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COLUMN: The NCAA needs a better process

COLUMN: The NCAA needs a better process
November 20, 2019

Only in the National Collegiate Athletics Association can a team be left out of a postseason tournament following a 9-1 season. That is what happened at 5:30 p.m. last Sunday to the John Carroll University...

Streaks of the Week (11/14)

Streaks of the Week (11/14)
November 14, 2019

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. Football: Sophomore,...

88th minute goal ends Blue and Gold’s season

Freshman Claire Hollern (Middle, No. 17) dribbles around defenders in a game at Don Shula Stadium on Oct. 19, against Ohio Northern.
November 14, 2019

For 12 consecutive seasons, the John Carroll women’s soccer team qualified for the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament, but they have never won it.  This year, they came close, but an 88th-minute...

Men’s Soccer becomes back-to-back OAC Champs

The 2019 John Carroll University men’s soccer takes a team picture at Don Shula Stadium following Saturday’s game against Otterbein.
November 14, 2019

It was no surprise that the No. 7 team in the nation cruised once again into the OAC Tournament.  On a chilly Saturday night at Don Shula Stadium, the Blue Streaks went up against Otterbein, the second-ranked...

Blue Streaks’ season concludes following loss to nationally ranked Ohio Northern

The JCU women’s volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point in a game on the road during the 2019 season.
November 14, 2019

The season for the eight-seeded John Carroll volleyball team came to an end on Tuesday, Nov. 5. After closing out the regular season with two consecutive OAC victories, the Blue Streaks’ season ended...

JCU Swimming & Diving off to a Hot Start

Senior Mason Beck competes in an OAC match in the Johnson Natatorium on Nov. 11.
November 14, 2019

The Blue Streaks are off to a blazing hot start this swimming and diving season. Both the men and women have competed in three matches so far this season, including two conference competitions. Although...

COLUMN: To Fire Freddie or Keep Kitchens?

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens answers questions after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Cleveland. Kitchens sold cars in Alabama before he got into coaching. So at least he’s got a fallback plan. The Browns’ first-year coach, whose selection was met with some skepticism because of his lack of experience, could be down to his final games if Cleveland doesn’t turn around a season that has derailed after beginning with sky-high optimism.(AP Photo/David Richard, File)
November 14, 2019

Did the Browns win last Sunday? Yes. Are they improving and getting better? No. The Cleveland Browns’ losses fall on one person: head coach Freddie Kitchens. Last season, the Browns fired former head...

Streaks of the Week (10/17)

Streaks of the Week (10/17)
October 15, 2019

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. Football: Freshman, Matt...

Blue Streaks snap three-game skid

Senior Jenna Dvorsky follows through on a kill attempt (1) as Shannon Atwell (8) looks on in a game at the DeCarlo Varsity Center on Oct. 12.
October 15, 2019

They knew they had to shake off three consecutive losses. And that is exactly what the Blue Streaks volleyball team did on Saturday, Oct. 12, with 3-0 wins over Capital University and the University of...

JCU off to best conference start in 17 years

Freshman midfielder Claire Hollern (17) executes a pass in a game at Don Shula Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.
October 15, 2019

The John Carroll women’s soccer team has had unprecedented success this season. The Blue Streaks are 7-3-2 on the year. The most important record for the Blue and Gold is their 3-0 start in Ohio Athletic...

Nicole Loudin inducted into Baldwin Wallace Hall of Fame

JCU head softball coach Nicole Loudin during a game at Schweickert Field on campus.
October 15, 2019

Nicole Loudin has been the head coach of the John Carroll University softball team for seven seasons. During that time, she’s compiled 105 wins, 50 of which have come in Ohio Athletic Conference play. Loudin...

Blue Streaks ‘Rising Together’ for mental health

Junior Abby Adler picks up a teammate as senior Sarah Sprecher looks on in the DeCarlo Varsity Center.
October 15, 2019

The John Carroll University women’s basketball team is taking a stand for mental health. Recently, a challenge has surfaced among NCAA teams to change the stigma regarding mental health.  “We...

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