3 min read After losing to Appalachian State University the day before, Radford’s baseball team came into this game losing five in a row at home. Desperate for a win, Eastern Tennessee State came into the game with a 14-10 record after losing three games in a row to Mercer University.
3 min read The Radford Men’s Baseball team came into this past weekend coming off a loss on Thursday to Big South foe Gardner-Webb University. The team had a rough weekend losing on Friday by one run and on Saturday by four, ultimately losing the series 0-3.
< 1 min read Radford Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Camille Collier has been included as part of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Thirty Coaches under 30 list for 2018.
2 min read In a week dominated by the weather, making multiple games postponed or even cancellated but there was still a fair bit going on in the world of Highlander sports. The frigid and snow-covered week of sports began with the Women’s golf team shooting their season-low total as a team of 313 at the Bobby Nichol’s Intercollegiate tournament in Sevierville, Tennessee.
3 min read The Radford Highlanders Men’s basketball team made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2009 this last week.
3 min read After surprisingly winning the Northeast Conference, LIU Brooklyn was coming off a five-game winning streak when they faced Radford in a play-in game for a spot in the East Region. The winner would play Villanova University, the number one seed in the region. Even though the Blackbirds were on a win streak, the Highlanders were on a seven-game winning streak coming fresh off a game-winning buzzer beater by Carlik Jones to win the conference tournament over Liberty University.
< 1 min read Radford’s men’s basketball team has gained tons of national exposure ever since Carlik Jones’ shot heard around the world. Not only has the team been in the news lately, but the Highlander mascot’s popularity has grown as well. It was recently rated the number one mascot in the NCAA tournament by USA Today Sports.
3 min read In one of the most entertaining games of the year, the Radford men’s basketball team defeated Presbyterian College 74-68. Seniors Randy Phillips, Justin Cousin, and Christian Bradford all played vital parts in the victory.
< 1 min read Radford Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Jones has won the Big South coach of the year award for his work this season. In what some predictions would call a season of overachieving from the Highlanders. The official prediction had the Highlanders finishing in seventh, but Coach Jones led his group of guys to a second place finish in the Big South.