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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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#oneWoo campaign promoted by student athletes

Saeed Husain Chief Copy Editor As part of the NCAA’s Division III athletics week, The College of Wooster’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) held the signing of the #oneWoo pledge. The pledge has been described by the group as an initiative to create dialogue amongst student-athletes about what it means to truly represent a diverse and […]

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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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Softball team goes 7-9, bonds over spring trip in Florida

Saeed Husain Chief Copy Editor The Fighting Scots softball team spent their spring break in Florida, taking home a 7-9 overall record. This was an improvement from their 6-10 run last year, despite the team being comprised of eight first-year players on a team of 15. The Voice met with Gillian Hansel ’21 and Rachel […]

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