Category Archives: Sports

Lady Captains take down Seahawks

After losing their first game this season to conference rival Mary Washington, the CNU women’s basketball team rebounded to an 11 point win against St. Mary’s. The Captains, now ranked fifth in the nation, battled a slow start aga...

Three players snubbed from NBA All-Star game

Every year there are 24 slots open for the NBA All-Star game and the league’s most elite players compete day in and night out to land one of these prestigious spots. However, there is one problem. There are much more than 24 playe...

Lacrosse heads into another tough season

For the women’s lacrosse team, “Start Strong” has been the motto in the first few weeks of practices. The team begins the season with three tough matchups; two of the three are ranked in the top 20 nationwide.  When asked abo...

CNU Takes Down Salisbury

There are a few accomplishments that all athletes strive to achieve over their careers: winning a championship ring or setting a new record to name a couple. Another extremely important one is taking on a difficult rival and comin...

Callahan travels to Music City

Ever since freshman year, I have always wanted to attend the NCAA Convention. I remember sitting in at our Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) meetings, being a shy, yet active member, trying to process all of the legislatio...

Six inducted into HoF

The athletic department honored its newest inductees into the Hall of Fame on Jan. 28. Here are the six new members. Jessie Atkinson – Softball Graduating in 2011, Atkinson helped lead her team to a NCAA national runner-up f...

Rybarczyk shines in spotlight senior year

A team here in our sports community that often goes unappreciated is our Cheer team. Our cheerleaders have almost no off season; practice for competition is year-round and they also cheer along the football and basketball teams. O...

Men’s lacrosse prepares for tough season

Fresh off a record-setting campaign, Christopher Newport men’s lacrosse is ready to strap it on and improve upon the finest season in program history. The 2016 season was one defined by success, as the Captains racked up 13 victor...