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Men Finish A-10 Tournament Play

Men Finish A-10 Tournament Play

March 22, 2018

SLU Men’s Basketball traveled to Washington D.C. for the Atlantic-10 Championship on Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9. SLU beat George Washington 70-63 before falling to eventual A-10 Champion Davidson 78-60. In the game against the Colonials, the Billikens took a 7-2 lead with 15:46 left i...

Women Bow Out To Kansas State Early In WNIT Play

Women Bow Out To Kansas State Early In WNIT Play

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The Women’s Basketball team had a busy two weeks, finishing up the regular season and participating in the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament. After the tournament, SLU finished the season with a 17-15 overall record. Senior Night was held on February 24 in Chaifetz Arena against Dayton, a team th...

Ibtihaj Muhammad: Olympian Fencer Visits SLU

Ibtihaj Muhammad: Olympian Fencer Visits SLU

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

March 9, 2018

On March 28, Olympic bronze medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad came to SLU per the Great Issues Committee. Muhammad started fencing in New Jersey at age 14. She never aspired to make it to the Olympics, but yet, at age 30, she was a member of the USA fencing team in Rio. “For me, I think that I have alwa...

Tennis Finding Their Way Early

Tennis Finding Their Way Early

Michael Treviño, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

This past weekend marked a grueling time for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams, as each competed in three matches over the weekend along the East Coast. The weekend capped off a strong February for the Billikens, as both the men’s and women’s teams scored a combined eleven-total match w...

Women’s Basketball End Season with Heartbreaking Loss

Women’s Basketball End Season with Heartbreaking Loss

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

The Women’s Basketball team had a busy two weeks, finishing up the regular season and participating in the Atlantic-10 Championship Tournament. After the tournament, SLU finished the season with a 17-15 overall record. Senior Night was held on Feb. 24 in Chaifetz Arena against Dayton, a team that, be...

Men Drop Last two Games of Regular Season

Men Drop Last two Games of Regular Season

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

The season ended on a sour note for the Billikens, who dropped two of their last three games prior to the A-10 Tournament. The sole win was a home game against George Washington on Saturday, Feb. 24, when SLU upended the Colonials 62-53. Early on, shots didn’t fall for either team. Redshirt juni...

Jalen Johnson: The “Bayou Billiken”

Jalen Johnson: The “Bayou Billiken”

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

“Basketball, in general, has changed my life,” said Jalen Johnson, sophomore Billiken basketball star. Johnson came in as the “Baton Rouge Bomber” but the voice of SLU basketball, Bob Ramsey, decided to change it up, and thus the “Bayou Billiken” was born. In his second year as a Bil...

Women Battle at Home and On the Road

Women Battle at Home and On the Road

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

The Billikens continued their road trip with a Feb. 10 game against Rhode Island. The second consecutive road game brought the Bills a win before their return home. The game saw three Billikens finish in double digits with senior forward Maddy Gits scoring in the double digits for her seventh consecut...

Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

The SLU Swimming and Diving teams traveled to the Spire Center in Geneva, Ohio for the Atlantic-10 Conference Championships the weekend of Feb. 14-17.  The Billikens came out of the big meet with four golds, one silver, five bronzes, a number of high-placing swims, and four new school records. Senior...

Short-staffed Men See Success

Short-staffed Men See Success

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

Despite Ty Graves withdrawing from SLU a few days prior, SLU Men’s Basketball prevailed over La Salle 70-62 at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Feb. 10. SLU scored twice in the first two minutes, with layups from redshirt junior guard Javon Bess and freshman forward Hasahn French. La Salle struck b...

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

This past weekend, Men's and Women's Track and Field competed at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships at Mackal Field House in Kingston, Rhode Island. As a collective, the men scored 51 points in the meet, giving them an eighth-place finish out of 10 teams. Junior long distance runner Manuel de Ba...

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Early on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Office of the President sent out an email formalizing the end of the Title IX investigation that began after three women reported a sexual assault on Sept. 24 2017. As reported in local media, freshman guard Jordan Goodwin has been suspended for two months on the grounds...

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