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Men’s track and field head to CCIW championship

Sydney Krueger May 4, 2021

The men’s track team hit the road this past Friday for the Simpson Kip Janvrin Invitational meet. The meet did not keep track of team scores due to the large size of the meet, hosting 44 teams across...

Men’s lacrosse beats Carroll on senior day

Sydney Krueger April 28, 2021

The Viking men’s lacrosse team took on Carroll at home on Saturday, April 17, for their senior day. The Vikings were able to come together for an important team win, shutting Carroll down 17-3. The honored...

Vikings Baseball Sweeps Cornell in Double-Header

Vikings Baseball Sweeps Cornell in Double-Header

Sydney Krueger March 23, 2021

The Viking baseball team is on a roll for their 2021 season, currently totaling a 7-0 record. In their most recent double header against Cornell on March 11, the Vikings swept the Rams 8-0 and 7-3. In...

Vikings mens volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Vikings men’s volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Sydney Krueger March 12, 2021

The Vikings men’s volleyball team took on the Loras Duhawks at home on March 2, leaving the Carver Center with a hard fought four-set win. The Vikings are currently on a roll, winning their fourth straight...

Athletes wait for a highly anticipated sports season

Sydney Krueger November 19, 2020

Augustana College sent out tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, Nov. 6 as the college changed it’s COVID-19 alert level from level two to level three. The new guidelines entail that all varsity,...

Big schools play on

Sydney Krueger November 9, 2020

The CCIW has put all athletic competitions to a halt for the fall season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Augustana teams have been fortunate enough to continue practicing with a series of precautions, like...

Football quarantines due to positive COVID-19 tests

Sydney Krueger October 30, 2020

Due to the pandemic, athletics have been presented with new challenges they have not had to deal with in the past. Augustana’s head football coach, Coach Steve Bell, recently tested positive for COVID-19....

Inside the life of student athletes

Sydney Krueger October 9, 2020

As upperclassmen begin to approach the end of their collegiate careers, Augie athletes reflect on what they have learned over the years. Throughout their experiences, they shared both the highs and the...

Athletes battle mental health issues

Athletes battle mental health issues

Sydney Krueger September 24, 2020

While all fall sports seasons got pushed to spring semester due to the impact of COVID-19, teams continue to practice.  However, as the official word on spring season for fall athletes remains undecided,...

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