Belmont student athletes offer strategies and tips for finals

Belmont student athletes offer strategies and tips for finals

Managing the stress of finals is tough, but for those who have a big track meet or baseball game ahead of them, it can seem impossible. Students have different ways of dealing with stress. Here are what some Belmont student athletes do to plan for their busy schedule. “It’s all […]

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Alexander announces new coaching staff

Alexander announces new coaching staff

Belmont basketball coach Casey Alexander announced Tuesday morning his new coaching staff which includes returning assistants Brian Ayers and Tyler Holloway and former Lipscomb University assistant Sean Rutigliano. The return of Ayers and Holloway will help keep normalcy for the players who’ve spent countless hours being trained by them. “We […]

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Assistant coach James Strong hired at Vanderbilt

Assistant coach James Strong hired at Vanderbilt

Belmont men’s basketball assistant James Strong will be returning to his alma mater Vanderbilt University to join Jerry Stackhouse’s new Commodore staff, according to a press release from Belmont Athletics. Strong spent eight seasons on Rick Byrd’s staff helping the Bruins win eight regular season titles and two conference tournament […]

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Belmont baseball looks to sweep Murray State after second series win

Belmont baseball looks to sweep Murray State after second series win

The Belmont baseball team secured another series victory by taking the second of a three game series against Murray State Friday, squeaking out a 13-11 win at E. S. Rose Park. Belmont, with its 13-7 conference record, currently trails first place Jacksonville State while Murray State fell to fifth. Sophomore […]

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Belmont baseball exceeds preseason expectations

Belmont baseball exceeds preseason expectations

The Belmont baseball team has reached the midpoint of its season, exceeding preseason expectations with a record of 16-19 overall and 11-7 in the Ohio Valley Conference. Belmont was predicted to place seventh in the OVC, but the team is sitting pretty, tied for second with Austin Peay. The Bruins […]

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Softball team splits double header against Jacksonville State

Softball team splits double header against Jacksonville State

The Belmont softball team split a doubleheader against Jacksonville State at E. S. Rose Park Friday, winning the first game 8-0 and then falling short in the second game 7-5. This was the Bruin’s first win against Jacksonville State since 2015 when they pulled out a victory with a score […]

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High hopes for Dylan Windler in the NBA Draft

High hopes for Dylan Windler in the NBA Draft

First it was Ian Clark. Now senior Dylan Windler has the opportunity to be the second Bruin to play in the NBA. Windler, backed by a year of impressive play, has been dubbed one of college basketball’s best kept secrets, according to NBA.com. That secret was on national display in […]

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Belmont welcomes Casey Alexander back home

Belmont welcomes Casey Alexander back home

Casey Alexander is glad to return home to Belmont after six years as a rival at Lipscomb University, and is ready to take the program Rick Byrd built and make it his own. Surrounded by his colleagues, friends and family, Alexander embraced the school and community that molded him for […]

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Casey Alexander to lead Belmont into new era

Casey Alexander to lead Belmont into new era

The last time Belmont hired a new men’s basketball coach it was 1986. The 3-point line had just been implemented, Ronald Reagan was president and a Big Mac was $1.60. The same year Belmont hired Rick Byrd, Belmont also got the carillon bells back after the university sold them for […]

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Casey Alexander hired as men’s basketball head coach

Casey Alexander hired as men’s basketball head coach

Former Lipscomb men’s basketball head coach Casey Alexander will replace Rick Byrd as Belmont’s new men’s basketball coach. Athletic Director Scott Corley announced Alexander’s hiring on Wednesday morning, only a week and a half after Byrd announced his retirement. Alexander is the 10th head coach in program history. Alexander, who […]

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What Rick Byrd means to me

What Rick Byrd means to me

No headphones walking in and out of locker rooms. No phones at the dinner table. No flashy attire. In a world filled with Russell Westbrooks and Ja Morants, why would any player qualified to play in Division I want to come to Rick Byrd’s strict program? Because Byrd could do […]

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Darby Maggard to compete in State Farm 3-Point Championships

Darby Maggard to compete in State Farm 3-Point Championships

Belmont basketball superstar Darby Maggard will show off her 3-point skills at the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Minneapolis, as part of the Final Four festivities on Thursday night. “It’s just exciting to be able to go one last time to represent Belmont,” said Maggard. “My […]

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