Archive | September, 2011

Sports teams need fan support, so go attend a game

Matt Magoon Sports Editor 9.9.11 Do fan sections really affect the outcome of a sporting event? According to a College Basketball Nation Blog on Espngo.com, “it is easy to forget how much home-court advantage skews results.”  This is true in its entirety. Do you think many teams enjoy coming to our barn and play the […]

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College football season begins with great games and stories

Travis Marmon Sports Editor 9.9.11 The college football season officially began on Sept. 1 and things are already off to an exciting start. Fourteenth-ranked Texas Christian University, last year’s Rose Bowl winners, were defeated 50-48 on Friday by Baylor University, who had not beaten a top-15 team since 1991. The first slate of games on […]

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Men’s soccer sweeps tourney while women struggle

Matt Magoon Sports Editor 9.9.11 To begin the season, the men’s soccer team road-tripped to Marietta Ohio to participate in the Marietta College Classic. In this tournament, the Fighting Scots won both of their games with big wins over Point Park University (1-1-0) and Transylvania University (1-1-0). During the first half of the Point Park […]

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Field hockey loses opener

Rhodes College shuts out the Fighting Scots in Danville, Ky. Ethan Flack Sports Editor 9.9.11 On a hot Saturday afternoon, The College of Wooster field hockey team began their season. In the muggy weather, the Scots (0-1) started slow and couldn’t recover, dropping their opener 4-0 to the Rhodes College Lynx. Rhodes (2-0) raced out […]

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Bite-Sized Sports: Campus

Bite-Sized Sports Campus CROSS COUNTRY OPENS SEASON   The men’s and women’s cross-country teams opened their seasons on Sept. 1, as the Scots hosted their annual Wooster Invitational. The non-scoring meet, which was comprised of four races, included Baldwin-Wallace College, Hiram College, Lorain County Community College, Oberlin College and Urbana University. In the women’s 5-K […]

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Football drops first game

Travis Marmon Sports Editor 9.9.11 Wooster’s football game against Baldwin-Wallace College last Thursday looked like the first game of the season in every way imaginable. Sloppy play (the teams combined for nine turnovers) and red zone miscues (the Scots failed to score during three appearances inside the 20-yard line) defined Wooster’s 23-0 loss in just […]

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