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Winning Only Part of the Game for Coach Schroeder

Winning Only Part of the Game for Coach Schroeder

Sam Batcheldor, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A cold March wind blows upon the green and white jerseys of the lacrosse Rocks as they take the field for afternoon practice. After a few minutes of banter and lighthearted pass and catch between players, a commanding voice proclaims, “Warm-ups! All groups on the goal line.” Immediately, everyone...

For Sears, a True Aim is the Name of the Game

For Sears, a True Aim is the Name of the Game

Robert Davis, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Clear mind and a steady aim. That describes Trinity junior Kyle Sears just before he lets loose an arrow from his bow. Sears is currently one of the best archers on Trinity’s team, but good scores are not all he brings. Teammate Austin Hirtzel said, “He brings a friendly aspect to practice;...

Why Does the NCAA Refuse to Share with the Real Money Makers?

Sam Rueff, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Say you see your hero athlete, run up to him or her to get an autograph and then find out they can’t sign anything because of rules. This is a problem going on and increasingly getting worse in college football. The rule for National Collegiate Athletic Association college football programs is ...

Strong Family Legacies Motivate Tennis Rocks

Strong Family Legacies Motivate Tennis Rocks

Connor Rafferty, Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s the middle of March and it is beginning to snow. The tennis Rocks run through drills with a steadied focus. In between, you can hear players laugh and share techniques near the water cooler. Trinity sophomore Brandon Chou quietly sips on his water, looking at the other courts, observing the players. Chou keeps...

Through Stations of the Cross, Spring Sports Athletes ‘Relate in Prayer and Action to Christ’

Through Stations of the Cross, Spring Sports Athletes ‘Relate in Prayer and Action to Christ’

ECHO Staff

March 1, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

From Athletics Director Rob Saxton:  "This past Friday afternoon, Steven Tompkins, Trinity’s Director of Sports Ministry, led our Spring Sports Teams in a Stations of the Cross workout inside Trinity's Marshall Stadium.  Over 250 Trinity student-athletes were in attendance, along with their spring sport...

Reflections from the Mat

Reflections from the Mat

Anthony Farias, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Set yourself in a wrestling stance. Knees bent, chest over your thighs, and your eyes staring into your opponent’s. Boom boom, boom boom, boom boom…your heart races, pumping adrenaline. One goal in your mind…win the match by pin. The ref exclaims, “Set!” Your foot advances to the starting line....

Six Rocks Sign to Play at the Next Level

Six Rocks Sign to Play at the Next Level

ECHO Staff

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Six Trinity student-athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the next level.  The signing took place Feb. 1 in Alumni Hall at 3:00. Lucas Porter – Lacrosse – Transylvania University Michael Webb – Lacrosse – Transylvania University Cole Spencer – Football...

Ice Rocks Skating to a Strong Finish — Looking for Title No. 6

Sam Batcheldor, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

During these sometimes bone-chilling days, many in the state look to the game of basketball for entertainment. After all, that game is played in toasty gyms. But some face winter in a "cold indoors"  -- and they have fun along the way. These are fans of the Trinity ice hockey Rocks, which plays home games...

Are the Knicks the Next Beasts in The East?

Sergio Sanchez, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

From three NBA finals, to competitive Knicks during the 1980s, to the Knicks that only won 17 games last season, and to competing to be one of the top teams in the East. The New York Knicks back in the '90s were a reliable team every season and over the last few years have hit a rough patch. Looking...

Not All Aces — Pros and Cons of the USTA

Sam Rueff, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Who controls the yellow, fuzzy ball when the players do not? Many times it is the United States Tennis Association. According to the USTA website, the organization "is the national governing body for the sport of tennis and the leader in promoting and developing the sport’s growth on every level...

Champion Football Rocks Lauded at Assembly

Champion Football Rocks Lauded at Assembly

ECHO Staff

January 10, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer '76, a key to the city for Trinity football head coach Bob Beatty, and an updated banner and St. Matthews sign proclaiming the Rocks as 2016 football champions.  A praise-packed morning assembly recognized the Shamrocks for capturing the KHSAA 6A state championship crown...

A Numbers Bonanza as Rocks Bring Home Title 24

A Numbers Bonanza as Rocks Bring Home Title 24

ECHO Staff

December 5, 2016


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From the Athletics Office: Congratulations to head coach Bob Beatty and the football Rocks.  On Saturday (and into the early hours of Sunday morning) in Bowling Green, the 2016 Trinity Shamrock football team captured the KHSAA 6A state championship crown with a 56-21 victory over Lexington Lafaye...

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