Athletics in a Pandemic?

Student athletes find new ways to practice during the remote-learning period. By Josiah Vallone By this time last year, sports teams at Hendrix College were blazing full steam ahead, whether they were playing in the fall or practicing for their spring seasons. This year, new challenges from last-minute plans for remote learning have thrown a wrench in usual sports plans. From interviewing players from different teams, I was able to gain more insight into how Hendrix sports have been coping and how they plan to move forward.  On July 29th of this year, with just a little over two weeks … Continue reading Athletics in a Pandemic?

A hit toward success

The Softball team received the Easton/NFCA Academic Honors award for the 2017-2018 school year. Nine players with grade point averages above 3.8 were recognized as scholar-athletes. Nationally, the team ranked 28th based on their combined GPA of 3.51. “We’ve been ranked before. This is the highest we have ever been ranked. My players work really hard in the classroom, and they understand the importance of showing up and doing the work every day,” Coach Amy Weaver said. Setting up a routine allows for better time management. Whenever a new player joins the team, she must learn to balance softball with … Continue reading A hit toward success