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Sophomore Anne Edwards on Friday. Photo courtesy of

School records set at the NCAC championship meet

The Ohio Wesleyan men’s and women’s swim teams set new records at the NCAC Conference Championship meet at Denison University Feb. 12 through Feb. 14. The women’s team set two school records while the men’s team set four school records. [...]

February 23, 2015 Sports
Rugby balls. Photo courtesy of Cecilia Smith.

Rugby gains popularity across OWU

Rugby, an imported sport with a growing following on Ohio Wesleyan campus, is on its way to being an institution. With the spring season poised to start, both the men’s and women’s club rugby teams report an established coaching staff, [...]

February 20, 2015 Sports
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Women’s basketball wins on National Day

The win against Kenyon for the Ohio Wesleyan University women’s basketball team was a win for women everywhere. With the women’s soccer, rugby and softball teams in attendance, the women’s basketball team defeated NCAC rivals Kenyon 75-71 on National Girls [...]

February 17, 2015 Sports
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Track and field break records, enjoy success

Olympic legend Mark Spitz once said, “Records are meant to broken.” The Ohio Wesleyan women’s track and field team has proven that Spitz was right. Freshman Amanda Clay has already broke two OWU school records. At the Spire Midwest Indoor [...]

February 11, 2015 Sports
Coach Tom Drabczyk Jr. talks to members of his team. Photo courtesy of

No seniors, no problem for men’s tennis team

Despite having no seniors on the team, Ohio Wesleyan men’s tennis, under second-year coach Tom Drabczyk Jr., set their sights on achieving a regional and division ranking. Coach Drabczyk Jr. also coaches the OWU women’s tennis team. “Being on a [...]

February 9, 2015 Sports
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Wrestling joins OWU sports family

Of all the sports and clubs offered at Ohio Wesleyan University, wrestling was never one of them. That changed when sophomores Ifa Abduljelil and Josh Pyles started the wrestling club. The club currently has 24 members and practices from 6–8 [...]

February 6, 2015 Sports
Men's lacrosse team in a huddle.

Seniors guide men’s lacrosse into another hopeful season

After a successful 2014 season, the Ohio Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team is looking to build off of experience and momentum. The team went 12-4 last year, finishing second in the NCAC behind Denison University. OWU is returning a total of [...]

February 4, 2015 Sports
The women's lacrosse team. Photo courtesy of Coach Chelsea Huguenard.

Women’s lacrosse switches focus of practices to team building

Ohio Wesleyan women’s lacrosse is changing their focus: Team chemistry is taking the front burner. “I think we have always been a very bonded team, but then on the field, our play doesn’t reflect that,” senior Abbie Love said. “So [...]

February 2, 2015 Sports
Freshman Emily Brown

Freshman standout gains momentum

Ohio Wesleyan freshman exceeds expectations and leaps past competition to stand out at the OWU Triangular track meet on Friday. Emily Brown, a freshman from New Concord, Ohio, won the long jump, 200-meter race and played a part in the [...]

January 29, 2015 Sports
Coach Mike DeWitt. Photo courtesy of the battling bishops website.

Coach DeWitt reaches 300 win milestone

Coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University isn’t the only men’s college basketball coach earning milestone wins. With a 76-64 victory over DePauw University on Jan. 17, Coach Mike DeWitt of the Ohio Wesleyan University men’s basketball team earned his 300th [...]

January 28, 2015 Sports