Paladins Come Out Swinging in Strong Start

By: Darcy Waskiewicz, Contributor

Both of the Furman tennis teams dominated in their first matches of the season and look to hold onto that momentum as they continue into the rest of the season. The men’s team began their season with a 7-0 win over South Carolina State, while the women’s team defeated Elon 7-0 in their season opener.  

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Life Lessons from Basketball: Your Story Matters

By: Greg Peterson, Staff Writer

Who can forget?

I mean, who can forget? This question is asked in the aftermath of any sports moment that is even remotely remarkable. Who can forget the time Kobe hit 81 in Toronto? Who can forget when the Patriots overcame a 25 point deficit and won the Super Bowl? Who can forget the time that Greg got dunked on in high school basketball tryouts?

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Paladin Hoops Stumble in Conference Play Over Break

By: Lucius Harvin, Staff Writer

Sitting at 15-4 overall and 4-3 in conference play, the Furman Paladins are one  of the biggest surprises of the year in college basketball. The Paladins, led by junior Jordan Lyons and senior Matt Rafferty, have captured the nation’s attention by knocking off two of last year’s Final Four teams. In wins on the road against Loyola Chicago and defending national champion Villanova, Furman announced to the nation that they were not to be underestimated. Furman raced to an unblemished 12-0 record and were ranked as high as number 23 in the nation. Even though the Paladins have only won 3 of their last 7 games, it is clear that they are a contender in the ever competitive Southern Conference.

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Sammy Says: Furman Needs Retro Jerseys

By: Sammy Clough, Sports Editor

This week my beloved Atlanta Braves released new uniforms for the 2019 MLB season. Leading up to the release of the Atlanta’s new threads, fans speculated what direction the Braves might go with their uniforms. Many, including myself, urged the Braves to bring back some of their classic retro jerseys from the days of Braves legends like Hank Aaron or Dale Murphy.

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