The Great Golf Team

The North Central golf team has proved that they can compete with teams like Northwestern, University of Minnesota Morris and Martin Luther. The team is the first in North Central history to win the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) championship.

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Sports Column: It’s Playoff Time

The time has come for intramural playoffs, and it’s my job to offer some insight on the intense teams that are fighting their way to the Super Bowl. It’s pretty hard to predict anything when it comes to intramural football, so I’m forced to use my elite analyst skills on this one. This past Saturday was “upset week”, as three of the top four seeds got knocked out of the playoff picture. Four East Carlson beat 5 West Carlson, 3 West Carlson beat MOE, and 2 West Phillipps beat 2 East Phillipps. The only non-upset was 4 West Carlson defeating 2 East Carlson.

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Trials and Triumphs: An Unforgettable Volleyball Experience

I wanted to be a part of a family that wouldn’t let me give up, no matter how weak and tired I was. I wanted to slide across the floor, roll over my shoulder, and be up the next minute to hit the ball down at my opponent. I wanted to show people the love of God through my passion for a game that God gave me the ability to play. I joined the North Central Volleyball team.

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Spiritual Life Days Report

Spiritual Life Days will be held Oct. 5th-9th. Along with chapel services, there will be special events held in the Sanctuary on Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 8 a.m., and Thursday at 7 p.m. Sean Smith is a prophetic evangelist and will be speaking Tuesday and Wednesday. Other speakers from within the school will also take the stage throughout the week.

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NCU Efforts to Can the Spam

Spam is defined as “internet slang that refers to unsolicited email (UCE) or unsolicited bulk email (UBE),” according to Indiana University’s website.
People commonly call spam junk email. Spammers often use bots, automatic programs used to scour the Internet, to collect addresses or buy them from other companies in bulk. Spammers, having nothing to lose, often send thousands or even tens of thousands of messages for just one response.

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NCU Faculty Involved with New Bible Translation

On January 1 2010, the Military Bible Association will publish The Leader’s Bible, which is an update to the King James Version and designed specifically for the military. Features will include the Founding Father’s Statements on Religious Freedom, Moral Leadership in the Founding of America, The Role of Military Chaplains, Military Prayer and Hymns, Military & Church Creeds, The Military Code of Conduct, Nine Leadership Beatitudes, and Six Factors for Ethical Decision-Making.

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New Faculty Profiles

Todd Wold is the new chair of the communication arts department. Wold attended North Central for his first three years of undergraduate study. He also traveled with Chorale on trips throughout Europe during his time at North Central.

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Faculty Profile: Greg Hayton

Greg Hayton is the new associate professor in the education department. He is also the faculty athletic representative and an active supporter of the North Central cross-country team. Hayton grew up in Illinois and received a bachelor’s degree from Eureka College. His degree was in physical education along with a psychology minor. He received his master’s degree from Northern Illinois University in outdoor teaching education and physical science. Greg spent many years as a middle and high school teacher, as well as a coach before coming to North Central. He spoke of seeing many amazing things on the athletic field.

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A new Athletics Director

After his first year as Director of Athletic Operations and the men’s basketball coach, Coach High has decided to step up and become the Athletic Director, but will remain the head coach for men’s basketball team. “This is what I enjoy doing. This is my twentieth year working in the athletic administration,” said Coach High.

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Family dynamic proves strong in Cross Country

In the sports world, each season brings something new to the table. The dynamics change as seniors graduate and freshmen arrive. For the runners at North Central, another season is underway, bringing new records, personal bests and as always, some taped ankles.

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