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Augie talks with pitcher and outfielder Amanda Page

Anjelica Ortiz May 4, 2021

Amanda Page is a sophomore on the Augustana softball team. She is a pitcher and outfielder. Outside of softball, she is a business management and environmental studies major. Q: What are you involved in...

Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Anjelica Ortiz April 16, 2021

Last Tuesday, the women’s softball team broke their 11 game losing streak with a double header against the Illinois Wesleyan Titans. The Vikings won the first game 1-0 but fell short in the second game...

Activism in athletics: what student-athletes are doing to promote social justice

Anjelica Ortiz October 9, 2020

Ever since the death of George Floyd, people all around the world have been protesting and calling for justice for lives lost at the hands of police. This has sparked outrage among the general public,...

Augie athlete feature: cross country and comradery

Anjelica Ortiz October 2, 2020

Madison Mayer is a junior on the women’s cross country team here at Augustana. She is from Rolling Meadows, Illinois and went to Rolling Meadows High School. Madison ran in high school and joined the...

The Vikings softball team on their break at the Vikings softball practice in Carver on March 10.

softball poised to make CCIW run

Anjelica Ortiz March 12, 2020

There is a certain buzz around the Augustana softball diamond as the Vikings have their eyes set on a successful season. The Augustana softball team played their very first games this past Saturday and...

Junior Sandra Pielechaty keeps a focused eye down the field with Jordan Reichenbach trailing behind her during the women’s lacrosse match against Kalamazoo at the Thorson-Lucken Field on February 29, 2020. The Vikings lost the game 17-7.

Women’s Lacrosse falls in opener

Anjelica Ortiz March 5, 2020

This past Saturday, Feb. 29, marked the very beginning of the Women’s Lacrosse season. The Vikings hosted their first non-conference match against Kalamazoo college. The 17-7 outcome was not in favor...

Seniors (left to right) Maddy Murillo, Jeni Crain, Mia Lambert, Alexis Jones, and Emily Ness lined up for some pictures with their photo boards after defeating North Park 62-56 at Roy J. Carver on February 22, 2020.

Double Senior Night Equals Double Success

Anjelica Ortiz February 27, 2020

  Saturday night both the Augustana Men’s and Women’s basketball teams had their senior nights against North Park. Both teams honored their total of 11 seniors by defeating North Park, the Women...

Women’s Basketball Success over Carthage

Anjelica Ortiz February 20, 2020

The Augustana Women’s Basketball team took on Carthage College for the second time this season, winning 64-53. In their previous game against Carthage, the Vikings fell 84-90 after two overtimes. “We...

Seniors, Pierson Wofford (left) and Roman Youngblut (right) scream in happiness after their big win Senior, Micah Martin, for the Augustana Men’s Basketball team goes up for the backwards grab in their game against the Calvin Knights on November 16, 2019 in the Roy J. Carver Center for Physical Education. The Vikings won the game 70-67.

Viking Basketball holds out Calvin

Anjelica Ortiz November 21, 2019

Saturday night, the Augustana Vikings took on the Calvin Knights in a non-conference matchup that ended in a 70-67 win for the Vikings. The non-conference matchup started out with the Vikings down in the...

Men’s soccer finishes 2019 season strong

Anjelica Ortiz November 7, 2019

The Augustana men’s soccer season came to an end as they finished with an overall record of 6-7-2 and a conference record of 3-4-1. The Vikings finished sixth in the conference winning their last game...

Women´s Tennis

Anjelica Ortiz October 31, 2019

The Augustana Women’s Tennis team has completed their fall season, and have finished second overall in the CCIW tournament.  Two individual performers, junior Annie Timm and senior Zeana Badawi turned...

Men’s XC Recap

Anjelica Ortiz October 24, 2019

Augustana Vikings Men’s Cross Country team has started the 2019 season off on a high note. As a team they have placed in the upper tier in their first few meets with their last meet at Wisconsin- Oshkosh...

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