Sports

Women’s soccer on to NCAA tourney

Jill Harmon, Staff Writer   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team went into the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament final with a record of 18 wins and only one loss. The Titans were looking for their first ever CCIW regular season and conference tournament championship in the […]

 
 

Men’s basketball ready for tip off against Benedictine

Men’s basketball ready for tip off against Benedictine

Pat Mollo, Staff Writer   Dennie Bridges court will be rowdy this Saturday, Nov. 14 as the Titans of Illinois Wesleyan University open up their regular season against Benedictine University.   A new season brings new players, new fans and new opportunities all with Titan basketball at the nucleus.   […]

 
 

Titan Cross Country weathers storm in CCIW championship on “All Hallows Eve”

Titan Cross Country weathers storm in CCIW championship on “All Hallows Eve”

Derek Andersen, Staff Writer Womens: On Halloween, while most people munched on candy bars, the women’s cross country team raced in the pouring rain at the CCIW Championships. Unfazed by the rolling hills on Carthage’s home course, the ladies sped through the finish line in rapid succession. The Titans scored […]

 
 

Titan’s streak ended

Titan’s streak ended

Pat Mollo, Staff Writer   Titan football star Artie Checchin suffered a broken fibula and torn ankle ligaments in the Titans’ 33-15 loss against North Central College on Saturday, Oct. 31. Checchin suffered the injury with 7:26 to go in the third quarter while scoring a two-point conversion and cutting […]

 
 

Senior night victory clinches CCIW tournament spot for Titan volleyball

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   On Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Titans squared off against the Cardinals of North Central with a post-season berth on the line. After a suspenseful third set that saw the Titans fall behind by eight points, the team summoned their forces and clawed back to win […]

 
 

Titan football seeks eighth win

Pat Mollo, Staff Writer   The Titans of Illinois Wesleyan enter week eight as a 7-0 team for the first time since 2011. A Wesleyan win on Saturday would mark the fourth loss on the season for North Central college and the Titans’ first 8-0 start since 1996. A high-powered […]

 
 

Barrett collects his 200th victory as a Titan

Barrett collects his 200th victory as a Titan

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   The head coach of the Illinois Wesleyan women’s soccer team, David Barrett, earned his 200th career win on the night of Wednesday, Oct. 21. With the win, he entered into elite company and carved a place in Titan sports lore. The best part was that […]

 
 

Titan band drums up Homecoming blowout

Tommy Bravos, Staff Writer   The Illinois Wesleyan University homecoming football game saw fans of all ages cheering the football team on, but the most dedicated fans were the ones playing in the band. IWU’s pep band, otherwise known as the Titan Band, spent Saturday, Oct. 10 at Tucci Stadium. […]

 
 

IWU soccer wins “Play for the Cure” match

IWU soccer wins “Play for the Cure” match

Eric Gilbert, Staff Writer   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team proved why they are ranked number nine in the nation on Saturday, Oct. 3 when they defeated conference foe Augustana University 3-1 at Neis field. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, the lady Titans hosted their third […]

 
 

Seniors carry IWU men’s team to win

Pat Mollo, Staff Writer   The senior Titans for the Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer team are as close-knit as it gets here on campus. The 11 seniors have banded together as brothers in their time here at IWU.  Of the 11 seniors, 10 of them have been teammates since […]