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Bowling team grows in second season

Sarah Major January 24, 2019

In its second year at Augustana, the women’s bowling team is beginning the second half of their season with their eyes on qualifying for the USBC (United States Bowling Congress) sectionals in March. The...

First-year Lauren Raike warms up in the pool at the Carver Center in preparation for the swimming team’s meet at Carthage College on Saturday, Jan. 12. Photo by Ian Murrin.

Raike makes splash at Augie

Sarah Major January 16, 2019

Stepping onto the starting block, first-year swimmer Lauren Raike’s hands find the edge of the surface as she prepares to begin her race. With the pop of the starting noise, Raike dives into the water...

Augustana Vikettes perform their country dance during halftime of the mens basketball game against Caroll on Saturday December 1, 2018. Vikings won 68-56.

Vikettes dance into basketball season

Sarah Major December 6, 2018

The clock ticks down to zero and the Augustana men’s basketball team heads into the locker room for halftime. Some fans rise and head to the concession stand while most stay in their seats, watching...

Augie Talks with Grace Sigler

Sarah Major November 29, 2018

When did you start playing soccer? "I started playing soccer when I was eight years old, like every other little kid. I started on a parks and rec team and then around the age of 12 I started playing...

Augie Talks with Luke Sawicki

Sarah Major October 18, 2018

1. When did you start playing football? “I started in second grade and played pad football, and then I played flag football when I was five or six.” 2. Did you play any other sports? “I grew up playing...

Caitlyn Schaffer, senior, during Tennis practice on Oct. 4. Photo by Sarah Major.

Women’s tennis team rallies through CCIW play

Sarah Major October 11, 2018

After a weekend full of CCIW competition against Carthage College and Carroll University, the Augustana women’s tennis team sits at 7-0 overall with a 6-0 in conference play. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the...

Augustana College second-year Jenna Dvorak defends the ball from North Central second-year Nicole Durkee during their game on Wednesday.  Augustana won 3-0.

Women’s soccer defeats North Central

Sarah Major October 4, 2018

In their second CCIW match of the season, the Augustana women’s soccer team defeated North Central 3-0. With the win, the team moved to 1-0-1 in conference play. It was their first victory over North...

Cross country first-years run into top seven

Sarah Major September 27, 2018

Ranked tenth in the region entering the week, the Augustana men’s cross country team took third at their home meet, the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, on Friday, Sept. 21. The women’s team placed sixth...

Jenna Dvorak (Soph, #13) and Anna Frank (Jr, #28)

Women’s soccer kicks off to a strong start

Sarah Major September 20, 2018

Sitting at 6-1 to begin their season, the Augustana women’s soccer team is already showing improvement from the 2017 season that saw them start the season 2-3. With wins over six non-conference teams,...

Women’s golf team on par

Sarah Major September 13, 2018

The Augustana women’s golf team is off to a fast start to begin their season, having placed either first or second in each of their first four meets. The team finished in first place out of 11 teams...

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