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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans celebrate their Turkey Bowl soccer championship, Nov. 11, 2023. Katelyn McKenney/STAFF

Spartans claim Turkey Bowl men’s soccer championship to cap BJU Turkey Fest

Ryan Headen, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

The Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans defeated the Chi Alpha Pi Cavaliers 3-0 in Bob Jones University’s annual Turkey Bowl soccer championship, Nov. 11. The Collegian estimates that over 1,800 students, faculty,...

BJU to host Turkey Fest to add womens soccer championship and society events to the traditional mens Turkey Bowl soccer championship game.

Turkey Bowl turns Turkey Fest: features men’s and women’s soccer championships

Ryan Headen, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

For the first time, Bob Jones University will turn its Turkey Bowl into a Turkey Fest and the teams are set for society championship matches for both men's and women's teams on Nov. 11.   The annual...

Bob Jones University kicked off society sports with a Soccer Jamboree, Sept. 22-23. Heather Battles/Staff

Soccer Jamboree marks start of new era for BJU society sports

Ryan Headen, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

Bob Jones University kicked off its intramural sports seasons by hosting a Soccer Jamboree, Sept. 22-23, bringing back a past favorite preseason event. The Jamboree allowed society teams to play practice...

Global Games build unity through competition

Global Games build unity through competition

April 11, 2023

The Global Games are a week of building unity and celebrating the school’s spirit through different activities and competitions from March 13-17. Bob Jones University’s Student Leadership Council has...

Bruins outfielder Riley Ramsey slides into base during the game against Truett McConnell University. Photo: Marissa Ellerbrock

Bruins Baseball team falls to Truett McConnell Bears 

Jonathan Millar March 6, 2023

With a crowd of about 125 watching, the Bob Jones University Bruins baseball team took on the Truett McConnell University Bears Feb. 28 at Conestee Park, but came up short, losing 11-4.   Reid Giggleman,...

Katelyn Landkrohn and Caitlyn Benson played on the inaugural Bruins beach volleyball team last spring. Photo: Bradley Allweil

Bruins beach volleyball team’s second season faces gritty start

Nathaniel Hendry March 3, 2023

The Bruins women’s beach volleyball team is set to build on more than sand as it enters its second season by learning from preseason games against more established NCAA Division I and II programs. Waves...

Numerous Bruins athletes set personal records during the indoor track and field competitions that took place from Dec.-Feb.
Photo: Marissa Ellerbrock

Inaugural indoor track season keeps Bruins on their feet

Armando Morales February 13, 2023

Last semester showcased one of the greatest seasons in the history of Bob Jones University athletics, with the Bruins teams winning five national championships. Seeking to build on its success, the...

The teams will meet for a rematch on Feb. 4 in Pensacola, Florida. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Both Bruins teams come close to beating Pensacola Christian College at Jan. 28 games 

Collegian Staff February 2, 2023

The Bruins men’s and women’s basketball teams took on the Eagles, their friendly rivals from Pensacola Christian College, on Jan. 28. but narrowly lost in both games. The Bruins-Eagles games, consistently...

Defender Dallas Albert, a freshman business administration major, had one assist during BJUs regular
season game aginast Pensecola Christian College on Nov. 5. Photo: Merissa Ellerbrock

Bruins dominate NCCAA nationals

Jared Banks December 9, 2022

The Bruins Fall sports teams finished their seasons with four National Championship titles and many individual player awards. Competing in almost 100 combined soccer matches, cross-country meets, golf...

The Beta Gamma Patriots have played in six of the last seven the last Turkey Bowls. Photos by Nathaniel Hendry

Annual Turkey Bowl crowns Beta Patriots

MacKenzie King November 17, 2022

The Beta Gamma Delta Patriots defeated the Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans 2-1 in Bob Jones University’s annual Turkey Bowl soccer championship on Nov. 12. The Collegian estimates that over 1,800 students,...

Josiah Swaffer, a junior business adminstration major, competed at the NCCAA South Region Championship. BJU won the tournament,
qualifying the Bruins for the NCCAA National Championship.
Photo: Mackenzie Howell

Men’s golf team places third at NCCAA nationals

Collegian Staff November 1, 2022

The Bob Jones University men’s golf team qualified for nationals for the third time in the program’s history, following previous qualifications in 2017 and 2021.  They placed third, their best placing...

Alan Benson made a key run late in the game, breaking many would-be stops by the defense. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Pettit and Benson square off in flag football fundraiser for pregnancy center 

Jared Banks October 11, 2022

Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit faced off against Dr. Alan Benson, Executive Vice President for Student Development and Ministry Advancement, in a faculty flag football game to raise money...

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