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EMU men's and women's basketball off to a promising 2012-13 season

Basketball Season Off to Promising Start for Men and Women

EMU Basketball Men Hoping To Catch Another Round Of Lightning Update: After a 79-71 win over Mary Washington University on Dec. 19, the Runnin Royals were 1-2 within the ODAC and 8-4 overall. The team returns to the court after the holiday break on Jan. 5 at Emory & Henry College ...More

Ben Spotts Named Head Baseball Coach at EMU

Ben Spotts Named Head Baseball Coach at EMU

EMU has announced the hiring of Ben Spotts as head baseball coach.  The Royals didn’t have to look too far… Spotts has spent the past 14 years as assistant baseball coach at Bridgewater College, just down the Route 42 corridor. He will become the tenth head baseball coach at EMU when he begins July 1, replacing interim ...More

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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

2011 EMU Softball team

Softball Season Preview: ODAC Title Tough Act To Follow

An ODAC Championship and appearance in the NCAA Regionals is a hard act to follow. Graduating five seniors makes it even harder. That is the task facing the Eastern Mennonite softball team in 2011. Last year the women became the first ever eighth seed to win an ODAC tournament in any sport. Despite coming in with a younger team, eighth-year ...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

EMU Eyes NCAA Berth

By Mike Barber, Daily News-Record Kirby Dean Excuse Kirby Dean if he isn’t completely sure of the selection process for the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament. After all, the Eastern Mennonite program he coaches has never been the ...More

Driver Leaps Into May

Photo courtesy of EMU Athletics The 3:30 a.m. wake-up calls as a teen-ager prepared Wendy Driver for these moments. Milking cows on her family ...More

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By Michael Rothstein, Daily News-Record The old gym was packed. People lined the walls while Eastern Mennonite University freshman Jason Axford was going back to serve. The noise: deafening. The opponent: insurmountabl ...More