Looking Back and Ahead: Senior Rowers Discuss Return

September 6, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. 2 Comments

While the new freshmen have yet to adapt to the life at Wesleyan, their orientation leader Olivia Pearson ’19 has almost finished her first week of training back with women’s crew. The Atlanta native had a different junior year from most of her friends. In order for a more in-depth study in Spanish, she went […]

Red Sox vs. Yankees: A Rivalry We Need

September 6, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Close your eyes. Think about the most anticipated sports games of your life. Chances are you’re thinking about rivals dueling it out on the big stage. Celtics vs. Lakers, Ohio State vs. Michigan, Bruins vs. Canadians, Alabama vs. Auburn. These come to mind when I think about great rivalries in North American sports. The greatest […]

Youthful Women’s and Men’s Cross Country Seek Experience, Leadership

September 6, 2018, by Sarah Wu, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Last year, men’s cross country finished 11th out of 55 teams at the DIII New England Regionals in November. The team achieved a total time of 2:13.40 in the 8K race, placing it just 4 minutes and 25 seconds behind first-place finisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The meet rounded out a solid season for the […]

Field Hockey Gets Off to a Great Start After Long 2017 Season

September 6, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

It may be hot in your dorm room, but think about how hot it must be playing field hockey in this heat. Suddenly, sleeping in the Bennet lounge seems like a luxury none of us deserve. The field hockey team has pushed through this heat wave to start their season on a positive note and […]

Previewing the NFL Season: A Tumultuous Offseason Comes to a Close

September 3, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

I love this time of the year. The leaves begin to change colors, the weather gets colder, and the National Football League returns to action. Professional football is my favorite sport to watch, and as a native of the Midwest, my Sundays consist of five to six hours of eating snacks and watching various NFL […]

Forecasting Europe’s Five Major Soccer Leagues

September 3, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

With the beginning of September comes much-anticipated matches in top-flight European soccer. With the big five leagues (English Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, La Liga) all under way, let’s take a look at whose summer signings are paying off and who to preview in the year to come. England’s Premier League is often […]

Trials and Tribulations: Zoe Oasis ’21 Describes Her Journey Through Multiple Knee Injuries

September 3, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

You hear it all the time in sports news: “….is out for the year with a torn ACL.” It’s a simple headline, but what does a torn ACL mean to a college athlete? To Zoe Oasis ’21 of women’s soccer, it means a lot. Her time with knee issues goes way back, and her experience is […]

Men’s Soccer Hopes to Correct 2017’s Missteps, Improve on Disappointing Finish

August 30, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Through the first six games of last fall, men’s soccer posted a 5-1 record, with wins over strong sides including Vassar College and NESCAC opponent Bates. However, the Cardinals went winless in NESCAC play over their next eight games, resulting in a disappointing tenth-place finish in the NESCAC. On the upside, the squad showed promise […]

Women’s Volleyball Prepares for Title Defense on Heels of Historic Season

August 30, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Volleyball is back. This season, the Cardinals look to build off their incredible NESCAC-winning campaign of 2017. Last year, the team posted an impressive 22-6 record, making it to the second round of the DIII NCAA National Tournament. The Red Birds are returning many of their key players from last season, such as libero Phia […]

Back to the Gridiron: Football Seeks First Opening Weekend Win Since ’14

August 30, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The boys of fall are back. Gridiron fans around the country can now rejoice as football season has officially returned. For the students and faculty of Wesleyan, this means the bleachers have arisen on Andrus Field once again, creating the beloved Corwin Stadium. As Wesleyan football gets ready to take the field, let’s first recap […]

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