Category: Sports

WSU gears up for Raider Roundup

WSU gears up for Raider Roundup

  Wright State community members are gearing up for their annual Raider Roundup pep rally as well as the men’s basketball game against rival NKU. RAIDER ROUNDUP The pep rally will take place within the McLin Gym, Nutter Center prior to the basketball game against NKU at 7:30 p.m. Raider Ride will be available from...

Upcoming sporting events in February

Upcoming sporting events in February

Men’s and Women’s Basketball are still in action in February and spring sports are just beginning their seasons. Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Softball, Baseball and Track and Field are all in action in the coming weeks. Below are some of the big sporting events happening soon. Men’s Basketball * Home vs NKU (rival game) on...

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

It is an accepted fact by most people in today’s society that routine exercise is good for one’s health. While there are many types of exercise, one that seems to be skipped over by many women is weight training or lifting. Several common reasons appear when asking around for why more women are prone to...

Sports Recap: Women’s Basketball defeats IUPUI

Sports Recap: Women’s Basketball defeats IUPUI

On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Wright State Raiders hosted the IUPUI Jaguars for a Horizon League matchup at the Nutter Center. The Raiders earned the W, winning by a score of 66-59. LATEST: WSU Board of Trustees ratify most recent contract offer The Raiders were scoring early in the first half of the game, already...

Women’s Basketball defeats Detroit Mercy

Women’s Basketball defeats Detroit Mercy

Women’s Basketball hosted Detroit Mercy Jan. 27 at the Nutter Center. The Raiders defeated Detroit Mercy with a score of 78-59. This Horizon League win makes Wright State 8-1 in conference and 16-5 overall. In the first half, the Raiders scored first, with Symone Simmons, Mackenzie Taylor and Michal Miller all scoring early. Detroit Mercy...

Men’s and Women’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State

Men’s and Women’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State

On Thursday Jan 17, Wright State Men’s Basketball travelled to Youngstown State’s Beeghly Center and took care of business with an 80-74 win. The Youngstown State Penguins (YSU) are in the midst of a rough season, attempting to train their young core, but nonetheless were looking to take down the Raiders with a 7-point lead...

Sport Recap: First week of Australian Open play

Sport Recap: First week of Australian Open play

  The first major grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, started on Jan. 14 in Melbourne Park. The event is always a popular one, giving competitors their first chance at a major title and a way to see their competition after a few months of training. For men’s singles, many big-name competitors earned...