Category Archives: Sports

NOT ALL HEROS WEAR CAPES: The athletic trainer’s role stretches far beyond taping

By Seth Johnson The athletic trainers of the University of Northwestern – St. Paul train treat injured athletes but also train the minds of young athletes. UNW head woman’s athletic trainer, Jenny Ryan, and athletic trainer, Brent Cramer, work behind the scenes with all the athletes to make sure that they stay physically and mentally […]

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Eric and Beth Wilmeth: Athletics’ Power Couple

By Jericho Norman For most couples, the possibility of working together would seem both unlikely and challenging. For Eric and Beth Wilmeth, this is the reality that they live in, and the benefits far outweigh the challenges. Some of these benefits include the family-friendly atmosphere, the opportunity to mentor young men and women, the focus on […]

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Volleyball team has a platform and an opportunity

After a Final Four appearance last year, all eyes are on the University of Northwestern – St. Paul volleyball team this season. Coach Beth Wilmeth is encouraging her team to see UNW’s rise in the polls as, “Not a target but a platform. Not pressure, but an opportunity.”

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What does the popularization of skating mean for UNW?


Historically, on one hand, Tony Hawk is probably one of the most well-known figures of the ’90s and 2000s. On the other hand, skateboarding is just as much associated with Tony Hawk as it is with “NO SKATEBOARDING” signs. Why has there been such a pushback on skateboarding in a way no other sport has see

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Gisler’s miraculous rebound leads to 1,000 points

Senior Will Gisler and Head Coach Tim Grosz

Senior Wil Gisler joined Northwestern’s 1,000-point club, thanks in part to a miraculous rebound.

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