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Express men on winning streak

Express men on winning streak

By Amanda Aylwin, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

The Owens Express men's basketball team won their 13th consecutive home game against Clark State Eagles with a final blowout score of 108-72. Coached by Dennis Springs in his second year, the Express finished out the regular season at 20-7 overall, 14-2 in the OCCAC (Ohio Community College Athle...

Owens Volleyball earns third at nationals, basketball underway

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

November 25, 2016

The number 2 ranked Owens Express volleyball team finished third in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament that took place throughout last week. After defeating Potomac State College of WVU and Sauk Valley Community College on the first day, the team lost to Lincoln Land Community College in three...

NJCAA Division II volleyball tournament to begin Thursday

By Kyle Brown, Sports Photographer

November 14, 2016

The women's volleyball season will conclude at the end of the week with the national championship tournament Nov. 17-19. The championship game will be held at Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Owens (38-4) will begin as the No. 2 seed. They will play on Thursday at 11am against...

Owens holds inaugural athletic Hall of Fame ceremony

Owens holds inaugural athletic Hall of Fame ceremony

By Kyle Brown, Sports editor

October 24, 2016

This past weekend Owens Community College held their first ever Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony in the Audio and Visual Center. Leroy “Cot” Marquette went down in the Owens record books as the first person inducted into the Hall of Fame. He was Owens’ first athletic director and head...

No. 2 ranked volleyball team continues their journey

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

October 15, 2016

The Owens Express women's volleyball team continuously chews up and spits out their opponents like a team trying to make a statement. The Express boasts a stellar 27-4 record, ranking them second in the NJCAA Division II conference,and in conference play they are currently 8-0. Owens sopho...

Women’s volleyball starting off strong

By Kyle Brown, Sports editor

September 8, 2016

Surviving the financial cuts, head coach Sonny Lewis and his women's volleyball team have began their season quest to become NJCAA champions. The team began play on August 28, and went 4-1 before the Owens Invitational weekend that took place on September 2-4. To start off the invitational, Owens...

Owens PR manager talks Owens athletics, Smith reinstated

By Kyle Brown, Sports editor

April 3, 2016

“Any student-athlete that has a signed letter of intent, that letter would be honored. Meaning if the sport has been suspended they would still be able to come to school here under that scholarship. Scholarships are only given for one academic year, so this affects approximately 20 students.” This...

Owens team sports updates

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

March 29, 2016

Basketball has now faded out and come to close. The women’s basketball team made it all the way to a fifth-place finish to end their season. A loss against Kansas City led them to play for the fifth or sixth place game. To earn fifth, the team had to defeat North Arkansas College, and then Cape F...

Owens to cut golf and soccer programs

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

March 23, 2016

Owens athletics will take a big hit starting next school year. An announcement came in Monday from Owens Community College president Dr. Mike Bower, that the men's golf and both men's and women's soccer teams will be suspended from play beginning the 2016-2017 school year. According to Dr. Bower,...

Smith under investigation

By Kyle Brown, Sports editor

March 21, 2016

A spokesperson for Owens Community College has informed WTOL that Marcus Smith, head coach for Owens Express softball team, has been removed from coaching duties for the time due to allegations against him. Smith has not been suspended, nor charged with a crime. We will keep up with the news and...

March Madness: Good luck To the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

February 29, 2016

March has begun, and any college basketball fan knows that means one thing: March Madness! This is the time where college playoffs begin and will continue to play all month long. The madness is here for both of the Owens basketball teams. Starting today, the Express will continue their route into...

Standing tall, both basketball teams above .500

By Kyle Brown, Sports Editor

February 15, 2016

A month into the spring semester, men's and women's basketball are continuing to keep an above .500 record. Twenty-six games into the season for the men's team, their record stands at 15-11. They currently have four games remaining before the postseason. Postseason play begins March 1 for the Region...