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The crowd was screaming. Students were on their feet, clapping slowly, watching the volleyball bounce back and forth over the net. The score was close, and the men’s volleyball team found themselves in the fifth set; there would be no second chances at winning once this set was over. Finally,

The flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the snow is all cleared up.  Spring is in full swing, and Highlander Athletics is back in action after a brief hiatus following the conclusion of winter sports.  Many spring sports teams have vaulted into hot starts and will look

Playing on a team is one thing, but coaching that team merely a year later is something entirely different. Here at Cairn, several students have transitioned from student-athlete to faculty member; some have made the switch in this past year. Amie Eppolito, a recent Cairn graduate and current assistant coach

Highlander baseball is right around the corner, and with the uniquely warm weather we have experienced in the past couple of weeks, it is highly possible that in less than two weeks the Highlanders will play their season opener against Norwich University on February 24, 2017.  With baseball on the

We all know that collegiate athletes are recruited for our athletics from across the country, but did you know that our school even has athletes recruited from different continents? After hearing that the softball team recruited a pitcher from Guam, I had to find what brought her all the way

Over the past couple of years, the culture of Cairn University Athletics has changed in better, winning ways.  The Men’s soccer team led by fourth-year Head Coach Luke Gibson was one game away from qualifying for the Colonial States Athletic Conference Playoffs in the 2015-2016 season. Men’s Basketball had their

Although people were made in Christ’s image, it can sometimes be hard to act like it. Especially when we have troublesome emotions that can rear their ugly heads in the heat of a confrontation, celebration, or tricky circumstance. What about when you not only have to handle emotions in front of

I have to be honest: it’s really hard for me to write this article. Maybe it’s because I’m not far enough removed from my senior season. Maybe it’s because I’m sad that volleyball is over, or unwilling to look towards my future as an ex-athlete, or bitter because of the

The crowd: cheering, yelling, clapping. The crowd is loud, encouraging, sometimes obnoxious, but all-together thrilling. And when the crowd yells a specific name, specifically your name, the electricity of the cheer becomes intoxicating.   Yet what makes this crowd, this audience, so chilling and enthralling when positioned at a sports

The Athletic Department gained a new face over the summer.   Over the weekend, Matt Fenton—the Highlander’s new Sports Information Director—was kind enough to answer a few of The Scroll’s questions, allowing us to introduce you to the newest Highlander staff member. As the mind behind the Highlander’s revamped Instagram