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Nicholls senior Ainsley Pratt served on athletic advisory committee

Gunnar Gilbreath, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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Nicholls senior soccer player Ainsley Pratt is part of a 32-person student athlete advisory committee that plays a part in implementing legislation for college athletics. The committee has been put in place to eliminate illegalities...

Emani White fights past obstacles throughout her career

Gunnar Gilbreath, Sports Writer

January 26, 2017

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Nicholls’ women’s basketball guard, Emani White plays a key role for the Colonels, but has endured her share of obstacles. Just before her freshman year at Nicholls, White noticed unusual red blotches on her hand and rashes...

Athlete Close-up: Senior tennis player Sam Meessen

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

January 26, 2017

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As he enters his last season on the tennis court as a Colonel, senior Sam Meessen admits that the sacrifices and demands of the sport over the years have been well worth it. A Native of Voerendaal, Netherlands, Meessen is...

Nicholls athletes come together for kickball tournament

Katherine Kelly, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

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The Student Athlete Advisory Committee of Nicholls State University held its first kickball tournament on Friday, Jan. 20. The event was created to bring all student athletes together in an environment where they could compete...

New tennis Head Coach looks ahead at season start

Katherine Kelly, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

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The Nicholls State University tennis programs open their 2017 season this Sunday under the new leadership of Head Coach Greg Harkins. Harkins joins the Colonels after his experience as head coach of the women’s tennis team...

Women’s basketball looks to rebound against Abilene

Gunnar Gilbreath, Sports Writer

January 18, 2017

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On the heels of back-to-back losses, the Nicholls State University women’s basketball team will attempt to bounce back against Abilene Christian University tonight. Nicholls Senior guard Emani White has confidence that not...

Colonel athletes reflect on how they succeed in the classroom

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

November 22, 2016

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Nicholls State University athletes have continued to display their strengths both on the playing field and in the classroom by maintaining the delicate balance required for excelling in both school and sport. According...

Colonels fall to Southeastern in River Bell Classic

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

November 18, 2016

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The Nicholls State University football team closed out their season in a close loss at the hands of rival Southeastern Louisiana University on Thursday. After recapturing the River Bell last season for the first time since 2010,...

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