In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James look at the interesting dynamics of this time of year. They talk about the basketball teams dealing with less practice time during exam week, but still playing games this weekend. Dave also digs into some unique teaching moments with the student-athletes that become available.
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Sports Information Director James De Boer brings on women’s basketball coach Kevin Griffin. They talk about expectations after finishing 22-4 last season, the reasoning and results of a tough stretch to start this season, and the balance of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
Faculty and Staff in several departments recognize important achievements of students during the fall semester. Laurie Miller also recognizes and celebrates 10 years of Common Grounds coffeehouse on campus!
In this week’s “Inside Athetics” podcast, Sports Information Director James De Boer rides solo. He opens talking about the excitement building for the track & field season, which opens this weekend. With both basketball teams opening their ODAC seasons this week, James also talks about some trends we might see this year and some of… Read more »
In today’s podcast, Dave is joined by Sue Kolb, the Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being. They review the work that Sue did last year in tracking attendance and academic progress as a means of improving retention rates. Sue outlines the program that was implemented, the follow-up work that was done and the results… Read more »
This week Dave takes a break from reporting results and highlights of sports action and focuses on the issue of athletic scholarships. He references a series of articles by Bill Pennington that appeared in the Ney York Times in 2008. The articles were based on, at that time, recently disclosed information from the NCAA about… Read more »
This week, Dave’s guest is Roger Mast, head men’s soccer coach. In the weeks in between the fall and winter sports, Dave takes the opportunity to visit with Coach Mast and reflect on the recent men’s soccer season. Besides commenting on his team’s season, Coach Mast provides insights into the parity that was ODAC men’s… Read more »