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Quidditch needs to be taken seriously as a sport

Picture a sport involving full-speed tackles, offensive and defensive formations sketched out on dry-erase boards and constant sprints up and down a field, which are contested officially among colleges and universities in tournaments. All of these attributes apply to quidditch, one of The College of Wooster’s club sports. Often, people who find out I play […]

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Fighting Scots football falls 36-26 in Denison game

Sam Kuhn Senior Sports Writer Last Saturday, the Fighting Scots football team came out strong in the first half, but a slow second start allowed the Denison Big Red to claw their way back into the game with a second half comeback, earning a victory for the “Old Red Lantern” at John P. Papp Stadium. […]

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Scots battle hard in second half, fall to Buckeyes

Chloe Burdette Contributing Writer The game between the Wooster Fighting Scots and the Ohio State Buckeyes followed the script that most of the 7,000 in attendance expected. The bigger, taller, faster and more athletic Buckeyes used a 12-0 run to begin the contest and a 19-3 run midway through the second half to cruise to […]

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Twilight Run ends XC season

Roger An Contributing Writer The College of Wooster men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their regular season with a strong display at the annual Twilight 5K run at John P. Papp Stadium. With the boom of a cannon, the Scots started off their night under the stars and bright lights. On the women’s side, […]

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Wooster basketball team to take on OSU Sunday

Sam Kuhn Senior Sportswriter This weekend, the Wooster men’s basketball team is taking its talents to Columbus, Oh. to play an exhibition game against Big Ten perennial powerhouse, The Ohio State University. The Buckeyes struggled at times last season and ended the season at 17-15 (7-11 Big Ten), but knocked off #16 Wisconsin late in […]

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Cross country team successful at Conference Championships

Anna Hartig Staff Writer Wooster’s Cross Country team is returning to campus after a successful performance at the 2017 North Coast Athletic Conference Championships [NCAC] this past weekend at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Oh. Three runners received Honorable Mention All-Conference, and the men’s team placed fourth overall while the women’s team placed seventh. Jackson Feinknopf […]

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