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Men’s Volleyball Looks for Home Spark Again

Augustana introduced men’s volleyball to its list of sports for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Vikings got off to a memorable start in the program’s first-ever home match. The inaugural home match took place on January 20, as Augie was host to Judson at the Carver Center. The Vikings, who…

Vikings Down Two CCIW Opponents

The Augustana women’s basketball team faced off against two CCIW opponents last week, and the Vikings were able to win both contests in convincing fashion. On Wednesday night, the Vikings hosted the North Central Cardinals at the Carver Center. Taking an 11-point lead into halftime, Augie outscored the Cardinals by…

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…

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…

Stytz Earns CCIW Recognition

The Observer sat down with senior kicker Jacob Stytz and discussed his tenure at Augustana and his recent historic performance against Carroll. Stytz, who was awarded CCIW Special Teams Player of the Week, tied a school record with four field goals, which included a 52-yarder that ranks as the second…

Women’s Bowling Eager for Journey Ahead

When Augustana announced the addition of women’s bowling in April of 2016, the wait for a new coach was short lived. By early June, Augustana Director of Athletics, Mike Zapolski, named Marty Resner as the head coach of the newly established program. It was not a difficult decision for Zapolski.…

Supporting International Women’s Day

March 8th marked International Women’s Day where women from all around the world celebrated being female. Following the Trump presidency, women felt a great urge to be heard. The organization of women inspired by the creator of the Women’s March on Washington, Teresa Shook, formed protests to show the world…