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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


Holder stands with members of his 2023-24 senior class in his season as interim head coach.

AU removes ‘interim’ from swimming and diving coach Hueston Holder’s title

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor June 12, 2024

Ashland, Ohio- The saying "Hasta La Vista" isn't going to last much time for Ashland University Swimming and Diving Interim Head Coach Hueston Holder. When he departed the university at the end of the...

Eagle golfer Leeann Harker swings during a round of golf.

A Rising Star’s Journey in Collegiate Golf, Eagle freshman Leeann Harker

Claudia Adcock, Reporter April 21, 2024

There are athletes in the golf world whose skill, commitment, and perseverance make them stand out. One such athlete is Ashland University's rising star on the golf team, freshman Leeann Harker....

Flyer Lily Boldman does a routine for the Eagles. (Retrieved from AU STUNT)

Flying High: A Journey of Resilience and Triumph in Collegiate STUNT

Claudia Adcock, Reporter April 19, 2024

Transitioning from high school to collegiate competition can be marked by obstacles, victories, and unanticipated chances. Lily Boldman, a senior, has had an incredible journey to become a standout...

The AU SAAC board for the 2024-25 year.

AU SAAC brings in new board members for 2024-25 Academic Year

Avery Rosso, Reporter April 15, 2024

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for Ashland University (SAAC) has elected the board members for the 2024-2025 school year. SAAC is a committee made up of student-athletes that provide insight into...

AU forward Avery Rosso takes a kick from the corner for the Eagles in the 2023 season.

The Eagles prepare for Division I Ohio State in 2024 exhibition

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor April 13, 2024

Ashland, Ohio - While the Eagles may be comfortable at the Division II level, the team will look to bounce up to higher-level competition in 2024. On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Ashland University women's...

Paramore competes for the Eagles in a competition.

Klaira Paramore: Navigating Challenges, Striving for Excellence, and Conquering the Fairways

Claudia Adcock, Reporter April 11, 2024

In the game of golf, sophomore Klaira Paramore is a great example of the power of self-discovery and determination, as every stroke in the game conveys a story of commitment and strength. Over...

The Eagles celebrate after a victory at home against Quincy University.

AU women’s lacrosse has high hopes for back-half of 2024 season

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor April 7, 2024

Ashland, Ohio - The Eagles have a chance to finish off one of the best seasons in program history on a high note. The Ashland University women's lacrosse team has continued to push the level of play...

The Eagles practice in the NISS Athletic Center.

AU football continues to roll through 2024 spring campaign

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor March 27, 2024

Ashland, Ohio - The Eagles are flocking together this spring as they prepare to repeat their 2023 successes. The Ashland University football team has continued to train hard throughout the offseason...

Coach Schaly stands on the field. (Retrieved from the Ashland Times-Gazette)

AU baseball Head Coach John Schaly coaches 2000th career game

Brett Alberts, Reporter March 25, 2024

It has been a busy week for the Ashland University baseball team. First, this past Wednesday, March 20, Eagle Head Coach John Schaly coached his 2000th career game as a collegiate head coach. “It...

Erin Daniels drives to the hoop against the Oilers in the opening round of the G-MAC tournament.

A Second Chance: Eagles’ guard Erin Daniels returned to the court in the 2023-24 campaign

Avery Rosso, Reporter March 24, 2024

Erin Daniels on the women’s basketball team has a unique story about her time at Ashland University. "I came to Ashland in 2018 with the hopes of one day winning and National Championship, and it...

Eagle guard Simon Wheeler holds up two fingers after making a basket against the Lake Erie College Storm.

Eagles’ sophomore guard Simon Wheeler enters NCAA transfer portal

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor March 22, 2024

Ashland, Ohio - From Detroit, Mich., to Ashland, Ohio, to a new home coming soon. Ashland University men's basketball guard Simon Wheeler has officially entered the NCAA transfer portal. The sophomore...

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