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A double OT win for GCU soccer – with a Hollywood twist

It was like a story straight out of a Hollywood movie.  Maybe more like the flick, “Rudy”, about Notre Dame football. This game was in California, but in Riverside, not […]

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    Danielle Legee must feel at times like she’s a newcomer to a foreign land, rather than a recruit to a college softball team. Legee is a pitcher for Grand Canyon […]
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  • GCU softball roster for 2012 is almost 100% local talent

    Danielle Legee must feel at times like she’s a newcomer to a foreign land, rather than a recruit to a college softball team. Legee is a pitcher for Grand Canyon […]

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    Now entering the game for the Antelopes… No. 22 Petrolina Chilaka for No. 20 Samantha Murphy. Murphy, the nation’s scoring leader in Division II women’s basketball last season, graduated from […]
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  • GCU lost top scorer Murphy, but keep an eye on Chilaka

    Now entering the game for the Antelopes… No. 22 Petrolina Chilaka for No. 20 Samantha Murphy. Murphy, the nation’s scoring leader in Division II women’s basketball last season, graduated from […]

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    It’s no secret in sports that winning attracts winners.  And the Grand Canyon University men’s soccer team is a prime example. The Antelopes finished last season ranked No. 2  in […]
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  • GCU soccer success draws top talent from other schools

    It’s no secret in sports that winning attracts winners.  And the Grand Canyon University men’s soccer team is a prime example. The Antelopes finished last season ranked No. 2  in […]

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    What do you do when your team graduates the No. 1 scorer in the nation, and the top two scorers in program history? If you’re Grand Canyon University basketball coach […]
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  • GCU women’s hoops adds D-I transfers in rebuilding effort

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    What do you do when your team graduates the No. 1 scorer in the nation, and the top two scorers in program history? If you’re Grand Canyon University basketball coach […]

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    Golf is generally seen as an individual effort, but it was a team effort that lifted the Grand Canyon University women’s golf program to its best season ever. The squad […]
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    GCU women’s golf team finishes record-breaking season

    Golf is generally seen as an individual effort, but it was a team effort that lifted the Grand Canyon University women’s golf program to its best season ever. The squad […]

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    Another prominent name in the sports world has been added to the Grand Canyon University roster of head coaches. The last ‘name’ hire in a major program was Russ Pennell, […]
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    GCU baseball hires Andy Stankiewicz as head coach

    Another prominent name in the sports world has been added to the Grand Canyon University roster of head coaches. The last ‘name’ hire in a major program was Russ Pennell, […]

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    The Grand Canyon University baseball team begins its assault on the conference lead tomorrow, trying its best not to look past the next series of games. With just eight conference […]
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    GCU baseball prepares for a run at the PacWest lead

    The Grand Canyon University baseball team begins its assault on the conference lead tomorrow, trying its best not to look past the next series of games. With just eight conference […]

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    It’s been 13 games and almost three weeks since Grand Canyon University unexpectedly fired its head baseball coach, Dave Stapleton, who had been involved with the program for the past […]
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    GCU baseball turning around under interim head coach

    It’s been 13 games and almost three weeks since Grand Canyon University unexpectedly fired its head baseball coach, Dave Stapleton, who had been involved with the program for the past […]

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    Samantha Murphy got the last laugh this week. The Xavier Prep graduate and career scoring leader at Grand Canyon University was named the NCAA Division II Women’s Player of the […]
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    After Region snub, Samantha Murphy named nation’s best

    Samantha Murphy got the last laugh this week. The Xavier Prep graduate and career scoring leader at Grand Canyon University was named the NCAA Division II Women’s Player of the […]

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    Grand Canyon University used a roster loaded with local athletes this year to make a run at a women’s basketball national championship. The Antelopes climbed to a No. 7 national […]
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    Local basketball players carry GCU to best-ever season

    Grand Canyon University used a roster loaded with local athletes this year to make a run at a women’s basketball national championship. The Antelopes climbed to a No. 7 national […]

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    Dave Stapleton got just 18 games to prove his Grand Canyon University baseball team was turning things around. But it wasn’t enough. In a bold mid-season move, the 10th-year head […]
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    Grand Canyon dismisses baseball coach, Dave Stapleton

    Dave Stapleton got just 18 games to prove his Grand Canyon University baseball team was turning things around. But it wasn’t enough. In a bold mid-season move, the 10th-year head […]

