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Looking back at the OAC’s plan to play

Looking back at the OAC’s plan to play

Anna Meyer, Staff Reporter September 22, 2020

Things will look very different for John Carroll’s fall athletic teams when they take the field in the spring.   After the Ohio Athletic Conference’s postponement of sports until Jan 1, 2021,...

Brian Russell (far right) plays in a game for JCU Club Hockey.

Brian Russell of JCU Club Hockey hopes to lead the Blue Streaks one last time

Jack O'Rourke, The Carroll News September 16, 2020

Jesuit-run schools in Northeast Ohio love their ice hockey. John Carroll University, Saint Ignatius and Walsh Jesuit all boast storied programs with excellent results on and off the ice. Few players have...

Jake Alexander hugs Hayden Snow

Alexander accepts a coaching position at Lipscomb University

Anna Meyer, Staff Reporter September 16, 2020

Members of the John Carroll Cross Country and Track and Field team can agree on one thing: All good things must come to an end.  After six years with the Blue Streaks, the Cross Country and Track and...

Sydney Jenko (right) and Hugh Brown (left)

Brown and Jenko staying sharp until season commences

Ashley McCall, Staff Reporter September 16, 2020

Uncertainty and unknown: these two words describe many John Carroll University athletes' futures as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on throughout the United States. Both in-person classes and sports...

Brandon Staley coaches in a game for John Carroll

Staley next in line for Carroll’s pipeline to the NFL

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor September 10, 2020

It is no secret that John Carroll University has become a pipeline to the NFL.  Coaches, general managers and many other positions across the league are filled with former Blue Streaks. This coming...

Mark Fino celebrates after winning the 2020 OAC Championships.

Mark Fino retires as John Carroll Swimming & Diving head coach

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor May 11, 2020

The reigning Ohio Athletic Conference swimming and diving champions will be without their OAC Coach of the Year for 2020 and beyond. John Carroll University head swimming and diving coach Mark Fino...

Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan pauses in the third quarter in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Seattle SuperSonics Friday, June 14, 1996 in Seattle. The Sonics beat the Bulls, 89-78. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

‘Last Dance’ documentary continues to shine worldwide

Luke Hippler, Special to the Carroll News May 9, 2020

For the third week in a row, ‘The Last Dance’ documentary, starring Michael Jordan and supporting cast of athletes, continues to blow audiences out of the water. According to CNN, it has already...

Streaks of the Week | Feb. 27, 2020

Streaks of the Week | Feb. 27, 2020

February 26, 2020

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: Sophomore,...

Junior Abby Adler poses after shooting a 3-pointer in the OAC Quarterfinal vs. Wilmington.

Blue Streaks advance to OAC Semifinal

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor February 26, 2020

Beating a team three times in one season is hard enough. Doing it the same way in back-to-back seasons is almost unheard of. That is exactly what the John Carroll women’s basketball team did on Tuesday...

The Blue Streaks celebrate after scoring a goal against Wittenberg on Feb. 22.

First win precursor to 2020 season

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor February 26, 2020

Spring sports season is upon us and that means the John Carroll University men’s lacrosse team has hit the turf seeking their fifth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance. But that will not occur...

Junior Sam Heaton throws the ball in a game.

‘Streaks beat out Gators 2-1

Isabella Eke, Staff Reporter February 26, 2020

The Blue Streaks went to Allegheny College this past weekend for their first road trip of the season. Game one of the series ended with a final score of 16-9, JCU. The Blue Streaks did not jump on top...

Colleen Grombala carries the ball in a game against Capital on Feb. 22.

High scoring fairs in favor of Kenyon

Kyle Kelly, Sports Editor February 26, 2020

High scoring games will be the theme of the 2020 season for the John Carroll University women’s lacrosse team. This past Saturday’s game against Kenyon fit the bill. A 42-goal showing fell in favor...

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