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WC Track and Field Competes in Atlanta

The Wilmington College Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams travelled to Atlanta, Georgia this past week to participate in the Emory Invitational, hosted by Emory University. The men’s team placed 10th out of 23 teams from across the country, and the women finished 14th overall. The men’s team placed 10th out of 23 teams from across the country, and the women finished 14th overall. The Quakers had many student-athletes shine in the warm weather for both teams. On the track, Pierce Burnam finished in first place among 25 participants…

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“Dear Wilmington Swimming:” A Letter from a Senior

  Dear Wilmington Swimming, It’s not you, it’s me. I think we should start seeing other people. Our love story started when I was only 14. My older sister introduced us, and I thought you were okay, but not the one for me. From the time I was 14 to 18, I continued to go to every one of your meets, whenever I did not have a meet of my own. Finally, my senior year I gave you a chance and went zip-lining with you. After that I knew I…

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Quakers Victorious on Senior Night

Senior night had a happy ending for the four senior men’s basketball players on Wednesday night, as Wilmington defeated Capital 86-67 in a true team effort. The Quakers played in front of their largest home crowd of the year and got even with the Crusaders after losing by 14 earlier this season. Wilmington College honored seniors Christian Jones, Nathan Scott, Jordan Jones, and D.J. Iles pregame, and the seniors came out hot to start the game. The Quakers went on a 23-6 run to open the contest, but Capital found…

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Upcoming Events in February at WC

Often times, students complain about how little there is to do on campus, especially on the weekends. There are some good sources to find upcoming activities (the WC app being one of them), but these sources still do not capture all of the exciting events going on. Here is a list of events happening in February that you won’t want to miss out on! February 12-16: SLEB is hosting the Random Acts of Kindness Week. There will be activities all week long that will promote kindness and hospitality – don’t…

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Students Work Super Bowl LII Thanks to SPORTS Club

photo: WC students in SPORTS Club and Sports Management before leaving for Minneapolis Last week I had the opportunity to be one of 18 Wilmington College students to work during the Super Bowl festivities in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The week was full of networking opportunities, unique job experiences, and increible events in which to take part. The trip was made possible by the Wilmington College S.P.O.R.T.S Club, as well as Sport Management Professor Alan Ledford. We flew to Minneapolis out of Dayton International Airport on Tuesday, January 30th, and started our…

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Senior Spotlight: MacKenzie Stevens and Jordan Jones

MacKenzie Stevens MacKenzie Stevens is a senior with a major is Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Interventionist. Originally from Lynchburg, Ohio, MacKenzie hopes to start teaching in the fall. She shares, “When I graduate, I want to rent an apartment until I decide where God’s plan for me is. I plan to stay in contact with all of my friends and come back to Kappa Delta events when I can.” Her campus involvement has included Greek Life, holding many positions of leadership; cheerleading; APB; and Order of Omega….

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WC Men’s Hoops Dominate in Home Opener

photo: (left) Junior guard Kevin Lewis, (right) Senior guard Will Patrick Wilmington, OH – The Wilmington College Men’s basketball team cruised to an 85-57 victory over the Defiance Yellow Jackets in their home open on Wednesday, November 29th. After a slow start by both teams in the first couple of minutes, the Quakers seized control of the game and did not look back. Wilmington got a huge contribution of the bench from junior guards Will Patrick and Kevin Lewis. When the Quakers were struggling early on the offensive side of the…

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Young LQB Team Hopes to Live Up to Its Full Potential

The Wilmington College Lady Quaker Basketball team opens up the season on Friday November 17th at home versus the Mary Baldwin Fighting Squirrels at 6:00 PM. The Lady Quakers have a young, talented team and they hope they can lean on the leadership of their returning and experienced players. I think it has the potential to be a very, very good team. – Jerry Scheve, Head Coach Head Coach Jerry Scheve knows he has a young team but he believes this team has the potential to do some great things….

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Quakers Fall Short of Historic Comeback on Senior Day

Wilmington – On Saturday, November 4th the Wilmington College football team played their final home game of the season versus Ohio Northern University. After falling behind 42-12 in the first half, Wilmington fought back but fell just short, as Ohio Northern won by a score of 49-45. The first half was completely dominated by Ohio Northern as they managed to jump out to a 42-12 lead by halftime. In the first half, the Quakers scored on two field goals from freshman Kevin Shump and a 13-yard touchdown pass from Luke Creditt…

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WC Men’s Hoops Have Positive Outlook on the 2017-2018 Season

The Wilmington College Men’s Basketball team kicks off their season in less than week as they are set to take on Northern Kentucky University on Sunday October 12th. The Quakers will lean on the leadership of their experienced team that features many juniors and seniors. Senior guard Jordan Jones said, “This year I know that I have to be more vocal than I was in any other year, especially because everyone is looking up to the senior class. We just need everyone to go out and do their job. If…

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