Sports

Men’s soccer finishes season at MWC tournament

The squirrels and rabbits are not the only ones who have enjoyed the Indian summer, as the Grinnell Men’s Soccer Team nearly pulled off their second consecutive Conference championship. The men played a tightly contested semifinals match versus Carroll University in Ripon, Wisconsin, losing by a tally of 3-1. The Pioneers struck first, scoring in…

Stony McVeigh defeated by seasonal beverage

This past Monday, Nov. 8, at 9 p.m., Jake “Stony” McVeigh ’11 participated in the 2010 Eggnog Challenge at Entropy House. McVeigh tried, and ultimately failed, to drink one gallon of non-alcoholic eggnog in an hour. McVeigh’s challenge calls to mind a similar attempted feat last year, in which he managed to drink exactly half…

Your 2010 Champion Tampa Rays!

On opening day of this year, payroll of the New York Yankees was around 206 million dollars. The payroll of the Pittsburgh Pirates was around 35 million dollars. Surprising nobody, the Yankees won a lot more games (95) than the Pirates did (57). Such imbalances result inevitably from a system that includes free agency for…