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Men’s Lacrosse loses to Coast Guard

With the season rolling on, Wheaton’s men’s lacrosse team was unable to squeeze out a win against conference rival Coast Guard Academy. The contest was ultimately closer than the box score suggests, as the 10-5 loss featured strong individual performances from a number of Wheaton’s finest. The game began with some up-tempo, back-and-forth action, which […]

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The Unity Bowl: Readdressing the balance between athletes and non-athletes

On Friday, March 30, the men’s rugby team played a home game in the Unity Bowl against Curry College on the Turf Field. Having lost core players to injuries and relying on new players to fill vital positions, Wheaton was defeated by Curry with a final score of 10-0. Sean MacBride ’20, Wheaton Men’s Rugby […]

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Men’s basketball falls to WPI in playoffs despite strong regular season end

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Wheaton’s men’s basketball team crashed out of the playoffs in a 95-76 defeat to WPI. This was a discouraging defeat for the team and its fans considering the successful and exciting end of the regular season, as it had a winning streak as it neared its final four games of the […]

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An Update on NEWMACS

The Lyons made a splash at the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, which took place at MIT on the weekend of Feb. 22. Throughout the four-day event, both men and women broke school records and clinched NCAA berths, featuring some impressive showings from Jenna Hayden ’18 and Jonathan Dunnett ’18. Overall, the teams […]

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Wheaton’s women’s rugby team returns to its winning ways with strong team spirits

Wheaton’s women’s rugby team returns to its winning ways with strong team spirits With its unexpected win over Salve Regina on Oct. 21, 2017, Wheaton’s women’s rugby team received an unprecedented boost in team confidence going forward. Its excellent performances during the last fall season strongly inspired other club sports’s spirits as well. Olivia Ray […]

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The Celtics Slant: NBA trade deadline past

With the NBA trade deadline past, it seems unlikely that the Celtics will change much this year. The club has already reached an agreement with free agent center Greg Monroe. The team can no longer use the $8.4 million exception created by Gordon Hayward’s injury, but a move may someday still be on the horizon. […]

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Lyons volleyball makes stand, falls to MIT to end playoff run

The Wheaton volleyball team’s first competitive playoff appearance in three years ended in heartbreak on Saturday, Nov. 4, as they faced defeat at the hands of top-seeded MIT with a score of 3-2. It was a bitter ending to the season for a group of NEWMAC championship hopefuls, with the program boasting its best record […]

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Lyons finish strong, spoil Springfield’s undefeated season

On Oct. 28, Wheaton’s men’s soccer team finished their season in impressive fashion, handing Springfield College their first loss in a two-to-one victory at Keefe Field. The game served as a curtain call for seven seniors, who were honored in a pregame ceremony and flanked by their families and loved ones. Two of these individuals, […]

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Lyons finish strong, spoil Springfield’s undefeated season

On Oct. 28, Wheaton’s men’s soccer team finished their season in impressive fashion, handing Springfield College their first loss in a two-to-one victory at Keefe Field. The game served as a curtain call for seven seniors, who were honored in a pregame ceremony and flanked by their families and loved ones. Two of these individuals, […]

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Research on Wheaton athletes’ identity and perception of the motivational climate

Hailey Kohler ’18, a member of the Women’s Field Hockey team, along with two other classmates in her social psychology lab, recently completed a study on Wheaton athletes’ perception of motivational climate in relation to athletic identity. The purpose of this study was to examine how Wheaton athletes are influenced by the climates of their […]