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Cross Country Ready for CCIW Championships

On October 28th, the men and women’s cross country teams head to Warrenville, Illinois for the CCIW Championships. Both teams have had a lot of success this year, finishing among the top schools in their respected races. Even though the race is over a week away, both teams have their minds…

Osing represents Vikings at championships

Senior, and captain, Tanner Osing completed his cross country career as a Viking on a high note on November, 19th in Louisville, Kentucky. Osing came in at 42nd place at the NCAA Division III National Men’s Cross Country Championships. Osing recorded a time of 25:10.5 in the 8,000-meter course at…

Men’s xc hope for strong finish at Olivet

After finishing fifth at their home meet this past Friday, the men’s cross country team is preparing for their next meet, the Olivet Nazarene Invitational, in Bourbonnais, Illinois this Friday. The team will be running at 5:45 p.m. Captain and senior Steve Lavelle said this meet wil have optimal conditions…

Men's and women's cross country finish in the top 10 at home meet

Augustana men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational Friday afternoon with the men’s team placing fifth and women’s team placing sixth. The men’s team was lead by top-ten finisher senior Tanner Osing,  who ran the course’s eight kilometers in 25:36.6. Augustana’s other top finishers were junior Mitchell Johnson, who finished…

Men's cross country earns second place in Grinnell

Men’s cross country came in second this weekend at the 55th Les Duke Invitational at Grinnell College. Augustana finished with of 78 points in the 8K race, which was 25 points behind first-place Wartburg College. Augustana had four runners finish within the top twenty of the 234 runners participating in the…

Men's cross country win first meet of the season

After winning their first meet of the season, the men’s cross country team is looking to have a successful season and earn a national bid to the NCAA Division III national meet. The Vikings were repeat champions at the Western Illinois Invitational, scoring 29 points. Senior Tanner Osing led the…

Best sports stories of 2015

1. Augustana said farewell to women’s cross country head coach Fred Whiteside who coached the team for 33 years. 2. Augustana men’s basketball takes second in NCAA Division III National title game. The Augustana men’s basketball team was defeated by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the NCAA Division III National title game, with a…

Men's Cross Country to race at National Meet

The men’s cross country team will compete with thirty-two teams from all over the nation at the NCAA National Cross Country  in Winneconne, Wisconsin at 12 p.m on Nov. 20. Captain Keith Sands has been working for this goal since coming here his freshman year. “We’ve been close for a lot of…