Women’s Lacrosse Hopes for NCAAs Bid After NESCAC Tourney Loss

May 1, 2017, by Peter Dunphy, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Blooming trees pungently surrounded the pleasant air in Waterville, Maine this past Saturday. Like the meadowsweet, a flower native to the region where the game took place, the Cardinals themselves effloresced throughout the month of April. Following a tough loss against Colby at the beginning of the month, Wesleyan fructified with a 6-1 record over […]

Hot Takes with Hogan ’19: Sports Mailbag, NBA Playoffs Edition

May 1, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Who is the NBA’s MVP? The MVP race, for all intents and purposes, is down to James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Yes, in any ordinary year, LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard would be runaway victors. But this 2016-2017 season has been anything but ordinary. Let’s look at the numbers: Harden: 29.1 PPG, 8.1 RPG, 11.2 […]

Women’s Tennis Gears for Bowdoin, NESCAC Tournament

May 1, 2017, by Grant Lounsbury, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

On Saturday, April 29, the last day of the regular season, the women’s tennis team traveled to Bates to take on the Bobcats, to whom the Cardinals had not lost since 2011. To stay consistent with their past dominance, the Cardinals swept the Bobcats 9-0 without dropping a set across the board. Dasha Dubinsky ’18 was […]

Baseball Jockeys For Critical Playoff Seeding as Postseason Looms Near

April 27, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

Back in the friendly confines of Dresser Diamond this weekend, Cardinal baseball will face Amherst in game one of a series that will determine this year’s Little Three champion. Their opponent looks formidable. While Wes dropped three tough contests to Middlebury this past week, the Mammoths went on a four-game run, the peak of which […]

Women’s Lax Pulverizes Conn, Secures Fifth Seed in NESCAC Tournament

April 27, 2017, by Peter Dunphy, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

As faint droplets pierced through a misty fog last Wednesday at Smith Field, the freshly minted No. 17 Dirty Birds poured a monsoon of goals past the Conn College Camels. The Camels, native to desert lands of the Sahara and Judea, were bewildered by the category five hurricane mustered by the Cards, as Wesleyan won […]

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and a Return to Youth

April 27, 2017, by Jake Lahut, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

Long before I considered myself a journalist or writer of any sort, I was a hockey player. Beyond that, I wasn’t much else as far as my identity was concerned. I was just a kid playing for the Schenectady Chargers. While upstate New York is no hockey hotbed, it’s sufficiently cold and boasts the requisite proximity to Canada to […]

Wesleyan Track and Field Dominates J. Elmer Swanson Invitational

April 27, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Gray skies loomed over Wesleyan’s final regular season meet this past Saturday, April 22. Held on the all too familiar Anderson Outdoor Track, the J. Elmer Swanson Invitational featured numerous victories for a Cardinal team that seems to be peaking at the right time. Already set to attend the NESCAC Outdoor Championships is Grant Van […]

Men’s Lax Upsets No. 3 Tufts, Keeps Win Streak Alive

April 24, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This past Saturday, the men’s lacrosse team honored its seniors and battled No. 3 Tufts at Jackson Field. In a thrilling contest, the No. 9 Cardinals upset the defending NESCAC champions to move to 13-1 overall and 8-1 in the NESCAC. The win was also the squad’s 13th straight, breaking the program’s previous record for consecutive […]

Women’s Coxswain Antonia Bascombe ’20 Shares Thoughts on Crew

April 24, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For the last two weekends, both the men’s and women’s crew teams have been hard at work on the water in Massachusetts in preparation for the season-finale rowing championships, the New England Rowing Championships and the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship. At a race on the Malden River in Medford, Mass., on Saturday, April 15, […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: Predicting the Landing Spots of Top NFL Draft Prospects

April 24, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The NFL Draft is just two days away. Organizations have been working around the clock trying to determine which collegiate could alter the trajectory of their franchise. Before I list my draft projections, there are two things I feel certain of in this draft: First, there is a clear-cut number one choice but there is […]

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