Author Archives: Tyler Ellis

Davenport Credits Players, Mentors, With His Success

Davenport Credits Players, Mentors, With His Success

North Georgia’s softball team approached their latest milestone win in routine fashion. When the Lady Saints took to the field for their doubleheader against Georgia College last Tuesday, they went about it as they always do: treating the game as if it was the biggest of their lives. For Coach Mike Davenport, the second game of the doubleheader will be …

Student Spotlight: Jaymee Carnes

Student Spotlight: Jaymee Carnes

This semester, The Saint is putting one deserving student in the spotlight each week. The student who receives this honor is one who excels academically, athletically, or through service to the school or the community. To nominate a student, email Kaitlin Hames with the information. This week, the spotlight shines on Jaymee Carnes, a sophomore Athletic Training student. Carnes is a member of the …

Like Father, Like Son: Former Saint Drafted By Braves

Like Father, Like Son: Former Saint Drafted By Braves

Every little boy who has held a baseball bat has pictured himself crowding home plate in the major leagues. For former NGCSU star Troy Snitker, his dream became a reality last year when the Atlanta Braves, a team with which the Snitker family has been very familiar for some time, drafted him in the 19thround of the Major League Baseball …

Player Profile: Blake Hobby

Player Profile: Blake Hobby

The North Georgia Saints baseball team is off to a solid start, posting a 7-2 record to rank No. 26 nationally in Division II. A big reason for the impressive start is ace pitcher Blake Hobby. In his first two appearances on the mound, Hobby has struck out eight batters, allowing only five hits, while boasting a team best 1.26 …

Dust Off Your Cleats: 2012 Baseball Preview

Dust Off Your Cleats: 2012 Baseball Preview

It’s finally that time of year. Grab your mitt and head out to Bob Stein Stadium to watch the North Georgia Saints partake in the great American pastime. Coming off a 34-20 season in 2011, the North Georgia baseball team looks to start the 2012 campaign off with a victory when they travel to Valdosta and battle Saint Leo on …

Sports Clubs Strut Their Stuff at Meet-n-Greet

North Georgia’s Sports Club hosted its first Meet-n-Greet at the rec center this Thursday. Students looking for an extra-curricular activity to get involved in were introduced to a number of new sports clubs that are now active at NGCSU. The interactive event allowed students to learn about the clubs and what they had to offer, as well as meet their …

Most Anticipated Movies of 2012

With the supposed “Apocalypse”  looming at the end of the year, Hollywood looks to make the most of 2012 with a number of highly anticipated blockbusters. With countless prequels, sequels, remakes, and more, 2012 has all the ingredients for another high grossing year at the box office.   The Hunger Games (Mar. 23): With both Harry Potter and Twilight wrapping …

SAB Wants to Hear What Students Want

SAB Wants to Hear What Students Want

While Josh Turner, a Grammy Award nominee, performed at NGCSU last year with a sellout crowd, some students were disappointed with yet another country artist being selected as the main show. In the days leading up to the announcement of that performance, many students used the SAB’s Facebook page to voice their opinion on the music they wanted to hear. …

NGCSU Student, Fiance Battle Bureaucrats Over Bees

NGCSU Student, Fiance Battle Bureaucrats Over Bees

A hobby is usually an activity that people partake in to enjoy themselves and take their mind off of stressful things. For one man in Forsyth County, his hobby is becoming more of a burden than a leisurely activity. Nicholas Weaver, an undergrad at UGA, has kept bees ever since a friend introduced him to the hobby when he was …