Articles by Dave Schillero

Women’s Golf Concludes Season With High Hopes for the Future

  On a young team comprised of three freshmen, two sophomores and a junior, winning does not come easy. John Carroll University women’s golf spent most of the 2015 season finding their groove and slowly growing behind the leadership of Junior Jackie Weisenberger who finished the season with a team best average of 88. Their…

Blue Streaks advance to OAC Tournament semifinals after wins over Otterbein, ONU

First Round   After exiting the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament after one game in two straight seasons, the John Carroll University men’s basketball team had much to prove Monday night.   The Blue Streaks rode strong post play into the second round, defeating No. 8 seed Otterbein University for the third time this season by…

Men’s basketball tops Capital despite foul trouble, now 4th in OAC

  The Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center hosted a foul frenzy on Saturday, Feb. 8, and John Carroll University was the beneficiary. Despite giving Capital University a round-trip pass to the charity stripe for the night, JCU’s lockdown defense allowed the host Blue Streaks to hold on for a tight 85-80 win over the Crusaders.  …

JCU wins dunk fest in front of raucous home crowd

  There aren’t many things more rewarding in sports than avenging a loss to a conference rival. On Saturday, Feb. 1, the John Carroll University men’s basketball team got its revenge against Muskingum University in the ugliest of ways.   Fortunately, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The Blue Streaks held out late…

Polar Bears too formidable for JCU on the road in 97-80 loss

It would be easy to argue that John Carroll University men’s basketball plays according to the weather. They started the season off hot, but have shot as cold as the weather lately.   Unfortunately, January continues to be a frigid month for the Blue and Gold, as they dropped another Ohio Athletic Conference game to…

JCU men’s basketball can’t complete comeback, loses to Marietta at home by eight

In the Ohio Athletic Conference, each team possesses the ability to compete at a high level every night regardless of location.   This is a lesson the John Carroll University men’s basketball team continues to learn, as a slow start and poor performance from the free throw line led to a 78-70 loss to the…

OurView: Heisenberg principle

Every once in a blue moon, a television show rises above shootouts, sex scenes and flash to provide its viewers with something more rewarding: a relatable moral dilemma. The most recent show to accomplish this difficult task was  AMC’s hit series, “Breaking Bad.” This show follows the life of Walter White,  a high school chemistry…

JCU hockey upsets Ohio, takes down two foes at home

Sweat dripped onto the misty ice amid a crowd of over 1,000 screaming fans as a small Jesuit school stood toe-to-toe with No. 5 Ohio University heading into overtime. This was just the first game of the 2013-14 season for John Carroll University’s club hockey team. The Blue Streaks headed into the season with high…

The Murphy Metamorphosis

Something is different about John Carroll University this school year. Any student walking across campus will most likely pass the long green fence surrounding what used to be the biggest residence hall on campus: Murphy Hall. Inside this colored cocoon lies the brick animal of a freshmen residence hall students have come to know and…

Rough road for JCU women’s soccer leads to tie, loss

The John Carroll University women’s soccer team had its hands full at the Oneonta Mayor’s Cup in Oneonta, N.Y. over the weekend. Playing against some robust competition, the Blue Streaks tied in the first game, 1-1, and lost the second, 5-1. “The teams in New York were a challenge this weekend,” junior goalkeeper Haley McDonald…

JCU club hockey team continues its march to Nationals with two wins

This season the John Carroll Blue Streaks hockey team made one of the biggest turnarounds in the club’s history. After starting the season a terrifying 0-4, the Blue Streaks faced what could have been a disastrous road ahead. Failure, however, was not an option for this year’s squad, as they rose from the ashes and…

Students ‘dare to move’ with The Living Person

On Friday, Feb. 15, nearly 200 John Carroll students filled the Lombardo Student Center Atrium for The Living Person’s “Dare You To Move” event. From 9 p.m. until midnight, JCU students had the opportunity to take part in a night of music and inspiration, as local musicians, JCU students and professional athletes came to share…