GREENSBORO, N.C. — Syracuse (16–8) advances to the quarterfinals after a decisive 89–68 win against NC State (13–10) in the second round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday afternoon.

The win came from Syracuse’s 14 three-pointers and a strong offensive showing in the second half, which included 46 points.

“We really moved the ball well to start the second half,” said Jim Boeheim, Syracuse head coach. “It was a really good offensive game, one of our best all year.”

The matchup opened with both teams bringing in five points before the clock struck 18:00. For the first eight minutes, the…


FARMVILLE, Va. — The Longwood Lancers are headed south to take on the Charleston Southern Buccaneers after winning six of their past seven games.

The original matchup was postponed in early February, with the Big South Conference adding the two-game series on Monday, Feb. 15. The back-to-back games will be held on Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19 at the Buccaneer Field House in Charleston, South Carolina.

Fired Up Lancers

The fiery Lancers (9–14, 8–9 Big South) are the hottest team in the Big South, with six wins since January 19, beating first-place Winthrop. …


Mallory Odell used to be a single-sport athlete. Then she went into the fourth grade.

Mallory, a senior at Longwood University, has been a dual-sport athlete in basketball and softball not only since arriving at college, but for most of her life. She began playing her first sport, softball, in the second grade, after being introduced to baseball by her father.

Mallory playing softball as a child.
Mallory playing softball as a child.
Mallory playing softball as a child. Photo courtesy of Mallory Odell.

“My dad is a baseball coach, so that’s why I started playing softball,” she said. “It was always there because I had seen him around it and I had been around the game growing up as well.”

Mallory continued…


Below are my tweets & retweets from the Final Four Baylor vs. Houston Men’s Basketball game on Saturday, April 3rd at 5:14 p.m. EST. The tweets are in chronological order, from pre-game, in-game, to post-game. All tweets were written from a media perspective.

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Below are my tweets & retweets from the Syracuse vs. UConn Women’s Basketball game on Tuesday, March 23rd at 9:00 p.m. EST. The tweets are in chronological order, from pre-game, in-game, to post-game. All tweets were written from a Public Relations perspective for the Syracuse Orange.

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A look into the life of liberal studies majors at Longwood University

Hull Education Center, the Liberal Studies academic building

Longwood University was originally founded in 1839 as the Farmville Female Seminary Association, a school that would prepare women to become teachers. Since then, Longwood has grown drastically and offers many more majors than just teaching, but teaching is still very big today.

Liberal studies is the largest major at Longwood University, bringing in about 15 percent of the university’s student body. The four-year program is designed to educate college students on how to become educators themselves. As a liberal studies major, students can choose from 3 different…


It may save someone’s life.

Hazing records have been kept yearly since 1838, but hazing dates all the way back to the Greek times, with Greek philosopher Plato as the founder. Hazing has since become a common practice among organizations, but with the death toll rising each year, it’s time we put a stop to it.

According to Hazingprevention.org, …


Farmville’s local food pantry, FACES, is preparing to open a new facility off of Commerce Road in Prince Edward County three months after a flood in May.

“We are purchasing a new building on Commerce Road, east of the YMCA,” said Bobby Eiban, FACES vice president of operations. Their current location, 416 N. South St., is at a low level, making it susceptible to flooding. The new facility will be a 7,000-square foot building, which is double the size of their current location, which is 3,200-square feet.

A hunger-relief organization called Feedmore, gave FACES a grant for $500,000 to open…

Allison Turner

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