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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…

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…

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…

Pierson Discusses Injury

The Observer sat down with junior Pierson Wofford and talked about the team’s goals as well as the implications of his recent injury. 1. Last year, the team was very successful. How was it getting second in Nationals? It’s a tough feeling, we really were so close with just a…