Sports

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 […]

 
 

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 […]