While women’s rugby is not exactly sweeping the nation with popularity, it has certainly found a home in liberal arts schools around the country, and Macalester is lucky to be included as one of the schools where rugby has taken hold.
1. Minnesota Lynx Rave: Under fourth year coach Cheryl Reeve, the Lynx have reached the WNBA Finals three years in a row, winning in 2011 and, as of press time, just one victory away from Title No. 2. Rant: Despite its success on the court, the Lynx’s average home attendance of 9,381 fills only half…
Every couple of postseasons, a seemingly inevitable World Series matchup emerges. Some combination of big markets, shared history and recent interactions occasionally make a potential matchup so appealing that everyone magically assumes it’s going to happen.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, rain or shine, Shaw Field is flooded with blue- and yellow- clad Frisbee players. Led by team captain Tanur Badgley ‘14, the Blue Monkeys—Macalester’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee team—toss discs, run drills and scrimmages, and throw parties like none other on campus.
For a moment last Friday, the Leonard Center crowd was swallowed in silence. While the women’s volleyball team clung to a 2-0 set lead over the Carleton Knights, the Scots dug themselves into an 18-11 deficit in the third set.
20 years and stronger than ever: “Drink Blood, Smoke Crack” creator revitalizes quirky cheers in soccer stands
Simply looking into the stands this Tuesday, one might have assumed that the men’s soccer game versus St. John’s was not a major affair. But with Andrew Virden ’96 leading the student section in cheers seemingly every other minute, Macalester Stadium was hopping.
Last weekend, the Macalester men’s and women’s tennis teams wrapped up their short-lived fall seasons with promising finishes at their respective competitions. Women’s tennis—led by Katelyn Glenna ’15 and Carmen Whitehead ’14—won 8-1 in a non-conference matchup against Mount Mary at Macalester.