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Volleyball looks forward to two home games this weekend

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

September 22, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, 2016

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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, 2016

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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...

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