Fast Break Sports Report Oct. 23
Hello Bearcat Fan! Fall sports have largely fallen on hard times this week. We at The Collegian sincerely hope that the recent poor performances have nothing to do with the fact that our weekly sports ritual of sacrifice was interrupted on Monday by the KWU radio people who now share our office. Let’s go to the news!
Women’s Swim left SWOCC in the liquid equivalent of dust (133-106), but the Men failed to get a result (74-146).
Football. Loss, 10-63. George Fox. Once, when I was a child, I stood in front of a towering elm, its leaves made golden by October. A blast of wind pummeled the highest branches and the falling leaves, drops of sunlight against the gray sky, surrounding me in a swirling kaleidoscope. In that moment, like this one, I understood that beauty has a mother and her name is decay. Keep bearin’ down on ‘em, ‘Cats!
Defending champs Men’s Soccer have fallen squarely from last season’s heights, losing twice this weekend to UPS (1-3) and George Fox (1-2).
Women’s Soccer outscored the Loggers (3-2), then fell to Fox (1-3).
Volleyball narrowly defeated the Wildcats (3-2), then were swept for the second time this season by the Lutes.
In the wide world of sport: Islam Makhachev knocked out Alexander Volkanovski by head kick to retain the UFC lightweight belt.
Consider in the coming weeks: What have the rugby clubs been up to since we last checked in, and alternatively, have you ever visited central Salem’s rabbit world?