Athletics

Wright State’s record-setting season ends in first round of NCAA tournament

The Raiders end their season with 27 wins, the most ever by a Wright State women’s basketball team. Continue reading

Going dancing

Wright State Raider fans packed the Student Union Atrium on March 18 to find out who and where the women’s basketball team will play in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Continue reading

Wright State to play Texas A and M in first round of NCAA tournament March 22

The Wright State women’s basketball team will open the NCAA tournament against Texas A&M at College Station, Texas, at 4:30 p.m. March 22. Continue reading

Let’s dance

As the Wright State women’s basketball team celebrated its Horizon League Championship victory over Green Bay on March 12, students, faculty and staff huddled around televisions across campus to celebrate with them. Continue reading

Proud to Wear the Green and Gold

By Susan (Barr) Gayle

My grandfather was born “on campus” on June 29, 1895, in the original Rockafield House, which his parents rented from Mr. Rockafield. My grandfather owned land on both sides of Airway Road (now Colonel Glenn Highway), mostly on the south … Continue reading

Rowdy Raider and Wright State Athletics

Mascot history; shocking the Spartans; bowling team on a roll

Rowdy Raider hasn’t always been the gray and white wolf we know today. The Wright State mascot has gone through several iterations since the university started playing varsity basketball in 1970. A 1971 student contest determined that Wright State’s colors … Continue reading

Game Changers: Scott Nagy and Katrina Merriweather

New basketball coaches add to Raiders' winning tradition

Scott Nagy Consider how much a college basketball coach must love a university to stay there 21 years. Then consider how compelling the reasons would need to be for him to leave that university behind. “I can’t imagine what it was … Continue reading