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The Truth Behind Waiters Island: Dion Waiters’ Undeniable Magnetism

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Softball Struggles With Consistency Despite Talented Roster

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Princeton Carter ’20 Perspires, Inspires in Journey from NoLa to Wes

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Australian Open Finals Steeped in Veteran Drama

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A Culture of Entitlement: Male College Athletes and Sexual Assault

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Wes Athletes Speak Out: Could Scoring in the Bedroom Help You Score on the Field?

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Budhiraja ’18 Overcomes Torn Eye Lens to Achieve Greatness

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Women’s Hockey Suffers Back-to-Back Losses to Williams

by Illan Ireland, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Women’s Hockey Suffers Back-to-Back Losses to Williams

The Cards managed only one goal in two matches against the Ephs, dropping their record to 1-4 on the season.

Swim and Dive Hot off the Block

by Illan Ireland, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Swim and Dive Hot off the Block

The men’s and women’s teams finished third and second respectively, beating out Trinity in the process.

Swimming and Diving Poised to Make a Splash

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The addition of 17 freshman swimmers and divers could prove the spark that both teams need to earn a spot among the ‘CAC’s top teams

Modern-Day Gladiators: Injuries and Fandom in the NFL

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Today’s linebackers and runningbacks pick up where the Roman gladiators of yesteryear left off.

Chong and Yu Win Tennis Nationals

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The pair’s total dominance at nationals could be the beginnings of a dynasty that will go down in tennis history

Cards and Bulldogs Commemorate 150 Years With Throwback Uniforms

by Illan Ireland, Ian Foster, Sports Editors. Comments Off on Cards and Bulldogs Commemorate 150 Years With Throwback Uniforms

Wesleyan and Yale commemorate the 150th anniversary of their respective programs.

Women’s Tennis Begins Fall Season with Authority

by Illan Ireland, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Women’s Tennis Begins Fall Season with Authority

Strong play in both singles and doubles contribute to an impressive showing at the Lindsay Morehouse Invitational.

Volleyball Anticipates Strong Semester

by Illan Ireland, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Volleyball Anticipates Strong Semester

First-year Head Coach Ben Somera faced first test on Thursday night

Chong ’18 Captures DIII Singles Title

by Illan Ireland, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Chong ’18 Captures DIII Singles Title

The cardinal is singlehandedly raising the bar for DIII women’s tennis after a 22-0 singles campaign.

Men’s Tennis Jolts Final Three Competitors, Finishes Spring Season With 6-8 Record

by Illan Ireland, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Men’s Tennis Jolts Final Three Competitors, Finishes Spring Season With 6-8 Record

The men’s tennis team overpowered their final three opponents as they gear up to come back strong in the fall.

Eudice Chong ’18 Talks Tennis Roots, Team Goals

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The Argus sat down with first year phenom Eudice Chong to discuss the future of Wesleyan tennis

Men’s Tennis Sends Camels Packing With 9-0 Victory

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Men’s Tennis Drops Two Matches to Stiff NESCAC Opponents

by Matt Japko, Illan Ireland, Staff Writers. Comments Off on Men’s Tennis Drops Two Matches to Stiff NESCAC Opponents

Men’s Tennis handed two difficult losses this weekend in Maine with more challenges up ahead

Men’s Tennis Gains Experience Over Break on California Trip

by Matthew Japko, Illan Ireland, Staff Writers. Comments Off on Men’s Tennis Gains Experience Over Break on California Trip

Men’s Tennis returns from spring break experienced and ready for success.

Men’s Tennis Preps Young Squad for California Road Trip

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Coach Gale Lackey Reflects on Time as Volleyball Coach

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The Argus speaks with Coach Lackey about life, sport and what lies ahead for Wes Volleyball.

Volleyball Shuts Out Bates in Coach Lackey’s Final Match

by Illan Ireland, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Volleyball Shuts Out Bates in Coach Lackey’s Final Match

The volleyball team won 3-0 in Head Coach Gale Lackey’s final match before retirement, in which she finished with 490 career wins.

Volleyball Boosts Record with 2-1 Weekend Outing

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With wins over Smith and Hamilton, Volleyball secures its first winning season since 2008.

Volleyball Splits Weekend Matches Against Rivals

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Volleyball split contests with Trinity and Hamilton, but was nonetheless eliminated from NESCAC tournament contention.

Volleyball Drops Third Straight NESCAC Match

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The volleyball team fell to Conn College and Tufts last weekend in two in-conference matches.

Volleyball Fights Five Hard Sets for First Conference Win

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The volleyball team split its weekend road trip matches in Maine, beating Colby before falling to Bowdoin.

Volleyball Goes .500 in Matches in Hartford

by Illan Ireland, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Volleyball Goes .500 in Matches in Hartford

The team was tripped up by conference foe Trinity, before bouncing back against Husson.

Little Three Foes Down Volleyball Squad

by Illan Ireland, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Little Three Foes Down Volleyball Squad

Amherst, Williams, WCSU all down volleyball in straight sets.

Volleyball Beats ECSU, Improves to 5-1 for First Time in Seven Years

by Illan Ireland, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Volleyball Beats ECSU, Improves to 5-1 for First Time in Seven Years

The Cardinal volleyball women improved to 5-1 for the first time since 2007.

Volleyball Sweeps Wes Quad Match

by Illan Ireland, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Volleyball Sweeps Wes Quad Match

Captain Claire Larson ’15 leads the way, as the volleyball team goes 3-0 over a successful weekend.

Volleyball Runner-Ups at Brandeis Tournament

by Illan Ireland, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Volleyball Runner-Ups at Brandeis Tournament

The volleyball team finished as runner-ups in last weekend’s matches hosted by Brandeis University.

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