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Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Matthew McKay April 14, 2020

At the start of the 2021 school year, Augustana sports fans will have three new teams to support. Augustana athletics has officially announced the addition of women's wrestling and men's and women's water...

Augie Talks with Nolan Ebel (19), international basketball player

Augie Talks with Nolan Ebel (’19), international basketball player

Matthew McKay April 8, 2020

Nolan Ebel, a 2019 graduate of Augustana College, has been playing professional basketball in Spain. Ebel played for Circulo Gijon Baloncesto in Spain's LEB Plata league this past season. Ebel is currently...

Augie Junior Carson Frakes dribbling the ball past players during practice on February 27, 2020 at Roy.J.Carver center.

Augie basketball taken down in CCIW tourney by Wesleyan

Matthew McKay March 5, 2020

Augustana men’s and women’s basketball fell to the Illinois Wesleyan Titans on Friday evening as they competed in the CCIW conference tournament. For the first time since the 2012-2013 season, the...

Editor’s Column: The real change baseball needs

Matthew McKay February 27, 2020

This time of the year, we are about a month or so away from the first weekend of baseball, and the bad publicity around the sport is just as intense as the early 2000’s when the steroid era was exposed....

Augie talks with Owen Ennis

Matthew McKay November 14, 2019

Owen Ennis is a junior on the Augustana football team. The observer got a chance to sit down with Ennis and talk about his position. Ennis currently holds an 85.7% kicking percentage on the year, hitting...

Augustana sophomore Marcela Arreguin tries to steal the ball and make a cross in the first match of the game. Augustana Vikings won against Millikin by 1-0 on October 19, 2019.

Womens soccer

Matthew McKay October 24, 2019

The Augustana Women's soccer team is fighting for a spot in the conference tournament. With a record of 3-2 in the conference they are currently third, one game up on North Central. The Vikings had a chance...

Men’s volleyball finishes second season with a win

Matthew McKay April 9, 2019

Augustana men's volleyball completed their second season as a program following their win against Trine University on Saturday, April 6. Augustana finished their season with a record of 12-15 and a fifth...

Augustana Senior Joshua Thorson starts at the line of the Men’s 1500 meter race at the Augustana Viking Olympics home meet.

Track and field capture wins at Viking Olympics

Matthew McKay April 5, 2019

Wind, clouds and a slew of opposing teams were not enough to stop the Augustana Track and Field teams as both the men and women came out victorious on Saturday, Mar. 30. This meet marked the 78th annual...

Baseball falls short to Cornell; splits doubleheader against Rockford

Matthew McKay March 27, 2019

The Augustana baseball team split a home doubleheader Sunday, Mar. 24 against Rockford University losing 1-8 and winning 4-3. The Vikings also fell in a home game on Thursday evening against Cornell College...

Jones takes second at 285 pound nationals

Matthew McKay March 20, 2019

After three periods of the NCAA Division III 285 pound wrestling championship, Augustana's Adarios Jones was locked in a 7-7 tie against Lycoming's Garrett Wesneski. It came down to a one minute sudden...

Is baseball headed for a strike?

Matthew McKay March 11, 2019

The 2019 MLB season is set to began in a couple of weeks, and the hectic off season has come to an end. This past off season turned into a huge waiting game as it took over 100 days for the two biggest...

Augie Talks with Alexis Jones

Matthew McKay January 16, 2019

Against Elmhurst, you had a perfect night from the field and scored 26 points. What clicked for you during that basketball game? “I think it was just one of those moments where the game was close...

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