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Top 10: Most Read Stories of the Decade

December 13, 2019

stonybrookbears.org was born on June 25, 2010.

2,448 stories and 320,156 views later, its first (roughly) ten years come to a close alongside the setting of another decade. So, it seems appropriate to look back at the last 10 years of “The Blog” and Stony Brook Athletics.

Our first in a series of posts about the close of the 2010s looks back on the most read stories from stonybrookbears.org over the last ten years.

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#10 | Etienne Featured in Sports Illustrated

June 2, 2017 / 342 views

Jyles Etienne became the first current Brooker to be featured in Sports Illustrated‘s venerable pages.

#9 | Penn Relays History

April 22, 2011 / 394 views

A look at our running history at America’s oldest relay carnival.

#8 | Memories of Marvin

October 6, 2014 / 489 views

During the 2014 Homecoming festivities, signage was added next to the track that has born Marvin W. Goldberg’s name since 1997. This article collected dozens of recollections of Coach Goldberg and the influence he had on the lives of his runners and our school.

#7 | The History of Our Mascot

August 10, 2010 / 544 views

An attempt to catalog our muddled mascot history.

#6 | Top 10: Greatest Home Runs in Stony Brook History

July 13, 2015 / 574 views

Coinciding with the Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend festivities, a look at some of the biggest home runs in the lengthy history of Stony Brook Baseball.

#5 | On This Day In History | 2007

March 1, 2016 / 580 views

On that day in history, Dan Shanks ’92 was named to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference All-Time men’s basketball team based on his outstanding career at Coker College.

#4 | D. Bruce Lockerbie: “Running the Race and Finishing Strong”

April 4, 2011 / 776 views

The transcript of a Sunday chapel sermon given by D. Bruce Lockerbie on April 3, 2011 in Hegeman Chapel. In it he unpacks the athletic analogies found in Psalm 19 and 2 Timothy 4:6-18 and further illustrates them with with the lives of Marvin Goldberg and Robin Lingle.

#3 | Wings on Their Heels: The Story of Our Cross Country Dynasty

August 12, 2010 / 1,167 views

A look at the dynastic history of our boys’ cross country program.

#2 | The Bruce F. Vanderveer Memorial Trophy

July 10, 2010 / 1,938 views

A history of our school’s oldest athletic award and an account of the man for which it is named.

#1 | Bears With Sticks: The Remarkable Rise of Stony Brook Lacrosse

June 28, 2010 / 3,209 views

A history of our boys’ lacrosse team.

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