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Michelle Benoit (middle, clipboard in hand) talks to her team during a timeout against Muskingum on March 12, 2021, at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center

John Carroll volleyball team starts off 2021 season winless against mighty Muskingum

Ashley McCall, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

After 491 days of no play, the John Carroll University Volleyball Team fell to the Muskingum Fighting Muskies on Friday, March 12, in a double-header home opener — dropping their record to 0-2 on the...

Jake Floriea drops back to pass against Baldwin Wallace at Don Shula Stadium on March 12, 2021.

After a 15-month sideline, JCU Football opens 2021 spring season with a win

Zachary Horvath, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

Even after not playing for over a year, John Carroll University Head Football Coach Rick Finotti had his team prepared to take on their cross-town rivals, the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets on March 12...

Joe Olsavsky (blue neck gator) celebrates after hitting a walk-off single against Baldwin Wallace on March 13, 2021.

Blue Streaks baseball squad wins three of four games to start the season

Isabella Eke, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

The John Carroll University Baseball team faced Baldwin Wallace on March 13 and 14, for their season-opening weekend. On March 13, the Blue Streaks strung together both wins, allowing them to sit comfortably...

Lauren Sienkiewicz attempts to throw a runner out against Otterbein in a game on March 14, 2021, at Schweikert Field.

JCU Softball ends schneid with romp over Otterbein in weekend series finale

Isabella Eke, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

The John Carroll University Softball Team faced Otterbein University this weekend in an attempt to turn their win/loss record around. While they didn’t win on Saturday, things got better on Sunday. March...

The John Carroll University Womens Track and Field Team after the Indoor OAC Championships on March 4.

Women’s Track and Field finishes in first for first-time ever

Ashley McCall, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

On an incredible day of competition, the John Carroll University Women’s Track and Field team was crowned the 2021 Indoor Ohio Athletic Conference Champions on March 5 at Otterbein University. In...

Abby Adler holds the ball in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Championship game against Baldwin Wallace at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center on March 6.

Abby Adler should have been named All-OAC Tournament Team and here’s why

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

Some players don’t always show up consistently on that stat-sheet.  However, big-time players show-up in big-time moments in big-time games. That was John Carroll University Women’s Basketball...

The John Carroll University Womens Basketball Team celebrates after winning the OAC Tournament Championship at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center on March 6.

John Carroll Women’s Basketball Team avenges 2020 OAC Championship loss with trounce of Baldwin Wallace

Anna Meyer, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

A lot has changed since Feb. 29, 2020 — the day the John Carroll University Women’s Basketball squad’s season ended with a loss to crosstown rival Baldwin Wallace University in the Ohio Athletic...

Alex Phillip (front, JCU) and Jamie Dailey (back, JCU) race in the OAC Championship on March 5.

Blue Streak Men’s Track and Field Team places second behind arch-rival

Ashley McCall, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

It came down to the final events in Westerville, Ohio, as a battle for first place ensued between John Carroll University and the University of Mount Union for the Men’s Indoor Track and Field Ohio Athletic...

Streaks of the Week

The Carroll News Sports Section Streaks of the Week: March 5 – March 6, 2021

March 10, 2021

Each week, The Carroll News sports section names five Blue Streak athletes “Streaks of the Week.” Congratulations to this week’s athletes on their outstanding performances. Women's Basketball: Junior,...

Nicole Heffington ball-in-hand) is surrounded by four Mount Union defenders in a game at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center on Jan. 29, 2021.

Nicole Heffington looks to lead Blue Streaks to third consecutive OAC championship game: The story behind one of DIII’s best

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor March 2, 2021

Rebuilds are not easy.  But when you have a player like Nicole Heffington, the torment is lessened and ultimately rewarded. If not for a game on Feb. 10, 2018, the John Carroll University Women’s...

Streaks of the Week

The Carroll News Sports Section Streaks of the Week: Feb. 26 – Feb. 27, 2021

Noah Tylutki, Special to The Carroll News March 2, 2021

Each week, The Carroll News sports section names five Blue Streak athletes “Streaks of the Week.” Congratulations to this week’s athletes on their outstanding performances. Men's Basketball: Senior,...

From left to right: Corbin Anthony, Emil Hess, Luke Hippler, Jackson Sartain and Ryan Hite

JCU’s four seniors contribute to win that secures No. 4 seed in OAC Tournament

Ashley McCall, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

In a classic back and forth fashion, the John Carroll University Men’s Basketball Team closed regular season play with an 81-64 victory over the Otterbein Cardinals.  Before the game, the Blue Streaks...

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