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Bishops third in NCAC all-sport championship, trailing DePauw, Denison

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Correspondent All seven fall sports NCAC championships have been decided, placing DePauw University in first, Denison University in second and Ohio Wesleyan trailing the pack in third. The Tigers of DePauw captured their first­-ever NCAC title in women’s soccer [...]

December 10, 2015 Sports
The OWU rugby logo for both the men's and women's teams. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Women’s rugby continues to grow and prosper

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Reporter The Ohio Wesleyan women’s rugby club continues to expand and excel as an organization after recording a successful season, finishing 4­-2 for the season. The team competes in a league consisting of Wittenberg University, Hiram College, Kenyon College, [...]

December 10, 2015 Sports
Bob Barnes. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Women’s soccer coach resigns

Ohio Wesleyan’s women’s soccer coach resigned Tuesday. Bob Barnes coached the Bishops for 19 seasons, leading the team to back-to-back NCAA Division III championships in 2001 and 2002. His team also set a NCAA Division III record with a 60-game [...]

December 3, 2015 Sports
An OWU football player attempts to evade a player from Oberlin. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Bishops finish football season with a flurry

By: Brian Goldaber, Transcript Correspondent It’s not how you start, but how you finish. The Ohio Wesleyan football team finished its season on Nov. 14 with a 59-­28 win against the College of Wooster. The blowout win marked the culmination of an [...]

December 2, 2015 Sports
Claude Gray. Photo courtesy of the Battling Bishops website.

Anything but a break

Thanksgiving break is a time for students to unwind with family, eat unhealthy amounts of pumpkin pie and see high school friends. For most students that means going home. For others, it means staying on campus to sweat and work hard with [...]

December 1, 2015 Sports

Bishop Ballers back in action

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Correspondent NCAA basketball is back, ladies and gentlemen, and the Ohio Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball teams are ready to tip it off the right way. The men’s team, led by NCAC Freshman of the Year Nate [...]

November 18, 2015 Sports
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