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The OWU rugby logo for both the men's and women's teams. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Men’s rugby tournament hopes come to an end

By: Emily Rupp, Transcript Correspondent The road to nationals for the Ohio Wesleyan men’s rugby team came to an early end in the final four, semifinal showdown. The team lost their first game of the season on Nov. 7 against Calvin College [...]

November 17, 2015 Sports
Nate Axelrod '18. Photo courtesy of the Battling Bishops website.

Axelrod, men’s basketball open season with high hopes

By: Evan Walsh, Transcript correspondent In basketball, size matters. Don’t tell sophomore Nate Axelrod that. Despite his small stature, last year’s National Freshman of the Year is ready to lead the Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team to another conference title. “I’m not [...]

November 13, 2015 Sports
Selby Stadium.

Ohio Machine leaves Selby

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Correspondent The Ohio Machine, Ohio’s only major league lacrosse (MLL) team has called OWU’s Selby Stadium home for the past four years. Starting this year, they are moving on to another venue. On Oct. 27, the Ohio Machine [...]

November 10, 2015 Sports
Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Bishop’s swimming and diving kicks off season at Kenyon Relays

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   The Ohio Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in the Kenyon Relays this Oct. 24 in Gambier, Ohio. In the men’s meet, the Kenyon Lords won their annual home opener with 124 [...]

November 3, 2015 Sports
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Water polo team hosts state champs

By: Beth Ward, Transcript correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University’s water polo club team had the opportunity to host the Women’s State High School Water Polo Championships. Preliminaries were held on Friday, Oct. 23 and finals on Saturday, Oct. 24. The OWU water [...]

November 2, 2015 Sports
Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Swimming and diving kicks off season at Kenyon Relays

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   The Ohio Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in the Kenyon Relays this Oct. 24 in Gambier, Ohio. In the men’s meet, the Kenyon Lords won their annual home opener with 124 [...]

October 27, 2015 Sports
Photo by Rachel Carter.

Jack of all trades

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Wes Welker kicked a field goal against the New England Patriots in 2004. An NFL wide receiver has not kicked a field goal since. The Ohio Wesleyan football team has a wide receiver of their own who, [...]

October 23, 2015 Sports
Photo courtesy of gordincollegiateclassic.homestead.com.

Gordin Classic golf tournament turns 25

It’s a cause for celebration. Named after Ohio Wesleyan’s long-­time golf coach Dick Gordin, the Gordin Classic golf tournament has been a fixture of OWU athletics for a quarter century. Gordin was coach of the men’s golf team from 1955 to [...]

October 7, 2015 Sports
The 2015-2016 volleyball team. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Bishops dominate in volleyball invitational

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Reporter It was one for the record books. The Bishop Invitational took place on Sept. 25 and 26 at Ohio Wesleyan’s Branch Rickey Arena and with a record of four wins, zero losses, the volleyball team extended their [...]

September 29, 2015 Sports
Junior Sarah Fowler is a member of the women's cross country team. Photo courtesy of battlingbishop.com.

There’s more to cross country than running

It’s well known that sports put a strain on the body, but few people think of cross country as being significantly tough. Yet cross country goes beyond running. It not only calls upon the physical strength of the individual, but on their [...]

September 22, 2015 Sports