Men’s Basketball Bests Emmanuel College and Williams, Continues Undefeated Season

December 4, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

The Wesleyan men’s basketball team continued their undefeated start to the season over the past week with strong wins over Emmanuel College and Williams. Against Emmanuel College in Boston, Mass. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Cards took care of business against their weak opponent, winning by 20 points. The team was led by Jordan Bonner ’19, […]

Women’s Basketball Claims Top Honors at Courtyard by Marriott Tournament

December 4, 2017, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. 1 Comment

Friday, Dec. 1 was not a great night to be a Maine Owl. The women’s basketball team from the University of Maine – Presque Isle came to Middletown last weekend to face off against the Cardinals in the Courtyard by Marriott Tournament, and the Owls simply could not keep up. I was secretly hoping my home […]

Swim & Dive Finds Individual Success at Home Opener

December 4, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

As the campus community preps for finals, Wesleyan’s swimming and diving teams will be hard at work both in the library and in the water. After a weekend of NESCAC rivalry, the Cardinals continued their fight with a meet against Amherst on Monday, Nov. 20 and in the CT Cup on Saturday, Dec. 2. But […]

Hockey Finishes Promising Northeast Campaign

December 4, 2017, by Ben Owen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This weekend, the Wesleyan men’s ice hockey traveled around the northeast to play two road games against NESCAC rivals. The team is currently 2-1-3, coming off their first road win of the season, going 1-0-1 in two conference games this past weekend. In the first game of the weekend, the Cards took on Little Three-rival […]

Word of Wertime: Euro Soccer Updates

December 1, 2017, by Tobias Wertime, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

We are just entering December, and European soccer is in full swing. Going into the season, a slew of record-breaking transfers has changed the landscape of all five major leagues and the international community. Let’s take a look. English Premier League In England, the English Premier League has gotten off to a familiar start, with […]

Wrestling Dominates at Doug Parker Invitational Tallying Three Individual Titles

December 1, 2017, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

If you haven’t started following wrestling, now is a great time to start. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, the Wesleyan wrestling team traveled to Springfield, Mass. for the Doug Parker Invitational to get their first title of the season. Behind three individual titles, the Cardinals tallied an impressive total of 125 points, surpassing Little Three rival Williams and 14 other […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: NFL Power Rankings

December 1, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The NFL season is now into December. There are just five weeks left before the quest for the Lombardi Trophy begins in earnest. With that thought in mind, here are the 11 most dangerous NFL teams heading down the homestretch. 11. Los Angeles Chargers. I know that they are just 5-6, but they are surging. […]

Cards Squash Triumphs and Falls in Openers

December 1, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

After their stunning victory in the Conroy Cup last spring, men’s squash, which is ranked 25th in the nation according to the College Squash Association, is off to a roaring start this season. Their first 2 matches have been commanding 9-0 home victories over the number 34th team in the nation Vassar College and unranked […]

Taking Care of Business: Cardinals Basketball Sweeps Herb Kenny Tourney

November 27, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

The Wesleyan men’s basketball team is off to a dominant start this season after resoundingly defeating their first four opponents by an average of 28 points per game. Taking care of business at home during the Herb Kenny Tip-Off Tournament, the Cards defeated Anna Maria College in the first game 74-61 and Mitchell College in […]

First Years Rise as Swimming & Diving Opens Season

November 27, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Most birds prefer not to be submerged in water, but the Wesleyan Cardinals are a different story—perhaps they would be more suitably referred to as the Wesleyan Penguins. In their first week of competition, the Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have found some success in challenging meets versus NESCAC rivals. Swimming for the […]

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