Hot Takes With Hogan ’19: Porziņģis to Clippers

May 9, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Kristaps Porziņģis is reportedly upset with the direction that the Knicks are headed. Can you blame him? The 7-foot-3 behemoth is so frustrated that he left the country after the season ended, before even meeting with management, as was scheduled and expected. Kristaps just completed his second year in the NBA, and over that span, […]

The Truth Behind Waiters Island: Dion Waiters’ Undeniable Magnetism

May 9, 2017, by Illan Ireland, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Brash, overconfident, trigger-happy: three descriptors that consistently hound Miami Heat sharpshooter Dion Waiters, ringing in his ears each time he prepares to launch an ill-advised three-pointer. Waiters’ six-year stint in the NBA has been plagued by injuries and inconsistency. Drafted in 2012 by a LeBron-less Cavaliers team desperate for an offensive spark, the Syracuse University […]

Spring Sports Wrap-Up

May 9, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Baseball Wesleyan baseball endured a tough, but often exciting year. After beginning its season in Tucson, Ariz., and then working its way through southern California, the team may have traveled the most miles out of any Cardinal sport. There is one word that epitomizes the baseball season for Wesleyan: grueling. With consistent doubleheaders against tough […]

Champs! Men’s Lax Takes Home Second NESCAC Tournament Title in Program History

May 9, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

At long last, the men’s lacrosse team took home its second NESCAC crown this past Sunday in Lewiston, Maine, edging out the Middlebury Panthers 9-8. For the second time in program history, the Dirty Birds sit atop the NESCAC ladder, with their last conference title dating back to 2009. The win also guarantees the Cards […]

Jess Brennan ’17: Hockey Star, Future Lieutenant

May 9, 2017, by Jenny Davis, Executive Editor. Leave a Comment

Jess Brennan ’17 is a fierce competitor on the ice, but the hockey star (who also dabbles in rugby) wears many different jerseys. Brennan sat down with The Argus to chat about her short ballet career, her love for her team, and her future career in the Marine Corps.   The Argus: Where are you from? […]

Men’s Lax Rallies to Defeat Williams in NESCAC Quarterfinals

May 4, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s lacrosse team competed in the first round of the NESCAC tournament this past Saturday, April 29 at Jackson Field. As the tournament’s second seed, the Cards faced and defeated the seventh seeded Williams Ephs 15-8 to move on to the tournament semifinals. The victory brings the program win streak to a record-setting 16 […]

Track and Field Finds Personal Success at Tough NESCAC Championships

May 4, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams finished 10th out of 11 this past Saturday during the NESCAC Championships at Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine. Despite a rough loss, numerous Cardinals achieved personal success, including personal records and qualifying times for the Division III New England Championships. “Even though the final tally doesn’t say it, […]

Men’s Tennis Earns Top NESCAC Seed for First Time in Program History

May 4, 2017, by Sam Prescott, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

With its season hanging in the balance over the past two weekends, the men’s tennis team traveled into hostile territory and reeled off three of the most consequential wins in program history. With a top-two NESCAC seed and thus a first round tournament bye in their sights, the Cardinals notched a season-defining victory over nationally […]

Baseball Shows Grit in 1-2 Series Loss Versus Amherst

May 4, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

The Cards lost to Amherst this past weekend in a heart-wrenching 1-2 series that left the Little Three title in the Mammoth’s hands. The rivals met for the first time this season on Friday at Dresser Diamond, where the Purple and White delivered a stinging 11-1 win. The Dirty Birds then followed Amherst north to fight […]

Softball Loses Heartbreaker in Season Finale Versus Williams

May 1, 2017, by Ali Imperiale, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

After earning a victory against fellow NESCAC opponent Hamilton, softball had a tight game versus Williams this weekend in the Cardinals’ final home game of the season. The women had faced off against Middlebury the week before, where they managed to sneak in an impressive 5-4 win between the weekend series after falling 7-1 the day before. […]

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