Category: Sports

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...

Campus recreation, athletic events to continue through potential strike

Campus recreation, athletic events to continue through potential strike

With the Wright State Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, having recently filed a 10-day strike notice, students have a lot of questions about what will happen if a strike occurs. One thing students can be sure of is that campus recreation will continue to run as planned. Although some faculty...

Men’s Basketball falls to NKU

Men’s Basketball falls to NKU

Wright State traveled to Northern Kentucky on Jan. 11 to face off against rival NKU. The game was close but the Raiders ultimately lost 64-68. The first half was a close one, with the Raiders leading at halftime 30-27. Mark Hughes led the team in the first half, scoring nine points and having five rebounds....

Sport Recap: Men’s Basketball defeats UNOH

Sport Recap: Men’s Basketball defeats UNOH

Thursday, Dec. 13, the Men’s Basketball team hosted Northwestern Ohio for a non-conference game. Wright State offered free admission to this game with the donation of one canned food item, making it a well-attended event. The Raiders started out slow in the first half of the game, losing to the NAIA team for a majority...