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Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Anjelica Ortiz April 16, 2021

Last Tuesday, the women’s softball team broke their 11 game losing streak with a double header against the Illinois Wesleyan Titans. The Vikings won the first game 1-0 but fell short in the second game...

Womens soccer has memorable senior night

Women’s soccer has memorable senior night

Nick Gainey April 15, 2021

The Augustana Vikings women’s soccer team took on North Central on a cold, rainy senior night at Thorson-Lucken Field on April 8. Despite the 1-1 draw against the Cardinals, it was a memorable night...

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...

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...

Augustana Junior Brandon Keleher Jumps in the Men’s long jump at the Augustana Viking Olympics home meet.

GALLERY: Augustana Track-Viking Olympics

Ian Murrin April 4, 2019

Photographs by Ian Murrin

Mike Zapolski at Pepperdine University. Photo provided by Pepperdine Athletics.

Zapolski Inducted into Pepperdine Hall of Fame

October 19, 2017

The Observer sat down with Augustana athletic director, Mike Zapolski, who was inducted into the Pepperdine Hall of Fame this past Sunday. 1.) Looking back to your time at Pepperdine, what are your greatest...

Women’s Volleyball falls to Elmhurst in the fifth set

October 12, 2017

On October 3, Women’s Volleyball took on the Elmhurst Bluejays at home and fell to them in the fifth set. “We came into it knowing that it was going to be challenging, and knowing that we would have...

Augustana Vikings line up against Carthage College on Saturday. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Vikings fall to Carthage in home opener

September 28, 2017

This past Saturday the Augustana Vikings fell to the Carthage Redman with a score of 55-14 during their home opener at Lindberg Stadium. Despite going into their second conference game with a 0-3 record,...

Taylor Steger (20) and Kaylah Townsell (21) jump to block a spike from Central last Friday. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Women’s volleyball hosts double games

September 21, 2017

This past Friday, Augustana women’s volleyball kicked off the home portion of their season with a doubleheader against Central College and Dominican University. They defeated Central, but fell to Dominican. “It...

Women’s club soccer takes the field before their game. Photo by Lindsey Sykorah

Club soccer hosts first game of the season

September 14, 2017

This past Friday, September 8, the women’s club soccer team played the first game of their season and fell to Saint Ambrose University 3-0. Although Saint Ambrose is not in our conference, the club normally...

Friedrich shares women’s xc aspirations

Sophia Reid September 16, 2016

The Augustana Observer sat down with women’s cross country captain Katrina Friedrich to talk about the team’s season. 1. Who will be your toughest opponent this year? “We are usually concerned about...

Women's volleyball goes 1-1 at Loras Invitational

September 10, 2016

The women’s volleyball team went 1-1 at the Loras Invitational on Friday in Dubuque, Iowa as they defeated St. Olaf College, but lost to Loras College. The Vikings won their first round match against...

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