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  • Season underway for U of L softball

    By Alan Branch– Feb. 12 marked the official start of the U of L softball team’s 2016 season, at the Islanders Invitational this weekend in Texas. In hindsight, this softball program has seen consistent progress from the moment...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Sowry adds fourth leg in offseason development

    By Alan Branch– A time of reflection and evaluation comes after another season for U of L field hockey head coach Justine Sowry. She reflects on the 2015 season, which she felt, “Exceeded her expectations.” The Cards...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • U of L Field Hockey: An impressive season that shines for a brighter future

    By Alan Branch– On Nov. 14, the U of L field hockey team’s dreams for a national championship were thwarted in the first round of the NCAA tournament by an undefeated Connecticut team, 3-0. U of L...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Senior captain Elisa Garcia leads top-ten ranked field hockey

    A senior on the U of L field hockey team, Elisa Garcia continues to play the sport that she has loved since she started back at home in Santiago, Chile. Evidently, the same place that inspired her...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • No. 11 Field Hockey fails to pull off an upset, losing to No. 1 Syracuse 2-1

    After the U of L women’s soccer team pulled off a thrilling upset against number one North Carolina Thursday night, the eleventh-ranked U of L field hockey team looked to do the same against top-ranked Syracuse the following night. Unfortunately,...

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • Field hockey falls to Wake Forest 2-1

    By Alan Branch– The eighth-ranked U of L field hockey team falls to another ACC opponent, seventh-ranked Wake Forest 2-1 at Trager stadium on Sept. 25. Although Friday’s game had a high level of physicality, there were...

    • Posted September 27, 2015
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  • Four impact freshmen

    By Alan Branch– Traveon Samuel, Wide Receiver, 5-foot-7, 175 pounds The Cardinals left last season with five graduating seniors at the wide receiver position, which included all-American Devonte Parker, who is now with the Miami Dolphins. What...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Features
    U of L student dedicates 10 days to Nepalese earthquake victims

    By Alan Branch– The mountainous country of Nepal is home to one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world, Mount Everest. It was there where tragedy struck on April 25, at 11:56 NST by an earthquake...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • ACC Commissioner visits campus in Conversations with Champions series

    By Alan Branch– In the university’s first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, U of L welcomed ACC Commissioner John Swofford to speak at the Brown and Williamson Club last Tuesday. In front of a crowd of...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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