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Racking up miles, merits

Racking up miles, merits

Freshman garners Division III newcomer honors Ohio Wesleyan cross country team, led by sophomore John Sotos, finished 13th out of 43 teams at the All-Ohio Intercollegiate Cross Country Championship on October 3rd. Sotos finished 27th overall and received Division III [...]

October 23, 2014 Sports
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Coach aims for another NCAC title

Ohio Wesleyan’s football team has a great shot at regaining the NCAC crown with four games remaining and a record of 3-2 in the conference.  We were able to go inside the huddle during a Q&A session with Coach Tom [...]

October 23, 2014 Sports
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Packed like sardines: Athletes makes gym relocation work despite small space

The weight room located in Edwards Gym had been moved to a basement level garage in Hamilton Williams Campus Center due to construction, but coaches say they’ve made the most of the switch. When construction for the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center [...]

October 22, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Haley Savoie during a Sept. 21 game against Kenyon. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Field hockey shuts out Bethany 2-0

The Ohio Wesleyan Field Hockey team recorded a 2-0 shutout victory this Sunday over the Bethany College Bison. Junior forward Karson Stevenson netted her first collegiate goal to give the Bishops the lead, and sophomore midfielder Cheyenne Gibbons gave final [...]

October 10, 2014 Sports
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Garwood makes invitational final

After winning five straight matches, including two monumental comebacks, freshman Elliot Garwood made it to the finals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s invitational on Sept. 28, an unheard of result for an Ohio Wesleyan tennis player. Garwood won his first [...]

October 10, 2014 Sports
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A Q&A with Brianna LaCroix

OWU women’s volleyball is curently sitting 2-2 in NCAC play 12-5 overall. First-year head coach Kirsta Cobb has the team playing on a different level. Freshman Brianna LaCroix is part of the reason, with her team-leading 166 kills. The Transcript: How [...]

October 2, 2014 Sports
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Offensive firepower fuels football

The Ohio Wesleyan high-powered read-option rushing attack led by sophomore quarterback Dom Orsini and senior running back Kevin Herman has sliced through defenses in their first three games like a hot knife through butter. For those not familiar with the [...]

October 2, 2014 Sports
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