A Billion-Dollar Organization and the FBI: It’s Time to Reform College Basketball

November 8, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

One of my favorite sports activities is filling out college basketball March Madness brackets each year. For those unfamiliar with the tournament, 64 college basketball teams from across the country are selected to partake in a single-elimination contest that pits top-seeded teams from major conferences against low-seeded teams from mid-major and small school school conferences. […]

Volleyball Earns NCAA Tournament Bid for Second Straight Year

November 5, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Volleyball’s defense of the NESCAC title came up short last weekend as they lost to Amherst in the semifinals of the conference tournament. Their defense began with a convincing three set win over Bates in the quarterfinals by the score of  25-15, 25-19, and 25-20. In the win, the Cardinals had 39 kills and 89 […]

Amherst Spoils Senior Day for Men’s Rugby

November 5, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday afternoon, the men’s rugby team took on Amherst in a Little Three matchup on senior day. The Cardinals fought hard on a gorgeous autumn day in New England, but dropped the match 24-7 to Amherst. A fairly tense opening 20 minutes saw neither side really gain the upper hand. However, Amherst managed to […]

Football Plays Spoiler, Defeats Williams 21-14 on the Road

November 5, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Football played brilliantly this week against Little Three rival Williams and came back with a strong victory that completely transformed how this season will end for the team. Though it was not the most exciting game for spectators, with each team punting at least nine times, both sides had formidable defenses going into the match. […]

How the Boston Red Sox Won It All: A Fan’s Perspective

November 5, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Well, Red Sox Nation, only a week has passed since the Red Sox stormed the field in Los Angeles to celebrate yet another World Series Championship. The days of the so-called ‘curse’ seem to have been forgotten. The ball going through Buckner’s legs, Bucky Dent and Aaron Boone’s late home runs, and Grady leaving Pedro […]

Damage Done: Recapping the Boston Red Sox’ World Series Victory

November 1, 2018, by Drew Kushnir, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The damage has been done. After an MLB-best 108 wins in the regular season, the Boston Red Sox ripped through the postseason before defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games to win their ninth World Series title in franchise history. After an 86-year drought between 1918 and 2004, Boston has now won four titles […]

Pete Rose Vs. the Baseball Hall of Fame: A Case to Let Him In

November 1, 2018, by Nicholas Keating, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

The Baseball Hall of Fame voting committee has exiled Pete Rose from Cooperstown for long enough. It is time that the sport finally recognizes its Hit King. In his 24-year career, Rose (fondly known as “Charlie Hustle”) showed much of America how fun baseball is. Constantly exhibiting enthusiasm and a strong work ethic, he was […]

University Announces Formation of Women’s Golf Team

November 1, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Gather around the tee box. Quiet for the shot. Wait for it. Wait for it longer…even longer. Wait for it for 187 years. That’s how long it took for Wesleyan to create a varsity women’s golf team. In mid-October, the University announced that women’s golf will become the 30th varsity sport (15th for women) at […]

Both Crew Teams End Season With Strong Performances

November 1, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The solid season-openings at Head of the Riverfront set high hopes for the crew teams as they headed to Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 20 for the 54th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Since its inception in 1965, the Head of the Charles has become a prestigious race and now is the largest two-day Regatta […]

Women’s Soccer Loses at Tufts, Waits on Potential NCAA Bid

October 29, 2018, by Franklin Ribli, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

Women’s soccer (8-5-3) will await the news of an at-large NCAA Tournament bid, following a hard-fought playoff loss in the first round of the NESCAC tournament against fourth seed Tufts this past Sunday, Oct. 28. This matchup marked the Cardinals’ first appearance in the postseason since 2013, while earning the fifth seed for the first […]

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