Looking at second-year Breya Christopher and all of her accolades, one would think that she is a natural jumper that has been coached since she started. Her story is much deeper than that though.
LAUREN WISDOM, TRUMPET SPORTS EDITOR March 13, 2020 was the day our softball season was officially canceled due to the coronavirus. I remember walking back from my 9 a.m. class that morning, and I ran into my roommates, who are all on the softball team, outside of The W. We all embraced each other with tears streamingContinue reading “COLUMN: SOFTBALL TEAM STAYS UPBEAT, DESPITE NO SEASON”
Wartburg’s cheer and dance teams are getting into formation to get back into action.
Unified Sports Day, a day that allows Wartburg students to engage in various activities with Special Olympics athletes, has been cancelled for 2021. The event was to take place on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.
“I grew up in poverty. I grew up in violence. I hope that it inspires them, that representation of seeing a Black man. And I would hope that all of my student athletes can take pride in the man that I am. The man, the coach, the dad, the husband as well as the Black man that I am.”
“There will be significant facility challenges in the months of February, March and April. It will be much more challenging for our support staff with more sports competing at the same time, specifically our athletic trainers and sports information staff,” Rick Willis, Wartburg athletic director, said.
Anytime a school loses a particularly strong graduating class, they tend to make an effort to recoup some of that talent with a big recruiting class. Last year’s freshmen brought a lot of firepower to the Knight’s offense, here are my picks to watch out for.
The Wartburg Men’s Cross Country team won their third consecutive conference championship on Saturday. Senior Joe Freiburger took home his second consecutive Conference MVP with the top 8K finish of 20:59.63.
Bolstered by sophomore Aubrie Fisher’s first-place finish at the Conference Championships on Saturday, the Wartburg Knights have won their second-consecutive A-R-C championship.
While there are few things we can predict this season, we here at Knight Wire want to walk you through those that we can. This week, we’ll break down the top upperclassmen returning this season.