Sports

Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Sam Lalonde, Sports Writer   Last weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University men and women’s track and field teams traveled to Bourbonnais, Illinois for the Olivet Nazarene Indoor Track Qualifier on Saturday, Feb. 21. The competition consisted of both NCAA and NAIA teams and served as a benchmark for all of […]

 
 

Men’s and women’s lacrosse season begins with wins

Men’s and women’s lacrosse season begins with wins

Jack Sweeney, Sports Writer   Men’s The men’s lacrosse team kicked off their second season in school history this past Friday at Aurora, in freezing conditions. After being predicted to finish third in the CCIW, the Titans were looking to get off to a good start. The Titans went up […]

 
 

Titans secure big win on Senior Night

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   It was a special night in the Shirk Center on Saturday, Feb. 21 for many reasons. The Titans, who at one point appeared to have a post-season spot locked up, had their NCAA tournament hopes on the line. They came out and took care of business against the […]

 
 

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Patrick Mollo, Staff Writer   Titan’s hoops reached 80 points for the tenth time this season, but fall short in an 85-83 nail biter against North Park on Saturday in Chicago. With the loss to the Vikings, the Titans record drops to 17-7 overall and 9-4 in the College Conference […]

 
 

Softball expected to reclaim CCIW title

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   Coming off of an outstanding 2014 spring campaign, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s softball team is expected to pick up right where they left off. In a poll on Wednesday, Feb. 11, the CCIW coaches predicted the Titans to finish first in this upcoming spring […]

 
 

NBA All-Star weekend: West tops East

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Three-Point Contest The league’s best shooters all came to play Saturday night in the Foot Locker three-point contest. This star-studded lineup included; Marco Belinelli (Spurs), Steph Curry (Warriors), James Harden (Rockets), Kyrie Irving (Caveliers), Kyle Korver (Hawks), Wesley Mathews (Blazers), J.J. Redick (Clippers) and Klay […]

 
 

IWU Track and Field claim seven first place finishes

IWU Track and Field claim seven first place finishes

Sam Lalonde, Staff Writer   While some people were busy Saturday afternoon making Valentine’s Day plans, the Illinois Wesleyan University track and field team had their focus elsewhere. With seven first place finishes on the day, the Titans clearly had their hearts set on victory at the Monmouth Fighting Scots […]

 
 

Titans split games, fall seventh in CCIW

Sam Lalonde, Staff Writer   It was another up-and-down week that included a win and a loss and left the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s basketball team with little hope to make the conference tournament. After defeating Millikin on Wednesday night, the Titans lost to North Central on Saturday. Last week’s […]

 
 

Stat-crossed lovers separate from the pack

Stat-crossed lovers separate from the pack

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor The Illinois Wesleyan University track team is full of special athletes and special bonds. One of those special bonds is that between seniors Jeff Toraason and Kristen Johnson, a couple who has been competing together for the past three and a half years. “It’s certainly nice […]

 
 

2015 NFL Draft: Preview and Predictions

2015 NFL Draft: Preview and Predictions – Jack Sweeny, Staff Writer   The NFL season has been over for a week and fans are already getting excited to see who their team is going to pick in the upcoming draft in April. The question that is being asked most often […]