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Knights volleyball out of NCAA Tourney

The volleyball team took to the court tonight against the Central College Dutch in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Carleton, ranked No. 25 in the latest CSTV/AVCA poll, was making its 3rd all-time appearance in the national tournament. Unfortunately for the Knights, their stay was brief as the…

Impressive first half, but Knights football falls to Oles

For the 88th time in their storied history, the Carleton Knights took on the St. Olaf Oles in their annual battle for the Goat Trophy, named for the most well-respected of all Oles (an actual farm animal, class of ‘79) in the Cereal Bowl, named for delicious Malt-O-Meal cereal (especially…

Cooking with Carls; Iron Chef Carleton Halloween Special

“Five, four, three, two, one. Go!” With the ‘go’ sign, the camera started rolling and Tom Weishan ’09 made a grand appearance, receiving applause from the spectators. Then, with a vicious bite off of a crispy apple (in place of a yellow pepper) and an over-exaggerated laughter, he almost perfectly…

Volleyball season comes to an end: fall in MIAC quarterfinals

The Carleton College volleyball team (19-5), seeded No. 5 in the 2007 MIAC Volleyball Playoffs, had their championship ambitions shattered on Tuesday, as they traveled to Bethel University to face the No. 4 Royals (23-7) in an opening round playoff game and were promptly dispatched by the higher seed, 3-0…

Knights football falls to Concordia

In a game riddled with impressive stats, the kind that fantasy football championships are made of, the Carleton Knights were unable to match the performance of a high-powered Concordia offense and fell to 3-5 on the year with a 54-21 loss. Proving that ignorance is indeed bliss, the Cobbers (named…

Women’s soccer, unexpected ending

The Carleton women’s soccer season ended last Saturday when their 10 game winning streak was broken by cross town rival St. Olaf in the remaining seconds of the match. The Knights had beaten St. Catherine’s 4-0 the previous Thursday, pushing them ahead in the rankings. If they had either tied…

Knights earn MIAC title but fall to Oles in first playoff game

This week’s review brings mixed news for Carleton men’s soccer as they clinched the MIAC title but failed in their bid to advance to the playoff final. Carleton looked superb on Saturday as they defeated cross-town rivals St. Olaf 2-1 to claim the second conference championship in the school’s history.…

Men’s soccer rises to 18th in Nation

The Knights extended their unbeaten streak to 15 games with a victory against Northwestern and a draw against Hamline. Despite dominating the match with 25 shots compared to the Piper’s four, the Knights were unable to bury the bone throughout regular time and two overtime periods. After realizing that they…