Sports

Senior Shotts stands alone

By Marcus Eagan For the Grinnell Women’s Basketball team, in past years, the final home game of the season is known as “Senior Day,” and is meant to recognize the career accomplishments of the outgoing senior athletes. This year’s Senior Day was against Monmouth last Saturday, the team’s season finale and the lone senior in…

Track teams train through snow, indoor season

By Max Calenberg  While many Grinnellians have been indoors studying, or occasionally, going to the gym, dining hall or class, the Grinnell Track team has been doing all of this and running—a lot. The Midwest Conference (MWC) Indoor Track season began when students returned from break and so far everything, including the return of Head…

Student-athletes run ‘R-word’ campaign

The “Spread the Word to End the Word” movement, a national push to eliminate the derogatory use of the word ‘retard’, came to Grinnell this month. The entire athletic department participated in the R-Word campaign, in response to a challenge from the commissioner of the Midwest Conference (MWC) to rally support for the cause. “We…