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Women’s basketball overcomes Witt

Roger An Contributing Writer The Fighting Scots women’s basketball team stepped up their game this weekend in a victory over Wittenberg University on Senior Day. With this win, Wooster secured a berth in the conference tournament for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Rachel Collins ’17 started the scoring for the Scots in the […]

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We need more women in sports journalism

As a senior in high school, I told my journalism teacher I thought I might like to be a sports journalist, and I was promptly shut down. “You’ll either be amazing, and people in this area won’t hire you because they know you’ll receive a better offer, or you’ll just be average and they’ll hire […]

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Track and field take on the All-Ohio Championships

Ashley Ferguson Senior Sports Writer The men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams posted times and jumps from several instrumental athletes last Saturday at the All-Ohio Championships at Otterbein University in Westerville, Oh. Jacob Denbeaux ’19 logged an outstanding podium finish in the mile, running a career-best 4:28.31 (indoor) to place third. Classmate Jack […]

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Swimming and diving teams finish in fourth at NCAC

Sam Kuhn Contributing Writer The swimming and diving teams headed to Denison University this past weekend to compete in the NCAC Championships. “We knew going into the meet that we had a chance at fourth place so that was what drove us all meet,” said Conner Gelwicks ’17. Lasting four days, the Scots had notable […]

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Tennis team faces tough competition

Jack Gilio Contributing Writer The Fighting Scots women’s tennis team began their season against Otterbein University last Saturday. The matches were tight, but, unfortunately, the Scots ended up losing 7-2. In singles, the number two and six spots — Joy Li ’20 and Shannon Sertz ’20, both earned a win. Li defeated her opponent in […]

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MLB’s proposed rule to shorten games is just plain stupid

This summer, Major League Baseball (MLB) plans to test out a new rule to try to shorten extra-inning games. In the World Baseball Classic and two low-level rookie leagues, every half-inning after the ninth will now begin with a runner on second base. If the rule change is successful in these games, MLB may look […]

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