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Local athletes grateful to play close to home

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 15

Filed under Sports

For some Nicholls athletes, the only thing better than the opportunity to compete at the Division I level, while playing the sport they love, is being able to do it right in the comfort of their hometown with the support of familiar...

Van Norman pushes track and cross country to excel

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

September 15

Filed under Sports

Nicholls track and cross country seasons have already gone underway, and, according to Head Coach Heather Van Norman, they intend to push themselves to the limit and beyond. “I want them to be the very best they can be,”...

Kaepernick is not disrespecting the United States

Personal Opinion and Collin Brazan

September 12

Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not disrespecting the American flag or the United States of America by choosing to kneel during the national anthem before NFL games. Kaepernick is making a stand about...

Athlete close up: senior defensive back B. T. Sanders

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

September 8

Filed under Sports

Athletes only get one chance at a final season with a team, and for Nicholls defensive back B.T. Sanders, his final season is one he wants to take the time to appreciate. “I’m just trying to take every practice and every...

Assistant Nicholls soccer head coach embraces a more hands on role

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

September 7

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Danny Free, the assistant head coach of Nicholls soccer, has been a crucial part of the team as it went through a head coaching change right before this season began. After being brought on by previous head coach Dylan Harrison...

Nicholls baseball held annual walk-on tryout Wednesday

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 2

Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

The Nicholls State University baseball team held their annual walk-on tryout at Ray E. Didier Field Wednesday. Although Head Coach Seth Thibodeaux never knows who will stumble onto the mound to tryout, he typically expects...

Nicholls football prepares for season opener at Georgia

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 1

Filed under Sports

With one week separating the Nicholls football team from the season opener at Georgia, they continue to put in the work that will allow all of their parts to run smoothly. The Colonels have been committed to the success of...

Former Colonel hoopers find success professionally

Desmond Hunter, Sports Editor

September 1

Filed under Sports

Former basketball players and graduates of Nicholls State University have taken their talents overseas to professional levels. Jovana Mandic, Jeremy Smith and Fred Hunter have all continued to play high-level basketball after...

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