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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…

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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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    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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    Everything in front of Lipscomb men’s basketball as it approaches crucial point of the season

    The Lipscomb men’s basketball team has had a rollercoaster 2023-2024 season up to this point. From injuries to comebacks, and from heartbreaks to triumphs, the Bisons have just about seen it all in its 24 games of play this season. But the road doesn’t get easier for Lipscomb. As the calendar turns to February and just seven games remain in the regular season, the Bisons are inching closer to the ASUN Championship tournament and their play over the next few weeks will be its most important to this point. Considering that, let’s take a look at where the Bisons currently stand, how they have gotten here, and what will be…

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    Battle of the Boulevard 2023 Preview

    Herd Media's Brandon Bigsby and Belmont Vision's Bree Fabbie preview this year's matchup. The Lipscomb Women and Men are playing back-to-back starting at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6th on the campus of Belmont University. Be sure to follow Herd Media and listen to The Bison for live updates during the 2023 edition of Battle of the Boulevard.

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    Bison basketball: A new year

    The hardwood is once again alive as the Lipscomb University Men’s Basketball Team embarks on a new season. With high hopes, formidable talent, and a hunger for success, the team has set their sights on making this season a memorable one. After falling short to Kennesaw State in last year’s ASUN tournament, the hunger for not only revenge but a championship is fueling this team. The Bisons are currently 6-3, still staying undefeated at home after trouncing The University of Tennessee Chattanooga on November 29th. Will Pruitt rattled home 22 points while grabbing 16 rebounds in the landslide victory over the Mocs. However, Pruitt isn’t the only player who’s stepped…