Category: Sports

Fall sports move to spring as SAA confirms tentative schedule

On Oct. 16, the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced it had tentatively approved a modified schedule for fall sports to compete in the spring.

Groups outside of sports affected by season cancellations

Before the semester began, Berry took several precautions to prevent an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, including suspending all fall sports competitions.

Berry LGBTQ+ student athletes share their experiences

Three LGBTQ+ student athletes decided to share their experiences at Berry.

Director of sports information and promotions resigns

On Sept. 22, the Berry College Athletics Department announced the resignation of Blake Childers, director of sports information and promotions.

Athletics focused on student health amidst COVID-19 spikes

With all practices suspended due to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, the athletic department is determined to ensure the safety of all student athletes as they plan for the future.

Professional athletes use apparel for Black lives advocacy

Following the height of the Black Lives Matter movement this summer, professional athletes from all sports have been showing their support through the information they share, the words they speak and even through the gear they compete in.

Practices suspended as athletics reviews COVID-19 protocol

On Sept. 16, President Steve Briggs announced that Berry would be suspending all team practices for the foreseeable future.

New recruits adjust expectations of student athlete life

Although Berry is a NCAA DIII institution that doesn’t offer athletic scholarships, there are many student athletes who are attracted to Berry because of its program’s competitive reputations.

Berry football program sharing in Mason Kinsey’s success

Mason Kinsey made Berry history on April 25, becoming the first Viking ever to sign with a NFL team when he joined the Tennessee Titans as a free agent.

NCAA set to grant student athletes ability to profit off of likeness

The question of student athletes making money has been a hot topic in college sports for many years.