Archive | August, 2019

Scots football motivated to exceed expectations

Ian Ricoy Sports Editor  The NCAC football season is upon us with the Wooster Fighting Scots preparing for a tough conference schedule this year. All eyes are on the trio of conference champs Wittenberg, Denison and Wabash as each school returns a with a plethora of talent. The preseason media poll has the Scots remaining […]

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 Where the English Premier League falls short

Nick Shereikis Contributing Writer Harry Maguire, $99.18 million. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, $62.70 million. Daniel James, $19.38 million. Though none of these signings are even near icon Paul Paugba’s 2016 transfer fee (roughly $117 million), it is unquestionable that Manchester United splashed some serious cash in this year’s English Premier League (EPL) summer transfer window. While that’s […]

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College welcomes new interim athletic director, Kristyn King

 Angad Singh Sports Editor Kristyn King was named the interim athletic director on Aug. 1 for the 2019-2020 school year. She is currently serving in place of Keith Beckett, who is retiring at the end of July after 16 years as Wooster’s director of athletics, physical education and recreation. King will serve during the coming […]

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Wooster baseball comes out of a great national run

 Ben Blotner Contributing Writer The College of Wooster baseball team ended former head coach Tim Pettorini’s illustrious career with a strong 2019 season, capping it off with a deep playoff run that lasted all the way until the Division III Super Regional round before falling short. Including the postseason, the Fighting Scots finished with a […]

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The Wooster Scot Band welcomes new leadership

 Megan Tuennerman A&E Editor As Wooster students, when we think of kilts, many of us immediately think of the marching band. A unique and historical group on campus, the marching band holds many traditions. But it is also moving into a new era. This year the band has three new faculty leaders – Joel Graham […]

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The two “Bahubaali” epic films are indeed epic

 Elena Morey A&E Editor In 2015, director and screenplay writer S.S. Rajamouli worked with writer Vijayendra Prasad to create one of the most popular Hindi films of its era. “Bahubaali: The Beginning” swept across the main theatres of India, and even to a small Western theatre in Fairfax, Va. There, I saw the film on […]

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