Sports

Women’s Lacrosse ready to make noise in the CCIW

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   Women’s Lacrosse has an opportunity to make a statement in conference play this season. Already 1-0 in the CCIW, the first-year program hopes to continue winning in their last five games. This won’t be an easy task however because the CCIW is a very challenging […]

 
 

Wisconsin upsets No. 1 Kentucky, falls to Duke

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Kentucky vs Wisconsin In the first semifinal matchup, seventh-seeded Michigan State matched up with top-seeded Duke. Lead by first-year center Jahlil Okafor and first-year forward Justise Winslow, Duke handled Michigan State with ease. The final score was 81-61, marking Michigan State’s worst loss in the […]

 
 

Titans baseball in three-way tie for first place

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Titans came into a weekend of games with a perfect 6-0 conference record to give them sole possession of first place in the CCIW. Unfortunately, their trip to North Central on Saturday, April 4 proved to be a set back as they dropped both games of […]

 
 

Marquis shines for No. 6 Titan softball

It was not long ago CCIW coaches picked the Illinois Wesleyan University Softball team, ranked eighth in the nation, to finish first in the CCIW for the 2015 season. After 20 games, the Titans are not only on course to win the CCIW but have improved their national rank to […]

 
 

Kentucky has a chance to make history in March Madness tourney

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament has once again lived up to all the hype and excitement known as March Madness. This tournament has been a great one filled with many spectacular upsets and incredible buzzer-beating shots. In case you haven’t been keeping up […]

 
 

Streaking Titans sweep the Blue Jays in home opener

Streaking Titans sweep the Blue Jays in home opener

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Illinois Wesleyan University Titans baseball team brought out the brooms on March 28 and 29, starting off their conference season with a three-game sweep of Elmhurst College. Due to inclement weather, the games were moved from Elmhurst to Bloomington, giving IWU faithful their first […]

 
 

A behind-the-scenes look at stadium costs

A behind-the-scenes look at stadium costs

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   After a less-than-mediocre 5-11 season for the Chicago Bears, fanatics immediately began devising ways to make it mathematically possible to get him out of town. In the days of Carlos Boozer, Bulls fans anxiously counted down until the day the Booze Cruise made its last […]

 
 

Men’s lacrosse wins big, future looks bright

Men’s lacrosse wins big, future looks bright

Sam Lalonde, Staff Writer   With a blowout win on Monday, March 23, the Illinois Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team managed to break the “.500” mark, and improve their record to five wins and four losses. The win tied the Titan’s highest margin of victory thus far, beating the Rams of […]

 
 

Injury-laden Bulls regaining health just in time

Injury-laden Bulls regaining health just in time

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   The Chicago Bulls have now been without point guard Derrick Rose for four weeks. To make matters worse, they’ve been without guard/forward Jimmy Butler for over three weeks. In that time the Bulls have gone 6-8. They have now dropped to fourth place in the […]

 
 

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 […]