Wrestling Dominates New England, Falls to Southern Maine

February 14, 2019, by Franklin Ribli, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The wrestling team returned home to Silloway Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon for its final dual meet of the regular season after spending the past two weekends on the road at Ithaca College and Springfield College. The Cardinals hosted tough competitors from New England College and the University of Southern Maine, while taking the time to […]

A Valentine’s Day Love Letter to Sports

February 14, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

Dear Sports, I know we always haven’t been the best of buds. I mean, look at how slow of a runner I used to be. How slow of a runner I am, I’ll admit. I go to the gym, but I guess that’s not really your exact path. Remember when I used to play for […]

Weber ’20 Details Big NBA Headlines and Predicts Playoffs

February 11, 2019, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The NBA season passed its midway point just a few weeks ago. However, as we near the All-Star break, it seems like a good time to revisit the season with some first-half highlights and predictions for the rest of the season and playoffs. Highlights: The NBA trade deadline. The NBA trade deadline provided major excitement […]

Women’s Basketball Conquers Colby En Route to ’CAC Quarterfinal

February 11, 2019, by Alissa Dobrinsky, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s basketball team has been playing non-stop, wrapping up their regular season this past Saturday, Feb. 9. “I think the team is feeling good about the end of the regular season,” captain Olivia Gorman ’19 said. “We would have liked to win a few more games, but throughout the season we have become more […]

On to Nationals: Women’s Squash Competes in NESCAC Tournament, Set to Host NCAAs

February 11, 2019, by John Vernaglia, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s squash team completed a brilliant weekend-long NESCAC run on the weekend of Feb. 8. Heading into the tournament, they were the No. 8 seed and were first matched up against No. 9 Colby. On paper, the Mules’ season has been similar to the Cardinals’: both teams have beaten the same squad, so one […]

Men’s Basketball Draws NESCAC Playoff Berth

February 11, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s basketball flirted with catastrophe as the regular season drew to a close, losing three conference games in a crucial stretch of the season. Fortunately, the team rebounded by demolishing Bowdoin in the final game of the season this Saturday afternoon to clinch a NESCAC tournament berth. With the win came a bit of history […]

Two-Sport Athlete Chad Malinowski ’19 Recounts His Historic Experience as a Cardinal

February 7, 2019, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

A triple major, two-sport athlete, and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) president, Chad Malinowski ’19 has gotten the most out of his experience at Wesleyan. From helping Wes win a national championship in lacrosse to leading the club Road to Finance, Malinowski has made his mark on our campus. The Argus sat down with Chad to learn […]

In Defense of a Dynasty: Patriots Defeat Rams, Win Sixth Super Bowl

February 7, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

“Still Here. Never Left.” Those were the words captioning Tom Brady’s Instagram post the morning of Friday, Feb. 2. “Still Here,” referring to the New England Patriots continuous dominance of the National Football League; “Never Left,” signifying New England’s defiance of the same tired refrain the talking heads of the sports media world keep repeating. “The Patriots […]

Wrestling Grapples with Greatness, Falls Short at NEWA Dual Championship

February 7, 2019, by Franklin Ribli, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Following a sixth-place finish at the NEWA Dual Championships last week, the wrestling team continued to struggle during their quad-meet at sixth-ranked Ithaca College on Sunday, Feb. 3. The Cardinals went on to finish 0-3, picking up losses against Little Three rival Williams (18-16), Ithaca (30-12), and SUNY Oneonta (24-15). Wesleyan wrestling now stands at […]

Track and Field Takes on Toughest Teams in Massachusetts

February 7, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Running is freeing (or so I’ve heard from those who do it regularly). It’s a way to challenge your body while connecting with your physical surroundings, clearing your head, and becoming one with nature. If this is what running’s supposed to be, the indoor track environment ruins it. “The air is also pretty bad and […]

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