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Swimming and diving teams turn in solid performances

Mariah Joyce Editor in Chief The College of Wooster’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both emerged in fifth place, out of eight and 10 teams, respectively, after last weekend’s three day meet. “There were some very strong performances overall this weekend,” said women’s team captain Margaret Goldsmith ’17. “There was so much positive […]

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Basketball teams suffer setbacks in early season games

Aleksi Pelkonen Sports Editor The College of Wooster 11th-ranked men’s basketball team finished the week with a 1-1 record. On Wednesday, the Scots lost a hard fought battle at home against conference rival, Denison University. On Saturday, the Scots bounced back with a road win over Wabash, 66-62. Against Denison, the Scots fell behind early […]

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Field hockey players awarded all-region

Jack Gilio Contributing Writer The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recently awarded women’s field hockey players Kerry O’Connor ’17 and Rose Taylor ’19 with spots on the All-Great Lakes Regional Second-Team. O’Connor, a forward, notched a team-high 27 points while starting every game for the Scots. She also led the team in goals, 11, […]

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Women in athletics: closing the gender gap

It seems like a bit of an understatement to say that we are striving (albeit more slowly than some would like) towards equality between the sexes in all things, but I am still failing to see the work applied successfully in the realm of athletics. There are still, and will always be, those who claim […]

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Football players earn NCAC honors

Shelley Grostefon Senior Sports Writer At the close of the 2016 football season, six Fighting Scots received honors from the North Coast Athletic Conference for their contribution to their team this season. Defensive end Aaron Roberson ’18 was named to the second team. This season, Roberson had 50 tackles, 11.5 tackles-for-loss, and 5.5 sacks. Roberson […]

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Men’s basketball claims successful start to season

Aleksi Pelkonen Sports Editor The College of Wooster men’s basketball team has started off strong with a 3-1 record in the early goings of the season. After defeating Oberlin College in the opening match of the Al Van Wie/Rotary Classic, the Fighting Scots disposed of Defiance College in the Classic finale, 98-63. The two wins […]

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