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    Four years isn’t much time to build a national-caliber college wrestling program, even at the Division II level. But it’s happening at Grand Canyon University. The west Phoenix college was […]
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    GCU’s young wrestling program steps on national stage

    Four years isn’t much time to build a national-caliber college wrestling program, even at the Division II level. But it’s happening at Grand Canyon University. The west Phoenix college was […]

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    The stage is set tonight for a grand finale at Antelope Gym, as the Grand Canyon University basketball teams say goodbye to an old friend. This will be the last […]
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    GCU seniors looking to close old gym with a new record

    The stage is set tonight for a grand finale at Antelope Gym, as the Grand Canyon University basketball teams say goodbye to an old friend. This will be the last […]

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    Arizona’s newest college track & field program has really hit the ground running… so to speak. Grand Canyon University just rolled out its new program and has already earned instant […]
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    GCU launches new track program, earns early respect

    Arizona’s newest college track & field program has really hit the ground running… so to speak. Grand Canyon University just rolled out its new program and has already earned instant […]

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    The Grand Canyon women’s basketball team should find out soon whether they’ve cracked the national Top 10 rankings. It would be a shock if the No. 12 Antelopes don’t move […]
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    Murphy’s 38 pts should move GCU into nation’s Top 10

    The Grand Canyon women’s basketball team should find out soon whether they’ve cracked the national Top 10 rankings. It would be a shock if the No. 12 Antelopes don’t move […]

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    It was a banner night for Grand Canyon University basketball yesterday. Home-court advantage finally paid off for the Grand Canyon men’s basketball team (9-6, 4-1), as they beat Chaminade last […]
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    GCU basketball teams get big games from men & women

    It was a banner night for Grand Canyon University basketball yesterday. Home-court advantage finally paid off for the Grand Canyon men’s basketball team (9-6, 4-1), as they beat Chaminade last […]

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    There are different philosophies in college sports regarding the early non-conference schedule. Coaches either prefer to pack the early games with easy wins, padding their records and building some early […]
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    Rugged schedule helps GCU win PacWest hoops opener

    There are different philosophies in college sports regarding the early non-conference schedule. Coaches either prefer to pack the early games with easy wins, padding their records and building some early […]

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    Merry Christmas, Grand Canyon University sports fans!  When you return to campus from your holiday break, you’ll be able to take a short stroll over to the gym to get […]
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    Nations’ top scorer in Division II is an Antelope

    Merry Christmas, Grand Canyon University sports fans!  When you return to campus from your holiday break, you’ll be able to take a short stroll over to the gym to get […]

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    Buoyed by local high school grads, the Antelopes are churning up the waters, setting school records and climbing to a No. 8 national ranking on the boys’ side. The Grand […]
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    GCU swim teams nationally ranked and qualifying early

    Buoyed by local high school grads, the Antelopes are churning up the waters, setting school records and climbing to a No. 8 national ranking on the boys’ side. The Grand […]

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    Success in soccer, just like any other team sport, comes down to a simple formula.  Score as many points as possible, while keeping the opponent from doing the same thing. […]
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    Team effort: No. 3 GCU soccer puts 6 on All-Region teams

    Success in soccer, just like any other team sport, comes down to a simple formula.  Score as many points as possible, while keeping the opponent from doing the same thing. […]

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    Today’s 72-60 win over Northwest Nazarine University upped the Grand Canyon University women’s basketball record to 8-1, but it was yesterday’s win that will do the most to move them […]
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    GCU women hope to move into Top 25 after beating No. 5

    Today’s 72-60 win over Northwest Nazarine University upped the Grand Canyon University women’s basketball record to 8-1, but it was yesterday’s win that will do the most to move them […]

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    The Grand Canyon University women’s soccer team found a ‘keeper that’s really a keeper.   And the result was one of the best seasons in the program’s history. And the […]
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    Corona del Sol goalie making impact on GCU program

    The Grand Canyon University women’s soccer team found a ‘keeper that’s really a keeper.   And the result was one of the best seasons in the program’s history. And the […]

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    Samantha Murphy was born the year Cindy Kinderknecht set the Grand Canyon University record for most points in a women’s basketball game by tossing in 46 points. It was the […]
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    GCU women’s hoops sets 5 school records in single game

    Samantha Murphy was born the year Cindy Kinderknecht set the Grand Canyon University record for most points in a women’s basketball game by tossing in 46 points. It was the […]

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