Herd Media
  • Sports

    Bass battles for both sides of the boulevard

    It’s not very often an athlete is able to partake in both sides of a rivalry, but for Kailee Bass, the story is different. Bass, a fifth-year senior middle blocker on Lipscomb’s volleyball team, has had the experience of getting to play for both sides of the geographically closest rivalry in all of college sports, with roughly two miles separating the campuses. Flipping her blue and red colors for a purple and gold jersey was never in Bass’ intentions. In fact, it was a long process for her to become a Bruin in the first place. “I actually went to nine different schools before I liked a school,” Bass said.…

  • Sports

    Transfer portal provides plethora of players

    For those who follow athletics, the transfer portal has recently become a well-known phrase. Brought to life in October 2018, the newly-instated NCAA rule allows college athletes to place their name into a “portal” which allows athletes to transfer to a new school and athletics program. This process of using the portal has become wildly popular to the tune of over 9,000 students entering the portal last year alone, causing a variety of effects on college athletics. On Lipscomb’s campus, this is no different. Many key contributors on Lipscomb’s fall sports teams have used the transfer portal to find their way to Lipscomb and represent the Bisons. The road to…