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Men’s Soccer Clinches Third Straight SAA Regular Season Title

The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team clinched its third consecutive Southern Athletic Association regular season title Friday night with a 2-1 win over in-state opponent Berry at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels needed a win to ensure an outright SAA title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SAA Tournament. With the win, […]

Men’s soccer ranked 12th in nation

The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team came in at No. 12 in the United Soccer Coaches Division III national poll this week, released Tuesday by the national organization of collegiate soccer coaches. In addition, Oglethorpe also came in at No. 2 in the South Atlantic regional poll conducted by the same organization. The Stormy Petrels had […]

Dorough Field House gets upgrades

Some much needed improvements were recently installed in Dorough Field House and Pinholster Court as the athletic facility continues its face lift. The field house saw a major cosmetic overhaul with the “Black Top” court in 2015, but the newest additions will serve more practical purposes. Two LED scoreboards, one large and one small, LED […]

Petrels baseball digs the long ball, tops the nation

The home team knows how to put on a show For the first time in program history, the Oglethorpe baseball team earned a NCAA Division III statistical championship, and did so in one of the most entertaining categories: home runs. The Petrels finished the season belting 47 home runs as a team in just 40 […]

Video: Urban Smash brings disc golf to campus

The Urban Smash disc golf tournament at Oglethorpe University The inaugural Urban Smash is the first disc golf even held on the campus of Oglethorpe University. Ashley Collins and the Atlanta Women’s Disc Golf Club hosted the event, which raised funds for the Piedmont School of Atlanta. Ashley Collins spends her days grooming and maintaining […]

Biology department’s basketball games bring out students

Biology department basketball games connect with students Oglethorpe University professors regularly play pickup basketball with students. This semester even featured a “Final” with prizes for the top finishers. The Oglethorpe Biology department began playing pickup “knockout,” a basketball shooting game, last year. What started as a way for professors to take to the gym turned into […]

Video: Yusuf Abdullah ’19 moonlights as professional athlete

Yusuf Abdullah ’19: The professional athlete on campus Oglethorpe University sophomore Yusuf Abdullah ’19 has a life outside of school, playing Ultimate Frisbee professionally with the Atlanta Hustle Yusuf Abdullah ’19  is not set to graduate for another couple of years, but he already has his sights set even further in the future. To 2024, […]