Sports

Spotlight: Mani Tiwaree

Mani Tiwaree ’14 was born in Nepal before moving to Japan and eventually Thailand, where he currently resides. He has been a member of International Soccer Club (ISC) since his first year at Grinnell and now is ISC’s organizer. ISC meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays either on Mac Field or in the auxiliary…

Men’s Waterpolo Places Seventh at Nationals

The Grinnell water polo team came up short last weekend at the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III National Championship in Lancaster, Penn. where, hoping for a national title, they placed seventh. Eight conference champions, along with the hosting school of Franklin & Marshall College, competed to determine who would earn the title of…

GORP’s Fall Break Adventure

For those in search of a change of scenery over fall break, Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) offered students a chance to leave the flat cornfields of Grinnell and discover the wonders and beauty of Mother Nature. This past week, GORP sent nine students on a canoe trip to explore the Buffalo National River in…

Women’s Tennis Wins Conference

Once again, the Grinnell women’s tennis team has emerged as conference champions. Following their 5-3 victory over St. Norbert College in the semifinal, the Pioneers’ 5-0 thrashing of the Lake Forest Foresters in the title match of the MWC Conference Tournament on Friday, Oct. 18 earned them their fourth conference championship in a row and…

Spotlight: Ben Tyler

Ben Tyler ’14 has consistently been one of the top finishers for the Grinnell men’s cross country team this year, earning Midwest Conference Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week honors last month. He finished second for the Pioneers at their last meet, running the eight-kilometer race in 25:50 on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the…

Spotlight: Shirlene Luk

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Shirlene Luk ’15, of Grand Forks, N.D., won her number one singles match against Beloit College 6-1, 6-0. Luk also won her doubles match against Beloit with her partner Sadhana Athreya ’14, beating Beloit 8-0. Grinnell women’s tennis currently has an 8-3 record and will play two home matches against Lake…

Basketball Alum Shoots for NBA D-League

It’s not often that a Division III school produces professional basketball players, but Grinnell College is not the type of school to follow social norms. Keith Chamberlain ’08 is an excellent example of Grinnell’s unique ability to allow students to pursue a variety of life paths after Grinnell, including now towards professional basketball. When Chamberlain…