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Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize their work and dedication at the Spring Athletic Banquet on April 24. All players are invited to...

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Academic Excellence Award is an honor granted to teams within the Lone Star Conference. Each year, student-athletes compete for the award presented by Balfour by striving for the highest team grade point average. In the process of determining the sole winner across all sports, each individual sport ...

Point guard balances school, work, being father of three

Point guard balances school, work, being father of three

Keanna Jenkins

February 14, 2018

Kids, school, practice, kids, repeat. Criminal justice senior Devante Pullum takes on daily challenges that include parenting his three children and maintaining a relationship with his fiancee, while being a full-time student and basketball point guard. In December of 2012, Pullum had his first...

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

Kara McIntyre

April 10, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, the 29th Annual Maroon vs. Gold spring football game gave students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to see what the football team has in store for the fall season. "The Maroon vs. Gold game gives the team a chance to play in a real game atmosphere and a chance...

Inside the mind of a student athlete

Inside the mind of a student athlete

Dylan Hall

November 16, 2016

From the outside looking in, the life of a student-athlete can be seen as one filled with glory and glamour. As a student-athlete, I can say this is true to some degree; however, there is much more to it than meets the eye. Very few athletes nationwide end up sealing the opportunity to compete in colle...

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