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September 3, 2010

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Media Guides Now Available Online

The 2010 Centenary men's and women's soccer and volleyball media guides are now available on GoCentenary.com for downloading and viewing.

Each guide shares insight into the respective sport, highlights players, coaches and all-time record holders. It also features information regarding Centenary College, the city of Shreveport, and the athletic program. Take a look:

2011 Softball Schedule Released

The 2011 Centenary softball schedule was officially released on Wednesday according to head coach Mark Lambert.

The Ladies are slated to play a total of 40 games that features two tournaments and 16 non-conference contests.

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Tearing Down the Net
with Tate McIntyre

Hello everyone and thanks for taking a little time out of your day to visit my blog. I'm Tate McIntyre, a soon to be 21 year-old junior at Centenary from Mansfield, Texas. Did I mention that I am also on the men's soccer team at Centenary? In the weeks to come I will take you inside everything that happens within the Centenary Gents soccer team…from off-the-field gatherings and activities, to the very huddle itself, I will tell you everything there is worth knowing about the group of guys I spend all my time with...
READ Tate's blog

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Front & Center
with Candace Rushing

Welcome to "Front & Center" with me, Candace Rushing. I am a junior, elementary education major at Centenary and have been looking forward to playing this fall after an ACL injury and a red-shirted season last year. After what seemed like an eternity off the field, I am back. From countless minutes of watching the game I love go on without me, to endless hours of rehabilitation and physical therapy, finally, my time has come again to play...
FOLLOW Candace's blog

Upcoming Home Events

3 fri

Men's Soccer

Gents vs University of the Ozarks
Mayo Field at 2pm

5 sun

Women's Soccer

Ladies vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Mayo Field at 1pm

10 sep

Volleyball

Ladies vs Western Illinois
Fitness Center at 7pm

Women's Soccer

Ladies vs Mississippi College
Mayo Field at 7pm

11 sep

Volleyball

Ladies vs IUPUI
Fitness Center at 1pm

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Volunteers Needed for 24th Annual Book Bazaar
Sept. 10 and 11

folks shop at the Bazaar

Hard to believe the Book Bazaar is only one week away! This annual fall tradition is one of the most talked about events in Shreveport and brings in people from all over the Ark-La-Tex for this two-day sale. This year the Muses have collected a more than 70,000 books of all kinds including many first editions, rare books and "treasure chest" items – books published in the last three years. And the bazaar is more than just the printed word! Thousands of videotapes, records, DVDs, CDs and games will be available for purchase.

Book Bazaar poster

The Muses work very hard throughout the year to make this event happen with the proceeds coming right back to the Centenary community. Members of the College family play an important role in making this event work every year. There are still plenty of opportunities to volunteer to help with the Bazaar. If you would like to volunteer please contact Catherine Allen at email.

Hours are Friday, Sept. 10 from 4-9pm and Saturday, Sept. 11 from 9am until 4pm You can keep up with updates via Book Bazaar on Facebook. Don’t miss out on this annual tradition!

Scholarships Send Graduates to France (photos and video)

Two Centenary graduates will head to France this fall for roughly one year as part of an annual cultural exchange and education program created by La Fondation Louisiane.

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Charles Eddy

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David Williams

Charles Eddy '10 and David Williams '10 are among seven college graduates from across Louisiana heading to France or French-speaking countries to study abroad or teach conversational English to elementary or high school students. Eddy, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, received the La Bourse James Domengeaux Scholarship and will study French literature at the Université Catholique de Paris.

Williams, a history and French major, received the La Bourse Héritage: Patsy Arceneaux Scholarship, which is granted by the French Embassy to allow students to teach English to elementary or high school students for one academic year in France. He sees this opportunity as more of a cultural exchange then just teaching... READ the entire story.

LPBS coverage of La Fondation Louisiane program.

More Sports!

Ladies and Gents Gear Up for Start of Competition

This weekend, four sports begin their season including men and women's soccer, cross country, and volleyball. To get everyone pumped and to find out what is in store for our Ladies and Gents, check out the video... and come out and support YOUR teams!

