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Rock Jones and members of the Missler family take a moment to remember Ryan Missler's legacy. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Ryan Missler’s last ball game

When Ryan Missler hit a home run, it went farther than people were ready for. At home in a practice game, he knocked a ball into the middle of Route 23, a record, then broke it by hitting the ball [...]

April 23, 2015 Sports
Senior Kaneat Nimcharoenwan. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Men’s golf gets third in tournament, looks ahead

By: Matthew Moore, Transcript correspondent   The Ohio Wesleyan men’s varsity golf team hosted the two-day Strimer tournament on their home turf April 4, but were unable to pull out the win. This year’s Strimer tournament at Oakhaven Golf Club [...]

April 20, 2015 Sports
The 2015 OWU men's lacrosse team. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

A dramatic Denison Day win

Whenever the Ohio Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team faces Denison University, there’s bound to be some excitement. On April 12 that was exactly the case as senior attacker John Umbach scored the winning goal with only 19 seconds left in regulation. [...]

April 17, 2015 Sports
Freshman second baseman Colin Stolly prepares himself for a swing against DePauw. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

OWU baseball leads NCAC West, looks to pennant

While professional baseball just started their season last week, the Ohio Wesleyan baseball team has been playing for more than a month – and playing very well. They have a 16-7 record, including a streak of 11 consecutive wins that [...]

April 14, 2015 Sports
Freshman catcher Erin Ferguson prepares to swing. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Softball continues mental and physical preparation

By: Holly Krampitz, Transcript correspondent   After a challenging preseason and a successful Florida trip, the Ohio Wesleyan softball team starts their spring season with chemistry that could possibly make them more successful than in the past. The softball team [...]

April 2, 2015 Sports
The men's lacrosse team celebrates together. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Confidence leads to success on field

Confidence is one of the reasons the Ohio Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team is seeing more wins this season compared to last season. This season, the team has been ranked number seven in the nation among other division three schools, coach [...]

April 1, 2015 Sports
Freshman Keisha Cummings. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Women’s tennis scores points in the sun

After winning four out of five matches in Hilton Head, South Carolina, the Ohio Wesleyan women’s tennis team looks to bring more than warm weather back from the adventure. The spring break trip built a strong bond and prepared the [...]

March 31, 2015 Sports
Junior Abbey Warth competes at the NCAA. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Indoor track team competes at NCAA championship

The Ohio Wesleyan indoor track and field team may not have finished first in the NCAA division III championship, but they did come away with experience and a new determination. A total of five OWU athletes (three men and two [...]

March 23, 2015 Sports
Felhaber playing against DePauw in February. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Senior spotlight: 3-point sharp-shooter

Coming from a family of college basketball players, an Ohio Wesleyan senior was destined to continue on the tradition. Nick Felhaber, the only senior on the team, has been through a lot in his time wearing the black and red [...]

March 20, 2015 Sports
Men's track team at the NCAC in Nov. 2014. Photo courtesy of Boey's Twitter.

Track and field head to conferences with stellar record

Men’s and women’s track teams conquer their fifth first place victory at the Kenyon College Classic and prepare for conferences. Seven teams competed at Kenyon on Feb 21. Both the men’s and women’s teams came in first. Although they have [...]

March 5, 2015 Sports