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Wayne State has fulfilled my love of athletics

Austin Svehla, Online Editor

November 13, 2019

I’ve loved sports since the day I was able to actually process how each different sport works, which was shortly after I could pick up a ball. I’m not just a casual sports fan either. I’m a full-blown sports nerd who spends...

A tribute to collegiate athletes

Austin Svehla, Online Editor

November 6, 2019

College life is busy and difficult for every student, particularly those who choose to put in enough effort to put themselves in good academic standing on a semester-to-semester basis. Early mornings, late nights and hours of...

Wildcat baseball sweeps SMSU after split with St. Cloud State

Austin Svehla, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

Wayne State baseball is 23-8 (14-4 NSIC) after splitting last Wednesday’s doubleheader with St. Cloud State on the road and sweeping Southwest Minnesota State in a three-game set this past weekend in Wayne. The Wildcats sit in ...

Faculty recognized for hard work and dedication

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Three Wayne State professors were recently recognized with annual teaching awards handed out at the faculty and staff spring meeting on March 29. Each faculty member was recognized for their hard work and dedication to the col...

Brackets are busted, but the tournament has not failed to deliver

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

As I mentioned last week, it seems a new breath of optimism returns to March Madness lovers every year. I myself am one of those individuals who, despite all the bound-to-happen upsets, is confident in the fact my bracket will...

WSC Track and Field to host Wildcat Classic this weekend

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

The Wayne State men and women’s track and field teams are set to begin the outdoor season with the Wildcat Classic this Friday and Saturday at WSC Memorial Stadium. The lone home meet of the season for WSC is the first of 12...

March Madness is here, but your perfect bracket won’t be for long

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Everybody knows that if they’re being realistic, their bracket won’t be perfect. No matter how much thought, research and preparation goes into filling out the perfect bracket, almost everyone’s bracket will be busted by...

Wayne State looking at possibility of adding more women’s sports

Austin Svehla, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The Wayne State Athletic Department has seen an increased interest surrounding the possibility of adding multiple women’s sports in coordination with Title IX policies. Of the sports WSC has considered, the likeliest possibilities...

Conference games didn’t fail to deliver

Austin Svehla, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

The AFC and NFC Championship games provided pro football fans with a day full of drama, questionable calls, and ultimately, two great football games that any fan would want to see on some of the biggest stages in football. The...

Svehla’s thoughts on NFL playoffs, Super Bowl LIII

Austin Svehla, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2019

The NFL Playoffs are in full swing and the league’s last four teams are slated for matchups on Sunday to determine the two teams competing for the Lombardi Trophy on Feb. 3. The Wild Card and divisional rounds have been wildly...

Power outage surprises WSC

Alexander Retzlaff, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

A minor power outage which lasted for about 10 seconds encompassed the entire Wayne State College campus on Jan. 10 around 9:00 a.m and impacted students, staff and faculty. Though no long term effects have been reported, students...

Excessive nitrate levels in Wayne water leads to alert

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

By law, the State of Nebraska requires all cities to test their water and return these samples to the state to assure safe drinking water levels. The state requested a sample from Wayne in November, and soon after, a water warning...