Despite Roster Changes, Men’s Lacrosse Opens With Strong Play

April 15, 2021, by David Gottlieb, Senior Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

For the first time in 13 months, the University’s men’s lacrosse team returned to action last Saturday, opening their season on the road against Hamilton. This season will look different than previous years due to COVID-19, as the Cards are only playing a four-game slate against Hamilton (who they will play twice), Williams, and Trinity. The […]

Wesleyan Baseball Loses Series Against Hamilton, Falls to 2–4

April 15, 2021, by Andrew Simard, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The University’s baseball team continued their season last weekend with a home-and-home against the Hamilton Continentals, winning only the second half of their Saturday doubleheader to fall to 2–4 on the year.  The Cardinals started strong in their matinee performance, as Ryan Molinari ’22, Jack Nally ’24, and Adam Geibel ’22 began the day with […]

Softball Returns to Play, 378 Days Later

April 15, 2021, by Caroline Bonnevie, John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

After over a year without play as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wesleyan women’s softball team was eager to get back into the swing of things. Moving through a tight schedule due to a shortened slate, the team opened its season with a three-game series against Amherst on Apr. 3 and 4 before playing a […]

Cardinals Baseball Opens Season Sprint Against Amherst

April 8, 2021, by Andrew Simard, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan’s men’s baseball team opened their season last weekend against the Amherst Mammoths, winning the second of a 3-game series. This year’s truncated season is structured as a rivalry-filled sprint, as the Cardinals compete against Amherst, Williams, Middlebury, and Hamilton as part of the NESCAC’s West Division. In addition to the season’s short length, its […]

MLB All-Star Game Moved from Atlanta in Response to Newly-Passed Georgia Voting Law

April 8, 2021, by David Gottlieb, Senior Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Major League Baseball (MLB) announced their decision to remove this year’s All-Star Game and Draft from Atlanta on Apr. 2 in response to the passage of Senate Bill 202, a new Georgia voting law. The new legislation includes voting restrictions such as limiting the number of drop boxes used to collect ballots and prevents government officials to mail out absentee […]

At the Men’s Tennis Match, Musings on the Return of Wesleyan Athletics

April 8, 2021, by Emma Smith, Arts Editor. 1 Comment

The University’s decision to allow spring sports to return to limited competition was met with mixed responses from many who expressed concern about the potential risk of exposure to COVID-19 from visiting teams. Nonetheless, after a succession of negative tests among athletes and coaching staff, on Saturday, April 3, game-day dawned once again: University spring […]

After Years of Struggle, Hope for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team

April 1, 2021, by Will Slater, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For decades, any analysis of U.S. national soccer has had to be split into two almost irreconcilable discussions.   There is U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT), which has won four World Cups, four Olympic gold medals, and eight CONCACAF (the governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean) Gold Cups in the […]

Madness in March: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Causes Upsets and Uproar

April 1, 2021, by Eli Seaver, Lewis Woloch, Staff Writer, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Last March, hearts broke as the NCAA tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the hype has been doubled by the fact that every diehard college basketball fan hadn’t seen upsets, tears, game-winning threes, and nets being cut down in almost two years. As the end of March neared, our own Wesleyan […]

In College Basketball, Facility Disparity Reveals Gender Inequalities

April 1, 2021, by Caroline Bonnevie, John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Perhaps the biggest event in all of college sports is the March Madness basketball tournament. This year, unfortunately, the games have been overshadowed by the disgraceful practices of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) blatantly sexist housing and facility choices.  When the men’s and women’s teams arrived in early March at the tournament in Indianapolis […]

Re-signings and Biggest Deals: NFL Free Agency Recap

April 1, 2021, by Thad Bashaw, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This past week marked the official start of the National Football League’s (NFL) offseason, and with it came a good deal of buzz surrounding the opening of the free agent market. With all teams taking significant salary cap hits due to COVID-19, entering the week, many players did not have secure roster spots. Here’s an […]

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