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Sophomore Alyssa Giarrusso tries to head the ball forward to create an 
opportunity on goal for a striker. Photo courtesy Don Hickey

Women’s soccer looks to restore winning tradition

  The Ohio Wesleyan women’s soccer team has been collecting loses since the previous season, where their record was 5-12. This year, the Bishops have achieved one victory in seven games, as well as two ties. However, the players are [...]

October 1, 2014 Sports
Men’s soccer sinks Ohio Northern

Men’s soccer sinks Ohio Northern

By Spencer Kirksey Transcript Correspondent Two minutes is all it took for the men’s soccer team to see the ball crash into the back of the Ohio Northern University net. The opening goal by Junior Brian Schaefer was the first [...]

September 25, 2014 Sports
Freshman Iris Anderson bumps the ball at the Rose Hulman Invitational on Sept. 7.

Spiking the competition

A new crop of freshmen, along with a new head coach,  has launched Ohio Wesleyan’s volleyball team to an impressive 10-2 start to their season. Formerly a Xavier University assistant coach, OWU volleyball’s new head coach, Kirsta Cobb, has brought [...]

September 18, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Robyn Madrishin makes a break for it. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Women’s rugby takes the field

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September 18, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Jillian Bell. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Sophomore shows dedication to sport

A Q&A with Jillian Bell The Ohio Wesleyan women’s golf team hosted their annual Ohio Wesleyan Invitational on Sept. 13 and 14 at Safiari Golf Club in Powell OH. Wittenberg Univerity won the competiton, while  the College of Charelston came in 2nd, [...]

September 18, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Kallie Winston in a race at the Sept. 6 Ohio Wesleyan Inivitational. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Thinking like a runner

After a strong finish at the OWU Invitational, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams look forward to an exciting year. The men finished second out of ten and the women fourth. Top runners for the Bishops include junior [...]

September 11, 2014 Sports
Senior Matt DiCesare dribbles past a University of Mary Washington defender on Sept. 5 at Roy Rike Stadium. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Men’s soccer rallies to return to national stage

Year in and year out, the Ohio Wesleyan Men’s Soccer program is a strong contender for national titles, with two already under their belt. Ran by Jay Martin, the “winningest” coach in any NCAA division history at over 600 wins, [...]

September 11, 2014 Sports
New head field hockey coach Hannah Allison. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Field hockey coaches’ role swap a ‘win-win situation’

By Philippe Chauveau Transcript Reporter The Ohio Wesleyan field hockey team is under new management, so to speak. Former head coach Marge Redmond stepped down, allowing for Hannah Allison, her assistant coach last season, to take over the position. As [...]

September 4, 2014 Sports
Senior Bishops tight end Calvin Cagney recently won an NCAA Division III all-Ohio second team selection. Photo: battlingbishops.com

All-Ohio selection latest in Cagney’s honors

It’s a good thing senior tight-end Calvin Cagney decided to follow in his fathers’ footsteps when he opted to start playing football as a freshman in high school. “The first year I played football was freshman year,” Cagney said. “After [...]

September 2, 2014 Sports
Image: Connect2OWU

OWU prepares for NCAA championships

Delaware and athletes prepare for the NCAA D-3 National Track and Field Championships, which will be held at Selby Field from May 22 to May 24. City Manager Tom Homan said this is the second time the Championships have come [...]

May 5, 2014 Sports