Articles by John Alfes

Wild fourth quarter aids in first conference victory

It was not the prettiest of victories, but the first Ohio Athletic Conference win of 2016 is officially in the books.   The John Carroll University football team, led by head coach Tom Arth, evened its record at 1-1 following a 17-10 victory over Baldwin Wallace in the 28th edition of the Cuyahoga Gold Bowl…

JCU extends winning streak to three

After losing to The University of Mount Union earlier in the month, the John Carroll University men’s lacrosse team has bounced back with a vengeance. The team won both of its games this week against Muskingum (Wednesday, April 20, 17-2) and Otterbein (Saturday, April 23, 14-7). With the victories, first-year head coach Chris Cooper and…

Conference play rejuvenates baseball for second half

The beginning of the Ohio Athletic Conference portion of the 2016 schedule has brought new life to a resilient John Carroll University baseball program. After suffering an early six-game losing streak, the team has fought back and won six of its 10 conference matchups, four of which came this past week.   This past Tuesday,…

Despite Injuries, Cavs Rolling Along Early

After losing three of its first four games in 2014-15, the Cleveland Cavaliers have made the necessary adjustments and emerged as a legitimate Eastern Conference contender to start the 2015-16 campaign.   What makes this dominance so hard to believe is the fact that the absence of Kyrie Irving (knee injury) and Iman Shumpert (wrist…

JCU earns third in Purple Raider Invitational

  A two-day tournament on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 provided plenty of bright spots for the John Carroll University men’s golf team. With the fall season winding down, JCU looks to continue to improve and end the year strong.   The Blue Streaks finished in third place at the Purple Raider Invitational…

JCU clinches second in OAC after big win over Muskingum

  Home court advantage has taken on a new meaning throughout the 2014-15 season for the John Carroll University women’s basketball team.   The Blue Streaks capped off their regular season dominance with a 71-56 Senior Day win over Muskingum University at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center this past Sunday, Feb. 24. The win gave…