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Johnson Athletics finds fun ways to celebrate DIII week

NCAA Division III week is held every year to celebrate college athletics.

Patrick Bell, Sports Editors

May 1, 2020

Despite  the Covid-19 pandemic sending students off campus and the cancelations of intercollegiate athletic seasons, the NCAA’s Division III week still took place from April 13-19 at NVU-Johnson, as well as many DIII institutions across the nation. According to the NCAA website, DIII week is...

COVID-19 cancels and changes athletics across the globe

Sights from outside Amherst College gym where spectators were banned from attending regional games from the DIII women's basketball tournament.

Patrick Bell, Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

The sports world has been drastically impacted by COVID-19. All around the world, athletic competition came to pause in order to help combat the virus. In the month of March, there were discussions in the athletic world about how they would continue going forward. There were some discussions about...

College athletics: it’s Pay to Play

College athletics: it's Pay to Play

Patrick Bell, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) is a multi-billion-dollar industry. It conduct collegiate sports and give student-athletes a chance to compete at the national level all around the United States. But a conversation that has been coming up for decades is the controversial topic of...

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