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Augustana hosts sixth round of NFL Draft

Madison Williams May 2, 2019

In 1971, Augustana football player Ken Anderson waited in his apartment near campus for a phone call. When the phone rang, the Cincinnati Bengals announced they would be selecting him in the third round...

The twist of a leg: How athletes recover from injuries

The twist of a leg: How athletes recover from injuries

Madison Williams April 16, 2019

It takes one slight twist of a leg to change an athlete’s life forever. While injuries of the body can be healed, an injury can cause long lasting mental side effects for the athlete. Every injury story...

Augustana Sophomore Sriram Sugumaran, bumps the ball over the net at the Augustana Vikings match against the North Central College Cardinals at the Augustana College Tennis Courts. April 6, 2019. Photo by Ian Murrin.

Men’s tennis sweeps first CCIW match

Madison Williams April 11, 2019

The Augustana men’s tennis team (15-4, 1-0) opened their 2019 CCIW season with a sweep against North Central on Saturday, April 6, winning 9-0. The Vikings also accomplished a 7-2 win over non-conference...

Women’s lacrosse starts 0-2 in CCIW

Clint Ugolini April 9, 2019

The Augustana women's lacrosse team is looking to build off of last season's 8-7 overall record while going 2-4 in conference. Last year was a bit of a drop-off after the team went undefeated in conference...

Men’s volleyball finishes second season with a win

Matthew McKay April 9, 2019

Augustana men's volleyball completed their second season as a program following their win against Trine University on Saturday, April 6. Augustana finished their season with a record of 12-15 and a fifth...

Chrishawn Orange, senior, trys to overcome Ray Pierce, Carroll University player, during the Vikings Dec. 1 game. Photo by Alia McMurray.

Vikings begin CCIW season undefeated

Madison Williams December 3, 2018

The Augustana men’s basketball team (5-1, 1-0) has officially become undefeated in the CCIW after their first conference game of the season against Carroll University winning 68-56 on Saturday, Dec....

Women’s basketball progresses with three game win streak

Katrina Scheer November 29, 2018

The Augustana Women’s basketball team has started their 2018-2019 season with a record of 3-2. They started the season with two losses, but are now on a three game win streak. Throughout the past few...

Women’s bowling prepares for rest of season

Olivia Hagerty November 29, 2018

After their inaugural season last year, the Augustana women’s bowling team began their 2018-19 season at the Five Seasons Classic in mid-October. They have competed in three more tournaments so far. As...

Junior Autumn Anderson leads a cheer in front of the family weekend crowd. Photo by Mary Therese Gehrmann.

Spreading spirit and pride one cheer at a time

Olivia Hagerty September 27, 2018

You hear them at Lindberg Stadium for an Augustana football game, or you see them stunting during timeouts in Carver at a men’s basketball game. The 2018-2019 Augustana Cheerleading Squad is preparing...

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...

eSports live in action for the first time

Olivia Hagerty September 20, 2018

On Thursday, Sept. 13th, the Augustana eSports team traveled to the new Paradigm Virtual Reality Gaming and Training facility in Davenport to compete against their cross-river rivals, the St. Ambrose Bees....

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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