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Logan Evans (left) and Ryan Lachniet (right) show off their biggest bass of the day during the Tigers’ win at the Kentucky Bass Nation State Championship recently, which sealed their ticket to nationals in May.

Fishing for success

Andrew Swift March 28, 2024

The Campbellsville University Bass Fishing team has flown under the radar of many, but don’t think for a second that a small-town team can’t win big. The Tigers guarantee their shot at the national...

Olivia Messerly is a freshman on Campbellsville University’s women’s wrestling team. (Photo courtesy of CU Sports Information)

Overcoming the odds

Hailey Shank March 11, 2024

In the world of collegiate wrestling, Olivia Messerly stands out, not just for her remarkable skills on the mat, but also for her resilient spirit in facing a challenge that accompanies her every single...

The members of the Lady Tigers tennis team are (front row from left) Miru Nonaka, Candela Converti, Angela Mendoza, Clara Asprella, (back row from left), Ariadna Perez, Miho Akita, Andrea Ovejero and Oriana Espinoza.

Unmatched unity on the court

Daniela Benavides February 9, 2024

Campbellsville University’s tennis teams have started their spring season with many changes, new coaches, brand new players and seniors returning for their last season. The Lady Tigers started their...

Star forward Courtney Pritchett is in her sixth year on the team.

Lady Tigers are making a run

Andrew Swift January 31, 2024

Over the past three seasons, the Campbellsville Lady Tigers have a combined record of 80-9, which is a task that would be difficult for any team in the country. This season, the Lady Tigers have a record...

In June of 2023, Morales qualified for the Puerto Rican national team.

Making Puerto Rico proud

Caleb Thomas December 6, 2023

Starting libero for Campbellsville University’s (CU) men’s volleyball team, Fernand Morales, has always had the ambition to qualify for the Puerto Rican national team. In June, Morales accomplished...

Campbellsville University has had an archery team since 2015. (CU Sports Information)

Aiming for success

Nathan Whaley December 6, 2023

Nock the arrow, aim, release and follow through are just a few simple steps for an archer during competition or practice. Archery isn’t a popular sport like football, baseball or basketball but there...

This season, Cierra Merrick was the Tigers’ kill leader, kills per set leader and was selected for the Mid-South Conference First Team. (CU Sports Information)

‘She’s going to do whatever it takes to win’

Joe McBride December 5, 2023

With the fourth highest kills per set and sixth most kills in all of NAIA Mid-South Conference volleyball, Campbellsville University junior Cierra Merrick is making a name for herself. It was no anomaly...

Josh Taube and teammate Gabriel Martinez chat after cheer practice on Sept. 11.

From wrestling mat to megaphone: The life of a wrestling cheerleader

Laurel Brown November 3, 2023

For many athletes, being able to play one sport in the NAIA takes years of training and commitment. But, for Joshua Taube, a senior wrestler from Memphis, Tennessee, taking his talents to the cheerleading...

Itzaan Rojas was the first flag football signee at Campbellsville University. She’s pictured playing against Warner University. (CU Sports Information)

Flag football is an emerging sport at Campbellsville University

Daniel Devia Garcia October 30, 2023

Campbellsville University (CU) made history in 2022 when it formed the first-ever women’s flag football team in the state of Kentucky. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) named...

Lina Berrah (center) returns to the soccer field after recovering from an ACL injury in October of 2022. (Photo by CU Sports Information)

Berrah is back

Oriana Espinoza Mendoza October 20, 2023

Every athlete’s worst nightmare is getting injured, and Lina Berrah knows what it’s like to have that fear become a reality. Oct. 27, 2022, Berrah was playing the last soccer game of the regular season...

(Pictured from left) Trevon Williams is a sophomore football player from Louisville, Kentucky. Olja Ivanovic is a senior varsity soccer player from Serbia. Junior Lorenzo Gonzalez is a varsity baseball player from Venezuela. (Photos by CU Sports Information)

Balancing school and sports

Clara Asprella October 18, 2023

Becoming a student-athlete at Campbellsville University (CU) is about more than just wearing a tiger shirt and representing the school. It’s a long journey of dedication, perseverance and hard work,...

‘Prove them wrong’

‘Prove them wrong’

Joe McBride October 17, 2023

At just 13 months old, Tristin Crusenberry was given less than a five percent chance of surviving bacterial spinal meningitis. The devastating illness took his hearing, but left him with the dream of playing...

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