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Carleton Varsity Athletics: Top eight moments of 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 athletic season has concluded for Carleton Knights Athletics, and it was a year filled with many upsets, elite performances and recordbreaking runs. To sum up the season, I’ve written my top eight moments, in no particular order, in Knights Athletics this year, ranging from a shocking men’s basketball…

Predicting Yesterday : speculation about Beatles-inspired film

Yesterday, the Beatles looked as though they were here to stay. But now, at least in Danny Boyle’s new film, Yesterday, they’re nowhere to be seen. When Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) wakes up in the hospital after a nasty bike collision, no one around him had heard of “Strawberry Fields”…

Differences in MIAC playoff formats between sports spark dialogue

Making the MIAC playoffs is the goal for most athletic teams at Carleton, and winning these small tournaments is frequently the first step in winning a national title, the ultimate objective of every team and athlete in Division III. Throughout the season, teams jostle for position, hopefully placing them firmly…

Student athletes give back to community

Athletes like Serena Williams, LeBron James and J.J. Watt are all at the top of their respective sports yet are also known for their incredible work to improve communities and provide help to those in need. The charitable nature shared by many high-level professional athletes is reflected amongst Carleton athletics,…

Senior Spotlight: Brendon Fischel

The Carleton Knights baseball squad came into the season in a period of transition, with more first-years on the roster than sophomores, juniors and seniors combined. With such a young team, the Knights needed strong, solid leadership in order to grow and succeed, and their early exploits this season can,…

Tennis teams off to promising starts for this season

With the cold beginning to set in and the snow starting to pile up, Carleton fans are fixated on indoor sports pastimes like basketball, swimming and diving and the indoor variant of track and field. Although snow covers the Pat Lamb Tennis Courts, the Carleton men’s and women’s tennis seasons…