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President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

President Mark Emmert Out of the NCAA?

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

While the NCAA is a not-for-profit association of member institutions, it’s no secret that the March Madness tournament brings in billions of dollars every year. The redistribution model is built so...

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor September 30, 2020

Since the inception of sports in America, athletes have used their platform to speak up for others. Jim Thorpe used his platform to highlight the plight of Native Americans. Jackie Robinson’s role in...

Pandemics and Profits

Pandemics and Profits

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer April 5, 2020

On March 11, the sports community was brought to an abrupt and unanticipated halt. The coronavirus pandemic had reached the U.S., and the sports world was one of the first industries impacted. First, games...

Photo Courtesy of Michael Place

Billiken Basketball wraps up regular season, kicking off A-10 tournament

Sam Glass, Sports Editor March 5, 2020

Now in the final stage of the season, Billiken basketball makes their claims for conference champions. With both men’s and women’s teams playing games over the weekend and midweek, the season is ramping...

Kent Starts Career Strong, Is a “Program-Player”

Kent Starts Career Strong, Is a “Program-Player”

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer December 4, 2019

Coach Lisa Stone has continued to recruit well in her eighth season leading the women’s basketball team. From landing high-profile recruits like Jackie Kemph and Ciaja Harbison, to keeping local players...

Graphic Courtesy of Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Women’s Basketball Posted Fourth in A-10

Mishal Mustaque, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

Preseason results/expectations: Ciaja Harbison was named in the A-10 All Conference First Team, and despite having five sophomores and four freshmen on the roster, expectations are high for Saint Louis’...

Following the Billikens’ win over league-leading VCU in Chaifetz Arena on Feb. 27, seniors Kerri McMahan, Tara Dusharm, and Jordyn Frantz were recognized for their contributions to the program. The win gives them women the opportunity to play for their own fate in the A-10 tournament seeding. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Women’s Basketball gets Home Wins over Richmond, VCU

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 28, 2019

Women’s basketball rolled past Richmond Feb. 17 in Chaifetz Arena with a final score of 78-48. The team moved to 13-13 on the year and 8-5 in the conference with their seventh win in nine games. Jordyn...

Freshman Ciaja Harbison has now earned herself nine A-10 Rookie of the Week nods as well as a National Freshman of the Week nod from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, the first time a SLU woman has ever received the award. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Harbison Continues to Rack Up Awards

Sam Glass, Staff Writer February 13, 2019

The only thing more impressive than an eight-time A-10 Rookie of the Week is a nine-time A-10 Rookie of the Week. And the only thing that could be more impressive than nine conference awards would be a...

The Women’s Basketball Team has won four of their last five conference games to put themselves in the middle of the pack at fifth in the conference. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Women’s Basketball goes 4-1 in Last Five

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor February 13, 2019

Since their loss in Richmond to A-10 leading VCU, the Billikens have rebounded to a 4-1 record in the last two weeks to put them in the fifth spot in the conference with four games left before the tournament....

Ciaja Harbison and Brooke Flowers lead the Billikens in a conference loss to the league-leading VCU Rams in Richmond. SLU drops to 3-4 in the A-10 and will be back in Chaifetz tonight to take on George Mason.

Billikens fall to VCU in Richmond, Back in Chaifetz Tonight

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor January 31, 2019

To follow up a dramatic win in triple-overtime against Dayton last week, the Women's Basketball Team headed on the road to take on the A-10 leading VCU Rams at their home in Richmond, Va. on Jan. 27. The...

Remarkable rookies shine in the heart of A10 play. Photo taken by Billiken Athletics.

Remarkable Rookies Shine in the Heart of A10 Play

Ryan Lefner, Sports Editor January 28, 2019

In a season that has brought a lot of negative results for the Billikens women’s basketball team, the freshmen class has brought nothing but a steady stream of positives. Each week of the season,...

Women’s Basketball defeated Dayton in a triple overtime thriller to even their in-conference record to 3-3. Senior Kerri McMahan had four major free throws to put the game away for the Billikens.

Women’s Basketball gets Historic Win in Triple Overtime

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor January 24, 2019

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...

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