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Athletics gear up for spring sports

For the first time in its 59 year history, Virginia Wesleyan University will hope to see all 20 athletic teams competing in the same semester. Due to the ongoing COVID-19…

The Closer: NBA Restart

The NBA season will begin on Dec. 22 just over two months after the NBA finals wrapped up on Oct. 11. They will look to complete a 72-game shortened regular…

Softball Big Three Returning

Three seniors of the Virginia Wesleyan softball team opted in for their extra year of eligibility due to the shortened 2020 season. COVID-19 forced a premature ending to every spring…

Help Us Play Initiative

Virginia Wesleyan athletics have launched the #helpusplay initiative in hopes of gaining funds for COVID-19 testing kits. These tests are going to be critical for the Marlins in pushing through…

Player Vignette: Matt Bavuso

Senior Matthew Bavuso is a freestyle-distance swimmer in the men’s swimming team here at VWU. He has been recognized with many awards academically and athletically. His beginnings with the Marlins…

Staying Fit over Winter Break

WHAT TO DO: Going outside can boost morale and supply key vitamins. Try bodyweight exercises if  you do not have access to a gym. Doing more chores can increase your…

Athletic recruitment proves resilient

Sports have been affected mightily during this national pandemic and coaches and players have had to adjust during these changing times. Regulations and guidelines have eliminated numerous ways of recruiting.…

Modified intramurals for spring

Virginia Wesleyan’s Recreation and Wellness department aims to restart intramural sports in the Spring of 2021. Due to the coronavirus restrictions and social distancing guidelines, all intramural sports were cancelled…

The Closer: MLB

My favorite sport has always been the national pastime. Baseball has had a special place in my heart since my first ever game in the nation’s capital. I watched my…

Sutton reflects on freshman season

She may only be a sophomore, but Haley Sutton dominated in her freshman season with a total of six hundred and sixty-two total assists which helped lead the Virginia Wesleyan…