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Athlete close up: cross country Junior Hannah Naquin

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

October 6, 2016

Although she never dreamed of being a runner, Hannah Naquin has established herself as an integral member of Nicholls cross country and track. From her freshman to junior year, Naquin’s name can be found mentioned in numerous...

Nicholls Soccer among the highest scoring teams in the NCAA

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

September 28, 2016

Despite a handful of rough games, Nicholls soccer remains one of the highest scoring soccer teams in the NCAA. Once at the top of the list, the Colonels have fallen a bit and are now tied for sixth place with the University...

Volleyball looks forward to two home games this weekend

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 22, 2016

After spending their past two weekends on the road, the Nicholls volleyball team will open the Southland Conference play Thursday at Stopher Gymnasium. The Colonels will face Central Arkansas on Thursday and Northwestern on Saturday. The...

Defensive Linemen Kenny Dotson earns Defensive Player of the Week

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

September 19, 2016

Nicholls football player Kenny Dotson earned Defensive Player of the Week from both the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and the Southland Conference last week after their narrow loss to Georgia. The sophomore defensive...

Local athletes grateful to play close to home

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 15, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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