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  • Jon Lien

    Football own worst enemy in Senior Day loss

    After mimicking dust in the wind for a five-week stretch as the nomads of the MIAC, the Carleton football team made its triumphant return to Laird Stadium in time to observe last Saturday’s Senior Day and give its 15 elder statesmen a proper farewell. It would have made for quite the glorious sendoff if the team were able to earn the seniors the program’s first ever win over Saint John’s University. If only.

  • Jessa Youso

    Volleyball honors seniors, can’t stay with Tommies, Scots

    This past Saturday the Carleton Volleyball team paused before their home match against St. Thomas to congratulate the four senior members of the team: Beth Jarrett, Maddy Lenhard, Kelly Lovett, and Kyla Walter.

  • John Davis

    Cross Country teams set for MIAC ‘Ships: Men hope youth equals success

    The temperature is dropping, winds are rising, even Minnesotans are shivering, and the Carleton men’s cross country team is preparing to take to the course on Saturday to compete in the MIAC Championships in St. Paul. The men’s race takes place at Como Park in St. Paul and will begin at 2:15 p.m., while the women’s race will follow at 3 p.m.

  • Courtney Morris

    Soccer teams primed for decisive Olaf matches: Men struggle with Wisconson foes, await Oles

    As has been the case more often than not this season, the Carleton men’s soccer team spent the entire weekend on the road, wrenched away from both a mesmerizing Ebony performance and a predictably-sweaty Sayles dance by an unfortunately-timed schedule. This time, the Knights traveled to exotic Wisconsin, beating Ripon College on Saturday before falling to No. 12 UW-Oshkosh the following day.

  • Megan Milligan

    Soccer teams primed for decisive Olaf matches: Women top UW-La Crosse before prep week

    Last Wednesday night, after a packed Parents’ Weekend, the Carleton women’s soccer team faced the challenge of playing their third game over the span of five days. But after making the two and a half hour trek out to University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, you never would have guessed it. Embodying their motto, All Day, All (K)night, the Knights demonstrated their ability to perform at any point during the Earth’s revolution, as this game marked only their second competition under stadium lights. The Eagles of La Crosse proved to be an endangered species, as Carleton found the back of their net four times.

  • C. J. Dale

    Football cooks up Mac, returns to campus for Senior Day tomorrow

    Though many of the 560,000-plus books at Carleton College receive regular use, there are some that sit untouched, gathering dust. Such is the case with the Book of Knowledge, the prized trophy at the center of the annual grudge match between the Carleton and Macalester football teams. For the eighth straight year, Carleton (3-4, 2-3 MIAC) asserted its dominance over the Scots on the gridiron and maintained possession of the treasured tome, rolling to a 42-27 win last Saturday in St. Paul.

  • Simone Childs-Walker

    Cross Country teams set for MIAC ‘Ships: Women ready to defend title

    The women’s cross-country team has spent this week revving up for the MIAC Championships, which will take place tomorrow at Como Park in St. Paul. The Knights are the defending champions and look to protect their title.

  • Sarah Hagerty

    Soccer teams push for MIAC titles: Women run unbeaten streak to 11, trail only Concordia in standings

    The Carleton Women’s Soccer team juggled a lot this past weekend with visiting families and back-to-back games but finished on a high note. After playing at Augsburg for the full duration of two overtimes that ended in the team’s first tie of this season, the Knights channeled their frustration into their second game and secured a decisive non-conference win over UW-Eau Claire.

  • Ryan Cammarota

    Soccer teams push for MIAC titles: Men suffer tough loss to Auggies, tied for first with Cobbers

    As the fall season settles down, the Carleton Men’s Soccer team finds itself in a familiar position: on top of the MIAC, as it has managed to be for the last three years. With only four games remaining in what has been a very challenging 2010 campaign, the Knights have once again fought for a shot at the conference title. This weekend, the squad will take a breather in Wisconsin with a pair of non-conference games after a stretch of battles against volatile MIAC opponents.

  • Kaitlin Randolph

    Women’s XC dominates Running of the Cows

    The sun shone its light, parents came to a pasta party, and the women’s cross-country team invited some friends to the Upper Arb for the Running of the Cows, a friendly competition on Saturday against Saint Benedict and Concordia. The cows marked the starting line, one representing the spirit of Dave Ricks, as the meet really missed his announcing, but made do without.

  • Dylan Bothun

    Football loses Goat across town, falls to Olaf, 49-24

    All good things must come to an end. Such was the case Saturday, when the famed Goat Trophy ended its glorious two-year stay in the warm embrace of Carleton College on Saturday as the Knights fell 49-24 at St. Olaf. Now, like Persephone condemned to serve as Hades’ mistress, our fair Goat begins another joyless stretch of imprisonment across the Cannon.

  • Ben Parks

    Men’s XC enjoys action-packed Oregon trip, takes second at Pioneer Open

    As Bobby Davis ’13 put it, “Oregon is full of magic.” Many members of the Carleton men’s cross country team are likely to agree after a midterm break getaway to the Beaver State that included a race at the Pioneer Open in Estacada. The Fellahs, used to running loops around open golf courses in the Upper Midwest, found themselves dueling Pioneers and Missionaries under the eaves of towering, moss-covered trees along the banks of the Clackamas River.