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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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Women’s basketball comes up short against tough competition

Ashley Ferguson Contributing Writer Winter is coming, and The College of Wooster’s women’s basketball team is preparing diligently for it. With four games already under their belt this season, the team is looking to maximize its strengths of speed and aggressive athleticism while working to clean up their technique and strategy. The Fighting Scots had […]

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Bruce Arena: stability without ambition

On Nov. 2, the United States men’s national team fired manager Jürgen Klinsmann and replaced him with Bruce Arena, its manager from 1998-2006. Ever since Klinsmann took over the USMNT in 2011 the highs have been high, like the near miss by Chris Wondolowski that could have sent the US to the quarterfinals of 2014 […]

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