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Moving Forward: Centre Football

BY DEVIN BAKER – STAFF WRITER The Centre Football team (4-1) is coming off of a big win over Austin College. This follows a tough loss to Berry in Rome, Georgia on September 23. The Berry matchup had seriously playoff implications for both teams. Going into the game, Centre and Berry were both undefeated and…

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Colonel Spotlight: Softball Coach Tori Brown

BY WILSON BLAKEMAN – STAFF WRITER “I will tell you: I went down to Melton’s Deli the other day and they knew my name. I got all kinds of excited about that!” New Centre Softball Coach Tori Brown is new to Danville, but is no stranger to small-town living. Growing up in Harrison, OH just…

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Centre’s Game of the Week Promotion

BY EMMA PRESBURG – STAFF WRITER  You might have seen the fliers posted around the athletic buildings –Athletes in the middle with the words “Centre Game of the Week” written across the top. This new promotion is an attempt to increase attendance at home athletic events, encouraging students to come out and support their fellow…

Centre Athletes Return From a Spring Break Full of Competition

BY EMMA PRESBURG – STAFF WRITER All Centre athletics’ in-season sports competed over spring break traveling to the likes of Atlanta, Florida, and Jekyll Island. Women’s lacrosse opened break with a non-conference home game against Kalamazoo, winning 17-5. Junior Hannah Bellamah led the Colonels with four goals but with three goals to her name but…

Centre Baseball off to Best Start in 25 Years

BY EMMA PRESBERG – STAFF WRITER  After completing their first 10 games, Centre Baseball sits at an impressive 8-2. This includes sweeping both Coast Guard and Defiance while splitting their recent series against Whitman. The program is off to their best start in 25 seasons, when the Colonels won their first 11 games in 1992….

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons Come to Close in SAA Tournament

BY EMMA PRESBERG – STAFF WRITER  Centre men’s basketball finished the season after falling to Birmingham Southern 77-71 in the SAA conference tournament semi-finals. The Colonels ended the season 14-11 overall and 9-5 in conference play. First year guard Perry Ayers came into his first collegiate season and quickly found his place. Ayers finished second…

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Centre’s Colonel: Icon or Relic?

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER  The history of Centre College is long, and one that many students here at Centre are proud of. Centre remained open during the Civil War, with Old Centre serving as a hospital for both the Union and Confederate troops. The college managed to defeat Harvard at football (once) and…

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