Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Who will be taken first overall in the 2014 NFL Draft?

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER It is hard to believe that the National Football League (NFL) draft is less than a month away. Unlike in years past, the draft is filled with many players who could potentially snag the top spot. NFL general managers and their staffs are adjusting their draft boards based on activities…

Jordan, James, or Durant: the debate goes on

By DEREK BEAVEN – STAFF WRITER For most, Michael Jordan is basketball: the Air Jordan logo, the desire to be like Mike, Space Jam. All of these, in addition to six National Basketball Association (NBA) championships and six Finals MVP awards, have solidified Jordan as one of the greatest. But recently, with LeBron James and Kevin…

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Men’s Tennis grows through facing adversity

By CHARLIE GRIGSBY – CENTO WRITER On paper, Centre Men’s Tennis is having a tough year. With three series left in the season, their record sits at 3-12 (1-6 in conference). They’ve won 19 of 56 singles and 11 of 34 doubles matches this year. They sit seventh in the SAA conference standings. This is their…

Play by Play: The role of race in sports and journalism

By CJ DONALD – COLUMNIST College basketball pundits owe Doug McDermott an apology. There is a 6’8” college basketball player who — since the fall of 2011 — has led all Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players in scoring. He’s been a consensus first team All-American award-winner over the last three seasons. As an…

The Kentucky Derby will not disappoint in 2014

By MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER Prepare the mint juleps, a traditional iced drink of bourbon, mint, and sugar syrup. Find the biggest hat you own. It’s horseracing time, and the Run for the Roses is about to begin. On Sat., May 3, the 140th Kentucky Derby will occur at Churchill Downs in Louisville. The Kentucky…

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Baseball battles youth and the weather in 2014

By MARK SANDOVAL – CENTO WRITER The snow has melted and spring is finally showing her face in Danville, Ky. In addition to Easter and Derby preparations, this means that the baseball season for the Centre College Colonels is underway. Believe it or not, the college baseball season is actually winding down; the Colonels only have…

In the Rotation: Summer Jams of 2014 Playlist

By DEREK BEAVEN & JOHN WYATT – STAFF WRITER & NEWS EDITOR With summer right around the corner, it’s time for BBQ’s, pool parties, and general mayhem/working part-time jobs. Regardless of where you’ll be or what you’ll be doing, In the Rotation’s got you covered in terms of a summer playlist. Derek Beaven: “Every Morning” by…

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Off to the Races: Tony Award Nominee Predictions

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – SECTION EDITOR This year’s race to the Tony Awards may be the most intense in recent memory, with Broadway veterans facing off against newcomers in nearly every category. Though the nominations won’t be revealed until April 29 (by Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu, no less), I’ve selected the most likely nominees for…

Healthy Snacks for Stressed College Students

By SARAH CORNETT – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Take one part stress, one part heavy work load, and two parts sleep deprivation and you have a recipe for a college diet disaster. While you may think those French fries from the Grill will help you make it through Finals week, junk food has been proven to decrease your brain’s…

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Campus Musicians Perform in Musicians Showcase

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – SECTION EDITOR Student musicians performed at the Musicians Showcase on Sat., April 12, in Newlin Hall. The biannual event features student performers who take private music lessons or are members of campus ensembles. Many perform stand-alone pieces by well-known composers; others premiere original songs. At the Showcase, first-year Natalie Trammell executed an…

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