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IWU men’s soccer falls to Carthage in Kenosha

IWU men’s soccer falls to Carthage in Kenosha

Brian Morefield   This past weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University Titan men’s soccer team ended their six-game road trip with a final stop in Kenosha, Wisconsin to play the Cardinals of Carthage College. Being a stoic rivalry, the Titans trained hard all week to be thoroughly prepared for the game. […]

 
 

Titan football secures first conference win at Millikin

Titan football secures first conference win at Millikin

Sam Lalonde   After a disappointing loss to Carthage College last week, the Titans looked to bounce back against conference foe Milikin University.  Saturday presented itself as an opportunity to get back on track with a new face leading the Titans at quarterback. From the first play, the Big Blue […]

 
 

Women’s soccer suffers set back at Carthage

Women’s soccer suffers set back at Carthage

Jeff Neukom It was a disappointing trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin this past Saturday for the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team. Despite posing a significant shot advantage, the Titans couldn’t find a way to beat the Carthage squad, falling 2-1 to the Lady Reds who now sport a 6-7 record. […]

 
 

Women’s volleyball wins last four of five games

Women’s volleyball wins last four of five games

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team is starting to find their stride— and it couldn’t come at a better time. After sweeping North Park for a conference victory, the Titans had an impressive showing at the Translyvannia University hosted tournament in Lexington Kentucky, propelling their overall […]

 
 

Fantasy Football: surprises and disappointments

Fantasy Football: surprises and disappointments

Sam Lalonde   The first four weeks of the 2014 NFL season have been filled with upsets, blowouts and everything in between.  There have been many surprising individual performances, both pleasing and perhaps disgusting to fantasy football fanatics. Perhaps one of the most notable surprises has been the emergence of […]

 
 

Titans split games in St. Louis before conference

Titans split games in St. Louis before conference

Brian Morefield   It’s a mistake to try to label the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team. Every week I’ve tried, they find a different, previously unused trick in their arsenal to come away with a win. Last week’s was resiliency— this week’s is diversity. This week, the team rode […]

 
 

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

Jeff Neukom   Addition through subtraction – the idea that in order to make something better, or perhaps to make it work more effectively, you must take something away. It might seem counterintuitive, but maybe a team needs to lose a game in order to win a game. The Titans did […]

 
 

Titan volleyball bounces back

Titan volleyball bounces back

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team opened up the Barker Chevrolet Classic II with a 1-1 record on Friday, Sept. 19. The tournament took place at the Shirk Athletic Center in Bloomington, including seven other division three participants.  The Titans dropped their first match to Aurora […]

 
 

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Sam LaLonde On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Illinois Wesleyan University football team suffered its first loss of the season to regional foe Simpson College.  The loss broke a remarkable 22-game winning streak dating back to Sept. 15, 2007. The loss can be credited to Simpson’s strong performance but also to […]

 
 

IWU football defeats Britons for 2-0 winning streak

Sam LaLonde   Week one brought us an exciting start to the football season as the Illinois Wesleyan University Titans were able to secure the victory in the home opener against Franklin College. Solid performances from a first-year quarterback and a well-known defense assured the Titan faithful that this year’s […]