Students celebrate at athletic formal

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER On Saturday night, the Cappaert gymnasium transformed into a dance floor. Any and all students were invited to the masquerade formal, which was full of food, games, and dancing. “The formal started as an athletic formal,” said Sarah Dehring, Assistant Athletic Director. “Alma used to do an athletic formal years ago... Continue Reading →

Fall sports end, winter sports begin

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER As the snow begins to fall, it marks the end of the fall sports season. Each fall athletic team is now done for the year, bringing forth a new wave of excitement for winter teams and their competition. Some highlights from this fall season included big moments from football, men’s and... Continue Reading →

Food options for athletes to consider

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Everyone knows how important food is to college students, and especially to athletes. What many people don’t know, however, are some of the options that all students at Alma have when eating in the dining hall. “Part of the issue we have is that maybe not everybody knows what their options... Continue Reading →

Chaplain brings new energy to athletics

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Last spring Alma’s athletic teams gained a new fan. Andrew Pomerville, the Chaplain and the Director of Spiritual Life on campus, made a point to get directly involved with athletics upon his arrival to Alma. “Coming back to my alma mater (class of 2001) is a dream come true and cheering... Continue Reading →

Festival brings community together

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Last Thursday, downtown Alma hosted the Fall Festival, which provided entertainment and excitement for both the town and the college. “Fall Festival is a community-wide event where students and community members come together for a Halloween themed festival,” said Rotaract Chancellor and Men’s Lacrosse player Garrett Heaney (‘20). Assistant Athletic Director... Continue Reading →

When tradition turns into hazing

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Hazing can be defined in many ways. It is often related directly to Greek life on college campuses all over the world. Hazing spreads to athletics as well, and can come in many forms. Hazing is defined as any humiliating or strenuous act done usually as an initiation into some sort... Continue Reading →

Smith named Head of Athletic Training

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER This past July, Brad Smith was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer. With this position, Smith is now responsible for overseeing all activities in the athletic training room. After working at Alma for a year as an assistant athletic trainer, Smith was excited for the opportunity to take over. “Being named as... Continue Reading →

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