Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

A Weekend Of Battling Bishop Sports

30 Mar , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

There was sports action this past weekend involving teams from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Women’s golf, women’s soccer, men’s baseball, and women’s volleyball squads were all in action.

We thought that we would check in and give you the opportunity to read about how Battling Bishop teams are faring this spring. Click any link for a full story. More…


Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

Fall Sports Suspended At OWU

23 Jul , 2020  

The North Coast Athletic Conference Presidents’ Council and Ohio Wesleyan University have suspended intercollegiate athletic competition for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year, the organizations announced today.

“With the coronavirus continuing to spread, it was becoming more and more difficult to ensure that Ohio Wesleyan and NCAA intercollegiate athletics could take place in an environment safe for all involved,” said Ohio Wesleyan President Rock Jones, Ph.D. “We are heartbroken, but the safety and well-being of our student-athletes, the Ohio Wesleyan campus, and the Delaware community are our highest priority.” More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

North Coast Athletic Conference Adopts Principles For Fall Competition

10 Jul , 2020  

By: 1808Delawaare, North Coast Athletic Conference

It’s going to look and feel a bit different for college sports this fall for Ohio Wesleyan University athletic teams, and likely different between OWU and other North Coast Athletic Conference schools.

Facing the challenges of a pandemic that continues to impact almost all areas of collegiate life, a NCAC steering committee created, and NCAC President’s Council adopted, a set of principles to guide all fall intercollegiate competition. Those include: More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Renovation Project Underway On OWU Campus

3 Jun , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware Staff

At the same time that financial pressures related to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in planned budget cuts at Ohio Wesleyan University, there is clear evidence that the school is moving at the same time to prepare for the future.

The large-scale project to renovate Branch Rickey Arena, for instance, home to the Battling Bishop wrestling, volleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball teams, is well underway. More…

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Ohio House Passes Sports Betting Bill

31 May , 2020  

By: Jake Zuckerman, Ohio Capital Journal

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would allow Ohioans to place bets on sports.

The bill passed 83-10. It now heads to the Ohio Senate, which has been working on a similar proposal with a different regulatory body and lower tax rate.

The House bill would give oversight responsibilities to the state Lottery, while the Senate bill gives oversight to the Ohio Casino Control Commission. More…

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Two Area Men To Be Inducted Into OHSAA Officials Hall Of Fame

26 Feb , 2020  

Fifteen individuals, including one man from Delaware and one from Westerville, have been selected for induction into the Ohio High School Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame. The OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame induction banquet is scheduled for June 20 in Columbus and will welcome these 15 individuals selected by the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame Committee. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University, Sports

New Sport Makes Official Debut Today At OWU

27 Oct , 2018  

Today marks a new chapter in the storied sports tradition at Ohio Wesleyan University.

The Women’s Rowing squad travels to Marietta College today to participate in the Muskie Chase. More…

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