Author: Erin Madden

Thanks for the memories

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Just two short years ago, I walked into my first-ever Troubadour writers’ meeting with no prior journalism experience. I took just one story at that first meeting — a story about the women’s volleyball home opener.…

Baron tennis advances to conference finals

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Franciscan University men’s tennis team advanced to its sixth straight conference championship match with a 5-0 victory over fourth-seeded University of Pitt.-Greensburg in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference semifinals. “I told the guys earlier that it’s…

Making the madness

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Twenty-eight games have already been completed in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament and my bracket is officially busted (along with 99 percent of my fellow college basketball fans). How could I predict that No. 12 Yale…

The theater of the sports arena

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Last week, I touched on the relationship between sports and politics. Sticking with the subject of The Troubadour’s themed issues, let’s talk about the relationship between sports and fine arts this week. There are so many…