The Wayne Stater

Men and Women’s rugby teams host first games

Julia Baxter, Photo Editor

September 11, 2019

Wayne State College Rugby teams hosted their annual series of first games called “Rookie Rumble- Vets Fumble” and the wins and excitement over the event hosted by both the men’s and women’s teams left freshmen, upperclassmen...

WSC v-ball attacks in weekend tourney

Kortney Buresh, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Wayne State College Volleyball broke open its season on a four-game win streak. Traveling to Joplin, Missouri, the Wildcats spent their weekend competing in the Missouri Southern Tournament. After a successful weekend on the...

Wildcats fall 37-20 in season opener

Ronan Urvina, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

The Wayne State College football team dropped its season opener Saturday afternoon with a 37-20 setback at Winona State University. The football team played its first game of the 2019 season last Saturday in Winona, Minnesota,...

Cross country competes at Augustana

Zach Hain, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

The Wayne State College men’s and women’s crosscountry teams competed at the Augustana Twilight Invite last Friday. The men’s team placed 19th and scored 525 points, while the women’s team improved with 14th place and...

Women’s soccer plays well in exhibition

Justin Martin, Hunter Kiburz, and Elijah Herrington

September 4, 2019

This past week, the Wayne State Women’s Soccer team defeated the Briar Cliff Women’s Soccer team in a 7-0 exhibition match. The scrimmage was played in three 30-minute periods instead of the normal two 45-minute halves....

Beach v-ball, women’s golf added to Wildcat athletics

Kyle Swallow, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Wayne State added two sports teams over the summer, beach volleyball and women’s golf. WSC Women’s Golf was suspended in 2013 and is now making a return. The program was originally created in 1990 and competed in the Northern...

McLaughlin named longest tenured head coach for WSC

Hunter Kiburz, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

The longest tenured coach for Wayne State College football team is head coach Dan McLaughlin, who is entering his 15th season with the Wildcats. Before coming to Wayne State, he coached high school football all over Nebraska,...

Volleyball picked fourth in NSIC preseason coaches poll

Cameron Waddington, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

The Wildcat volleyball season is approaching quickly. Coaches, players, and fans have high hopes for the team this year. After only losing a single starter from last year’s team and gaining six new faces full of talent head...

Janssen and Busse gain experience in DII Brazil Tour

Evelyn Knox, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

Wayne State basketball players Jordan Janssen (sophomore) and Halley Busse (junior) were selected to participate in the 10 day USA DII men’s and women’s basketball Brazil Tour this past July in Jundiai, Brazil. Both the women’s...

Wildcat cross country prepares for special season

Kortney Buresh, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

The men’s and women’s Wildcat cross country teams finished their 2018 season last November, where they placed 12th and 11th respectively in the NSIC and are working towards improving their spot in the standings this year....

Track competes in two meets

Hunter Kiburz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

The Wayne State men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Sioux City, Iowa and Kearney, Nebraska on April 14 and 15 to compete in the Sioux City Relays and the UNK Loper Invite. For the women, freshmen Jordyn...