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Sheafor twin swimmers look forward to competing together

Sheafor twin swimmers look forward to competing together

By Sadie Slager Transcript Reporter Haley and Tirion Sheafor say everything’s better when they’re together. The identical twins, who hail from Charlotte, N.C., are first-year students on OWU’s swimming and diving team. Tirion said their swimming careers started very early [...]

October 26, 2012 Sports
Baseball team optimistic after tryouts about upcoming spring season

Baseball team optimistic after tryouts about upcoming spring season

By Tim Alford Transcript Correspondent Over the weekend, the baseball team concluded their fall training which senior catcher Tim Heinmiller said had a much more competitive atmosphere this year. Heinmiller said the four weeks of training during the fall, nicknamed [...]

October 26, 2012 Sports
Freshman libero Danielle Birney strengthens the volleyball defense

Freshman libero Danielle Birney strengthens the volleyball defense

By Margaux Erilane Transcript Correspondent The women’s volleyball team has long been the brunt of OWU’s sports jokes, but having already won more games this season than in the previous three seasons combined, things can only improve for the Lady [...]

October 26, 2012 Sports
Senior Megan Weisserman hits the volleyball over the net as a Earlan tries to block it. Weisserman received the award of athlete of the week for the week of Sept. 30.

Volleyball improves record, optimistic about season

By Tim Alford Transcript Correspondent In just over half of the season, Ohio Wesleyan’s volleyball team has already won nine more games than they did in all of last season. Their record stands at 11-9 so far this season after [...]

October 4, 2012 Sports
Field hockey defeats Oberlin and Wittenberg to gain two conference wins

Field hockey defeats Oberlin and Wittenberg to gain two conference wins

By Heather Kuch Sports Editor The Ohio Wesleyan Women’s Field Hockey team finished last week with two conference wins over Oberlin and Wittenberg bringing their record to 5-4. OWU played Oberlin on Sept. 27 and Wittenberg on Saturday at Selby [...]

October 4, 2012 Sports
Sophomore linebackers Sean Miliner (29) and Morgan McBride (46) work together to take down an Yeomen running back in Saturday’s game against Oberlin.  The Bishop defense played a key role in the win on Saturday.

New football coach invigorates team

By Tim Alford Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan’s new head football coach Tom Watts began the season with wins against Denison University and Oberlin College with the help from junior quarterback Mason Espinosa, who broke two long-standing records. Espinosa became OWU’s [...]

September 24, 2012 Sports
Football defeats Oberlin, breaks school and NCAC records

Football defeats Oberlin, breaks school and NCAC records

By Jenna Rodcay Transcript Reporter OWU’s Battling Bishops football team took home their first conference win of the season against the Oberlin College Yeomen on Saturday at Savage Stadium with a final score of 29-17. First year head coach Tom [...]

September 24, 2012 Sports
Cross Country team remains strong

Cross Country team remains strong

By Taylor Smith TranscriptCorrespondent The women’s cross country team looks ahead to qualifying for the NCAA championship meet again despite setbacks early in the season. The team begins this season without two of their All-North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) runners [...]

September 24, 2012 Sports
Three freshman express their happiness with the clothes and supplies they got from the Give and Take free store.

Students give and take at the free store

By Breanne Reilly News Editor Volunteers from the Tree House and Environmental and Wildlife Club hosted a non-profit event called the Give and Take free store. The store was open from Aug. 27 until Sept. 7 at the Stewart Annex [...]

September 17, 2012 Sports
Junior midfielder Ian O’Keefe fights to steal the ball away from a Mount Union defender while junior back Martin Tobias runs to assist his teammate.

Men’s soccer defends national championship

By Tim Alford Transcript Correspondent The OWU men’s soccer team will be heading into this season as defending National Champions with a different group of players ready to step up. Last season, OWU went 23-2 and won the National Championship. [...]

September 17, 2012 Sports