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Are Intercollegiate Athletics the Right Choice for New College Students?
  • Oct 4th, 11

Intercollegiate sports are an option for many new college students. They can provide extra tuition money and an instant set of friends. But what is the real price of being a collegiate all-star? To delve into this question, we must first look at the reasons for playing an intercollegiate sport.

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The Rise of Professional Athletics
  • Oct 4th, 11

When Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894 he envisioned gentleman athletes; his lofty ideals of well-rounded amateurs carried over from the games’ ancient forerunners. 80 years later those ideals had been abandoned. True amateurs could no longer compete with specialised state-sponsored athletes. Ever the idealist, the Baron failed to recognise […]

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What Michael Phelps Teaches Young Athletes
  • Oct 4th, 11

On Sunday, August 17, 2008, swimmer Michael Phelps made Olympic history by winning his 8th gold medal in one Olympic Games. In the momentous 400 Medley Relay, Team USA brought home the gold and a new world record. Phelps won the race with the help of Jason Lezak, Aaron Peirsol, and Brendan Hansen. This swimming […]

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Lions Drop Buzzer-Beater
  • Nov 12th, 10

Watching the games between the Langston University Lions and the Texas Wesleyan University Rams are equivalent to watching a scene in a movie. There is always a tight score with less than five seconds on the clock. But tonight, the Lions weren’t the heroes in the movie. The Rams defeated the Lions 60-58 on a […]

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Lady Lions Draw St. Xavier in Round One
  • Sep 14th, 10

First year head coach Jerome Willis and the seventh-seeded Lady Lions women’s basketball team is set to face the second-seeded St. Xavier University Lady Cougars in the first round of the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Tournament. They will play the second overall game of the tournament on Wednesday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m. central time […]

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Lions Nearly Knock Off #15 Rams
  • Jul 30th, 10

The Lions gave the Texas Wesleyan University Rams a run for first place in the Red River Athletic Conference on Monday night, down to the last two-tenths of a second. Langston, however, came up just short falling to the Rams 80-78. The Lions are now 11-9 overall and in second place in the RRAC with […]

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Lions Upset #21 Southern Nazarene University in Capital City Classic
  • Jun 14th, 10

Normally, the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys don’t have anything to do with Langston University’s athletic department. However, with both Big XII teams having a bye week, the Lions 14-9 win over Southern Nazarene University dominated local football media coverage on Saturday. Not only was the media presence special. This was also the inaugural […]

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Lions Pull Out Double Overtime Victory
  • Jun 12th, 10

The Huston-Tillotson University Rams sure put up a fight in front of their Homecoming crowd, but couldn’t rise above the mighty Lions. The Langston University Lions defeated the HTU Rams 102-97 in double overtime. The Lions are now 14-12 overall on the season and 11-6 in Red River Athletic Conference play. The Rams overcame a […]

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Langston University vs. Texas College
  • May 2nd, 10

Quarterback Danny Lowery has had to share a majority of the snaps under center the first five games of this season.  This, in part, was due to several injuries he sustained while playing in these games.  However, at Homecoming 2007, Lowery was the only quarterback to play under center, and was able to lead his […]

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Football Releases 2010 Schedule
  • Apr 18th, 10

The Lions open up the 2010 season on August 28, when they will travel to San Antonio, Tex. to face the University of Incarnate Word. The Lions narrowly escaped with a 17-14 win last season against the Cardinals who finished the 2009 season 5-5. LU will then travel to Lorman, Miss. to face NCAA Division I opponent […]

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