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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
Colton Bloecher heads the ball at a game against Mary Washington University. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Leaving a legacy: Colton Bloecher

It’s been a good four years for senior Colton Bloecher, star midfielder for the men’s soccer team. He received All-American and Academic All-American honors in 2013 and 2014 and was the team scoring leader for the past three; he’s twice [...]

January 23, 2015 Sports
Freshman Nate Axelrod takes on a Depauw defender during last Saturday's game in Branch Rickey Arena.

High flying offense brings success

From the outside looking in, this season should have been a rebuilding year. The men’s basketball team has only one senior and lost four of their top-five scorers from last season. However, the team has already shattered those expectations, holding [...]

January 22, 2015 Sports
Four Ohio Wesleyan swimmers show off their medals earned at the Bob Mowerson Sprint Meet on Saturday.

Men’s swim team brings home more than just tans

The Ohio Wesleyan University men’s swim team made its way down to Florida where they trained hard, enjoyed the weather and won a few medals along the way. “It’s my favorite part of the season. It was great heading down [...]

January 21, 2015 Sports
Senior goalkeeper Colin Beemiller. Photo:

On the brink of a national championship

This weekend, the OWU men’s soccer team will prepare to replicate the effort of the 2011 team by winning a D-III national championship. Seniors, Foward Colton Bloecher (right) and Goalie Colin Beemiller were freshman on the 2011 team and have [...]

December 9, 2014 Sports
Sophmore Sarah Fowler (left) finished 94th in the NCAA D-III national championship meet. Photo:

Bright future for young cross country runners

Just as winter began to blanket the state with snow, NCAA Division III cross country runners took to an outdoor course at Mason, Ohio’s The Golf Center at Kings Island for the national championship meet on Saturday Nov. 22. Sophomore [...]

December 9, 2014 Sports
Sophomore Sarah Fowler finished 94th in the NCAA Division III cross country championship on Nov. 22. Photo:

Young Bishops run for cross country championship

As the winter begins to blanket the state with snow, NCAA Division III cross country runners took to an outdoor course at Mason, Ohio’s The Golf Center at Kings Island for the national championship meet. Sophomore Sarah Fowler and freshman [...]

November 22, 2014 Sports
Senior Caroline Welker. Photo:

Senior bouncing back

Senior Caroline Welker, a key member of the OWU women’s basketball team, was hit by a Delaware Police Department car last Thanksgiving while crossing Central Avenue. The officer driving the vehicle, Mark Jackson, was charged with a $135 fine without [...]

November 20, 2014 Sports
Due to renovations on Edward’s gym, many athletes are working out in a converted garage in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Winter weather brings changes for athletic practices

Winter is officially here to stay at Ohio Wesleyan, and with that comes changes for OWU sports. The teams that have previously been outdoors will go through the most change, both in terms of schedule as well as program. Day-to-day [...]

November 20, 2014 Sports
Junior Claude Gray takes a shot in a game against Wooster. Photo:

Men’s basketball works to replace big scorers

The Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team will strive to compete for the NCAC crown this year despite the loss of an exceptional graduating class that included their top three leading scorers. The Bishops will be looking to fill some holes [...]

November 13, 2014 Sports