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Schmidt Recreation Center scores new wood floor

It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Schmidt Recreation Center auxiliary gym. A custom Stormy Petrels wooden floor was recently installed in the space and has breathed new life into the gym. “The rubber tartan floor that existed there was past its life expectancy,” said Athletic Director Todd Brooks. “Wood […]

Oglethorpe athletes shine in local Sunbelt Baseball League

This summer, six Oglethorpe students are on rosters for the Sunbelt Baseball League. Established in 2005, the Sunbelt League is a collegiate summer baseball program based in metro Atlanta aimed at helping young college athletes achieve their dreams of playing at a professional level. It showcases talent from more than a hundred colleges and universities. […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: May 22-28

Two Oglethorpe athletes qualified for and participated in the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships last weekend in Geneva, Ohio. Senior Arielle Shaw finished 19th in the triple jump at her final competition. She qualified for three NCAA championships while at Oglethorpe. Shaw places 19th in triple jump at NCAA Championships Senior Arielle Shaw […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: May 16-22

Senior Arielle Shaw graduated last Saturday, but her track and field career continues. Shaw qualified for the NCAA Division III championship in the triple jump, the third time she has done so in her career, and will compete this coming Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.  She was also awarded All-Region honors for […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: May 8-15

The men’s golf team is still competing at the NCAA Division III national championship in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Through two rounds, the Stormy Petrels are tied for fifth, and senior Jake Arnett is within one stroke of the top overall individual score. The team plays two more rounds, finishing up Friday, May 17. Men’s golf sticking […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: May 1-7

After 18 years at the helm of the university’s tennis programs, coach Peter Howell is retiring. A member of the Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame, Howell has also been enshrined in the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Southern Division Hall of Fame, the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame, and the Georgia Professional Tennis Association Hall […]

Peter Howell retiring as men’s and women’s tennis coach

Oglethorpe head men’s and women’s tennis coach Peter Howell will retire from his position, marking the end of a successful 18-year coaching career at the university. A member of the Oglethorpe Athletics Hall of Fame, Howell has also been enshrined in the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Southern Division Hall of Fame, the Georgia Tennis […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: April 24-30

Spring teams finished up the season with Southern Athletic Association championships around the southeast. Women’s lacrosse placed three players on all-conference squads. Congratulations to Dreshona Mapps-Whitmore, Madison Goss, and Jordan Chandler. Women’s lacrosse places three on All-SAA teams; Mapps-Whitmore earns first-team nod for first time in program history The Oglethorpe women’s lacrosse team saw three […]

Go Petrels Athletics Update: April 17-23

Men’s lacrosse freshman Addison Irwin and women’s tennis junior Hannah Dattilo earned Southern Athletics Association honors. Addison Irwin earns men’s lacrosse All-SAA honorable mention Freshman goalie Addison Irwin of the Oglethorpe men’s lacrosse team was named to the All-SAA honorable mention list, as voted by the league’s coaches, Tuesday. It marked the first such award […]