Baseball player’s bond with family tightens after brother’s diagnosis

Baseball player’s bond with family tightens after brother’s diagnosis

Cody Liskey, 14, and his family thought they were visiting the hospital to deal with his appendicitis. However, while Cody’s appendix was fine, the doctors would find something more dangerous in the teenager’s body: an adult form of kidney cancer. Cody’s older brother Brandon Liskey, a freshman on Belmont’s baseball […]

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Belmont student discusses historic chance at a perfect March Madness bracket

Belmont student discusses historic chance at a perfect March Madness bracket

The odds of picking a perfect bracket in the NCAA Tournament are about 1 in 9.2 quintillion and many have said it will never happen in our lifetime. Belmont sophomore Arthur Munt is three games away from making the impossible dream of bracketologists around the country a reality. The 20-year-old […]

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WBB falls short in NCAA Tournament

WBB falls short in NCAA Tournament

Starkville, MS– The No. 13 seed Belmont Bruins fell in the first round of the NCAA women’s tournament to the No. 4 seed Michigan State Spartans 74-60 Friday. The Bruins kept the game close through the first three quarters, but a 10-0 run by the Spartans early in the fourth […]

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Bruin Blitz 3/18/16

Bruin Blitz 3/18/16

The sports department of the Vision is on the road this week with the basketball teams so this week’s edition of Bruin Blitz is coming to you in written form. Due to Spring Break, we’ll be bringing you two weeks worth of sports coverage this week so let’s get started. […]

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WBB focused and calm heading into NCAA Tournament

WBB focused and calm heading into NCAA Tournament

The 13-seed Belmont Bruins will have to fight an uphill battle when they play the 4-seed Michigan State Spartans Friday in the second NCAA Tournament game in program history. However, the Bruins have been fighting an uphill battle most of the season after suffering a midseason six-game losing streak. The […]

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WBB set to play Michigan State in first round of NCAAs

WBB set to play Michigan State in first round of NCAAs

Photos by Grant Robinson The Belmont Bruins received a 13-seed in the NCAA Tournament Monday and will travel to Starkville, Mississippi to take on the 4-seed Michigan State Spartans in the first round on Friday. It will be the second tournament appearance in program history and the first since 2007. […]

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“Dreams come true”: WBB earns automatic bid to NCAA tournament

“Dreams come true”: WBB earns automatic bid to NCAA tournament

The Belmont Bruins beat the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in a 95-63 blowout Saturday to win their first conference championship since 2007. Belmont never trailed in the game and dominated the boards to secure a trip to the NCAA women’s tournament. The Bruins have won 16 of their last 17 games […]

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MBB shocked by Austin Peay in OVC semifinals

MBB shocked by Austin Peay in OVC semifinals

The top-seeded Belmont Bruins lost to the No. 8 seed Austin Peay Governors 97-96 in overtime Saturday and were eliminated from the OVC tournament. The Bruins controlled the ball with 13 seconds remaining in the overtime, but a last-second 3-pointer by sophomore Austin Luke and an attempted tip-in by senior […]

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WBB blasts SIUE, advances to conference championship

WBB blasts SIUE, advances to conference championship

The Belmont Bruins beat the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Cougars 92-68 Friday to advance to the finals of the OVC tournament. Belmont jumped out to an early advantage with hot shooting from behind the arc and pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure a trip to the conference finals for […]

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WBB advances past Tennessee State, Bruins sweep season series against the Tigers

WBB advances past Tennessee State, Bruins sweep season series against the Tigers

The Belmont Bruins beat the Tennessee State Tigers 68-60 in the first round of the OVC tournament Wednesday to advance to the conference semifinals for the fourth year in a row. A combination of hard work on the offensive boards in the first half and hot shooting in the second […]

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VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 2/26/16

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz 2/26/16

On this episode of Bruin Blitz, both basketball teams approach the end of their regular season, baseball season officially gets underway and the men’s golf team tees off for the first time this Spring. Also, softball finishes up with another tournament, women’s tennis travels to Huntsville, Alabama for a match […]

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Brothers and Bruins: Vinny and Joe Maniscalco

Brothers and Bruins: Vinny and Joe Maniscalco

Belmont track and field athletes Vinny and Joe Maniscalco grew up competing with and against one another, and they have continued their competitiveness into college. “What siblings don’t fight?” said Joe. “Especially doing a lot of the same sports. There has always been a ‘who is better than who’ deal […]

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