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Women’s cross country team earns tenth out of nineteen

Shelley Grostefon Senior Sports Writer Last Saturday, Sept. 17, the women’s cross country team had a strong showing at the Otterbein Invitational in Westerville, Oh. The women’s team placed 10th out of 19 teams competing, composed of a pool of undeniably tough DI, II and III schools. Kayla Zboran ’17 led the Scots in the […]

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Men’s soccer comes up short against Earlham in the second half

Megan Zerrer Sports Editor The Fighting Scots men’s soccer team came out strong in their first home match of the season against Earlham College. The Scots took the lead against the Quakers when Manny Burton ’20 found Mouhamet Ndiaye ’18 open on the left flank. Ndiaye cut in toward the box and placed the ball […]

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Field hockey poses a challenge to rival

Aleksi Pelkonen Sports Editor The College of Wooster Field Hockey team succumbed to a late comeback by the Tigers of DePauw University (4-2, 2-0 NCAC) on Saturday to lose 6-5. The Scots (3-4, 1-2 NCAC) led 5-4 at halftime thanks to goals from Kerry O’Connor ’17 and Rachel Wetzel ’17 and a hat-trick from Kayla […]

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Why I am not watching the NFL

It’s two weeks into the NFL season and I have not yet watched a single game. Over the past year, I have wrestled with my position on football. Faced with an increasingly unanimous body of evidence that determines football to have deeply troubling and severe long-term health effects on its participants, it is harder than […]

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Scots football tops conference rival Allegheny at home

Shelley Grostefon Senior Sports Writer While The College of Wooster’s football team’s first home game was initially delayed by classic Ohio weather, the team waited out the rain with successful results. The Scots’ first home game in the 2016 season ended with an exciting victory over longtime rival Allegheny College, 49-40. The team was coming […]

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Men’s and women’s tennis teams start season off strong

Ashley Ferguson Contributing Writer The College of Wooster’s men’s and women’s tennis teams broke out last weekend in competition against Walsh University and Oberlin College to kick off their regular seasons in style. The Fighting Scots women competed in the non-scoring Oberlin College Invitational, where they turned in tidy wins in doubles play on Saturday. […]

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