Category Archives: Sports

Men’s and women’s cross country teams take third at Wooster Invite

The Wooster Fighting Scots cross country team kicked off the 2008 season with the annual Wooster Invitational. The Scots hosted the event this past friday at the L.C. Boles Memorial Golf Course.

Four schools, Kenyon College, Edinboro University, Hiram College and Lake Erie College, were invited to the Wooster Invitational. For the women’s teams, Kenyon led the way with 32 points, while Edinboro came in second with 37. Continue reading Men’s and women’s cross country teams take third at Wooster Invite

Men’s and women’s cross country teams’ outlook is positive for a strong, competitive run at NCAC titles

As the beginning of the 2008 cross country season approaches, both the men’s and women’s teams look to be in a position to have a very competitive season.

For the men’s team, five of the top seven runners are returning from last season this year, including senior Mark DeWine ’09. Despite its seventh-place finish at the North Coast Athletic Conference, Wooster has upheld a tradition of being one of the conference’s top cross country teams with ten top three finishes over a 24-year period. Continue reading Men’s and women’s cross country teams’ outlook is positive for a strong, competitive run at NCAC titles

Women’s soccer aims for another winning season

The College of Wooster women’s soccer team kicks off its season this weekend at the Herb Lauffer Tournament in Erie, Pa. The Fighting Scots will attempt a tenth winning season and hope to top their impressive 12-5-1 record last fall.

This year’s women’s soccer team looks very different. With 14 first-years and 14 returning players, head coach David Brown has his work cut out figuring what lineups and in what combinations to plug-in. While the Scots lost a few seniors last year, they return an important core. Continue reading Women’s soccer aims for another winning season

Volleyball team aims to pick up where it left off

Amid the falling leaves and first-year lanyards, a team of 13 women is spending its days gearing up to take a run at a goal. That goal, though, is not just a conference title ‚Ä” it is finishing what they came so close to achieving last season.

When last October rolled around, the women’s volleyball team was 8-12 ‚Ä” not an outstanding record, but also not very close to an exciting finish. Continue reading Volleyball team aims to pick up where it left off

Scots look to Sheppard as a leader in NCAC

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to claim that the Fighting Scots football team finished as one of the strongest teams in the country last season. After a slow start to the 2007 season, the team is out to prove that last year’s 4-6 record was an aberration and are ready to contend for a North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) title. Continue reading Scots look to Sheppard as a leader in NCAC