When COVID-19 hit the nation early last year, Hendrix students were sent home in March with no idea that it would be nearly a year before they could return to campus. Student athletes had to stop playing before the season … Continue reading COVID-19 & Hendrix Athletics
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?
Travis Scott recently took the stage to perform during the halftime of this year’s Superbowl, on February 3, 2019. He received some backlash for doing so, particularly from the black community. This is because many people feel as though he … Continue reading Travis Scott’s Super Bowl Performance
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
The tennis team has a new coach this year; in August, Craig Kirchgessner replaced former coach Harold Henderson, who retired last season. Kirchgessner was previously an assistant coach atCentre College in Kentucky and has coached college tennis for three years. … Continue reading Tennis, Golf, and Swim bring in new head coaches