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Coach Giovanine during a CCIW game in 2018. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Coach Giovanine retires with a lasting legacy

Madison Williams May 12, 2020

On Tuesday, May 5, head coach of the men’s basketball team Grey Giovanine shocked the Augustana community by announcing his retirement. After 21 years of leading the Vikings, Giovanine decided it was...

Managing Success: How Men’s Basketball Manager Andrew Parker Made His Mark

Alexis Jones March 12, 2020

Do you ever wonder why sports fans cheer so loudly when a team manager or a guy who has never played a minute gets their moment in a game? It is because oftentimes these dedicated individuals have put...

Mens and Womens Track and Field break personal records at the 2020 CCIW Indoor Championships

Margaret Cecilio March 5, 2020

  The Vikings Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed in the two-day 2020 CCIW Indoor Championships Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, Feb. d 29. With a team score of 73.5, the Men’s team...

Augustana College senior Micah Martin (#44, right) reaches the ball toward the basket for a dunk on Carthage College senior Brad Perry (#54, left) at the Carver P.E. Center, February 15, 2020.  The Augustana Vikings won the game against the Carthage Red Men with a score of 83 - 81.

Vikings pull off a nail bitting win against Carthage College

Margaret Cecilio February 20, 2020

Men’s basketball pulls off a close win against Carthage College 83-81. The two teams battled it out on Augie’s home court at the Carver Center on Saturday, Feb. 15. Augustana improves 17-7 for the...

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...

Augie ready to kick off against North Park University on Saturday. Augie won 71-0 at home.

Augie Football Steam Rolls North Park

Alexis Jones October 24, 2019

The Augustana football team cruised to a 71-0 victory against the Vikings of North Park University on Oct. 19. The team improved to 4-2 on the season and remain unbeaten at home this year. 71 points from...

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...

Men’s Soccer Celebrates Overtime Win Against Carroll

Anjelica Ortiz October 10, 2019

Saturday evening the Augustana College Men’s Soccer team took Carroll University into over time as the Vikings took the win in the first 18 seconds of the overtime period.  The match began with Carroll...

Players lining up and paying respect to the national anthem before the start of the game (Augustana vs. Knox) on Tuesday, Sept 24.

Viking Men’s Soccer Opens Up Conference Play

Alexis Jones October 3, 2019

The Augustana men’s soccer team began their conference season on the road this past weekend versus North Park University. The Augustana Vikings fell to the North Park Vikings for the fifth straight time. However...

Men’s Golf Season Nears the end of the 2019 Season

Margaret Cecilio October 3, 2019

The Augustana Men’s Golf team nears the end of their season and has turned in a couple of top ten finishes in order to finish off the 2019 campaign. The Quad City Intercollegiate will be the final tournament...

Augustana senior Bobby Jarosz (#15, center) rushes through as senior Tommy Simon (#73, right) blocks Elmhurst junior Tavey Durns (#11, far right) during the Family Weekend home game against Elmhurst College on Saturday Sept, 21 2019. Augustana won the game 55-13. Photo by Ian Murrin.

Augustana Demolishes Elmhurst in First CCIW Game at Family Weekend

Anjelica Ortiz September 26, 2019

ROCK ISLAND, ILL.- After a successful 41-3 win against Coe College last Saturday, the Augustana Vikings kept it rolling with a 55-13 victory against Elmhurst College in their first CCIW game of the season...

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