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Sweet victory, a long time coming

Sweet victory, a long time coming

Peter Rathmell
November 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

It is better late than never for the Generals football team, which earned its first win last week at home over conference rival Randolph-Macon. After starting out the season on a five-game losing streak, the team hopes to use this victory as a momentum booster to fuel the rest of the season and into...

Nearing the finish line

Nearing the finish line

Emily Kochard
November 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

After experiencing a rotator-cuff injury as a freshman tennis player, senior Casey Mackintosh decided to try Cross Country and Track instead, and has been a large contributor to both teams’ success ever since. Mackintosh placed sixth place out of 159 competitors in the Don Cathcart Invite on Sept....

The Screaming Minks

The Screaming Minks

Kuangdi Zhao
October 30, 2014
Filed under Sports

Washington and Lee’s Screaming Minks Rugby Football Club,  commonly known as Minks, was founded in 1966. Today, with 28 members, it is one of the biggest sports clubs at W&L. Rugby football is a style of football, and it is the national sport in New Zealand, South Africa and Fiji. American...

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