playoffs

A heartfelt farewell to these Rockets

For me, it was never about the Rockets winning it all.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Reinmiller is priming the Bears for a playoff run, both as a player and as a coach

The Washington University men’s basketball team’s senior forward Louis Reinmiller is a proven leader, whose unfortunate circumstances were used in the most constructive way possible to make him the role model that he is to the team today.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

‘She has chosen to rise above adversity’: Keane as a role model for women’s basketball

Senior guard Camille Keane’s fellow players and her head coach will tell you that she is the epitome of not giving up, of refusing to quit when life knocks her down.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

The end of an era: Meditating on the NBA post-LeBron James

For the first time since the 2004-2005 NBA season, LeBron James will not be in the playoffs. After joining the Los Angeles Lakers, a young team in a fiercely competitive conference, James will be at home with the rest of us this spring, sipping wine with his kids while other players compete for a championship. It’s almost impossible to imagine: playoff basketball without LeBron. While there are plenty of great players who will be competing this April and May, none of them are LeBron.

Dorian Debose | Senior Sports Editor

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.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football team searches for its first ever NCAA playoff victory

On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Washington University football team will travel to Oshkosh, Wis., to take on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the first round of the NCAA playoffs. It will be just the program’s third appearance in the postseason, and its first since 2013.

| Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer seeks Final Four berth at Francis

Washington University’s women’s soccer team is in the midst of a run of sustained success almost unparalleled in the current Division III climate. Since 2011, the Bears have won three titles in one of the country’s most competitive conferences, they’ve placed four players on the national All-American squads and they’ve combined for a robust 88-14-4 record in that span.

| Senior Editor

Men’s soccer loses 8-7 in penalty kicks to DePauw

By the time junior back Kevin Goon stared down the DePauw University goalkeeper from about 12 yards, eight other members of the Washington University men’s soccer team had assumed the same lonely position.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football earns bid to NCAA playoffs

With an opportunity to end a 13-season playoff drought, the Washington University football team had its season on the line against the University of Chicago on a windy Saturday afternoon at Francis Field.

| Managing Editor

Game-winning field goal keeps football’s playoff hopes alive

With 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter against Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh Saturday, the Washington University football team’s playoff hopes lay on the right foot of kicker Alex Hallwachs.

| Managing Editor

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