American Media Misses the Mark on Manchester United Fan Protests

May 7, 2021, by Will Slater, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Following Manchester City’s victory on Saturday, Sunday looked to be a decisive day in the Premier League (PL) title race. Liverpool and Manchester United, historic rivals, were set to clash. If Liverpool won, Man City would clinch the title. If United won, they would live to fight another week, not yet mathematically out of contention.   […]

After Challenging Season, Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Tufts in NESCAC Championship

May 6, 2021, by Drew Kushnir, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

In a turbulent season that featured its fair share of highs and lows, women’s lacrosse’s underdog story drew to a disappointing close on May 1st, with the Cardinals falling to Tufts in the NESCAC championship game by a score of 14–3. Prior to the dispiriting loss, the team had been on a steady upward trajectory, […]

NFL Draft Recap: Quarterbacks are King as Some Players Reunite

May 6, 2021, by Thad Bashaw, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This past Saturday marked the end of the 86th National Football League (NFL) draft. Each year this event brings excitement to the NFL offseason and provides a special moment for the players drafted, their families, the fans, and the teams themselves as they look to improve their rosters. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Women’s Tennis On the Verge of Second Consecutive NESCAC Championship

April 29, 2021, by Eli Seaver, Lewis Woloch, Staff Writers. 1 Comment

Despite the shortened, pandemic-ridden tennis season of 2021, it’s been nothing but smooth sailing for the women’s tennis team. Keeping with the momentum of their NESCAC and National Championships in 2019, the Cardinals remain undefeated (4–0) after back-to-back home victories, dropping the anchor on division foes Middlebury and Hamilton. Their division also includes Amherst and […]

The Tale of Captain Jake: Jacob Abbisso ’22 Talks Fishing Club

April 29, 2021, by Will Slater, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

By the time he was 12, Jacob Abbisso ’22 was legally allowed to take out his family boat by himself. Several years later, he earned a Coast Guard Captain’s License. The Marblehead, Mass. native has been fishing off the coast of New England all his life and now takes pride in teaching others the craft […]

After Return to Water, Women’s and Men’s Crew Float to the Top

April 29, 2021, by John Vernaglia, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

After a year away from competition, the Wesleyan crew teams finally got back into the water. In order to tell the story of the season so far, it is important to understand the role the pandemic played in the mindset of the team. Like many other activities, this crew season looks different than it has […]

With Super League Debacle, Greedy Club Owners Show Their True Colors

April 22, 2021, by Will Slater, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

On Monday afternoon, the Liverpool team bus rolled into Elland Road, home of Leeds United. Police watched over a crowd of angry Leeds fans, barricaded outside the entrance of a stadium that hasn’t welcomed more than a few thousand fans in over a year. “You greedy, greedy bastards,” the crowd chanted as the bus passed […]

Women’s Track and Field Starts Season Strong with Second Place Finish at Quad Cup

April 22, 2021, by Caroline Bonnevie, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The women’s track and field team opened their season on Saturday, April 17, by competing in the Quad Cup against Tufts, Conn. College, and Trinity in New London, Connecticut. After a long break from meets, they placed second overall, with multiple event wins and top-three finishes.  It’s been an eagerly anticipated return for women’s track […]

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 […]

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