Author: Julia Weis

Cross-Country heads to Chile Pepper Festival

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams plan to load up on a bus Thursday, Sept. 28, and head 10 hours north to Fayetteville, Arkansas for one of the largest cross-country events in the nation: the Chile Pepper Festival. The Tigers will be one of 80 college cross-country teams battling through the competition. While no major SCAC or Division III rivals will be in attendance, head coach Emily Daum emphasizes the importance of runners getting a glimpse of what running a major race is like. “The reason I like taking the team to Chile Pepper isn’t because of competition, but...

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Softball team no longer working soccer games

After years of being required by coaches to retrieve and throw in balls for the men’s and women’s soccer games, a change in policy has allowed the softball team to be free of this requirement. This decision was sparked by an incident a few weeks ago when a Trinity soccer player cursed at one of the softball players working the game. “He told me to ‘do my f—ing job,’ ” said Marisa Trevino, a junior sociology major and outfielder for the softball team. Several members of the team expressed outrage that they were disrespected after all of the work...

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Trinity cheer team expands

Trinity’s cheer squad is back in action and looking forward to their debut at the home football game this upcoming Saturday. Co-captains Zoe Heeter and Heather Hayes are excited that their team has doubled in size. “I’m really excited to have a bigger team with our new girls. They are all so sweet and make great additions to the team. I’m also looking forward to cheering on our sports teams and getting back out there in uniform. I love my team and I can’t wait to do what I love with them,” Heeter said. The cheer squad went from...

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Trinity rugby team looking for action

After doubling the size of their team, the Trinity University rugby team is looking to bring the intensity to the field this year. The club sport is not widely known around campus. In fact, if you’re unfamiliar with the sport most popular in the former English colonies, it can be hard to differentiate from American football. “You wear no gear, just a mouthpiece. When you get tackled, you gotta keep going. There’s no stopping once the ball hits the ground,” said Damian Sambrano, vice president of the rugby team. Rugby is also known for having more action and intensity...

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Fall sports set fire to competition

Last Friday marked an exciting day for athletes and fans of Trinity sports. This past weekend, we saw fall sports officially kick off their regular seasons, with four teams performing at home debuts. Let’s take a look at how men’s soccer, volleyball, cross-country and women’s soccer did. Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team saw two huge successes in their season opening weekend. On Friday, Sept. 1, they kicked off the season with a 2-0 win against Mary Hardin-Baylor University. This win marked their 45th consecutive win at home, breaking the previous Division III record. The Tigers continued on their...

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