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Three matchups to watch: South Carolina

Three matchups to watch: South Carolina

Oliver Green

August 31, 2016

Vanderbilt football opens its 2016 season Thursday night with an SEC game against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Here are three matchups to watch in Thursday's contest, as the Commodores look to win their first opening game since 2011. Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason vs. South Carolina coach Will Muschamp As Vanderbil...

SEC football power rankings: Week 1

SEC football power rankings: Week 1

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

August 30, 2016

It’s that time of year again: SEC football is upon us. It’s also time for our weekly power rankings. Every week, the Vanderbilt Hustler sports staff will break down how the SEC shakes out. Here are our Week 1 rankings: Alabama How can you not put the number one team in the country a...

Behind Enemy Lines: South Carolina

Behind Enemy Lines: South Carolina

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

August 30, 2016

Robbie Weinstein: Much like Vanderbilt the past two-plus years, Carolina has its own quarterback battle coming down to the wire. Coach Will Muschamp has implied both Brandon McIlwain and Perry Orth could play against the Commodores on Thursday; what do you make of all this, and is it good or bad for t...

Jordan Rodgers wins The Bachelorette

Jordan Rodgers wins The Bachelorette

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

August 4, 2016

Former Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers won Season 12 of the ABC reality show The Bachelorette on Monday. Rodgers, 27, received the final rose over Robby Hayes on the season finale from JoJo Fletcher. He appeared in games for Vanderbilt in 2011 and 2012, playing in two bowl games including a wi...

From one VU to another

From one VU to another

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

April 29, 2016

On Selection Sunday, the world awaited the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal while a pair of Vanderbilt coaches — old and new — sat in different parts of the country, awaiting their respective teams’ fates. As CBS unveiled the bracket, it didn’t take long for Kevin Stallings’ Vanderbilt team...

Everett shines in debut, Commodores win 7-4

Everett shines in debut, Commodores win 7-4

Ziyi Liu

April 27, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With MTSU using a game against No. 5 Vanderbilt as a staff day – employing six pitchers over eight innings – the Commodores didn’t have much issue picking up a 7-4 win. But although the game itself was rather nondescript, it was highlighted by the much-anticipated collegiate...

Bryce Drew Introduced as men’s basketball head coach

Bryce Drew Introduced as men’s basketball head coach

Ziyi Liu

April 27, 2016

After days of reports and rumors, Bryce Drew was officially introduced as Vanderbilt’s next head basketball coach at a press conference Wednesday at Memorial Gym. The conference was open to the public and had many prominent guests in attendance, including women’s basketball head coach Melanie...

Bowden back where he belongs: the bullpen

Bowden back where he belongs: the bullpen

Ziyi Liu

April 27, 2016

Ben Bowden looked the part of a starting pitcher for the first month of the 2016 season, performing well in his first five collegiate starts. So, of course, it was time for him to go back to the bullpen. The transition of Vanderbilt’s power closer into a starter and then back again traces back to...

Vanderbilt hockey: From forfeits to force in the Southeast

Vanderbilt hockey: From forfeits to force in the Southeast

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

February 24, 2016

The Vanderbilt Club Ice Hockey team was on the brink of collapse in 2010. The team couldn’t hold down a coach or a consistent roster, the SEC Hockey Conference had placed them on probation for two years, and after canceling on some road games due to roster issues, the league was threatening to suspend...

Recapping Nashville’s unique NHL All Star Weekend

Recapping Nashville’s unique NHL All Star Weekend

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016

For the first time ever, Nashville hosted the NHL All Star Weekend, capped off with a memorable 3 vs. 3 tournament that left the crowd, and the hockey world, wanting more. The weekend was about more than just the game, however. Visitors flocked from around the world to see the best of the NHL play ...

Tennessee trounces Vanderbilt 53-28 in season finale

Tennessee trounces Vanderbilt 53-28 in season finale

Ben Weinrib

November 28, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Although Vanderbilt had its highest scoring output of the season against an FBS team, it was the defense that let down the Commodores at Neyland Stadium. Vanderbilt allowed its largest scoring output on the season in a 53-21 loss to Tennessee. Despite the the Volunteers only having...

For key games for the Commodore basketball team

For key games for the Commodore basketball team

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015

The Vanderbilt Basketball season is upon us, and that means students will be packing Memorial Gym yet again and bringing the Memorial Magic. Some of the games coming up this season will be incredible, and produce some of the best basketball Vanderbilt has seen in a few years. Here are a few of the...