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Commodores dispatch Bellarmine in first exhibition

Commodores dispatch Bellarmine in first exhibition

Torben Ginsberg

October 30, 2016

New women’s basketball head coach Stephanie White started off her Vanderbilt career on a high note Sunday afternoon, taking care of business against the Bellarmine Knights with a 97-63 victory in the the team’s first exhibition. The Commodores got off to a sloppy start to the game, turning th...

Watch some of the best Vanderbilt Vines

Watch some of the best Vanderbilt Vines

Josh Hamburger

October 28, 2016

Vine announced on Thursday that they will be discontinuing their app sometime in the near future. As an homage to the social media platform, the Vanderbilt Hustler has collected some of the best Vanderbilt-related Vines over the past few years. Tied up in the top of the 10th inning with Texas in ...

Defense’s “bend-but-don’t-break” mentality looks like winning formula

Defense’s “bend-but-don’t-break” mentality looks like winning formula

Max Schneider, Associate Sports Editor

October 26, 2016

“Football is an imperfect game played by imperfect people chasing perfection.” It’s a phrase that head coach Derek Mason has preached to his team over and over again this season, and it seems that the message has gotten through. Vanderbilt is far from perfect, but each week it’s shown an embodime...

Head coach Derek Mason’s salary released as part of national report

Head coach Derek Mason’s salary released as part of national report

Josh Hamburger

October 26, 2016

According to analysis by USA Today, Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason will make $2,556,877 for the 2016 season. That salary puts him at 44th in the nation out of the 119 coaches with salary information listed. This season marks the first time that USA Today was able to present this data for Mason, as prior years...

Hustler staff World Series roundtable

Hustler staff World Series roundtable

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

The 2016 World Series gets underway Tuesday night. Here's what members of the Hustler staff had to say. Kathy Yuan Aren't the Cubs playing? Max Herz The Cubs were the most likable dominant team in recent sports history until July 25, when they acquired closer Aroldis Chapman from the Yank...

SEC football power rankings: Week 9

SEC football power rankings: Week 9

Jack Fader

October 24, 2016

Week 9 in the SEC featured few upsets, to go with dominance from the top two teams in the rankings this week. 1. Alabama (Last week: 1) The Crimson Tide continue to be the class of the SEC and the entire country. Alabama welcomed previously unbeaten Texas A&M to Tuscaloosa on Saturday, and while...

Can the Vanderbilt Commodores still make a bowl game?

Can the Vanderbilt Commodores still make a bowl game?

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

Leading up to the 2016 football season, some experts and pundits picked Vanderbilt to make it to a bowl game for the first time since James Franklin brought the Commodores to three straight bowl games from 2011 to 2014. After a 2-4 start to the season, that idea was put on hold for a bit. However,...

Cloudy with LaChance of three-balls

Cloudy with LaChance of three-balls

Max Schneider, Associate Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

When Riley LaChance burst onto the scene in 2014, the Commodores thought they had something truly special. The all-state guard from Brookfield, Wisconsin, wasn’t expected to make a big impact early, but he ended up starting all 35 games, leading the team in minutes in the process. Just eight g...

‘Dores get emphatic win in home finale

‘Dores get emphatic win in home finale

Elias Ukule

October 24, 2016

The Vanderbilt women’s soccer team came back from behind for an emphatic 4-1 win over the Ole Miss Rebels in their last home game of the season. This was the biggest fan turnout so far in the season as goal scorer Claire Anderson, team captain Kacy Scarpa and Sasha Gray were honored on senior day with...

‘Dores fall to Gamecocks as O’Donnell’s last-gasp goal sends riveting match into overtime

‘Dores fall to Gamecocks as O’Donnell’s last-gasp goal sends riveting match into overtime

Sarah Anne McKenzie

October 21, 2016

The Vanderbilt Commodores experienced a gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to No. 2 South Carolina in overtime just minutes after Vanderbilt freshman Sydney O’Donnell lifted their spirits by leveling the score in the final two seconds. Vanderbilt predictably had a difficult time starting out on a strong foot, and a ...

SEC football power rankings: Week 8

SEC football power rankings: Week 8

Torben Ginsberg

October 19, 2016

  With another week gone by in the SEC, the same old stories prevail. Alabama remains dominant, the bottom of the league remains toothless and underwhelming and Vanderbilt pulls off a huge road upset. Wait, what? Maybe the 'Dores aren't who we thought they were. In the meantime, here are...

Three games to watch: Week 8

Three games to watch: Week 8

Jack Fader

October 18, 2016

After an exciting Week 7 in college football, here are three games that could alter the national landscape in Week 8 as teams prepare for the home stretch. No. 17 Arkansas at No. 21 Auburn This game could have major implications on the outcome of the SEC West and will provide a good test for an A...

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