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Softball wraps up spring trip

Andre Spruell, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

Over Spring Break, the Wilkes University softball team took a 12 hour bus trip down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where they began their spring training.  While in Myrtle Beach, the softball team went 4-4 and grew closer togeth...

Men’s Tennis wins five of six games

Daniel Van Brunt, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

The Men’s Tennis team won five out of six games played over spring break in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The Colonels defeated Wartburg College, Central State University, University of Mount Union, John Fisher College, an...

AOTW: Tom Ring

Evan Willey, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

Tom Ring, originally a computer science major came to Wilkes for the Math/CS department and the baseball team. Now Tom is a Marketing Major, but is still on the baseball team. Tom was born in and adopted from Paraguay, South America...

Women’s Lacrosse Goes 1-1 on spring break trip

Cara Basile, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

The women’s lacrosse team went 1-1 in New Haven, CT over spring break. The team dominated their first game against Albertus Magnus College 18-2, but fell to Western Connecticut State 17-21. The team was able to learn from bot...

AOTW: Brooke Limeberry

Johnathan Keer, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

Q: What brought you to Wilkes? A: I could have went D1, but I chose Wilkes for the small class size. Q: What is your favorite part about Wilkes? A: I like being in the city and being able to to do the two things I love: nu...

Women’s Tennis looks to win ninth straight title

Grant Rogers, Sports Writer

March 17, 2015

The Wilkes University Women’s Tennis team is on the verge of capturing its ninth consecutive Freedom Conference Championship. The Lady Colonels have had 19 wins in the last three seasons. Currently Wilkes is 9-1 and is ranked...

Baseball picked fifth in freedom conference

February 20, 2015

The Colonels look to improve from their 14-21 record last season going 6-15 in league play. They are starting the season ranked fifth in the latest Freedom Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. However, many players on the team...

Making time for athletics and schoolwork

J.T. Keer, Sports Writer

September 30, 2014

Being an athlete, time management is something that can be very important to success in and out of the classroom. For starters, as a college football player, there are about 4 hours a day dedicated to football. Combine that ...

AOTW: Ally Paskas

AOTW: Ally Paskas

September 30, 2014

AOTW: Kendrick Schell

Evan Willey

September 29, 2014

Meet Kendrick Schell, a freshman men’s cross country runner. This is actually only Kendrick's second year running on a cross country team as he played vollyball throughout high school and just ran for fun. He is from North Ha...

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