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Athlete of the Week: Cam Wiley ’19

Over the past two weeks, Wiley has been on fire. His 15 ppg are good for 7th in the Centennial Conference, his 2.8 apg put him 13th in the Conference, and his 22 free-throws made are the best mark in the conference. More impressively, Wiley has been able to crack the leaderboard while coming off… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

Swarthmore student-athletes help determine NCAA policy

Swarthmore’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, composed of members from all of the college’s 22 varsity athletics teams, is known for its efforts to promote community engagement and school spirit and to represent the college in NCAA Division III affairs. The Swarthmore SAAC’s more visible activities include the annual pep rally as well as celebrating Division III… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

Swat athletes and political engagement

Whether it’s Lebron James on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton, or Colin Kaepernick and other professional football players choosing to kneel during the national anthem in solidarity with black people against police brutality, the trend of separating politics and athletics has slowly dissolved in the age of social media and 24/7 sports coverage. Americans… Keep Reading

IM Soccer
Columns/Sports

Tom Wilmots beats FC Phi Psi in PK thriller

Two weekends ago, Swarthmore Intramural Soccer, one of the most popular sports leagues on campus, concluded its season. This season, the championship was contested by five teams: FSFA, Retired Lads, FC Phi Psi, Tom Wilmots, and Slugmore FC. FSFA won the regular season with a record of 3-0-1, including an 8-2 rout of Slugmore FC,… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

For some, the “Ultimate” game

Perhaps the mostly cleverly named teams here at Swarthmore are our Ultimate teams. Both teams use an anagram of our college’s name. The women’s team is called the Warmothers, which is pretty badass, and the men’s team calls themselves the Earthworms, perhaps due to the grit they exhibit on the field. Both teams recently wrapped… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

Kicking and screaming, but with a purpose

The Women’s Soccer team wrapped up the 2016 season with a 15-4 overall record and a 7-2 record in Centennial Conference play. Although the Garnet fell short in the NCAA tournament, their season as a whole wasn’t short of successes.            The Women’s Soccer team is really damn good. If you… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

Women’s Volleyball claims second consecutive ECAC title

Returning as veterans of ECAC postseason competition, the Women’s Volleyball team knew what hard work lay ahead in order to repeat their championship win. After a crushing 3-2 loss to Johns Hopkins University in the Centennial Conference championship tournament, the Garnet focused their attention solely on finishing the season on a high note in the… Keep Reading

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Columns/Sports

Taking the NFL by Storm: The Cowboys Saga

What comes to mind when you think of the Dallas Cowboys? For me, it’s “chokes in the playoffs.” Over the past 10 seasons, The Cowboys have played in six playoff games, winning twice, and both of those wins came from wild card games prior to losing in the next round of the playoffs. Tony Romo,… Keep Reading

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