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Football’s rally loses spark in 27-21 loss to Illinois Wesleyan

Though the scoreboard went from 21-7 to 21-21 by the middle of the third quarter Wash. U.’s ferocious comeback ultimately fell short, with the Bears falling 27-21 Sunday at Francis Field as they saw their four-game winning streak come to an end.

Miguel Campos | Contributing Reporter

Fresh off win over No. 12 Wheaton, football turns to No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan

Still, through six games, the Bears have shattered expectations. At 5-1, they’re currently second in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) and could easily move into a tie for first with a win this week at home against No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan University.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball goes perfect 5-0, beats No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan, No. 13 Carthage

After defeating No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan University Wednesday night, the Bears hosted four opponents during this weekend’s Bear Invite and dispatched all of them in turn, including a trio of 3-0 sweeps and a victory over No. 13 Carthage College.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Baseball splits pair with Illinois Wesleyan, continues up-and-down March

The Washington University baseball team split a doubleheader with Illinois Wesleyan University Sunday at Kelly Field, dropping the first game, 6-1, before winning the second, 8-1.

| Senior Sports Editor

A four-course basketball feast: Thanksgiving break sports roundup

Both men’s and women’s basketball traveled to Ohio to compete in a few tournament games, while most of us were working our way through leftover turkey.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sportes Editor

Women’s soccer grabs dramatic victory at No. 8 Whitewater

The Washington University women’s soccer team beat Illinois Wesleyan University 2-0 Saturday before a 1-0 thriller over host No. 8 University of Wisconsin Whitewater Sunday to win the W Challenge and improve to 6-0 on the season.

Dorian DeBose | Contributing Reporter

Baseball begins home stand with sweep of Illinois Wesleyan

Despite nature postponing the Washington University baseball team’s doubleheader with Illinois Wesleyan University until Sunday, the Bears made the most of the afternoon, beating the Titans 14-1 and 5-2 at Kelly Field.

| Sports Editor

Men’s soccer’s scoreless streak continues against Illinois Wesleyan

The Washington University men’s soccer team continued its dominant defensive play with a 3-0 victory against Illinois Wesleyan University Friday night. With the shutout, the No. 12 Bears have held opponents scoreless in through their first five games of the season, marking their longest such streak since 2008.

David Kim | Contributing Reporter

Bears softball suffers first losing streak after games against top-10 opponent

Following a pair of losses this weekend, the Washington University softball team is in unfamiliar territory. The No. 14 Bears (25-9 record) suffered their first losing streak of the season after falling on the road to No. 8 Illinois Wesleyan University (22-4 record) by scores of 2-0 and 3-1, respectively, on Saturday

| Staff Reporter

Slumping baseball Bears slide further below .500

Washington University’s baseball season is in trouble. Nearly halfway through the 2014 schedule and after yet another losing weekend, the Bears’ record sits at a middling 7-10.

| Senior Sports Editor

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