Sports are one of the great bridges of today’s society that allow people with uncommon backgrounds to connect with each other for a common purpose. In times of hardship and struggle, they give people hope and a moment of escape and, teach young men and women valuable lessons and principles, such as teamwork, humility, hard work, pride, and sportsmanship. They give people something to be inspired by. Simply put, sports, in their own way, make the world a better place. This brings up the question: What is the response of the world when such an integral part of its culture is stripped away? In recent weeks, almost every popular sports association and league has fallen victim to the outbreak of Covid-19. Thousands of athletes and fans have been relegated to the sidelines for the foreseeable future. This pandemic only seems to be getting worse, which means that the return of many major sports anytime soon seems highly unlikely. In the wake of this, executives, athletes and fans all around the world are discovering creative ways to fill the void.
The Wesleyan Wet Wolves competed in the GHSA State Swim and Dive Meet at Georgia Tech on Feb. 6-8 making their mark in the 1-3A Division for swimming and diving. After a regular season full of long main sets, Texas tumblers, diligent dives, kicking drills and no-breathers, all their hard work payed off in the end at the state meet. Keep Reading
Super Bowl LIV was both the best super bowl and the worst super bowl in NFL history. The game was played in Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, the home of the Miami dolphins. It was the 11th Super Bowl ever to be played in Miami, surpassing the city of New Orleans, Louisiana which has hosted 10. The game was a matchup between the San Francisco 49ers, the number one seed in the National Football Conference, versus the number two seed in the American Football Conference, the Kansas City Chiefs. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira were the halftime performers, along with guest performers Bad Bunny and J Balvin. Keep Reading
After months of training and hours of practice and film, the Wesleyan football team fought their way to their first Georgia High School State Championship since 2008. The football team and coaching staff put in six months of work to make it this far, and the outcome of the state game on Dec. 13, 2019 will not be soon forgotten. Sophomore Cooper Blauser and senior Josh Morris gave insight on what it took to make it to the game at the Georgia State Stadium. Additionally, wide receiver coach Candler Baxley reflected on the outcome of the game at its conclusion. Keep Reading
It is a new year, and that means that it is time for the start of the spring sports season. All of Wesleyan’s spring athletes and coaches are preparing for tryouts or the beginning of practice. The Wolves’ spring sports teams had a record-breaking last year, but now they are getting ready for their best season yet. Here is what the Wolves will be up to this spring: