The Wayne Stater

Wildcat women win ninth National Championship

Julia Baxter, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Wayne State College Women’s Rugby team won their ninth national championship in the National Small College Rugby Organization tournament, finishing off an undefeated season. The team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete...

The best weekend in Wayne

Brandon Hofstra, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

It has been called the best weekend in Wayne. Rugby Weekend. The time of year that means great weather, great memories and, of course, smash mouth rugby. The Battle on the Nebraska Prairie Rugby Tournament. After this upcoming...

Lady ‘Cats rugby beats Ohio State twice in St. Louis

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Wayne State rugby lady cats’ faced off this weekend in the D1 St. Louis tournament facing competition like the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines.   “We are no doubt the minnow in a big pool of D1 sharks,...

Rugby returns

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

The lady Wildcats made it to the finals in the Bunny Bash tournament at the University of South Dakota, winning five out of their six games Saturday.   “The whole weekend was great. As a team we really came together...

Rugby begins spring season in South Dakota

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

WSC’s rugby team starts its spring season in an 18-team tournament Saturday at South Dakota State.   Both men and women will compete in this tournament at the Jackrabbits’ new indoor football field and track.   However,...

Rugby gets lessons from a pro

Courtney Upah, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Nick Leah, the coach of the best Australian rugby professional team the Brumbies, came to Wayne recently to lead a camp for the WSC rugby team.   Leah has been coming to the U.S. for a while, often in three week increments,...