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.
As the new year begins at Missouri Baptist University, a new organization looks to provide support on campus. Senior Rae Guice initiated the Association of Black Collegians at MBU to create a positive environment on campus for all students.
Photo by James King
Professor Brenda Bradford (left), Business Division chair, and Rae Guice, a senior at Missouri Baptist University who founded the Association of Black Collegians, speak to local dancers during a recent performance at the Chapel.
The men prevailed over the Wildcats on Saturday, September 12 in a strong, competitive match with a golden goal in extra time.
The Spartans jumped out to 4-1 lead before letting the lead slip with less that 12 minutes in the second half. Before matters could get worse in ET, Eduardo Mendes-Maia secured the victory when he took a lengthy shot beyond the box and lofted it over the goalkeeper’s head for the win.The Spartans prevailed in the match with the “golden goal,” 5-4.
Many athletes strive to become an athlete who advances past the high school level, but they often give up hope during some point in their young life. My advice is this: Take advantage of the opportunities available to you and don’t give up on your dream.
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*The WordPress website has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.