Category Archives: Sports

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Swim Team Finishes Hardest Training Block

Written by Allan Smith Megaphone Staff Writer The SU Men’s and Women’s swim team competed well in their last two meets despite being in a heavy training block in preparation for the SCAC Championships in February. The Pirates turned in … Continue reading

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Handball Competes at State Tourney

Written by Matt Trawick The Southwestern University handball team competed in the Texas State Handball Championship earlier this month, giving yet another strong performance in intercollegiate competition. This is their first tournament since the Buc handball team won the National … Continue reading

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Soccer Season Ends

Written by Clair Booher After an exciting season, the men’s and women’s soccer team season came to an end at the hand of the Trinity Tigers. Although both teams are disappointed, they have every reason to hold their heads high. … Continue reading

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America's Team Once Again

Written by Martin Irish One play. One yard short. One botched hold and an unsuccessful run to the corner was all it took to end the Cowboys’ season. Tony Romo had the season slip right through his hands. He single … Continue reading

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Cross Country Prepares for Conference

Written by Allen Smith. The SU Men’s and Women’s cross country teams have been working hard to prepare for the SCAC Conference Championships this Saturday at the SU Golf Course. The course features a steep 300-m hill that is sure … Continue reading

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SU Pirates Swimming Team

You’ve seen them walking around campus… the ones with ice packs strapped to them, sopping wet hair and an overall appearance of fatigue. However, they are also the ones who sit in the far side of the Commons and can … Continue reading

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Women's Golf Team: Competing against the Ivy League

Written by Claire Booher. The Lady Pirate’s golf team has started off this year with a bang. The men and women’s golf teams were left without a practice course when SU took their 9-hole course down to a 6-hole course … Continue reading

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SU Tennis Team

The SU tennis team has already had an active pre-season. The team started the year with a match against Howard-Payne in Brownwood on September 8. In Brownwood, the Howard-Payne Yellow Jackets overtook both the girls and boys teams by an … Continue reading

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