The Spartans played for something on Wednesday that was bigger than just winning a conference game. As the women took down St. Louis College of Pharmacy easily in three sets, they also brought awareness to thyroid cancer and raised over $2,000 in memory of Mike Brendel.


Photos by Ryan Rerich

NO ONE FIGHTS ALONE – The Fight Against Thyroid Cancer. The dunk booth, along with the volleyball game, supported the the fight on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

By Ryan Rerich

Ryan Rerich, Editor of MBU Timeline, is a senior pursuing a double degree in journalism and communication studies with minors in sport management and public relations. Rerich, from Weimar, Texas, is a member of the golf team and was on the national qualifying team in 2013. Rerich engages himself in the photography aspect of sports, as well as writing and editing stories for the student website in a multitude of topics. In the past, Rerich was an intern at the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis, as well as an intern at the Schulenburg Sticker, a weekly newspaper in South Central Texas. He is currently working in the MBU Writing Lab tutoring students during the school year. When he is not involved in those various activities, he can be found playing intramurals on Wednesdays or possibly playing catch outside of the apartments.