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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

In the middle of practice, just 3 days from our opening game. The swooshes on my cleats, not yet yellowed by the dirt. are still a glowing bright white. Katie Johnson and I have just joined the team. She tries to start a conversation while we are batting together.  

Cairn Cross Country Looks Forward This April, Cairn University will embark on new territory by participating in its first Track and Field meet. The University has not recognized an official Track and Field Team. Instead, current Cross Country members, led by head coach Eric Bofinger, will be competing in a

Managing priorities is an important part of mastering the balancing act otherwise known as “college.” Schoolwork, friendships, communication with loved ones at home, and the essentials such as eating and sleeping all require the proper time, attention, energy, and focus throughout the day. Balance is crucial if one wishes to

Personally, I’m not an athletic person. My siblings played sports, but I’ve never been involved in sports aside from the year or two of soccer that I played when I was roughly ten years old. For the majority of my Cairn “career.” I have avoided sports games and matches, preferring

How we prepare for a game: In practice, we shoot about 300- 500 shots individually. Practice consists of an hour to an hour and a half of conditioning and drills. We do sprinting up and down the court and from side to side of the basketball court. We also have