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Academics before athletics

John Stevens, [email protected]

April 24, 2017

Filed under Feature Sports, Sports Op-ed

Growing up, my mother made it clear that with the exception of church, school came before anything. Whether I wanted to go to practice when I had homework or had a test the day after a big game, school was at the top of my pri...

Switching to FCS could bring football success

Jimmon Felton, [email protected]

April 3, 2017

Filed under Sports Op-ed

“Time for a change” is the slogan that America lived under for eight years, and it’s the same slogan that ULM football needs to take into consideration. It’s time to make the change from the FBS division and d...

Beware the madness of March

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]

March 20, 2017

Filed under Sports Op-ed

The month of March is a time for lent and St. Patrick’s Day, but the NCAA Tournament also kicks off in March. The tournament keeps viewers all over the world glued to their TVs and cell phones. March Madness is full of both Cindere...

Patriots still patriotic

ULM Hawkeye, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Sports Op-ed

Led by Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, six members of the New England Patriots have chosen not to continue the tradition of visiting the White House after winning the Super Bowl. Many people are criticizing the...

Support soccer’s 1st Sunbelt tournament

Jerimee Washington

October 31, 2016

Filed under Sports Op-ed

The soccer team made the Sun Belt conference tournament for the first time in program history since joining in 2005. While they have made the post-season before, they were in the Southland Conference the last time. is ...

Supporting athletics supports the school

Reginald Wells

October 17, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Op-ed

This past week was full of excitement across campus as we celebrated our homecoming. The week was capped by the annual homecoming game. While attendance for the game was a good turnout, the reason should not be simply because it wa...

To play or not to play: the Chris Bosh verdict

Reginald Wells

October 4, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Op-ed

As this new NBA season slowly approaches, teams will sport new rosters and lineups with hopes of a better season than the last. The Miami Heat, in particular, is simply looking for a new start. Earlier in the offseason, they said...

Starting rookie quarterbacks make a splash in the NFL

Jerimee Washington

September 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Op-ed

Welcome to the takeover of starting rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. As teams enter week three of their respective schedules, some teams deal with different obstacles than others. This is the season of rookie starting quarterbacks...

Unnoticed illegal hits still have heavy impact

Reginald Wells

September 13, 2016

Filed under Sports Op-ed

The new NFL season began Thursday with a much-anticipated rematch of Super Bowl 50. Like always, it was a great celebration of the two best teams in the league the previous year and a preview of what is to come in this new seas...

Don’t idolize college athletes

John Stevens

September 6, 2016

Filed under Sports Op-ed

With the college football season underway, it is important to remind ourselves that college football players should not be made into super-star athletes that we worship every Saturday. When you lose the concept that these pla...

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