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Voices from the Crowd: Cleveland’s road to Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson is the name that has been abuzz with scouts and managers across every team in the NBA. Duke’s premier 6’7” freshman boasts NBA-level athleticism and a natural gift for getting the ball to the rim — and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in prime position to obtain him. A losing record in the NBA […]

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Football loses thriller to Witt

Jimmy Hinton Contributing Writer Rebecca Wells Contributing Writer For those who frequent the grounds of John P. Papp Stadium, football is everything on Saturday afternoons. The loyal supporters who gather every week are able to take in the time-honored tradition that is Wooster football. Led by a sea of Tartan, the Fighting Scots march down […]

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XC teams finish strong; Westcott and Lief head to nationals

Matt Olszewski Staff Writer The College of Wooster men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to Shelbyville, Ind. this past Saturday, Oct. 10, for the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Regionals race.  The men placed eighth out of 38 teams, while the women finished 17th out of 33. On the men’s side, David Westcott ’19, a star […]

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Recognizing mental health issues for student athletes

  On Wednesday, Nov. 7, a Denison University baseball player was found dead in what appeared to be a suicide. Per The Columbus Dispatch, “Sean Bonner, a member of the class of 2020, had been last seen alive by his roommates at midday, and was reported missing at 3:32 p.m., according to University and Granville […]

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Wooster field hockey celebrates record-setting season

Ben Blotner Senior Sports Writer Saeed Husain Sports Editor   For the first time since 2010, the Wooster field hockey team made it all the way to the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Championship game, but the impressive run fell just short as Denison University edged out the Fighting Scots for the title. A 2-1 […]

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Women’s soccer claims NCAC Division III title

Chloe Burdette Sports Editor   For The College of Wooster Fighting Scots women’s soccer squad, their eyes were on the ultimate prize: A chance at the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) trophy. From the start, the team was young, talented and ready for any obstacle opponents threw at them. With perseverance and a winning mentality, […]

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