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Softball struggles continue

Shawn Henley, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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Wayne State College softball fell short in last Wednesday’s double-header in Hays, Kan., against Fort Hays State. The final scores were 2-1 and 7-0.   “We are still pretty rough when it comes to hitting,” Head Coach...

Track and field teams compete at conference

Nathan Pearson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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The Wayne State men’s track and field team racked up 69 points to finish third at the NSIC Indoor Championship this past weekend in Mankato, Minn. It was the team’s best finish at the championship meet since 2008, when they...

Slow second half ends men’s basketball season

Shawn Henley, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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The Wayne State College Wildcats, led by a career-high 31 points from sophomore guard Kendall Jacks, suffered a 92-78 loss against St. Cloud State last Wednesday in the first round of the NSIC Men’s Basketball Tournament.   “I...

WSC softball season off to a rough start

Shawn Henley, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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Wayne State College softball did not get off to the start they had hoped, going 1-5 last weekend at the 8-State Classic in Bentonville, Ark. “The tournament was our first time being on dirt since the fall,” senior infielder...

Track competes one week before conference

Nathan Pearson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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Brady Metz won the triple jump this weekend and Michaela Dendinger was first in the weight throw at meets in different states. Metz earned a first place with a mark of 46’11½’’ at the Husker Tune Up meet in Lincoln on...

Letter to the Editor

Richard Rhoden

February 22, 2017

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Need a getaway weekend? Of course you do, college is beyond stressful. Take a weekend road trip this weekend to Sioux Falls for the NSIC tournament. I made several trips to the Pentagon during my time at WSC to follow the...

Basketball team splits final games of season

Shawn Henley, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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Wayne State College men’s basketball lost a close battle against Upper Iowa on Friday night, 67-65, but bounced back to complete the season sweep of Winona State on Saturday night, winning 74-59. “I didn’t feel we played...

Triumphing on the ice

Nathan Pearson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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The Wayne State College curling team has qualified for nationals, which will be held in Utica, N.Y., March 10-12. WSC is ranked 8th in the country, and the top 16 teams qualify for nationals. It is a big step for a young team...

Press box on track to start construction

Nate Neary, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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The $1.7 million WSC press box renovations will continue as planned despite budget cuts signed into law by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Mike Powicki, WSC’s athletic director, said that $1.3 million will be raised through outside funding,...

Baseball starts season 2 for 3 against Newman

Nate Neary, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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Wayne State College’s baseball team won two of three games in the opening series of the season against Newman University in Wichita, Kans. WSC earned a split on Saturday, with the host Jets winning the opener 7-4 after the...

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