Women's Soccer Heads to ULM to Open Season (photo)

The Centenary women's soccer team will take on in-state rival, ULM, tonight at 4pm in Monroe, La. The Ladies are coming off a 4-0 exhibition win over LeTourneau last week.

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Following their short trip to ULM, Centenary will return home to host Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday at 1pm on Mayo Field.

Cross Country Slated to Run First Meet

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The Centenary cross country teams will hit the course on tonight in Nacogdoches, Texas in the Lumberjack Opener hosted by SFA. The Ladies are slated to begin at 5:30pm and the Gents at 6:15pm

The race will be held at Pecan Acres City Park near the SFA campus and will be formatted as a relay contest. Each team will designate two teams of men and women and they will run alternate loops.

Ladies Volleyball Kicks Off 2010 Season at Millsaps Tournament

The Centenary volleyball team will open play for the 2010 season when they travel to Jackson, Miss. to take part in a four-match tournament hosted by Millsaps College Friday and Saturday.

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The Ladies will face Faulkner (Fri. 5pm), Belhaven (Fri. 7pm), LeTourneau (Sat. 10am), and Loyola (Sat. 4pm).

Boone Whiting Named Cardinal Nation Pitcher of the Month

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Courtesy of theCardinalNation.com

The race for The Cardinal Nation's August Minor League Pitcher of the Month was a tough one. There were plenty of strong performances on each of the St. Louis Cardinals' affiliates, but one pitcher stood out thanks in part to unparalleled command.

READ the full release

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in brief

4 sat
thru
6 mon

Labor Day Weekend

Fitness Center Closed through Monday. You can reach the Fitness Center at 318.841.7245.

6 mon

All Greek party

Jones Rice Field, noon
Come celebrate men and women's bid day with the All Greek Party. Food and fun for all!

Labor Day Get-Away Concert

Student Union Building, 7pm
"Three Day Weekend" headlines this concert hosted by the Christian Leadership Center. Members of the band include Centenary Alumni Missy Wise, '09, Michael Rafferty '10 and Michael Jarboe '10. Opening the concert will be "Ben's Sister," an Airline High School cover band from Bossier City.

7 tues

Stepping Stones Worship

Brown Chapel, 11am
Stepping Stones is an ecumenical student-led service of praise and takes place every Tuesday from 11am until noon.

Tiger Ball

Jones Rice Field, 6:30pm
Sponsored by the Centenary Activities Board.

10 sep

24th Annual Centenary Muses Book Bazaar

Gold Dome, 4-9pm
Sponsored by the Centenary Muses, this is an annual tradition in the Shreveport community. This year the Muses have collected a more than 70,000 books of all kinds including many first editions, rare books and "treasure chest" items. Don't miss it!

11 sep

24th Annual Centenary Muses Book Bazaar

Gold Dome, 9am-4pm
Sponsored by the Centenary Muses, this is an annual tradition in the Shreveport community. Everything is half-price beginning at 1pm!

14 sep

Constitution Day Lecture

Kilpatrick Hall, 11am
Centenary's Pre-law Society presents the annual Constitution Day lecture featuring Henry C. Walker, a prominent criminal law attorney from Shreveport. Walker is the past president of the Northwest Louisiana ACLU and recipient of the Chapter's annual Bill of Rights award.

17 sep

Nerf Wars

James Hall, 8:30pm
The James Hall Resident Assistants will play a game of Nerf Wars throughout James Hall. All residents are encouraged to take part. Contact Samarra Kinchen at 869.5458 for more information.

22 sep

Flu Immunization Clinic

Student Union Building, 11am-1pm
Health Services will provide flu immunizations for students, faculty and staff. Cost is $25 and will be first come, first served. For more information, call 869.5466.

23 sep

Magic, Mentalism and Attention

Whited Room, Bynum Commons, 11:15am
The Centenary Neuroscience Society presents this lunchtime discussion with Dr. Barrie Richardson, professional magician and Dean Emeritus of the Frost School of Business. Bring your lunch and find out why we are susceptible to illusions and slight-of-hand.

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