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After making the finals, longtime coach retires


Matt Gad—Sports Writer After 15 years as the head coach for the Owls’ women’s gymnastics program, former Southern men’s gymnastics star Jerry Nelson is calling it a career, having made this month’s USA Gymnastics Nationals his final appearance as head coach. “The only real safe retirement is the one that people feel comfortable with,” Nelson said. “And I’ve had a

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Stahlbrodt and Peloquin finish dream season


Matt Gad—Sports Writer Freshman Hannah Stahlbrodt and sophomore Jordan Peloquin competed Sunday in the Balance Beam National Championship at USA Gymnastics Nationals, hosted by the University of Bridgeport. Stahlbrodt and Peloquin, who both qualified for the finals after turning in strong performances Friday night during the opening session, had notable seasons coming in, with Stahlbrodt being recognized as ECAC Gymnast

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Owls impress in loss


Matt Gad – Sports Writer The Owls set two records Saturday in their meet against Bridgeport University. They have had a tough stretch so far but this performance could definitely be seen as a confidence booster. Southern fell 194.075 to 192 to the Purple Knights but that 192 they put up was the most points scored in program history. And

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