Few things permeate American culture like sports; successful collegiate athletes are even dubbed “All-American.”
The American Alliance of Health, Physical Education and Recreation recommends children get a minimum of 30 minutes of large muscle play a day, but children regularly surpass that in the world of youth sports.
From a young age children — often pushed by the ...More
Senior Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) saved her best for last. Running in her final collegiate mile race Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Indoor National Championships, Chappell-Dick passed two runners over the final lap to pull away to her second straight ...More
Jess Rheinheimer (Manheim, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite), a senior student-athlete at Eastern Mennonite University, was recently named the Academic All-American of the Year by the College Sports Information Directors ...More
Griffin Stanley (Roanoke, Va./Cave Spring) is helping his team make a statement. It’s over. The rebuilding period for the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Royals baseball team has been completed. Now in his junior year, Stanley believes it is time to take care of business, bu ...More
For Scott Eyre – residence director of Cedarwood Hall at Eastern Mennonite University, sports photographer for the Royals, and soon-to-be-graduate – the journey to the present day has included “a lot of Red Sea parting stuff.” Despite a circuitous route through one hardship after another, the waters have repeat ...More
EMU’s men finished third at Sunday’s ODAC Indoor Championships, the highest team finish for the Royals since 2007. Bolstered by three gold medals, the Royals’ total of 84 points was their best mark since 2003, well ahead of Lynchburg in fourth at 62. Bridgewater won the team title at 166.
Jess Rheinheimer (Manheim, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) is leaving her mark in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), as the Eastern Mennonite senior was named a repeat selection as ODAC Player of the Year as well as ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete.
Sophomore Maleke Jones (Charles Town, W.V./Washington) has come a long way since his freshman year. Unlike some point guards who are simply role players, Jones has proven to be a key factor to the success of the men’s basketball team this year.
In the men’s one-point win ...More
After finishing seventh in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference standings in 2015, the Royals were picked for the No. 7 spot in this spring’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Preseason Poll. Postseason champion Randolph-Macon was tabbed as the favorite.
Eastern Mennonite returns both of their All-ODAC performers, led by First Teamer ...More
Opening Day is Saturday for the Eastern Mennonite University baseball team, which made history last spring with their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament appearance since 2002. [Editor’s note 2/12/16: The Saturday 2/13/16 double-header against Penn State-Altoona has been postponed.]
Coach Ben Spotts was named the conference Coach of the Year, a ...More