Category: Sports

Volleyball falls in first Horizon League match

Volleyball falls in first Horizon League match

The Wright State Women’s Volleyball team started Horizon League play Sept. 21 hosting Milwaukee. Despite the extremely close scores, the Raiders lost three sets to one. The first set showed how close the match would be, with the largest lead all set being by three points, occurring when Milwaukee led 22-19. Freshman Lainey Stephenson had...

U.S. Open Finals Recap

U.S. Open Finals Recap

The U.S. Open was held Aug. 27 through Sept. 9 in New York. The tournament had many shocks and upsets throughout the two weeks, with big-name players, such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, not making it to the finals. Osaka v Williams. 6-2, 6-4 On Sept. 8, 23-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams faced...

Five exercises you can do anywhere

Five exercises you can do anywhere

It is important to stay fit while in school but sometimes it seems impossible to get to the gym between assignments and classes. These exercises allow you to still feel productive and get a workout in even when you cannot leave your small dorm, office or apartment. Planks To get a good ab workout, hold...

Women’s Soccer wins first Horizon League game

Women’s Soccer wins first Horizon League game

The Wright State Women’s Soccer team faced Oakland University for their first Horizon League Conference game of the season, bringing home a 1-0 win. The victory for the Raiders has them starting off league-play strong, despite the recent non-conference losses. LATEST: Weekly Horoscopes The first half showcased how hard the battle would be against the...

Brandon Phillips back in the Majors

Former Cincinnati Red Brandon Phillips found his way back to playing Major League baseball this past week after playing in the Minors all season. After ending last season with the Angels, Phillips remained unsigned to a big-league contract but was eventually offered a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. For the past two...

Mens Soccer remains undefeated with win over Cincinnati

Mens Soccer remains undefeated with win over Cincinnati

The Wright State men’s soccer team took home another win Monday night, defeating Cincinnati 3-2. The big win for the Raiders was a back and forth struggle with the strong Bearcat team. The weather was an issue, with the game being postponed due to a thunderstorm. After the nearly forty minute lightning delay, the Raiders...

Sport club spotlight: club football

Sport club spotlight: club football

The Wright State Club Football team is gearing up for the fall season, hoping to bounce back from last year’s shortcomings. The team will be back in action starting Sept. 8 for an exhibition game against The Ohio Crush, a local amateur team. Shortly after, things pick up the pace for the team, traveling to...

Raider Up! Rewards App

Raider Up! Rewards App

The Raider Up! Rewards app gives users points for attending games in exchange for free Wright State merchandise. “It [Raider Up! Rewards] gives me motivation to support Wright State sports,” Jonathon Connor, current Wright State student, said. Connor has been using the app for the past three years. This app is free to download and...

Women’s volleyball upsets West Virginia

Women’s volleyball upsets West Virginia

The Wright State Volleyball team attended the West Virginia Invitational Aug. 25, gaining a big win against West Virginia University, 3-1. This win over West Virginia is the first time Wright State has won against a Power Five Conference member since 2006. The match went four sets, with Wright State starting out strong to claim...

Fitness Classes Back for Fall Semester

Fitness Classes Back for Fall Semester

The Wright State University Department of Campus Recreation recently released the fall schedule of exercise classes to be offered in the Fitness Center. All fitness classes are free for students, however, they are also open to staff, faculty, alumni and associates with the purchase of a group exercise pass. Passes can be purchased at the...