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
If Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena seems a bit peppier this winter, look no further than the northeast corner of the basketball court floor. EMU’s new pep band is loud, they’re proud and they’re here to stay.
This fall, the Eastern Mennonite University baseball field should be a little greener — and in more than one sense of the word. A new irrigation system uses sustainable technology to grow and support higher quality playing surfaces.
Weaver Irrigation is currently installing a system that will use non-potable sto ...More
Eastern Mennonite University Director of Athletics Dave King has announced the start of three new initiatives by the athletic department: Royals Athlete of the Week, Royals All-Academic Team, and Senior Recognition.
The Royals Athlete of the Week award will go to a student-athlete who is selected weekly by the athletic department. That man or woman will be one who has made a significan ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Wendell Eberly as the school’s first-ever head golf coach. Eberly, also an alumnus and former women’s basketball coach, will head both the men’s and women’s golf teams at EMU, both of which will be a varsity sport for the first time this fall.
He recently retired from a position with Rockingham County, spending more than ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Jeff Tyson as head women’s volleyball coach. Tyson comes to EMU from Marion, IN, when he has been heavily involved in the region’s volleyball scene, including four years as an assistant coach at Indiana Wesleyan University.
He will become the EMU program’s ninth hea ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced that it will be adding men’s and women’s golf programs, starting with the 2012-13 season.
Both men and women will compete as sponsored Old Dominion Athletic Conference sports, with the conference also adding the women’s sport next fall. The new programs bring the number of athletic offerings at EMU to 17. The school also offers basebal ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of Steve Benson, head coach of the men’s and women’s volleyball programs, effective at the end of July. Benson, who just finished his sixth season at EMU, has accepted a position as the Event Manager for the Florida Region of USA Volleyball.
In the 2005-06 season, Benson took over as Eastern Mennonite’s first co ...More
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the resignation of head baseball coach Mark Mace, effective at the end of July. Mace led the Royals for six seasons but will step down as he starts work on a graduate degree.
Mace inherited a small roster when he took over the EMU baseball program before the 2006 season and has built the roster sizes and win totals during his tenure. After ...More