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Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Continuing A Legacy

Replacing the most successful class in EMU history is no easy task, but that’s exactly what men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean has on his plate for the 2011-12 season. Last year Eastern Mennonite finished 22-5 with a starting lineup of ...More

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Men’s Basketball Receives National Votes

Despite losing their entire starting lineup, the Runnin Royals still have enough respect around the country to get a few nods. Or votes, as the case may be. The Eastern Mennonite men received four votes in the D3hoops.com national poll, which was released today, effectively putting them in a tie for 51st place in the preseason list. EMU lost all five of their senior starters from last ye ...More

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Basketball Teams Release Schedules

The Eastern Mennonite University women’s basketball team will open its 2011-12 season with a tip-off classic, welcoming three teams to Yoder Arena on Nov. 18-19. The classic will be two of the Royals’ 14 home games in their 24-game schedule, which was released today.  EMU hosts York (NY), Stevenson and Mary Baldwin at the classic, playing Stevenson at 8:00pm on Nov. 18 and Y ...More

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Farm Evolution: Innovation Important for Large and Small

Posted with permission from Daily News Record, Sept. 13, 2011 HARRISONBURG – When Matt Lohr, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, decided to open a corn maze on Lohrs Farm, his grandfather didn’t think the business move would pan out. “ ...More

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Royals Night Celebrates Athletics

Once a year, Eastern Mennonite University gets all of its student-athletes together in one place.  Royals Night, as it is called, was on August 31 this year, as this year’s Royals and Lady Royals got an introduction for what it means to be a student-athlete at EMU. Athletic Director Dave King led the evening. “This has become a tradition that helps us get th ...More

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EMU Lands 53 On ODAC All-Academic Team

Eastern Mennonite University had 53 student-athletes named recently to the 2010-11 Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.  All of the Royals’ programs compete in the ODAC except for men’s volleyball, which is not sponsored by the league. The full All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the fifth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for co ...More

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Basketball Star Todd Phillips Named VaSID All-State First Team

Senior forward Todd Phillips (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) led the Runnin Royals in four statistical categories this past season. The All-American also finished as Eastern Mennonite’s career leader in steals. After a heavy dose of postseason awards, Phillips wraps up his list by being named All-State First Team by the Virginia ...More

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Phillips Takes All-America Honors For Second Year

Senior Todd Phillips (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) can already note his playing career as being a part of the most successful stretch in EMU men’s basketball history. Now he continues to add individual honors that make him one of the most decorated players in Eastern Mennonite history, as he was recently named All-American by t ...More

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Men’s Basketball Squad Finishes Season 22-5, No. 15 in Nation

Even though they missed a bid to the NCAA D-III National Tournament, the Runnin Royals can still see the fruits of their great year. The Eastern Mennonite men, 22-5 after a season-ending loss in the ODAC Semifinals, came in at No. 15 this week in the D3hoops.com national poll. A final poll will be released following the close of the national tourney in ...More

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Before Win Over VWC, Runnin Royals Move Up To No. 14

The Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team has moved up two more spots in the D3hoops.com national poll to No. 14. The rankings were released Monday night and were not affected by the Runnin Royals’ 86-71 win over now-No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan ...More