Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Sports”

Football plans to rush forward to victory

After the football team’s first game, the Vikings find themselves 0-1. They lost 58-25 to Mount St. Joseph and allowed the most points in Coach Rob Cushman’s history at Augustana. Junior quarterback Sam Frasco went 7-19 with 118 passing yards with one interception, and recognizes the negative aspects of the…

Vikings to be tested at ONU Invitational

The Augustana men’s cross country team has started out the year strong as they take a second place finish at Western Illinois Universities Early Bird Cross Country Invitational, while having two top finishers, Keith Sands and Tanner Osing, come in first and second place. Their second place victory was above…

Tennis success due to tight team bond

This year, the women’s tennis team is all about resilience. After opening the season on a winning streak, having been victorious in three of their previous match ups, it seems they’re on the right path. “We have a long way to go, but we’re just getting started,” said coach Jon…

Italy helps women's soccer

This summer the women’s soccer team traveled to Italy to play two games and ended their trip with a win and tie. At this point in their season, Italy is serving as a lasting experience and a learning tool for their upcoming games. “Italy was like a vacation with your…

Viking football setting goals high this season

  The Augustana Vikings football team finished up last season with a 5-5 record and was fourth place in CCIW Conference. This year with more seasoned players starting and a new defensive coordinator, they hope for better things this year. One key aspect is the team has a group of…

Bethke takes over women’s volleyball

The Augustana women’s volleyball program welcomes new head coach Kelly Bethke as they look to compete in the 2014-15 season. Bethke will be a full-time coach for the first time in seven years and is enjoying it already. “I love it,” Bethke said. “Coaching volleyball full time has been extremely…

Trinidad tightens team bond for men’s soccer

While most summer months are meant for relaxation for many Augustana students and athletes, the men’s soccer team was putting in hard work in another country. This summer they traveled to Trinidad to play six teams that consisted of high school, collegiate, and one semi-pro team. The trip was special…

Augustana students prepare for the NFL to return

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. marks the first official game of the 2014/2015 National Football League (NFL) season. During the pre-season games, the Giants, Ravens, and Vikings were the only teams to go undefeated. Not only is it the start of the new season, but marks the beginning of some fan’s…