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Forrest Maners is a sophomore sports media major from Jackson, Tennessee. He enjoys photography, video, and sports writing. Besides being a student, Forrest spends time as a student assistant for Lipscomb Baseball. Some of his best accomplishments come from being the Media Ministry Intern at his home church. He developed a broadcast system, podcast studio, and various types of social media content. Forrest hopes that someday he will be working for a professional sports team.

  • Series,  Sports

    Good morning Lipscomb Athletics – Weekly sports update

    Good morning to everyone but especially to… Lipscomb Baseball The Bisons overcame Notre Dame 2-1 in the opening weekend series. The power 5 team came to Nashville hoping to continue its Omaha success from last year but fell short to the herd.  Honorable Mentions… Men’s Basketball defeated Jacksonville with a last second three-pointer.  Softball defeats MTSU to close out the FGCU Invitational. What we are watching this weekend📺 Men’s Basketball will be wrapping up the regular season on Friday at Stetson. Baseball takes on University of Illinois Chicago in a weekend series.  Track and Field will be competing in the ASUN championships this weekend. Women’s Basketball takes on Austin Peay…

  • Multimedia,  News,  Opinion

    The coming of a new world – Artificial Intelligence

    The world is full of many different forms of artificial intelligence. Voice assistants, for instance, Google, Siri and Alexa all use speech recognition, which is a form of AI. Voice typing, machine vision, and language processing are all common forms of AI. As the spring semester begins, there is a new world that Lipscomb students and faculty are having to navigate. Artificial intelligence is that new world. AI, in simple terms, is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. To learn more about this form of technology, checkout this video: The latest AI software is taking the internet by storm; ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a chatbot that…

  • Sports

    Ja Morant – The Memphis Grizzlies climb to the top

    The NBA Western Conference is stacked, but one team has been slowly climbing its way to the top, the Memphis Grizzlies. Over the past month, Memphis has found itself 9-5 and ranked fourth in the Western Conference.  The Grizzlies are led by NBA all-star Ja Morant. Entering his fourth season with Memphis, Morant has received an All-Star selection, a Rookie-Of-The-Year Award and a Most-Improved-Player Award. This year, the Murray State graduate is averaging 28.8 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds in the past 12 games of the 2022-2023 season.  “He has already proved that he is the MVP candidate so far,” Lipscomb junior Brandon Bigsby said. Morant has been putting up…

  • Sports

    Haunted – Preds fans scared by October start

    The Nashville Predators are desperately looking to scrape together some wins. One month into the NHL season, things aren’t going as planned for the Preds. From the very first game, the team’s Western Canadian road trip began with disappointment. The Edmonton Oilers slaughtered the boys from Smashville 7-4, moving the Predators’ season record down to 3-6-1.  The Predators season so far has not been very stellar. A struggling offense, leaky defense and a weak power play, are just some of the issues the team has been facing lately. On paper, the Predators have a highly skilled team capable of being at the top of the central division. How do the…