Rohan Gupta

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Men’s basketball blows double-digit lead to crosstown rival, falls to 1-1

The Washington University men’s basketball played the first road game of head coach Pat Juckem’s tenure, dropping a midweek nightcap to Webster University 72-64. The Bears led by 10 midway through the first half before being outscored by 12 in the second Wednesday in nearby Webster Groves, Mo.

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Volleyball ousted from NCAA Tournament second round after 3-1 loss to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan

The Washington University volleyball team’s season came to a close Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Ratner Center, as the Bears fell 3-1 to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University in the NCAA Tournament second round.

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Women’s soccer perfect in advancing to fourth consecutive Sweet 16

The Bears made a mockery of the postseason’s opening weekend, treating it as a continuation of the regular season with a pair of shutouts at Francis Olympic Stadium. With a 5-0 win over Westminster College Saturday and a 3-0 victory over Illinois Wesleyan University Sunday, Wash. U. moved to 19-0 in 2018.

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Volleyball dominates in straight sets at Westminster to move to 19-5, secure No. 12 ranking ahead of Baden Invite

The Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a 3-0 loss at the hands of then-No. 12 Emory University to beat Westminster College in straight sets Tuesday. The now-No. 12 Bears have won eight of their last nine games, bringing their record to 19-5.

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Fall breakers: WU sports party to 7-2 record over weekend

While Washington University students rested during Fall Break, the Red and Green sports teams kept on chugging along, completing a successful four-day weekend to enter the home stretch. Here’s a snapshot of what you may have missed while you were letting loose (or catching up on your snoozes).

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No days off: WU sports prepare for busy fall break weekend

All but one fall team is ranked; women’s golf and women’s soccer stand No. 1 in Division III; the cross country squads and volleyball remain top-10; and men’s soccer just entered the top-25 in the nation. Things are getting serious around Danforth Campus—here’s what’s in store as we transition from the former portion of the calendar to the latter.

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Ringing up the curtain: Inside the decade-long push to display the iconic Olympic symbol

That year, 2007, James Shadrach Schoenke moved to St. Louis from Atlanta. Friday, he stood front and center as the St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled an Olympic rings “Spectacular” at Washington University, reviving a now-114-year-old legacy. There was no shortage of enthusiasm in the crowd.

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Swimming and diving kicks off season with home wins over DI SLU

The Washington University swimming and diving teams beat Division I Saint Louis University Friday at the I.E. Millstone Pool, the No. 6 men dominating with 11 of 12 first place finishes and the No. 11 women edging out the Billikens, 114-110, with an eight-point swing in the final event.

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BREAKING: Francis Field to be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium

Francis Field will be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium in the near future pending final approval, St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito and St. Louis Olympic Legacy Committee Chairman Michael Loynd said Thursday.

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Labor Day launch party: Previewing the Bears’ opening weekend

Fall sports start this Friday, with 10 Bear sports events through Labor Day. Here’s what fans of the Red and Green can look forward to as the autumn season commences.

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