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Eagles Fall to Evangles

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 Tuesday, January 8. Despite putting up a good fight at home Tuesday night, the Rhema Eagles came up short 97-70 against the visiting Mid-America Christian University Evangle

The Evangles jumped to a 10-3 lead three minutes into the game. Rhema's Austin Lawrence responded to the run by nailing a 3-pointer to keep the Eagles within reach. Mid-America Christian University scored on the next possession, and Rhema's Rod Altidor answered back, hitting a shot inside. Kasey Byrd followed it up with a 3-pointer for the Eagles, pulling them within one point of the Evangles.

Lady Eagles Start the New Year Off Right

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013: The Rhema Lady Eagles started 2013 by putting a three-game losing streak behind them and earning an impressive 91–73 victory over Crowley’s Ridge College at the Ninowski Recreation Center on Saturday.

It was a high-scoring day for the starters. Vanessa Zailo and Jamie Davis had been sidelined for three games due to injuries. But they were back on the floor for this one. Davis led the way with 28 points and two steals. Kaitlin Byrd and Keirstyn Spangler both tallied 16 points apiece, Sarah Robertson grabbed 12, and Zailo netted eight.

Lady Eagles Soar Over Mountaineers

BB W 1Monday, December 10, 2012. After falling to Eastern Oklahoma State College earlier this season, the Lady Eagles were determined to have a different outcome when the teams met again. Thursday, the Rhema ladies won a hard-fought 65-49 victory over the visiting Lady Mountaineers at the Ninowski Recreation Center.

Much of the first half belonged to the Lady Mountaineers, who headed off the court at the mid-game buzzer seven points up with a 33–26 lead. However, the Lady Eagles refused to stay down and begin to chip away at the deficit. With the Rhema ladies trailing 43–41, sophomore Sarah Robertson made her way into the lane and scored an inside shot to tie the game at 43–43. On the Lady Eagles' next possession, Robertson duplicated the move to pull ahead 45–43, and Rhema never looked back. The Lady Eagles ended the second half having outscored Eastern Oklahoma 39–16.