Author Archives: Wesley Hetcher

The World Cup of Hockey

The NHL offseason is quickly coming to a close, as the preseason gets underway. In the meantime, many of the best players are competing in a battle of the best, a competition akin to the Olympics of hockey. The two-week tournament, held in Toronto, began on the Sept. 17 and is in the midst of

Fall sports training for next year

The competition season for a lot of sports can feel like quite a grind. Most varsity athletic sports at Lawrence compete in between 10 and 35 games each year. Because of how extensive the season can be, and due to the academic rigor all students face, the offseasons are generally disregarded. However, it can never

Hockey playoff update

The NHL season is well into the most exciting period of any league’s perennial cycle: the playoffs. Thus far, the playoffs have been eventful. The Detroit Red Wings and Minnesota Wild were the same old story: squeak into the playoffs late, bow out early. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals failed again to make the

Golf ends final season

It was a very emotional weekend for the Lawrence Golf team, who competed in their final Midwest Conference Championship as a varsity sport. The team was able to place seventh over the three-day, 54-hole match. As he has for much of his time at Lawrence, junior Nigel Schuster led the charge for the Vikings. He

NCAA Division III Week celebrates Lawrence University athletes

Over the past week, April 4-8, a slew of events have been put on by the Lawrence Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in celebration of “Division III Week,” sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The week is meant to recognize the efforts that student-athletes put into competing, both athletically and academically. SAAC is made