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Vikings Split CCIW Contests

The Augustana Vikings faced adversity in both of their games last week, but Augie, the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, was able to split its CCIW contests against Wheaton and Carroll. On Wednesday night, the Vikings faced off against the Wheaton Thunder at the Carver Center. Falling behind…

Football team reflects on their 1-9 season and prepares for the future

The Augustana football team ended their 2017 season with a 1-9 record, but they aren’t letting these numbers define them. Instead, they are using their record as motivation for improvement for the next season. Other than having the typical football difficulties of injuries and young starters, the team’s main struggle…

Alumni give back to Augie through coaching

Augustana alum play an important role in helping Augustana grow as a college. They give back to the school in different ways, whether that be through monetary donations or volunteering. However, in the past years, several alumni have chosen to give back to the school through coaching, pushing Augustana athletes…

Augustana Adds eSports

Although the NCAA does not officially recognize eSports as a team sport yet, the number of collegiate teams around the nation has grown exponentially over the past few years. After working to get the proper approval, the necessary facilities, and adequate funding, Augustana College is now among those colleges who…

Vikings beat North Central

After losing in double overtime on the road at UW-Oshkosh, the Vikings responded in a big way beating North Central 79-72, which featured four Viking athletes in double figures. With how competitive the CCIW Conference is, Coach Giovanine expressed the importance of winning these early conference games especially with this…

Bowling team’s rough start shows motivation for future success

The Women’s bowling team began their first season ever during late October with only six team members. The bowlers competed in their fifth tournament of the season this past weekend at the Warhawk Open in Addison, IL, ranking 24th out of 24 teams. Despite the loss, several members had personal bests…

Vikings Lose in Double OT Thriller

After a 5-0 start to the season, the No. 2 ranked Augustana Vikings suffered its first loss of the season to the No. 18 UW-Oshkosh Titans by a score of 95-89 in double overtime. Augustana, led by Junior captain, Chrishawn Orange, had 23 points and five rebounds, trailed by as…