Resilience, Rivalry, and Reward: An Interview with Field Hockey’s Coach Kemp

November 12, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan field hockey finished its fall season earlier this month with a loss against Conn. College, dropping them to a 5-10 record overall and a 1-10 conference record. Despite this difficult record, the Cardinals conclude their fall run with much improvement and success, battling through the season with a slew of hard-fought games decided by […]

Men’s Basketball Ready to Return to Postseason Play

November 12, 2019, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s basketball team tips off their season on Friday, Nov. 15, as they host the annual Herb Kenny Tournament in Silloway Gymnasium. They start the season with a 6 p.m. start time against Sage College of Albany. The Cardinals are looking to get back to the NCAA Division III tournament this year after missing out last year […]

Women’s Basketball Preps for New Season, Welcomes Back Promising Young Core

November 12, 2019, by Rocky D'Antonio, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

As the temperature continues to drop in this New England fall, the sports world to looks to move indoors. The games on large grass fields are replaced by the ice rink and the hardwood court. Now that November has come, the most famous game on hardwood is about to start. The women’s basketball team begins […]

EEE in Connecticut Stirs up Scheduling for University Athletics

November 12, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

This fall, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) crept into Connecticut, affecting sports seasons across the state. While the first frost has come and gone—and therefore also the threat of infection—this season will be remembered at Wesleyan in student-athletes’ rescheduled games and practice precautions. EEE is a virus transmitted by mosquitoes that can lead to brain infection, […]

A Fight For Journalism: Why We Shouldn’t “Stick to Sports”

November 8, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

I’d imagine that “stick to sports” is one of the most ubiquitous and historically blind phrases that have ever graced the lips of sports media executives. It’s a phrase that emphasizes leaving everything but sports off the court, especially politics. Controversy about “sticking to sports” seems to pop up every few months. An NBA executive […]

Estevez ’22 Leads Football to Overtime Victory and Little Three Championship

November 8, 2019, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Cardinal football strikes again, winning against Williams in overtime to take the Little Three Championship and to continue Wesleyan’s run of success this year. David Estevez ’22 was the star player this week, scoring all four of Wesleyan’s touchdowns: two rushing, one passing, and one from a kickoff return. But this victory was not easily won. Williams […]

Men’s Soccer Season Comes to a Close in NESCAC Quarterfinals

November 8, 2019, by John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Hard-fought, close matches defined the year for the men’s soccer team, and their season ended with much of the same. In their final matchup of the regular season, the Cards went to New London to face Conn. College. Only 27 minutes into the game, the Camels found the back of the Cardinal’s net, which proved […]

Women’s Soccer Bested by Middlebury, Awaits Bid for NCAA Tournament

November 8, 2019, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The NESCAC season for the women’s soccer team came to a disappointing end last week. They dropped their last two conference games, finishing out their conference matchup run with a three-game losing streak that included a tight quarterfinal loss to Middlebury on the road. Before facing the Panthers, the Cards first wrapped up their regular […]

Amherst? More Like Amworst: Men’s Rugby Takes on the Mammoths

November 5, 2019, by Bryce Hunt, Terra Ganey, Contributing Writers. 1 Comment

Note: Bryce Hunt ’22 and Terra Ganey ’21 are both members of Wesleyan rugby teams. On the 30th of September, 1938, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returned to Great Britain with the declaration of “Peace for our time” and was deemed a national hero for his actions. If this declared era of peace had not already ended, it […]

Pinsonault ’20 and Lopez-Anido ’21 Lead Women’s XC at NESCAC Championships

November 5, 2019, by Annie Roach, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This past weekend, the 29th-ranked women’s cross country team traveled to Williamstown, Mass. to compete in the annual NESCAC Championship. The meet took place at Mount Greylock High School on Saturday, Nov. 2. The 6K course was challenging and versatile. The runners needed to tackle not only running up hills, but also through meadows and […]

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