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UWO wrestlers break down weight cutting process

Weigh-ins typically take place about two hours before wrestling matches or tournaments begin.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

Reducing one’s body weight by up to 10% in just a few days may sound absurd to the average individual, but wrestlers across the country practice cutting weight rather routinely by the time their season rolls around. With collegiate weight classes ranging everywhere from 125 pounds to 285 pounds,...

UWO baseball responds to Astros cheating scandal

UWO baseball responds to Astros cheating scandal

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

The Houston Astros, 2017 MLB World Series champions, are currently under a whirlwind of heat from baseball players and fans throughout the nation. This team that featured the likes of Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and more has recently been reprimanded for confirmed cases of sign-stealing...

Grant: ‘I want to show that this first year wasn’t just beginner’s luck’

Photo: UW Oshkosh Photoshelter —
Jaylen Grant at a Feb. 22 track meet.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

Hard work, grit, spunk and a whole lot of talent. Those are just a few words that could be used for the freshman phenom, Jaylen Grant, who has gotten the country’s attention with his record-breaking indoor track season. From his ability to positively impact others to his blazing speed displayed...

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Oshkosh native  Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton has declared for the 2020 NBA draft, and is ranked as the seventh best college basketball prospect by ESPN’s Top 100. Haliburton announced his decision to enter the NBA draft and forgo his junior year at Iowa State University in a video he posted to his Twitter account...

College sports suspended due to COVID-19 fears

Courtesy of  UW Oshkosh Photoshelter

Neal Hogden, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on March 16 that the spring sport seasons would be canceled due to the spread of COVID-19. The UWO women’s basketball postseason, as well as the gymnastics and indoor track national competition, were also canceled. Fears over the spread...

Oshkosh native ranked as top 10 NBA prospect

Haliburton still stays in contact with his Oshkosh North teammates from their  2018 state championship.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton, who is currently the point guard of the Iowa State University basketball team, is being projected as the seventh overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft by CBS Sports. Although Haliburton is largely considered a top NBA draft pick, few but Haliburton himself could have...

Missing players unexplained; UWO: Student records confidential

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

March 12, 2020

Two starters from last year’s UW Oshkosh NCAA Division III men’s basketball national title team did not finish the 2019-20 season with the team, and attempts to find out why have been unsuccessful. The Advance-Titan contacted Athletic Director Darryl Sims, Head Coach Matt Lewis, Interim Executive...

Titan baseball upsets ranked Denison University

Dakota Zanin, Sports Reporter

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh baseball team compiled a 1-2 record over the weekend and now sport a 2-4 record this season after suffering losses to Berry College (Ga.) and Adrian College (Mich.) before winning in an upset over Denison University (Ohio). The Titans opened the weekend with a 0-3 shutout loss against...

UW Oshkosh gymnastics is partying like it’s 1996

The UWO gymnastics team is hoping to keep their positive momentum going as they prepare to compete at the NCGA championship in Ithaca, New York on March 27.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh gymnastics team won their first league title since 1996, winning the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship in Eau Claire on March 7. With the Titans’ first-place finish, the team has qualified for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship in...

Men’s basketball suffers early playoff exit in heartbreaker

Senior Adam Fravert led all UW Oshkosh players with 18.6 points per game. Fravert, along with the rest of the team’s senior class, had four D-III playoff appearances, two national championship appearances, and one national championship title in their collegiate career.

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team lost to division-Ill North Central College in its second-round matchup on Sunday, ending its quest for a second straight D-III national championship. It took overtime for the Cardinals to defeat UWO, but after holding a 15-point lead in the waning minutes of...

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