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Vikings baseball team sails into the postseason

Timothy Wallis May 18, 2023

The baseball team finished the regular season on fire, with a 16-game winning streak. The Vikings finished as the number one team in the conference, winning it outright with a regular season record of...

Player Harrison Boushele pitches on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Team play, confidence keep the baseball team rolling

Timothy Wallis April 27, 2023

For junior Harrison Boushele, winning awards is nothing new. The Augie baseball pitcher won the CCIW Pitcher of the Week award for the fourth time this year in just nine weeks. However, the excitement...

Augustana track and field makes great strides to improve throughout the outdoor season

Elisabeth Ruggiero April 27, 2023

The Augustana men’s and women's track teams have been competing in their outdoor season since the end of their indoor season this past March. Since the beginning of the season, this team has made great...

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Augustana mens swimming and diving team takes home the first CCIW conference title since 1982 when the team was under Coach Hollway. The team won with a score of 968.5 points, 138.5 points ahead of second place.

Team culture brings first CCIW win since 1982

Santiago Cuevas March 2, 2023

After 41 years, the Augustana men’s swimming and diving team claim their first College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) win at the conference meet in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin on Feb. 18. The...

Basketball at Augustana scores high throughout season

Molly Sweeney March 2, 2023

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Augustana have finished their seasons, with records broken on both sides. For the first time in the program’s history, Augie women’s basketball competed...

Augustanas mens basketball team fights against the UW-Whitewater for the rebound ball after shooting at the net. The Vikings went against the UW-Whitewater in their season opener game. The Vikings lost to a score of 90-95.

Men’s basketball team sets season goals

Gabo Luna November 17, 2022

The Augustana men’s basketball team hosted their season opener against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Falling just short to win, the team looks forward to improving on defense and is excited...

Women’s soccer and women’s volleyball impress in 2022

Said Nonoal November 10, 2022

After ending the 2021 season with a record of 11-21, the women’s volleyball team was able to improve their ranking to 17-12 in 2022, ranking 5th among their CCIW counterparts. One of the more impressive...

Midfielder Ricardo DeVicente (Left), Defense Ryan Bobrowski (Center) and Defense Patrick Mayer (Right) during soccer practice.

Men’s soccer team stays the course despite struggles

Said Nonoal October 13, 2022

The Men’s Soccer team has gotten off to a slow start this season. The men have endured a  challenging season so far starting with a 0-9-2 record.  Halfway through the season, head coach Micheal...

Senior and goal keeper Cameron Duffy guards the goal with junior (91) Paul Huber against Dubuque’s (22) junior Ben Farraday on March 16 at Thorson-Lucken Field. The Vikings won the game 10-6.

Three men’s lacrosse players named to CCIW athlete of the week

Abhib Lal Amatya April 21, 2022

Men’s lacrosse has enjoyed a good season so far, winning eight out of 12 games played since the season started. The highlight of the season could include the whopping six game winning streak throughout...

Women’s track and field athletes grab first, third and fourth place at CCIW indoor championships

Silas Gilklay March 10, 2022

Several Augie women’s athletes achieved great success at the CCIW Indoor Track and Field Championships in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The competition was held over the weekend at Carthage College, with the Vikings...

Viking swim girls win the CCIW title

Abhib Lal Amatya March 3, 2022

The women’s swimming and diving team won their first CCIW title since 1997 in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin on Saturday, Feb. 12.  This is the seventh such achievement by Augie women’s swimming and...

First-year Kyliah Shirley keeps a strong follow-through at one of the Augie Vikings Matches this past fall.

Women’s Tennis bows out of the CCIW third place to Millikin

Silas Gilklay November 4, 2021

Augie edged closer to the latter stages of the CCIW competition with an excellent performance against Carthage in a close match but could not retain that streak when they faced North Central and Millikin....

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