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Titan baseball wins in front of wild crowd

Titan baseball wins in front of wild crowd

Eric Gilbert   This past Saturday, the Titans were nothing short of entertaining. In the first game of a double header, they went down 2-0 early.  It was short lived, however, as they dropped four on Auggie that same inning. The charge was led by first-year catcher Patrick Mollo who went […]

 
 

Softball continues to shine in month of May

Softball continues to shine in month of May

Jeff Neukom   They say that October is the most important month in Major League Baseball. Teams might drop a few here and there in the regular season, but if they catch fire at the right time before the post-season, those losses will be forgotten. For the Titan softball team, […]

 
 

Lacross wins one

Todd Szerlong   Illinois Wesleyan University’s lacrosse team once again went 1-1 this week, with a sound defeat of University of Dubuque followed by a devastating loss to CCIW rival, Carthage. The Carthage Red Men outplayed Illinois Wesleyan this past Saturday at Tucci Stadium, beating the Titans 24-6, dropping the […]

 
 

Track and field teams take second place in Lisle

Track and field teams take second place in Lisle

Rebekah Smith   The Titan track and field teams competed at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational in Lisle, Illinois on Saturday, April 12, where both the men’s and women’s teams finished in second place.  Despite the terribly windy weather, the athletes were able to have some pretty exciting performances and showings. […]

 
 

Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Eric Gilbert As the heart of a particularly tough conference schedule approaches, the Illinois University men’s baseball team seems to be finding its rhythm. Coming into the week with a perfect record in the CCIW certainly placed a target on Titan players, but it’s safe to say they rose to […]

 
 

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Rebekah Smith The Titan Track and Field teams traveled to the Greenville College Invitational on Saturday, April 5. The warmer weather helped the men’s and women’s teams place fifth and third. Junior Meridith Beird took third place with a height of 10’11/75” in the pole vault. With a distance of […]

 
 

Lacrosse wins big

Todd Szerlong The Illinois Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team went 1-1 this week, with a thrilling comeback rally against Hope College on Friday, April 4, and a wake-up call loss to Whittier College of California the next night. Illinois Wesleyan beat Hope 10-9 and lost to Whittier 17-9. Both games […]

 
 

IWU softball piles on the wins this season

IWU softball piles on the wins this season

Jeff Neukom In sports, there are dozens of things that can go wrong. In softball, it can be an errant throw to first or a poorly timed strikeout that turns the game around. Other days, the weather decides not to cooperate. This was the case for the Titan softball team, […]

 
 

Respect Shirk Center

Kinzie Schweigert Sports Editor Whether you are an athlete, non-athlete, veteran or newbie to the Shirk Athletic Center, you should know about the heinous “Shirk Crimes” being committed every single day at Illinois Wesleyan University’s beloved gym. If you have visited other schools or played them in athletic events, you […]

 
 

Bowling: a great way to strike up friendship

Eric Hennessey Sports Columnist Every Wednesday at 8:43 p.m. for the past three years, senior Tyler Sill and I have traveled to Pheasant Lanes bowling alley in Bloomington. In August 2010, we found ourselves searching for a change of pace from the usual college routine. When we learned that Pheasant […]