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WIAC cancels majority of fall sports

Hannah Preissner / Advance-Titan — The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year will be canceled, including football.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

July 27, 2020

UW Oshkosh athletics fans will have to wait awhile before watching the Titans return to action, as the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced that the majority of fall sports this year will be canceled. Conference seasons and championships in football, women’s soccer, women’s vo...

UWO suspends sports on Fond du Lac and Fox Cities campuses amid COVID-19 pandemic

Falcons No. 10 Camryn Garriety and No. 21 Cassidy Williams defend offensive possession.

July 14, 2020

UW Oshkosh and four other UW System institutions – UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Platteville – have temporarily suspended collegiate athletics at their access campuses for the 2020-21 academic year. The one-year pause in sports reflects the additional challenges of facility...

Former UW Oshkosh basketball standout charged with theft

Former UW Oshkosh basketball standout charged with theft

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

May 28, 2020

One year and two days after being crowned a national champion, former UW Oshkosh men’s basketball player Connor Duax was charged with two counts of theft for stealing and reselling merchandise from the university bookstore. In May and December 2019, Duax allegedly stole books from University ...

UWO staff responds to absence of America’s pastime

With the new acquisition of 2018 AL MVP outfielder Mookie Betts, the Los Angeles Dodgers are currently the 2020 World Series favorites.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2020

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases soars past the 1.2 million mark in America, many sports fans around Oshkosh are wishing they could just turn on the television and block out all of the noise with cheers for their favorite team. Unfortunately, professional sports in America were put on temporary...

Building a house of cards

Greg Sense / Advance-Titan

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

It began in a room barely larger than a walk-in closet, in the basement of a commercial property, with fold-out tables and harsh fluorescent lights. Frank Conner and Dan Modl started their Appleton sports card store, Cardmonsters, in 2013 as a hobby project for Conner’s retirement, but the business...

How the MLS can achieve its goals

Wikimedia — The 1994 World Cup created enough of a surge in U.S. soccer popularity to establish the Major League Soccer.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

Despite a steady growth in popularity amongst Americans, Major League Soccer still has some hurdles in its way to achieving the same level of notoriety as the three major American professional sports leagues. According to a 2018 Nielsen study, the MLS increased 10% in interest among American adults...

Packers’ picks warrant mixed emotions from UWO students

Photo by Eric Berlin — The Packers traded up to get Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, making some fans wonder what will happen to current Quarterback Aaron Rogers.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2020

The 2020 NFL draft went virtual this year, but a couple of early draft selections by the Green Bay Packers resulted in an abundance of NFL fans scratching their heads during the event that went from April 23-25. In a draft that consisted of a continuous montage between league commissioner Roger Goodell...

Postseason interrupted

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

How UWO athletes are coping without championship competition As professional athletes and professional sports organizations await the ability to return to competition, college athletes across the country will not be afforded the same opportunity. “Honestly, it didn't really hit me that our ...

Titans react to virtual NFL draft announcement

The NFL Draft will commence, as planned, from April 23-25. As it stands, the Cincinnati Bengals will have the first pick in the draft.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

This year’s 2020 NFL draft was supposed to take place in Las Vegas. However, due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 draft class will not be having their names called in the Las Vegas Raiders’ hometown; they will be watching NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announce each selection from...

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,...

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