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Cheer, Dance, and now Color Guard: A trifecta of Quaker Spirit

Ashley Fox Staff Writer Two major sports at Wilmington College are supported by the school’s Spirit Unit. Cheer peps up the crowd at home football games while the dance team puts on a half-time show at home Men’s basketball games. These are two seasons back-to-back of school spirit: getting the crowds involvement and support for the Fighting Quakers. However, for this school season the team is unveiling something new for the college. A color guard team has been added as a new component of the Spirit Unit. Andrew E. Hall,…

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Final four is set

A.J. Ganger Sports Writer   It’s the time of year where the field of 68 teams in the NCAA tournament is narrowed down to just four teams. This year’s tournament has been just like every other tournament to come before it. There have been surprises and upsets all through out the tournament. Game winning, buzzer-beating, game-tying shots have all been a part of the tournament with the occasional Cinderella team dancing its way to victory. Take the Florida Gulf Coast team who came into this tournament and shocked the world by…

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Holy day of obligation: first day of March Madness

Scott Duncan Staff Writer   Wilmington, Ohio –In the Roman Catholic church there exists a suggested guideline, followed by most active church members, that states that all church faithful must attend on Sundays and on all Holy Days of Obligation.   Holy Days of Obligation are special dates on the church calendar that include, but are not limited to, Christmas, All Saints Day and Good Friday.  Often times in our modern American society these occasions have become holidays at both offices and schools; regardless of what day of the week…

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Marchin’ on to the playoffs

  The Wilmington men’s basketball is going on to the playoffs with confidence of winning OAC. Henrik Hornnaess Staff Writer In a close game Wilmington sealed the win in the last minute to make it 50-47 over Otterbein in the Ohio Athletic Conference Wednesday night at Fred Raizk Arena in Herman Court. Wilmington did not play their best game, but at the end they did the job to secure the win with help from the usual reserves. One of them was senior Taylor Kin. ”We didn’t play our best game,…

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Quaker basketball team excites fans with thrilling comeback win

Sports Information Wilmington College overcame a 13-point deficit in the closing minutes of play to hand Ohio Athletic Conference-leading Capital a 55-53 loss at Fred Raizk Arena Wednesday night. The Quakers are now 7-4 in the OAC, 9-7 overall. Capital is now tied with John Carroll atop the conference at 8-3; the Crusaders are 11-7 overall. “Obviously, it was a huge win for us. Capital has played such great basketball of late, and this was a really important win for us to stay in the hunt, if we really have…

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