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Raider Insider with Emilie Fillion

Emilie Fillion (Sr.) is 5’4 forward on the women’s soccer team and hails from Saint-Hubert, Quebec. So far, Fillion has scored four goals this season. Grove: “How did you get into sports?” Fillion: “I started playing soccer around (age) 10 because all my guy friends played and my parents thought it was a great idea […]

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Airstrike looking to soar to new heights this season

Wright State’s ultimate Frisbee team, Airstrike, is coming off their first ever trip to the NCAA regional tournament last year and is primed for another strong season. “Expectations are very high. We came off of going to regionals last year and we finished in the top ten,” club Vice President Joe Zurawka said. The regional […]

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Great Moments in Raider History

You see it every so often in college sports, a team ranked number one losing. It happens. Rarely does the team pulling off the upset make it happen back-to-back years. But those teams aren’t Head Coach Rob Cooper’s Raiders. After defeating the top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in Athens, GA midway through the 2009 season, Wright State […]

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Men's soccer fighting through slow start to season

When you’re picked to finish first in the Horizon League preseason rankings and you start out 1-4, it’s certainly not the start that the players, coaching staff or fans expected. “The only good thing about this start is that it won’t affect our conference play,” defender Seth Petrey (Sr.) said. “Right now we are 0-0-0 […]

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Raider Insider with Athletic Director Bob Grant

As the fall sports season takes shape, a familiar name within the Horizon League is absent: the Butler Bulldogs. In May, the school announced it would join the Atlantic 10 conference for the fall of 2013. But later that month, Athletic Director Barry Collier announced the school’s immediate departure from the Horizon League. While the […]

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Great moments in Raider history

On December 30th, 1999, the world was on the edge about Y2K and the possibility of our world ending. When the 3-8 Wright State men’s basketball team upset the eighth-ranked Michigan State Spartans at the Nutter Center that night, people probably thought the end was near. WSU entered the game as 21 point underdogs to […]

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A new era for volleyball

Change would be the best word to describe the 2012 Wright State volleyball team. Under new Head Coach Susan Clements, the Raiders have a different attitude and outlook with refined team goals. Setter Ashleigh Lucco (Sr.) played her first three years for previous Head Coach Trina Smith and has already noticed a change. “With the […]

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Online program allows fans to earn rewards for attending Wright State athletic events

Have a smart phone? Are you tired of paying $90 for a Wright State hoodie at the bookstore? Want free Wright State gear? The WSU Athletic Department launched an online rewards program, RaiderUpRewards, which allows fans to show off their school pride and earn prizes. “The website links up your social media accounts such as […]

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Club football looks to rebound after dissapointing season

The Wright State club football team hopes to regain their reputation as one of the most feared programs in the country after last season’s 5-5 campaign. In their first season in 2009, the team went 7-0 and earned the title of MCFC champions and the top ranking in the national club football polls. The 2010 […]

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Women's soccer dreams of Horizon League crown

90 minutes. That’s how far away the Wright State Women’s Soccer team was from their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2000. The Raiders fell to Milwaukee 5-1 in the Horizon League Championship game on November 6, but didn’t let the loss linger. Instead, they went back to the drawing board to figure out how to […]

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