What’s in a game?

Most of the stories that I’ve written in this column tend to be on the more serious side of sports. However, as serious as sports can be, at the end of the day, sports...

Fall 2021 season recap

As the semester comes to an end, some of the sports programs here at the University of Dallas will also conclude their seasons, such as volleyball, soccer, golf and cross country. Let’s...

Basketball battles over break

While most of the University of Dallas community enjoyed a break relaxing with family and eating turkey, the UD men’s and women’s basketball teams battled some tough competition. The men’s team traveled...

Player profile: Panda Houseworth

Hailing from Farmersville, senior history major Panda Houseworth has played basketball at the University of Dallas all four years of her college career. Her love for basketball began early on in club...

What’s in a Game: Christian Competition

During my freshman year of running Cross-Country at the University of Dallas, a subtle yet inciting rivalry between a runner from Texas Lutheran University, TLU, and I developed.  She...

UD alumnus helps Liverpool win title

While team success at the highest level in sports involves a complex combination of  player talent, strategy, coach leadership and team chemistry, alumnus William Spearman has proved that team success goes far...

What’s in a game?

For the second time in two years, I find myself reminded about how cruel sports can be. In the fall of 2017, I watched our men’s soccer team get annihilated by the powerhouse Trinity...

Special treatment or treated special?

Recently, there have been frequent discussions revolving around the admissions process for student athletes at the University of Dallas. However, after investigation, it is apparent that prospective student athletes are treated the...

Goff is holding the Rams back

No more excuses. No more “he’s developing.” No more “the offensive line isn’t protecting enough.” It’s time to be frank. If the Rams miss the playoff again this year, it will be...

What’s in a game?

It’s been almost a month since the men’s basketball team fell in the first round of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament, but now that the dust has settled and a national champion has...

Player profile: lacrosse player, Tyler Smith

Senior biology major Tyler Smith went from being injured his freshman lacrosse season in 2016 and being granted medical hardship at the University of Dallas, to scoring a team-high of 29 goals as well...

What’s in a game: Let’s talk about sports

We at the University of Dallas tend to pride ourselves in a kind of interdisciplinary dialogue particular to this school. Theology finds a place in the biology classroom, and physics finds itself...

The road to the championship

Basketball season is finally here! The Crusaders kicked off their season on Nov. 4 against Rhodes College. Their first four games were on the road while their Nov. 27 game against Hendrix...

What’s in a game: sacrifice

Whenever you make a commitment, you let go of something. John Locke’s “Second Treatise” states that entering into a contract restricts the individual’s rights, as the choice to make a pact binds...

What’s in a game?

I have often joked about how funny it would be to combine two dissimilar sports to create what would be strange and ridiculous hybrid sports. Say for instance combining football and golf.  Could you...