Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Polar Bears in 14-12 Loss

April 17, 2018, by Kevin Le, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s lacrosse team (8-5, 4-4 NESCAC) had one of their biggest wins of the season last Tuesday. They squared off with Trinity—the eighth-ranked team in the country—and bested the Bantams 11-8. Abigail Horst ’19 led the way with four goals, while Abby Manning ’20 and Sydney Prokupek ’21 each netted two goals. Trailing by […]

Blast From the Past: UEFA Quarter-finals Mirror 2006 World Cup

April 17, 2018, by Tobias Wertime, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The quarter-finals of the UEFA Champion’s League have passed, but what a week it was. Roma’s remarkable 3-0 comeback against what seemed like an unstoppable Barcelona rivals any comeback in the competition’s history. Mohammed Salah has proved his legendary status beyond the Premier League, with his chip against Manchester City. Oh, and Bayern Munich won, […]

What It’s Like: Life as a Cardinal Crew Walk-on

April 17, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

You’ve played your sport since you were five or six. You define yourself as an athlete and an expert of your craft as you have always given 100 percent to be the best you can be. You’ve enjoyed championships, awards, and accolades from friends, parents, faculty, the media, and almost everyone you’ve met. Then, once […]

Stanton ’18 Breaks School Record as Men’s Lax Marches into Postseason

April 17, 2018, by Connor Aberle, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s lacrosse soared past Trinity and Bowdoin this past week. The Cardinals are now flying toward the end of the regular season, promising to land in the playoffs. The rankings have shuffled around a bit in Division III, but the Cardinals remain in fifth place. With two games remaining in the season, it doesn’t seem […]

Assessing the NBA Playoff Picture

April 13, 2018, by Sam Prescott, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

The NBA Playoffs are, comparatively speaking, wide open. Houston, Golden State, Cleveland, and maybe Toronto are expected to win their first-round matchups. Everything else is up for grabs. Ranking the remaining 16 teams by their championship odds is a much harder—but much more interesting—endeavor than it has been in years. With that said, here are […]

Track and Field Shines in Spring Meets

April 13, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

Track and field has been very active since the beginning of their season, with meets at Tufts, Amherst, and at home. The men and women have run fast, jumped to impressive heights, and thrown for long distances. The Wesleyan Spring Classic took place on March 24, and men’s track and field claimed 11 top-ten finishes at […]

Softball Slides into Seven-Game Losing Streak During ’CAC Competition

April 13, 2018, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan softball returned from a sunny Floridian spring break to a barrage of rain and snow, a fitting welcome back to Connecticut. After claiming an 8-5 record, the team’s past few weeks have gone downhill, with seven straight losses in tough NESCAC and non-conference play. The team’s schedule hit hard with several last-minute rescheduling instances due […]

Team IMPACT: Jake Egan Signs with Cardinals and Homers in First At Bat

April 13, 2018, by Ben Owen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, the University baseball team added a new member to the team. Jake Egan, recruited through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, signed his National Letter of Intent to become a member of the Wesleyan Baseball team. Jake played for the Cardinals last Saturday, hitting a home run in his first at-bat. Team IMPACT is a […]

Women’s Lax Falls to Tufts, Looks to Settle the Score Against Trinity

April 9, 2018, by Kevin Le, Owen Sullivan, Contributing Writers. 1 Comment

The 16th-ranked women’s lacrosse team (7-4, 3-3 NESCAC) stormed back after an early deficit to catch up against their 6th-ranked NESCAC opponent Tufts (10-1, 6-0 NESCAC) at home on Saturday, April 7. The Jumbos quickly took an early lead on the Dirty Birds, but Abby Manning ’20 and Johanna Copeland ’21 led the Red and […]

Hot Takes With Hogan: The Best of the NBA

April 9, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

I often find ranking players to be a futile exercise. Are these the best players or the most valuable? Is it for the present or the future? Despite the senselessness, because the NBA playoffs are approaching I have decided to compile my own list. The order that follows is how I see the ten best […]

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