Volleyball Tallies Crucial Early-Season Wins Over Williams, Hamilton

September 17, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

After a positive opening weekend with two non-conference wins, the volleyball team opened up conference play with two huge NESCAC wins this weekend, highlighted by a tough four-set win over Williams. In front of a raucous crowd at Silloway Gymnasium, the Cards battled back from a set down to win the match. The Birds won […]

Football Pulls Away From Middlebury in Second Half for First Victory

September 17, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

A dominant defense and a more balanced offense made for quite the spectacle, as the Cardinals opened the season with a crushing 52-21 victory over Middlebury. Despite a close first quarter, the Cardinals were unstoppable after the break and built up an insurmountable lead of 45-14 by the beginning of the fourth quarter. While the offense […]

Women’s Soccer Posts First Win Over Bowdoin Since 2011

September 17, 2018, by Franklin Ribli, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Folks, it’s a new season–not just with the rain, but with soccer, too! Women’s soccer kicked off its season by winning three of its first five games, including a 2-0 home victory against NESCAC opponent Bowdoin last Saturday, Sept. 14th. The team also won its season opener against Western Connecticut State University and later another […]

Previewing the MLB Playoffs: Sports Editors Crosstalk on Who’s in and Who’s Out

September 13, 2018, by Ben Owen, Jack Leger, Sports Editor, Assistant Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

With the temperatures beginning to fall and October around the corner, it is time to examine the current state of Major League Baseball. When the season kicked off back in March, 30 teams hoped to cement a place in the Fall Classic. Now, only a handful have realistic shots at advancing. Our two sports editors […]

Field Hockey Splits Weekend Matchups, Picks up Win Over Roger Williams

September 13, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

“Breathe. Believe. Battle.” Amy Schaap ’21 says these three words will give the field hockey team the strength they need to meet their goals this season. Through the challenges of playing in the ultra-competitive NESCAC conference, remembering to stay calm and confident will propel them towards success. This past week, the team was able to […]

Who to Listen to on Any Given Sunday, Fox Edition

September 13, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

To the pleasure of my ears, I finally heard the energetic, squeaky voice of Tony Romo this past Sunday commentating the Patriots vs. Texans game. As Romo continued casually revealing plays before they were ran, I pondered which of the three NFL pairs is my favorite. CBS is headlined by Tony Romo and Jim Nantz, […]

Volleyball Begins Season With Two Wins in Three Games

September 11, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Last season, volleyball had a historic year, winning the NESCAC title for the first time in program history, while making the NCAA tournament for only the second time ever, and winning a game in the tourney. The team is poised to have a great shot to defend the NESCAC title as the Cards return 13 […]

Men’s Soccer Tops Eastern University in Overtime for First Victory of Season

September 10, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s soccer kicked off its season last Wednesday on a suffocatingly humid night at home versus non-conference opponent Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). From kickoff, the Cardinals dominated the game in possession but struggled to find good looks on net. After the first 15 minutes, play evened out with neither team able to connect passes to their […]

The Greatest of All-Time: Understanding Serena Williams on Multiple Levels

September 10, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor . 1 Comment

Serena Williams is 36 years old but will turn 37 later this month. Last weekend, she came up just short of winning the U.S. Open, which would have tied her with tennis legend Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam singles titles in history. Still, at 36, Serena only needs two more Grand Slam championships […]

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 […]

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