Word of Wertime: Top Ten European Soccer Clubs

February 15, 2018, by Tobias Wertime, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

After a dizzying winter transfer window, the landscape of European club soccer has changed quite significantly since the beginning of the new year. Stars like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Philippe Coutinho, and Alexis Sanchez have all changed shirts. In terms of domestic leagues, all but one title is completely up for grabs. Napoli is still holding a […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: Top Quarterback Prospects in Upcoming NFL Draft

February 15, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Quarterback prospects are always polarizing. Some talent evaluators loved Carson Wentz and were vindicated by his performance this season, while others loved Johnny Manziel who barely lasted two seasons in the NFL. With such variance in opinions on quarterback prospects, only time will tell whose evaluations prove to be accurate. This year there are four […]

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Look to End Regular Season on a High Note

February 15, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

MEN’S ICE HOCKEY— Last weekend, the Cardinals trekked up to Maine for duels against NESCAC competitors Bowdoin and Colby. Their quest began Saturday at Sidney J. Watson Arena as they faced-off with the Bowdoin Polar Bears, who were hoping to keep their NESCAC postseason chances alive. The game went back and forth with Wesleyan striking first […]

Wrestling Season Winds Down, Competition Ramps Up

February 15, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The wrestling regular season is coming to a close right before our eyes, and the team is doing its best to gain momentum as it heads into the postseason. Coming into last weekend, the wrestlers all knew perfectly well that the quad meet on “Senior Day” would be the best chance to impress and to improve their individual rankings. […]

A Smashing Success: Samy ’18 Leads Women’s Squash to Nationals

February 12, 2018, by Cormac Chester, Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan squash has survived the end of NESCACs with a 2-2 record for the women and an 0-3 mark for the men. After beating Conn College (9-0) and Hamilton (5-4), while losing to Williams (8-1) and Bates (7-2), the women look forward to team national championships at Harvard this upcoming weekend. Hoping to claim victory […]

Breezing Through a Winning Weekend: Track and Field Runs to Championships

February 12, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams are still going strong. At the Wesleyan Invitational on Feb. 3, first-year phenom Kyron Roberts continued to shine: Roberts won the 400m dash with an impressive time of 51.75 seconds. Roberts has racked up numerous first-place finishes in previous events, and it doesn’t look like he will […]

Men’s B-Ball Finishes in 5-Way Tie for First in the ‘CAC

February 12, 2018, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s basketball team ended their regular season this past weekend with wins up in Maine against Colby and Bowdoin. This wrapped up their very successful season, where they finished the regular season with a 19-5 record overall and a 7-3 record in the NESCAC. The NESCAC is always one of the most competitive […]

Women’s Basketball Makes NESCACs, Faces Middlebury Saturday

February 12, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For the first time since the 2013-2014 season, the Wesleyan women’s basketball team will play in the NESCAC Championships. The Cardinals played two challenging NESCAC opponents this weekend, Colby and Bowdoin, and won one of their two games to end the regular season with a 16-7 overall record, 5-5 in conference play. They have secured […]

Swimming and Diving Prepares for NESCACs Championships

February 8, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

As the spring semester ramps up and gets into full swing, Wesleyan’s swimming and diving season is winding down. This past weekend, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded their regular seasons, both going 1-2 on the weekend as they put a bow on what has been a trying regular season. On Friday evening, […]

Assessing the NBA’s Extraordinary Rookie of the Year Race

February 8, 2018, by Sam Prescott, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

Last June’s NBA draft wasn’t projected to be especially talented, and even with tempered expectations, many of the top picks have disappointed. First overall pick Markelle Fultz has been sidelined for months, while Lonzo Ball (second overall), Josh Jackson (fourth), De’Aaron Fox (fifth), and Jonathan Isaac (sixth) have done little to move the needle for […]

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