Articles by Howard Regal

JCU softball sweeps Heidelberg on Senior Day

The John Carroll Blue Streaks softball team has gone 3-1 in their last four games dating back to last Wednesday, April 25, to clinch the second seed in Friday and Saturday’s Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament in Ada, Ohio. The Blue Streaks split their doubleheader with crosstown rival Baldwin-Wallace last Wednesday, taking game one, 5-0, and…

JCU softball bats come to life against Marietta

It took 11 games before the Blue Streaks hit their first home run of the season. Twenty-five games later, that total has risen to 20 due in part to a record-setting performance by the Blue Streaks in their 10-8 game one victory over the Marietta Pioneers Saturday afternoon at Bracken Field. The Blue and Gold…

Danilov throws no-hitter as JCU sweeps Otterbein

A walk-off victory and a no-hitter served as the daily specials on Sunday, April 15 at Bracken Field on the campus of John Carroll University. John Carroll University witnessed history when senior pitcher Brittany Danilov tossed her first career no-hitter in the Blue Streaks’ 2-0 game two victory against the second place Otterbein University Cardinals…

Blue Streaks softball hits rough patch, falls to 13-5

After starting the season 12-2, the John Carroll softball team has hit a little bump in the road, dropping three of its last four contests in doubleheaders against Ohio Wesleyan on March 22 and Ohio Northern on March 25 in its Ohio Athletic Conference opener. The Blue Streaks (13-5, 0-2 OAC) split their March 22…

Women’s basketball season ends with 60-54 loss at Wilmington

Coming into last week’s action, the hopes of postseason play for the John Carroll women’s basketball team were up in the air. Fast forward two games later, and the Blue and Gold are enjoying their third two-game winning streak of the season—their first since winning two straight against Wilmington and Muskingum between Jan. 7 and…

Women’s basketball loses at home to visiting Otterbein, 49-42

The John Carroll women’s basketball team (7-13, 4-10 OAC) went 1-1 in last week’s play. With a 69-64 victory over Heidelberg last Wednesday night and a 49-42 loss to Otterbein Saturday, the Blue & Gold remain in a tie for seventh place in the Ohio Athletic Conference standings with only four games left to play…

Women’s basketball battles, but loses to Ohio Northern, 63-46

It was a tale of two halves last Saturday as the John Carroll women’s basketball team dropped their fourth consecutive contest, falling 63-46 to Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. With the loss and a Muskingum victory over Heidelberg on Saturday afternoon, the Blue Streaks fall into a tie with the Fighting Muskies for eighth…

Football falls short on the road, loses to ONU 24-21

In each of the last six years, John Carroll has struggled on the gridiron against Ohio Northern. Not scoring more than 14 points against the Polar Bears since the 50-25 drubbing in 2005, the Blue Streaks hoped that their offensive momentum over the last month would reverse their recent fate. On a picture-perfect October afternoon…

For Blue Streaks’ Kyle Hubbard, route to JCU has been quite a journey

Going to college can be tough. A student has to deal with orientation sessions, meeting new people, familiarizing themselves with the new area and adjusting to new food. The process is different for each student, but how about going through all of the “adjustment” stuff three times in less than one year? That is what…