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Baseball captures first place in the CCIW

Clint Ugolini April 16, 2019

The Augustana baseball team is off to a hot start this season with an overall record of 19-5-1 and a conference record of 8-1 as of April 14. Over the past weekend, they took down Carthage in a doubleheader...

Women’s lacrosse starts 0-2 in CCIW

Clint Ugolini April 9, 2019

The Augustana women's lacrosse team is looking to build off of last season's 8-7 overall record while going 2-4 in conference. Last year was a bit of a drop-off after the team went undefeated in conference...

Sophomore Morgan Bullen goes to return the ball at the team’s practice on Thursday, March 28 whilre preparing for their matches against Illinois Insitute of Technology and Coe College on Saturday, March 31. Photo by Emma Gannaway.

Women’s tennis maintains win streak

Clint Ugolini April 5, 2019

The Augustana women's tennis team is off to a 15-2 start this 2018-19 season. After being CCIW Champions in the fall, they are looking to continue their strong play into the end of the spring season. Their...

New club on campus: Ping Pong Club

New club on campus: Ping Pong Club

Clint Ugolini March 29, 2019

Clubs and organizations at Augustana continue to grow and strive to include anybody and everybody who wants a place to do the things they love. One of the more recent clubs born at Augie is the Ping Pong...

Softball strives for success

Softball strives for success

Clint Ugolini March 21, 2019

Augustana softball has kicked off their season, playing 10 games in Florida during spring break and two more against UW-Platteville in a dome-doubleheader in Loves Park, Illinois. They won eight out of...

Augustana Vikings Interim Head Coach, Joshua Zolecki, coaches and speaks with the Men’s Volleyball team at their Carver Gym practice.

Men’s volleyball welcomes new head coach

Clint Ugolini March 14, 2019

Augustana's men's volleyball team is two-thirds through their second official season with an overall record of 8-10 and 2-0 in conference. At this point in the season, the team is going through big changes...

Ultimate Frisbee plays through the night at Snow Sleep

Clint Ugolini January 28, 2019

The Augustana Ultimate Frisbee Team hosted their second annual Snow Sleep Tournament on Friday, Jan. 25, which lasted from 9 p.m to 4 a.m. The Snow Sleep Tournament gets its name from the fact that since...

Abby Casey runs to victory at Augie

Abby Casey runs to victory at Augie

Clint Ugolini January 24, 2019

The track and cross country teams at Augustana College are full of fantastic athletes that are also competitors in the classroom. One athlete in particular that gets the job done on and off the course...

Augie Equestrian Team gears up for regional show

Clint Ugolini January 16, 2019

Augustana College has a vast array of successful athletic teams including basketball, track and field, soccer and baseball, just to name a few. On top of all these sports are many club teams that get...

(Center) Marissa Jaskae swims a 50 of freestyle, on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Photo by Emma Gannaway.

Swimming teams off to strong start

Clint Ugolini November 29, 2018

Augustana's swimming teams are off to a great start this year, with the women's record at 4-0, and the men's record at 3-1. Both squads are coming off wins against Monmouth earlier this month, on top of...

Women’s Tennis tearing through CCIW

Clint Ugolini October 18, 2018

Augustana's women's tennis team has been unstoppable this year. They are undefeated at 9-0 in their fall season, putting them in first place in the CCIW. They took down two CCIW teams: Elmhurst on Oct....

Left to Right: Chaz Williams, JR, #74. Zachary Fuller, SR, #12.

Football falls to North Central at Homecoming

Clint Ugolini October 11, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 6, Augustana's football team dropped their homecoming game against North Central College by a score of 48-10. After losing their past three games, their record for the season is now...

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