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Augustana sophomore Olivia Hagerty, sophomore Cassie Kruse, and senior Jeni Crain practice their team drill during during the womens basketball practice in Carver on November 4, 2019.

The new faces of Augustana women’s basketball

Margaret Cecilio November 7, 2019

This Friday, Nov. 8,  the 2019-2020 Augustana Women’s Basketball roster will make their debut against Benedictine University in the Roy J. Carver Center. The Vikings are looking to follow up a successful...

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

Augustana Vikettes perform their country dance during halftime of the mens basketball game against Caroll on Saturday December 1, 2018. Vikings won 68-56.

Vikettes dance into basketball season

Sarah Major December 6, 2018

The clock ticks down to zero and the Augustana men’s basketball team heads into the locker room for halftime. Some fans rise and head to the concession stand while most stay in their seats, watching...

Augie athletes working out in the new Carver gym, on Friday, Sept. 14.

Renovated Carver weight room benefits athletes

Olivia Hagerty October 4, 2018

The new and improved Carver P.E. Center Weight Room opened this fall and has been a great asset to Augustana's varsity teams. The athletic department installed entirely new equipment and flooring for the...

Athletic Department Announces Strength Center Renovation

Madison Williams April 19, 2018

The Augustana Athletic Department recently announced that they will be renovating the Strength Center in the Carver Center to accommodate to the 25 varsity sports that occupy it. When the weight room was...

Men’s Volleyball Looks for Home Spark Again

January 31, 2018

Augustana introduced men’s volleyball to its list of sports for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Vikings got off to a memorable start in the program’s first-ever home match. The inaugural home...

Junior Izzy Anderson pushes past an opponent on her way to the basket. Photo by Tony Dzik

Vikings Down Two CCIW Opponents

January 25, 2018

The Augustana women’s basketball team faced off against two CCIW opponents last week, and the Vikings were able to win both contests in convincing fashion. On Wednesday night, the Vikings hosted the...

Micah Martin, sophomore, blocks Luke Peters, junior from Wheaton College, attempting to score. Photo by Collin Schopp.

Vikings Split CCIW Contests

January 18, 2018

The Augustana Vikings faced adversity in both of their games last week, but Augie, the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, was able to split its CCIW contests against Wheaton and Carroll. On Wednesday night,...

Junior Nolan Ebel prepares to pass the ball during the  men’s basketball game against MacMurray College. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Lose in Double OT Thriller

December 7, 2017

After a 5-0 start to the season, the No. 2 ranked Augustana Vikings suffered its first loss of the season to the No. 18 UW-Oshkosh Titans by a score of 95-89 in double overtime. Augustana, led by Junior...

Schoenecker speaks about swimming

January 26, 2017

The Augustana Observer sat down with women’s swimming captain Kristin Schoenecker to discuss her role as a captain and the team’s ambitions for the season. 1. Who do you think will be your toughest...

Freshman aim to boost basketball program

September 13, 2015

After falling short in the NCAA Division III National Championship Game, head men’s basketball coach Grey Giovanine has big plans for this year’s team. The Vikings, composed of 8 seniors, 3 juniors,...

Wrath discusses ticket availability for NCAA basketball sectional semifinal

March 13, 2015

Tickets are running out for the basketball tournament at Augustana starting Friday, with Sports Information Director Dave Wrath estimating that the tickets will be sold out by opening tip-off. Wrath...

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