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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 […]

 
 

IWU Titan softball wins big on and off the field

IWU Titan softball wins big on and off the field

Mackenzie Astling Sports Writer The Illinois Wesleyan University softball team crushed all competition on April 13 and April 14, winning all four games in the annual IWU softball tournament by at least five runs. This year’s IWU softball tournament focused on promoting awareness of Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS, a blood […]

 
 

Men’s basketball goes 10-0

By Mackenzie Astling, Sports Writer The now No. 9 Illinois Wesleyan University men’s basketball team walked off the court one step closer to the coveted conference championship with a 79-64 win on Saturday, Feb. 2 against the Wheaton College Thunder. The fighting Titans improved to 10-0 in the College Conference […]

 
 

Women’s basketball in the “Pink” zone

Junior Katy Seibring makes a drive in the last minutes of the game.

By Brain Morefield, Sports Writer With emotions running high in the Pink Zone at the Saturday, Feb. 2 night game, the Titan women donned pink jerseys to raise cancer awareness and celebrate those who have beat the terrible disease. The Illinois Wesleyan women jumped on the Wheaton College Thunder from […]

 
 

Men’s Basketball 8-0 in the CCIW

By Kinzie Schweigert, Sports editor The Illinois Wesleyan University men’s basketball team has trumped two more contenders in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. On Wednesday, Jan. 23 in a game that saw thirteen lead changes, the Titans defeated the North Central Cardinals 69-61 and it was a nail […]