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Dear Trinity Athletes, a goodbye from your favorite sports reporter

Elise Hester February 7, 2018

Dear Trinity Athletes, Breathe a sigh of relief. My reign of terror is over. Elise freaking Hester is no longer a sports reporter. It is time for my parting words.  I had a ball telling your stories...

While sports reporter Elise Hester considers the baseball boys to be her friends, she also enjoys teaching them a lesson. illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Setting Sport Boys Straight

Elise Hester January 17, 2018

Buckle up boys and girls because your favorite ace reporter is here with a new recurring — or never again to be seen, depending on how well this goes over — segment dedicated to setting sport boys...

Senior Meredith Licata takes part in what Hester calls the

Sports are fake

Elise Hester November 30, 2017

Sports are fake. Yes, they exist. Sport boys and girls are real people and they do the sport ball on real fields and real courts. The games are real. The teams are real. The rules are real. The strike...

Despite the fact that the volleyball team is consistently ranked in the top 10 teams of the nation, very few fans come out to support them in the stands. Photo by Allison Wolff

Column: Why don’t people watch women’s sports?

Elise Hester October 23, 2017

Welcome back to Hester's thoughts. This article is about watching women's sports and why people do not do that thing. There's a simple answer: People do not watch women's sports because they do not want...

Illustration by Yessenia Lopez

Hester’s Laughletics: Funny stuff my coach said

Elise Hester October 23, 2017

I was touring Trinity as a prospective student when a former coach of my father had just passed away. As we sat in Laurie Auditorium, my dad chuckled, then explained he was reading an email chain in which...

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Hester’s thoughts: Are we the “bad guys?”

Elise Hester October 3, 2017

If you've never watched a sports movie, well, first I suggest you go and watch a sports movie. If you've never watched a sports movie, one of the common tropes in these said movies is the underdog. Sylvester...

Illustration by Yessenia Lopez

A look into the basic tailgating experience

Elise Hester September 19, 2017

Saturdays are for the boys, but you go to Trinity University, where tailgating consists of Kappas playing fake beer pong on Prassel Lawn. So you decide to visit The One Person You Know at Not Your School...

Meredith Licata has been playing for the Tiger women's soccer team for four years now. File photo

Athlete Spotlight: Meet Meredith Licata

Elise Hester September 5, 2017

I sat down with Trinity University Women's Soccer captain Meredith Licata for a nice conversation about the life, career and personality of the senior forward from Buffalo, New York. Favorite soccer...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Beat the heat, you athlete

Elise Hester September 4, 2017

In a world of contention and a climate of unrest, there are still some things we can all agree on: the sky is blue, skunks smell bad and Elise Hester is the most dominant athlete that has ever lived. While...

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