Sports

No. 8 Titans win twice against No. 14 Wash U

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   There was no shortage of defense and incredible pitching on Saturday, April 11 when the eighth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University Titans faced the fourteenth-ranked Washington University Bears. The Bears were looking for redemption after falling to the Titans earlier in the year 6-5, but the Titans […]

 
 

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   On Monday, April 13, the Shirk Center hosted the fourth annual “Tommy Awards.” For many, the night was filled with fun and laughter, but also some shades of seriousness which made the ceremony even more special. Even with many serious moments, the Tommy Awards ceremony […]

 
 

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   After a 7-6 loss to Millikin on Sunday, April 12, the Titans were able to bounce back with a 5-0 win against Benedictine University on Wednesday, April 15. The victory propelled them to an overall record of 19-7 and 9-3 in conference.  The Titans have […]

 
 

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 […]