Olympians are the world’s best athletes. Even people who don’t typically watch sports tune in every two years to watch both Winter and the Summer Olympics, despite their nationality or where they happen to reside.
The 2008 Olympics took place in Beijing, China. There were 10,500 athletes that were competing in 28 different sports. Continue reading Sara’s Outlook
With a wealth of returning talent at the forward and midfielder positions, it looked like the field hockey team’s success would start with the offense early in the season. However, as the Wooster field hockey team picked up two victories this past weekend, it was the defense that deserved the brunt of the credit. Continue reading Defense rules as field hockey shuts out Centre
Ali Drushal ’09 has arguably set enough records to catch Guinness’s eye. The 2006 and 2007 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Libero of the Year already has the set the school record for career digs and last year led all of NCAA Div. III in digs as well. However, for the senior volleyball standout, being an accomplished student athlete runs in the family. Continue reading Despite long family legacy, Ali Drushal sets records, makes own name for herself
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
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
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