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Baseball hopes to contend with Wooster for top spot

Baseball hopes to contend with Wooster for top spot

After a 18-19 season last year, the Battling Bishops look to get back to their winning ways.  Expectations are high with the return of key talent to compliment exciting new faces. “The team has been working hard this offseason, and [...]

February 28, 2014 Sports
New NCAA ruling on athlete unions will not affect OWU athletes

New NCAA ruling on athlete unions will not affect OWU athletes

A Labor Relations Board hearing commenced last Wednesday, in response to a group of Northwestern football players who signed a petition to seek union protection; the outcome of which could have historic implications for college athletics. The petition is the [...]

February 22, 2014 Sports
Top NFL draft prospect comes out

Top NFL draft prospect comes out

University of Missouri Defensive Lineman Michael Sam announced he is openly gay on ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Feb. 9. Sam, the co-South Eastern Conference defensive player of the year became the first openly gay college football player in history. [...]

February 22, 2014 Sports
Bishops break records at NCAC

Bishops break records at NCAC

The NCAC Swimming and Diving Championship took place last week at Denison University’s Trumbull Aquatic Center. Ohio Wesleyan finished sixth overall with a score of 625.5 and record-breaking performances from student athletes. Denison won the meet with a score of [...]

February 22, 2014 Sports
PHOTOS: Men’s basketball moves to No. 13 in D-III rankings

PHOTOS: Men’s basketball moves to No. 13 in D-III rankings

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February 13, 2014 Sports
Women’s indoor irack sets records on the way to another NCAC title

Women’s indoor irack sets records on the way to another NCAC title

Ohio Wesleyan’s Women’s Indoor Track and Field sprints toward new goals this season, setting their sights on the NCAC championship this March. “We are working to win our eighth straight NCAC indoor title this March,” said head coach Kris Boey. [...]

February 13, 2014 Sports
Women’s basketball team chases NCAC tourney bid

Women’s basketball team chases NCAC tourney bid

The women’s basketball team defeated Kenyon 71-54 in their game on Feb. 8. The win marks their fourth straight to make their record 14-8 overall, 9-4 in conference. The team hasn’t done this well since the 2009-2010 season before the [...]

February 13, 2014 Sports
Sizing up the Super Bowl: Ohio Wesleyan coach and QB weigh in

Sizing up the Super Bowl: Ohio Wesleyan coach and QB weigh in

Keith Rucker, special teams coordinator for Ohio Wesleyan’s football team, played seven seasons in the NFL. Rucker said the Super Bowl is a once in a career type of opportunity, one he never had, but analyzed the results of this [...]

February 9, 2014 Sports
Swimming team falls, but solo students rise to success

Swimming team falls, but solo students rise to success

Freshman Anne Edwards set a school record at last weekend’s swimming and diving competitions, but the men’s and women’s teams still lost to Denison University and Kenyon College. The two dual meets were their last preconference meets of the season, [...]

February 6, 2014 Sports
Women’s basketball looks to make a run at NCAC tournament

Women’s basketball looks to make a run at NCAC tournament

By Olivia Lease and Haley Cooper Transcript Correspondent and Assistant Copy Editor The Jan. 25 doubleheader against the Denison University Big Red had mixed results for the Ohio Wesleyan basketball teams. In the women’s game, Denison edged out the Bishops [...]

January 30, 2014 Sports