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MC scots win against Hanover

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College football team won against Hanover College on September 9, 2017, with a score of 24-20. After last week’s loss to Berry, the team really tried to improve and prepare for Hanover College. In an effort to pick up their win-loss record, the Scots were able to make two touchdowns and a field goal during the second half, winning the game and giving the Scots a 1-1 record. “After losing to Berry, we knew we had to work harder to make sure we didn’t go 0-2,” said Adam Diggs, No. 12. “Our goal is to win every game the rest of the season, so we had more focus in practice leading up to Hanover.” Hanover College, located in Hanover, Indiana, is also a private liberal arts college. It is located on  the Ohio River, nestled in 650...

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After 27 Years, “It” Returns

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

If you haven’t seen the new “It” that came out September 7, you need to. Nightmarish scenes followed by comedic relief make “It” a terrifying movie, but not so terrifying that you can’t sleep that night. If you’ve seen the 1990 movie or read Stephen King’s novel, then you know “It” is about–spoiler alert– a killer clown who feeds off children’s fear. Pennywise preys on innocent children every twenty-seven years in the town of Derry, Maine. The scary scenes in this movie aren’t just jump scares. Director Andrés Muschietti really takes scaring his audience to a whole new level by including visual representations of what it means to be afraid of something. We see each child’s fear in a way that makes it relatable. If you’re not scared of clowns, seeing Richie afraid for his young life will cause...

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Maryville College Theatre Department to present “Lysistrata”

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

The Maryville College Theatre Department will be showing an adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek play, “Lysistrata,” on April 27-30. The production will be shown in Clayton Center for the Arts’ Haslam Family Flexible Theatre on Thurs., April 27 at 8 p.m.; Fri., April 28 at 8 p.m.; Sat., April 29 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 30 at 2 p.m. Admission for Maryville College students, faculty and staff are free, but tickets are required for entry. For everyone else, admission is $10 for adults and $7 for senior adults ages 60 and up. This play is meant for mature audiences due to sexual references and crude humor. “Lysistrata” is a Greek comedy that centers on the women of Greece who embark on a sex strike during a huge war where the men refuse to negotiate peace. The main character, named...

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MC Dance Ensemble to perform spring showcase

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Maryville’s Dance Ensemble will be hosting their spring showcase, “A Night of Hollywood and Broadway,” on Saturday, April 8 in the Nutt Theatre of the Clayton Center for the Arts. For Maryville students, staff and faculty, admission is free, but an ID is needed for entry. For others, the cost is $7 at the door. The Dance Ensemble is a student-led group at Maryville, so all the dances will be choreographed by students. This allows students the chance to create new and exciting interpretations of music through dance. “It gives the students the opportunity to do many different styles of dance and also get the chance to choreograph their own dances,” sophomore Jessica Rhea said. I’m looking forward to showing everyone the hard work we put in this semester.” The audience can look forward to songs they will recognize...

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MC Baseball takes home two wins in triple-game series

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The MC baseball team faced-off against  Piedmont College in a three game series from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26. The Scots took home two wins during the series, losing only the game on Feb. 25. Piedmont College, home of the Lions, is located in North Georgia. Currently, their win/loss record is at 7-3. Last year, their record was held at 21-19. “Piedmont is usually a very clean baseball team, meaning their defense doesn’t make errors and their offense is really good at executing in big situations during the game” said Andrew (Drew) Henry. According to the school’s athletic website, mcscots.com, the Pitcher of the Week, Evan Heffner, had much to do with the win over Piedmont on Friday. Bryce Redaja ran home in the second inning. Logan Hayes and Henry both reached home base during the third inning. Piedmont’s...

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