Categories
Sports Wheaton

David Sach is Ready to Act as the Tone-Setter of the Wheaton Fencing Program 

For most of us, including me, the extent of our knowledge of fencing begins and ends with the Olympics, and games on the Wii. Particularly Wii Sports Resort. Now, that was a special game. We all remember those days. We’re not here to talk about that though.  Year after year, the sporting environment in Norton […]

Categories
Sports

The Football World Mourns Madeleine Cusack, a Blade Until the Very End 

As college students, we have our entire lives in front of us. It is both frightening and riveting at the same time.  The world is truly our oyster.  Former Sheffield United midfielder Maddy Cusack was in the same boat. 27 years old. A club legend. The vice-captain heading into what looked to be a promising […]

Categories
Sports

Alana Burgess’ commitment acts as the framework for one of Wheaton’s newest sports 

New is merely a synonym for exciting.  With the knowledge of a pool already a central part of campus, Wheaton Athletics expanded into a completely new aquatics sport, Water Polo. Even with small numbers on both the men’s and women’s sides at the moment, the team is led by a coach who is not afraid […]

Categories
Sports

Julie Ertz leaves the game of soccer a beloved trailblazer 

Some leave the sport they love quietly. Others fade due to injury or simply age out of the game. Julie Ertz, the now former USWNT midfielder/defender did neither.

Categories
Sports

Bernardy is Prepared to Build on the Success of the Swim and Dive Program 

What better person to lead Wheaton swimming than someone who has been a part of the success of the past?

Categories
News Sports

Farewell For Good: Saluting the Greatest to Ever Do It

Where do you start? I still remember running around my neighborhood in sheer joy after the game that was Super Bowl LI, celebrating a player whose legacy will last decades. The people that were able to see his career unfold should take some time to appreciate it — the world will never see something like […]

Categories
Sports

Road Back to Glory

It has been almost 14 years since the confetti of June 17, 2008, fell from the rafters of the TD Garden after the Celtics defeated the Lakers 131-92 to claim their 17th world championship. George W. Bush still roamed the halls of the White House, and Marvel was yet to launch its series of movies […]

Categories
Sports

Elena Della Donne: Runaway to Legend

From running away from the University of Connecticut in the middle of the night to winning two WNBA MVP awards, Elena Delle Donne has been through it all. The story of Delle Donne is like being on a ferris wheel at the carnival, it stops at specific places, but in the end, it finally finds […]

Categories
Sports

America’s Lost Sport

When thinking about the United States’ most popular sports, soccer is never mentioned despite being the most-watched and followed around the world. Major Division I universities around the United States like the University of Florida, the University of Texas, and even the University of Southern California do not have a men’s soccer team. Every four […]

Categories
Sports

Athlete Feature: Matthew Lambert

For some, running is viewed as a punishment, but to Matt Lambert ’24 it is part of who he is as a person. Since middle school, running has been part of his life and will continue to contribute in a positive and uplifting way. Track and cross country both require a lot of dedication and […]