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Golf teams each take second in shortened tournament

Anna Hartig Staff Writer The College of Wooster women’s and men’s golf teams earned second place in competitive tournaments this past weekend. The men’s team hosted the Nye Intercollegiate tournament at the par-72, 6,545-yard Wooster Country Club while the women competed in the Wooster Spring Invitational at the par-72, 5,803-yard Mohican Hills Golf Club in […]

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Softball team comes up short in pair of well-pitched games

Chloe Burdette Contributing Writer Last Friday, The College of Wooster Fighting Scots fell in both ends of a doubleheader against Denison, each game having a final score of 2-1. The games had a very slow start, with both teams fighting to keep the scoreboard at 0-0. Denison was able to tack on a run in […]

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The legalization of sports betting would be beneficial for everyone

Outside of Nevada, sports betting is considered illegal as a result of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), which issued a federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting. This measure was passed with the goal of restricting and eventually terminating the legal status of sports betting as some felt that it had […]

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Men’s tennis beats Gators 5-4

Sam Kuhn Senior Sports Writer This past weekend, the men’s tennis team headed to the Pennbriar Tennis Club in Erie, Pa. to take on NCAC East foe Allegheny College. The Scots (8-10, 1-2 NCAC East) won their first North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) East Division match of the season by a score of 5-4. After […]

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Baseball’s doubleheader sweep includes historic 34-1 victory

Chloe Burdette Contributing Writer As the old saying goes, in just about every baseball game, something happens that you’ve rarely seen before. However, in Game 1 of Sunday’s doubleheader vs. Ohio Wesleyan, the script wasn’t all that unfamiliar. A close game, tied 2-2 after six innings, turned in the seventh with some clutch hitting as […]

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Chief Wahoo may have sentimental value to some, but is only racist

The year 1951 was, to say the least, not a particularly good time for political correctness. While many industries have moved on from the racist, homophobic and sexist marketing strategies that were ubiquitous in the era of the ad-men, American professional sports teams have often been unforgivably slow to follow suit. The Cleveland Indians organization […]

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