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    A Beautiful Day for baseball

    This past Tuesday was Lipscomb’s A Beautiful Day, and amidst many events, the baseball team hosted Vanderbilt. The first time Vandy had come to Lipscomb for a home game in 14 years, the stands – and surrounding hills – were packed. In fact, the final official attendance number was 1,547, a record number for Lipscomb baseball. Check out some snapshots from the game, taken by Herd Media Photographer Micah Barkley.

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    Building Chemistry: The Story of Unity and Growth in Lipscomb’s Baseball Squad

    This year’s Lipscomb Baseball team is a little bigger than last year’s – numbering forty athletes strong. But they’re also facing a lot of interesting dynamics and changes coming. With thirty of the players at Junior level or above, most would expect a split among the players. But that’s not the case with Lipscomb’s team. Senior Outfielder Alex Vergara was the first to quickly put any suspicions to rest. Vergara has been on the Lipscomb team for the past two years, and has been playing college baseball for the past five. “This is the best the chemistry has ever felt,” Vergara said. “A lot of times I think guys say…

  • Breaking News,  Sports

    Unveiling the Boulevard Beasts: A New Era in College Athletics Begins

    In a groundbreaking collaboration announced exclusively through Lipscomb’s Herd Media and Belmont’s Belmont Vision Network, the two schools have set aside historic rivalries to begin a journey. Lipscomb University and Belmont University, competitors in academics and athletics, have unveiled plans to merge their strengths, talents, and passions to one stage: the football field. This unprecedented move marks a pivotal moment in collegiate athletics, as Lipscomb and Belmont come together to form the “Boulevard Beasts.” The Beasts will be led by former Tennessee Titan, Kevin Dyson. In a statement, Coach Dyson mentioned, “I am honored to accept the position as head football coach for the Boulevard Beasts, where I will combine…

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    Jersey Madness: Unveiling the Inspiration Behind the Lady Bisons’ Dolly Parton Jerseys

    Amidst March Madness, where 168 teams bring their A-game to the court, one jersey stands out as a light of uniqueness and inspiration. While each team reps its colors with pride, none quite match the spirit and Dolly charm of Lipscomb’s latest addition to the court. Step into the world where basketball meets country music, and discover the story behind the Lady Bisons’ one-of-a-kind Dolly Parton jerseys. Dolly Parton displayed some of her iconic fashions at Lipscomb University last semester in a unique exhibit “Dolly & the Makers” – but that wasn’t the end of Dolly’s partnerships with Lipscomb. This basketball season, the Lipscomb fashion department and women’s basketball team…

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    March Madness unleashed: Bisons stunned as UNA seals victory with buzzer-beater in ASUN quarterfinals

    The ASUN Conference Tournament quarterfinal clash at Allen Arena unfolded in a frenzy of last-second efforts, leaving the Bisons stunned and the Lions victorious with a narrow 77-75 victory. The term March Madness holds true. Owen McCormack’s three in the final seconds to take the lead gave North Alabama and former Bison KJ Johnson too much time as he nailed a floater at the buzzer to win the game.   Game Overview  Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024  Location: Allen Arena  Final Score: Lipscomb Men’s Basketball 75, North Alabama Lions 77  First Half  The Lions started the game on a 14-0 run. Lipscomb faced adversity when shots were failing to fall.…

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    Bisons stage thrilling comeback, defeat EKU 81-67

    The Lipscomb men’s basketball team faced one of its biggest games of the season Friday, March 1, against the No. 1 ranked team in the ASUN, Eastern Kentucky. The game went back and forth, but the Bisons rallied and pulled off an 81-67 victory over the EKU Colonels. The game started out in EKU’s favor, but their lead was short lived. The Bisons turned the game around, with junior guard Will Pruitt sinking a three point shot to bring the score to 5-4 in the Bisons favor. The Bisons held their lead for nearly the next ten minutes of the game. The game remained tight however, with both teams strong…

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    Full-court Faith: How AJ McGinnis is embracing change, growth through his walk with God

    When many basketball fans see Bisons’ junior AJ McGinnis, they see a sharpshooting guard that has been one of the most dangerous scorers on the Lipscomb men’s basketball team this season. A spark-plug that provides instant energy to his team and contributed to a NCAA Tournament appearance as a freshman at UNC Greensboro. However, McGinnis’ story and value goes much deeper and much further than being able to put a ball in a hoop, and so did his growth over the offseason. After the Bisons’ victory against Alabama A&M on Nov. 18 2023, McGinnis spoke to media members about where the most growth that he saw over the offseason wasn’t…

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    Lipscomb women’s cross-country: The quiet making of a dynasty

    At Lipscomb, the growing success of men’s soccer and the longtime strength of basketball have brought money and recognition to the University. But what about the sports that don’t necessarily draw crowds or make money? The so-called non-revenue sports? Fueled by recent success, the Lady Bisons cross-country team is looking to break a norm and get its taste of recognition. If you haven’t been paying attention, the Bison women have been rewriting chapters in school record books every meet for the past two years. It has won the last two Atlantic Sun cross-country championships, completing the 2023 edition with a perfect score (meaning its runners were the first five finishers…

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    Super Bowl unites Swifties and NFL fans

    For many, the Super Bowl is one of the more anticipated events of the year. It is a time of gigantic food orders, friendship, sports betting, and commercials. On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Las Vegas, Nevada, to conclude another exciting football season. But this year brings an element that is hardly unbeknownst to anyone. The game-changer comes in the form of 14-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift, who currently dates Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce. “I know some people are upset about it, but I think it brings more eyes to the Super Bowl,” said junior software engineering major Tanish Neema. According…