Category: Sports

Introducing the Coaches: Soccer

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By: Matt Merkel Head soccer coach Ward Rogers is one of the most veteran coaches at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Nearly all of his adult life has been revolved around soccer. “I’ve been coaching for over 30 years … I…

XC takes on division one schools

By: Matt Merkel Franciscan University of Steubenville’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams are traveling to Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana this weekend to run in the cross-country National Catholic Championship. This is one of the biggest meets of…

Support your fellow Barons

By: Elena Luke With the fall sports season well underway, many student athletes are juggling classes, training, and game schedules, all while endeavoring to stay rooted in Christ and grow in their faith. The stress of trying to balance these…

Jenna Lynch, Women’s Tennis coach

By: Mark Walusis Making the move from the busy mountain city of Denver, Colorado to the quiet Austrian village of Gaming was not something David Pipp had quite envisioned for his family. Like most Franciscan University of Steubenville alumni, Pipp…

Introducing the coaches

BY: MARK WALUSIS It’s the money, the fame, the glamour, the thrill of leading a team to a national championship. These are the things that might normally attract a coach to taking over the reins of a new team. However,…

Lax it up, bro!

BY: MATT MERKLE Lacrosse has exploded into the fastest-growing sport of this decade. More clubs and teams crop up every year. The visible effects hit home at Franciscan University of Steubenville as it begins the inaugural year of the men’s…