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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 […]

 
 

IWU Volleyball keeps improving

Mackenzie Astling The Illinois Wesleyan University volleyball team, ranked fifth in the CCIW’s preseason coaches’ poll, began their 2014 season with a 1-3 record in the eight annual Ground Round Sugar Loaf Classic in Winona, Minnesota. On Friday, IWU split a pair of matches, defeating Gustavus Adolphus 3-2, and then […]

 
 

Expectations remain high for football

Sam Lalonde After another stinging Bloomington winter and a summer filled with countless days of intense heat, it is finally every die-hard fan’s favorite time of the year. As the days get shorter, and hopefully cooler, the football fanatics of the Bloomington area will start to pack away the shorts […]

 
 

Women’s soccer brings experiences back to the USA

Jeff Neukom Tschüss. German for “goodbye,” this phrase proved difficult for the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team to accept this past summer.  Over the course of one week, the women’s team became integrated into the customs and lifestyle of Germany and the Czech Republic. A mere seven days in […]

 
 

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 […]