After a tough loss, Men’s Basketball wins five straight

After a tough loss to Alma College on Dec. 16, 2017, the Thunder went 4-0 against Whitworth University, George Fox University, Carroll University and North Park University. Alma College raced onto the court on Dec. 16 and came away with the early lead at the end of the first half, outscoring Wheaton 52-41. However, Wheaton […]

Two road trips, then back to CCIW competition

After a successful trip to Holland, Michigan and a journey to Gallatin, Tenn., the Wheaton Women’s Basketball team had two strong CCIW wins to start of the new year. After finishing their finals, the Wheaton women competed in the Hope College Post Exam Jam Tourney where they handily beat Rochester College (69-59) and Finlandia University […]

Wheaton wrestlers face tough competition

The Wheaton Wrestling Team won four of the six matches they’ve had since Dec.16. The victories were against Nebraska Wesleyan University, University of Dubuque, Concordia University in Wisconsin and Ferrum College. The Thunder fell to The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and to Olivet College. On Dec. 16, 2017, Wheaton won all three of their dual […]

A kind of home

by Elisabeth Stringer I’ve often heard students ask each other some variation of the question, “How did you get to Wheaton?” Everyone has a story, whether it’s of an obvious sign or a more winding journey. When I asked freshman Jenna Watson, “How did you get to Wheaton College?” she told me she knew she […]

Obituary: Pete Willson

Longtime Wheaton College wrestling coach and professor Pete Willson died at 89 years old on Dec. 30. Willson is survived by five daughters, 16 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and his wife, June Coray, daughter of Wheaton basketball coach Ed Coray. Willson coached the wrestling team for 26 years, including 16 as head coach. Wheaton football coach […]