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Managing Success: How Men’s Basketball Manager Andrew Parker Made His Mark

Alexis Jones March 12, 2020

Do you ever wonder why sports fans cheer so loudly when a team manager or a guy who has never played a minute gets their moment in a game? It is because oftentimes these dedicated individuals have put...

174 lb senior Josh Bush pinned John Marsh of Cornell at a time of  1:34 and flexed in celebration at the Roy J. Carver Center on Wednesday February 19, 2020.

Wrestling Looks to use Momentum from Thrilling Senior Night Victory

Alexis Jones February 27, 2020

“Two, Two, Two” chanted the Carver crowd at last Wednesday’s home wrestling meet against Cornell College. Even though it was senior night for the men, all eyes were on Freshman Daniel Skold. Going...

Augie Talks with Michael Johnson

Alexis Jones February 20, 2020

Q: You’re off to a fast start to your season. What was your off-season preparation like? A: The summer consisted of me working out with Jeff Rose and the athletic development program. He gave me this...

From Spectators to Players: Joining the Program Dad Helped Build

Alexis Jones November 21, 2019

It’s a cold Saturday night in Rock Island. The Viking men’s and women’s basketball teams are playing a double header versus a tough CCIW opponent.  The gymnasium is packed with lifelong Viking fans...

Augie Talks with Abigail Clark

Alexis Jones November 7, 2019

Q:What was your mindset like going into this past weekend and how did you prepare for the tournament? A: “It was hard because I have a shoulder injury right now so a lot of practices I had to take it...

Augustana Wrestler’s Optimistic About Upcoming Season

Alexis Jones October 31, 2019

The Augustana wrestling team gears up to start the 2019-20 season at the Rochester Technical College Open this Saturday, Nov. 2.  The Vikings will travel to Rochester, Minnesota to compete against an...

Augie ready to kick off against North Park University on Saturday. Augie won 71-0 at home.

Augie Football Steam Rolls North Park

Alexis Jones October 24, 2019

The Augustana football team cruised to a 71-0 victory against the Vikings of North Park University on Oct. 19. The team improved to 4-2 on the season and remain unbeaten at home this year. 71 points from...

Augie Swimmers Ready to Dive Into Season

Alexis Jones October 17, 2019

The Augustana Men’s and Women’s swimming and diving teams opened up their season last Friday with a dual meet versus St. Ambrose. Despite only practicing for three weeks, the women celebrated a first...

Players lining up and paying respect to the national anthem before the start of the game (Augustana vs. Knox) on Tuesday, Sept 24.

Viking Men’s Soccer Opens Up Conference Play

Alexis Jones October 3, 2019

The Augustana men’s soccer team began their conference season on the road this past weekend versus North Park University. The Augustana Vikings fell to the North Park Vikings for the fifth straight time. However...

Women’s Golf Poised for Conference Play

Alexis Jones September 26, 2019

The Augustana women’s golf team seeks to win their first ever conference title as they participate in the CCIW Championship tournament on Sept., 26. The season began with back to back first place victories...

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