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Sixty-nine student athletes on Southland Conference honor roll

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

February 2, 2017

Sixty-nine student-athletes represented Nicholls State University on the Southland Commissioner’s 2016 Fall Academic Honor Roll. The honor roll recognized student-athletes who maintained a minimum 3.00 grade point average...

Nicholls tennis looks to move forward after season opener cancelled

Katherine Kelly, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

The Nicholls State University men’s and women’s tennis teams will open their season on February 5 after inclement weather forced the cancellation of their original spring opener against Alabama State University last Sunday. Since...

Men’s basketball faced rough games after Stuff Stopher

Collin Brazan, Sports Editor

January 27, 2017

After winning a close game in front of a packed crowd, the Nicholls State University men’s basketball team struggled to recapture momentum. The Nicholls men’s basketball team won at home last Thursday, January 19, taking...

Nicholls senior Ainsley Pratt served on athletic advisory committee

Gunnar Gilbreath, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

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