Lebron and Lousy Lakers Struggle Despite Preseason Hype

By: Lucius Harvin, Staff Writer

When Lebron James made the decision to take his talents to Los Angeles the season was supposed to be different. James, coming off eight straight NBA finals with Miami and Cleveland, was immediately supposed to make the Lakers a title contender.

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Paladin Tennis Continues Early Season Excellence

By: Darcy Waskiewicz, Staff Writer

Furman’s tennis teams soared through the first half of the spring season with winning streaks that began the first week of February and continued into March. The Paladins look to build off this energy as the Southern Conference and NCAA tournaments approach.

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Distance Dominates SoCon Meet

By: Sammy Clough, Sports Editor

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Photo Courtesy of FURMAN ATHLETICS Junior Savannah Carnahan took home the 3,000m title and set a new meet record finishing in 9:11.04.
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Photo Courtesy of FURMAN ATHLETICS The Paladins’ womens distance medley finished first and set the SoCon Championship meet record with a time of 11:52.94.

Furman Track and Field continued their distance dominance Sunday taking home four titles in the final day of the Southern Conference championships.

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Spring Has Sprung for Furman Athletics

By: Lucius Harvin, Staff Writer

Heading into spring, the Paladins have accomplished one of the greatest sports years in school history. The football, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s cross country teams all contributed to the great success. The football team won 6 out of their last 7 and finished in a tie for first for the Southern Conference Championship. Not to be outdone, the Paladin’s men’s basketball team beat 2018 Final Four teams Loyola Chicago and Villanova en route to their highest ranking in school history. Wins this week over East Tennessee State, UNC Greensboro and VMI have pushed the Paladins into third in the conference and a date with rival and first place Wofford Saturday, Feb. 23. As Furman’s winter seasons comes to a close, Spring has sprung for many other teams around campus.

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