility of NCAA sanctions did not hinder the recruiting process.

Nationals loom for track and field

Apr. 25, 2012

Cody Hunt and Jazmyn Webster will soon be competing at the highest level of NCAA DII track and field. But neither Webster, a sophomore jumper from Cheyenne, nor Hunt, a junior shot-putter from Lingle, Wyo., is overly concerned with the pressure of national competition.

Golfers remain positive after tough season

Apr. 18, 2012

Vince Lombardi once said “Winning is everything.”

The 2011-2012 Chadron State College golf team disagrees.

The team competed against eight other squads in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship Monday and Tuesday and returned yesterday with a last place finish. But with their season over, they’re taking the loss in stride.

Volleyball’s spring season begins

Apr. 4, 2012

After a 5-25 (0-18 RMAC) 2011 season, the Eagles are hitting the gym with one thing in mind: improvement.

“They’ve been lifting at 6 a.m., three days a week since the beginning of spring semester,” head coach Natasha Marquis said in an interview yesterday. “It’s been a grind.”

Softball sweeps Black Hills

Mar. 28, 2012

You know those cold mornings, when you try to start your car and it just whines pathetically for a few seconds, and then roars to life with no warning? That’s pretty much the story of the Eagles’ season so far.

Long talks spring training, quarterbacks

Mar. 21, 2012

It’s springtime. The air is warm. The birds are chirping. And starting Monday, Chadron’s football team will rise from its winter hibernation and hit the gridiron.

A Screamin’ Season

Mar. 14, 2012

It’s tempting to look at the Eagles men’s basketball team in terms of what they didn’t do. At 13-14, they didn’t have a winning record. They didn’t win any of their first six games. They didn’t advance past the first round of the RMAC Shootout tournament.

Eagles trampled in tourney opener

Feb. 29, 2012

In 1980, the U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey team, a group of amateur and collegiate players, beat the best hockey team in the world and won an Olympic gold medal. But for every “miracle on ice,” a thousand teams must fail.

In 2012, the Eagles joined the ranks of those teams.

Tourney Time

Feb. 22, 2012

It’s at once terribly cliché and, if you’re superstitious, possibly dangerous to call the Eagle’s 2011-2012 season a Cinderella story. But it’s tough not to notice the similarities.

Three words: they’re on fire

Feb. 15, 2012

But now, in an the midst of an electrifying, 8-win, 2-loss, late-season surge, the Eagles are poised to finish this season in a far more spectacular manner.