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Life after Gordon: SLU is going to be just fine

Life after Gordon: SLU is going to be just fine

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Carte’Are Gordon, gone in a flash. The highly touted St. Louis native who was essentially the keynote freshmen piece going forward made his exit from SLU over the winter holiday. Rumors have swirled about what could possibly be the reason for his extraordinarily early departure, but that is all they...

Women’s Basketball gets Historic Win in Triple Overtime

Women’s Basketball gets Historic Win in Triple Overtime

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's basketball

The Women’s basketball team topped Dayton in triple overtime Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of over 6,000 elementary and middle school students on Education Day. With the win over second place Dayton, the Billikens move to 3-3 on the year in the A-10 and moved to 8-11 overall.      ...

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

With the winter sports season starting off at full throttle, the fall sports have drawn to a close, and SLU men’s soccer ends their season with some key takeaways moving forward. The Billikens fought their way into an A-10 tournament spot, seeding sixth in the conference with a 3-1-4 record overall. Fou...

Billiken Men Split East Coast Road Trip, Continue Unbeaten Streak at Home

Billiken Men Split East Coast Road Trip,  Continue Unbeaten Streak at Home

Carter Chapley, Sports Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

When the Billikens left St. Louis for their first road trip of the early season, they knew they would be facing their largest and first real challenge of the year. A road matchup at Seton Hall in Newark, New Jersey and a neutral site battle against the University of Pittsburgh at the Barclay Center...

Ciaja Harbison standing out early in career

Ciaja Harbison standing out early in career

Carter Chapley, Sports Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

Ciaja Harbison is, in some ways, much like a lot of college freshmen at SLU and across the nation. She has a strong connection to her family, has had trouble adjusting to the new college lifestyle and loves to dance with her closest friends. What separates her from the rest of the pack is a strong 3-point shot, j...

Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament Preview

Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament Preview

Celine Reinoso

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Their tournament run will be just the third appearance ever in the NCAA tournament, and their first since 2006. SLU’s last two NCAA postseason appearances saw them getting a victory in each of their first-round games.  The Bills will look to continue this streak on Friday at the University of Kansa...

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Monica Ryan, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Soccer

Freshman midfielder, Hannah Friedrich, has accrued nine goals and seven assists this season to lead the SLU Women’s Soccer Team with a combined 25 points. Two huge events happened in Friedrich’s life at just the age of six. Her family almost forgot her at home when going on a family vacation and ...

Chaykowski named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Chaykowski named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Erin Mcclelland, Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

 Freshman libero Cayce Chaykowski has not let first season jitters, or the transition to college stop her from becoming a force to be reckoned with on the court. She has played in all but three sets so far in her freshman campaign and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.   She earned the n...

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Soccer, Sports

    A crowd of almost 5,000 St. Louis soccer fans filled the seats at Robert R. Hermann Stadium for a Friday night game on Sept. 21. The special occasion was the famed Bronze Boot match between rivals Saint Louis University and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The two teams battled it out un...

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's Soccer

  The Bills kicked off A10 conference play Sep. 20 with a tough opponent on the road in Saint Joseph’s University.    Through the first 45 minutes, the game was deadlocked, as neither team was able to effectively drive the ball into independence square.    Senior forward Maddie Pok...

Field Hockey Wins Double Overtime Nail Biter at Home

Field Hockey Wins Double Overtime Nail Biter at Home

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

   The Red Flash came out of the gate with a red-hot offense, as they were able to take the early lead with a rocket from senior forward, Brea Seabrook.    The Billikens were able to answer with a strike of their own, as freshman forward Lili Wareham needed less than a minute to equalize th...

Anthony Brown leads Men’s Soccer Going into Conference Play

Anthony Brown leads Men’s Soccer Going into Conference Play

Erin Mcclelland, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

  Senior forward Anthony Brown currently leads the SLU mens soccer team in goals with three, number of shots with 13 and is tied with a few of his teammates for the lead in assists, with two. Brown, a native of Belleville, Illinois, gained an interest in soccer at the young age of 5 when he s...

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