Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Cross Country has the Formula for Winning

By GLEN BORTOLUS – CENTO WRITER The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams are off to a terrific start this year. The Men’s Team, having won two of their three meets so far this season, is poised to win their first regional title since 2008. With a third place finish at the Rhodes Invitational this…

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Women’s Soccer is Finding their Identity in 2013

By ADAM FALLUJI – CENTO WRITER The Centre Women’s Soccer team has gotten off to a solid start with a 4-1 record at home thus far. On Saturday, Oct. 5, Centre Women’s Soccer showed off their skills and achieved a 1-0 win against Berry College for the Lady Colonels. “This year the wins are not…

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Centre College Field Hockey off to a Record Start

By CHARLIE GRIGSBY – STAFF WRITER After an hour and a half into their practice of conditioning, the Centre Field Hockey team lines up for stick drills. It is Wednesday, Sept. 18, four days before the Family Weekend game against fellow Division III opponent Frostburg St. On paper, the two-win Bobcats should not give the undefeated…

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Junior Swimmer Hadley Judson has Lofty Goals

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER After training all summer with Georgia Tech, junior swimmer Hadley Judson has high hopes for this season. “If everything stays on track I think that she is setting herself up for a special year,” head swim coach Dean Brownley said. Originally from Atlanta, Ga., Judson began swimming when she…

Professional Athlete Salaries: Then and Now

By ALEC HUDSON – STAFF WRITER There is a common argument in American culture that the high salaries now given to professional athletes have tarnished athletics. From Tiger Woods to Aaron Rodgers, athletes are now multi-millionaires who are successful in their various sports and serve as spokesmen and spokeswomen for products and services. As professional…

The NBA Uses Marketing to Attract Young Fans

By JOHN WYATT – STAFF WRITER Walk into any local Hibbet’s Sports store or any similar sporting goods store, and go look at the jersey section. Chances are that most stocked NBA jerseys will be in youth sizes. The National Basketball Association (NBA) dominates the youth market, attracting more and more young fans as stars like…

The Play by Play: Is Baseball Boring or are Americans Antsy?

By CJ DONALD – COLUMNIST Of the major American sports, baseball is considered to be the redheaded stepchild. Sports fans have, whether they realize it or not, neglected baseball and continue to banish the sport to the closet under the stairs. It is no secret that this disregard for hardball has contributed to a massive diminution…

China Time with Lu Han

By LU HAN – CENTO WRITER In China, almost all English students receive an English name. In order to make the educational experience more authentic, students either give themselves an English name or are given one by their English teacher. Since a student’s English name is nothing formal enough to be put on his/her state…

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Study Abroad Q&A: Merida, Mexico

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – STAFF WRITER Centre is currently one of the top institutions in the nation for studying abroad, and it is easy to see why. Most students study abroad at least once during their time here through one of Centre’s numerous programs in cities including London, Glasgow, and Strasbourg. In this issue, The…

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Explore Danville’s Community Arts Center

By ADAM FALLUJI – CENTO WRITER Attending a liberal arts school means expanding your creative horizons and learning to impact the world in ways you had not yet imagined. At Centre, students have the convenience of living just up the street from the Community Arts Center, a place where one can practice doing exactly that….

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