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Womens tennis team ends the season right

Women’s tennis team ends the season right

Ameliese Baehr-Ross April 28, 2021

The Augustana women's tennis team closed out their CCIW slate this week with three home matches. Augustana swept both of their matches against Carthage and Carroll after a loss against North Central. The...

Augie Talks with Alec Straw

Ameliese Baehr-Ross April 16, 2021

Alec Straw is a freshman on the Augustana men’s volleyball team. He is an outside/right side who has been playing volleyball for six years. I interviewed him on March 26, 2021 and asked a few questions...

Fall sports starting in the spring

Ameliese Baehr-Ross March 20, 2021

All fall sports in Augustana’s athletic conference were postponed until spring because of safety concerns from the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was made on July 27, 2020 by the CCIW. Now that we...

Augustana women’s lacrosse fight till the end

Ameliese Baehr-Ross March 6, 2021

The Augustana Vikings women's lacrosse team lost their battle against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWLX) with a final score of 11-14 on March 6 at home. The Vikings and the Eagles have not faced...

Student athletes plan to continue their sport after college

Ameliese Baehr-Ross November 9, 2020

There are 682 student athletes at Augustana College. For student athletes, their team and sport is a big part of not only their college life, but also their social life. Many students want to continue...

Recruiting process for international student athletes

Ameliese Baehr-Ross October 30, 2020

Augustana has many international students on campus, and many want to participate in a sport that Augustana has to offer. The men's soccer team has eleven international students currently playing on their...

From national champion to coach

Ameliese Baehr-Ross October 26, 2020

David Thompson has been the head women's cross country and track coach for almost seventeen years. Thompson was a three time national champion in college in track and field. He started coaching at North...

Female athletes outlook on masculinity within sports

Female athletes’ outlook on masculinity within sports

Ameliese Baehr-Ross October 21, 2020

Sports are often considered to be a male-dominated arena. Female athletics have come to develop the reputation of being easier, less aggressive and not as exciting. The gender gap and inequalities female...

Augie talks with Ashlyn Mathers

Ameliese Baehr-Ross September 24, 2020

Ashlyn Mathers is a first year athlete here at Augustana. She is a 3rd baseman for the softball team from Westminster, Colorado. She is majoring in biology on the track for pre-medicine.  Q: How has COVID...

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