Monthly Archives: April 2019

Missouri Senate Proposes New Texting and Driving Law

With everyone attached to their cellphones, it is no surprise that texting and driving is a real issue across the nation. According to The National Safety Council, 660,000 drivers attempt to use their phone while behind the wheel – causing 1.6 million crashes each year. Texting while driving is proven to be 6 times more […]

College Cheating Scandal Unravels, Investigation is Long From Over

Over a month has passed since the college admissions scandal hit the news exposing more than 50 people in a trail of cheating, lies and bribes. The investigation has declared the scandal as the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice. 50 people have been charged by the Department of Justice […]

Former Starbucks CEO Plans to Run for President in 2020

From soy lattes and blueberry scones… to being the President of the United States? Former Starbucks CEO and billionaire, Howard Schultz, is making quite the buzz in the news world after announcing that he plans to run for president in the 2020 campaign. The Democratic party is furious after Schultz revealed that he would be […]

HLGU Names New Head Volleyball Coach

The Hannibal-LaGrange University Women’s Volleyball team was without a coach for nearly six months. The first initial hire in the hiring process nearly immediately fell through. Early last week however, Halee Hensley from Arkansas was hired to fill the head coaching position. A release announcing her addition the Trojan Athletic Team was posted Tuesday, April […]


Trojans are preparing for regular season play to close and for the postseason to begin. Lady Trojan Softball and men’s baseball have competed in many competitions thus far. Let’s take a look at the most recent HLGU athletic accomplishments. Softball The Hannibal-LaGrange Lady Trojans softball team is quietly having much success on the softball diamond in 2019. […]


Hannibal-LaGrange University baseball welcomed one of the nations best baseball team on Friday, April 12th. The Lyon Scots came into the American Midwest Conference series ranked No. 17 in NAIA division I. Game One: Win 8-3 Justin French was not afraid of the task at hand. The starter went 6.2 innings allowing 3 runs, only […]

Trojans host 2nd annual SPEAR Awards

On Monday night the HLGU Athletics Department hosted the second annual SPEAR Awards Ceremony. The event is held to honor the accomplishments of student athletes during their time both in and out of competition. SPEAR is an acronym that stands for Spirit, Performance, Excellence, Academics, and Respect and the awards reflect those characteristics. The awards […]