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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 […]

 
 

Women’s volleyball drops to 4-6

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University Women’s volleyball team travelled down to St. Louis, MO this past Friday to take on the Gorlocks of Webster University.  Despite a strong overall performance, they let this one slip, falling to 4-6 overall on the season. The Gorlocks improved to an even 4-4 with […]

 
 

Titan men’s soccer four-game winning streak ends

Brian Morefield   Feeding off of a three-game winning streak, the Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer team came out strong to start the game against the University of Dubuque. After dominating a majority of the first half, a tough foul called right in front of the box propelled Dubuque to […]

 
 

Women’s soccer keeps ball in IWU’s court

Women’s soccer keeps ball in IWU’s court

Jeff Neukom   In Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, the Joker claims that his battle with Batman is the result of an immovable object meeting an unstoppable force; they are destined to battle for eternity. Imagine just for a moment, what might happen if an unstoppable force were to meet […]

 
 

Men’s soccer dominates “Clash of the Titans” tournament

Men’s soccer dominates “Clash of the Titans” tournament

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer team opened up their first home games in fashionable style this past weekend.  Saturday night will not only be remembered for its thrilling outcome, but on a personal level as well. First-year head coach Kyle Schauls notched his first win as […]

 
 

Volleyball women retain high spirits

Volleyball women retain high spirits

Brian Morefield   This past weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team hosted the Barker Chevrolet Classic at the Shirk Center. Looking to make a statement, the Titan women came out strong against Lake Forest College. The Titans beat Lake Forest in four sets, with senior Maddie Grebyar tallying […]

 
 

New coach, new start for IWU men’s soccer

Brian Morefield This past summer, a group of 36 men waited anxiously for word of who would be their coach for the upcoming season. At the end of June, the Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer program finally found their new coach when the administration hired Kyle Schauls, who was previously […]