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Charlotte Frere breaks CCIW school record for longest discus throw

Kenna Frank and Timothy Wallis April 18, 2024

Sophomore Charlotte Frere set a new school record for the discus throw during the Southern Miss Invitational on March 30 with a throw of 49.09 meters. On Apr. 6, Frere broke her previous school record...

Men’s golf wins first tournament in over a decade

Medin Sehic April 18, 2024

The men's golf season is well underway, and the team has had a great season, placing in the top half in most of their tournaments. One historic moment so far is the team winning their first tournament...

Senior Caitlyn Hanulikova performs during her singles matches against Central Dutch on Apr. 12, 2024, at Lincoln Park.

Caitlyn Hanulikova scores 100 career wins

Elisabeth Ruggiero April 18, 2024

Senior Caitlyn Hanulikova became the most recent player on the women’s tennis team to achieve 100 career wins during her time on the team. Hanulikova’s victory came on Apr. 6, after winning a match...

Women’s golf swings to take back the night in preparation for fall season

Elisabeth Ruggiero April 11, 2024

The women's golf team is in full swing for their spring season. On April 19, the team will head to Millikin University to not only participate in a spring golf tournament but also the coveted Take Back...

The Augustana College Women’s Softball team celebrates their win on April 6, against Milikin University. This victory was the first for Augustana over Millikin in five years, while they unfortunately lost in game two.

Softball team off to a great start

Medin Sehic April 11, 2024

On April 6, the softball team split two games between Millikin, which now has the team with a record of 9-7. While there have been some losses, players such as First-Year McKensey Stontz believe the season...

Women’s water polo prepares to dive into championship play

Santiago Cuevas March 21, 2024

The women’s water polo team is looking to have a successful season, building on challenges from last season. On March 9, the Vikings beat the McKendree Bearcats with a score of 8-7. Juniors Ocean Akau,...

First-Year Sam Chapman-Rienstra attempts to catch a ball at practice.

Men’s lacrosse helps to set the expectation on the field

Elisabeth Ruggiero March 21, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team hosted their annual Set the Expectation game on March 20 against Clark College as a means to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence.  Players wore t-shirts, decals...

Baseball steps up to bat at non-conference invitationals

Timothy Wallis March 21, 2024

On the weekend of March 15, the men’s baseball team hosted the Augustana Invitational at the Brunner Field at Swanson Stadium in Rock Island. Their first game of the Invitational was on Saturday, March...

Sean Carlson #22 spikes the ball in the home game against Carthage College on March 16, 2024.

Beating expectations, volleyball set to finish strong

Medin Sehic March 21, 2024

At the beginning of the season, the men’s volleyball team was projected to finish last in the conference. However, with the season soon coming to an end, many of the players believe that they have a...

Samantha Olson takes a shot. Photo taken in November 2022.

Women’s bowling is on a roll

Medin Sehic March 14, 2024

The women’s bowling team sent three players to compete in the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) individual sectionals on March 8. They competed strongly against 220 other bowlers across the country....

Heather Michalski qualifies for indoor track nationals, places 20th overall in the nation

Elisabeth Ruggiero March 14, 2024

On March 9, junior Heather Michalski competed at the NCAA Division III National Indoor Track and Field Championship in Virginia Beach, Va. Michalski placed 20th overall in the nation for shot put. For...

Golf programs start the spring season on par

Timothy Wallis March 14, 2024

On Saturday, March 2, the men’s and women’s golf teams started their spring seasons by competing in the Music City Shootout in Joelton, Tenn. The men's team finished in sixth place, while the women’s...

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