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Enke gets surprised

December 12, 2014

Senior linebacker Tommy Enke became the 155th Augustana Viking to be named an Academic All-American, which adds to the college total and remain 6th in the nation to have the most Academic All-Americans. Though...

Senior Mark Roth defends against one of his teammates during practice on Tuesday, December 9. Their next game is Dec. 16 at MacMurray.
Photo by Ryan Silvola.

Augie’s sixth man provides spark to team

December 10, 2014

Augustana College’s men’s basketball team is currently ranked fourth in the nation, but will be competing for the top spot with the help of senior leader and guard, Mark Roth. Roth is usually the...

Grey Giovanine directs the team in drills at practice on Dec. 9. Giovanine has served as head basketball coach for 16 years.
Photo by Ryan Silvola.

Giovanine keeps constant standing

December 10, 2014

Augustana College’s men’s basketball team has been very successful for the past 16 years. As players come and go, one thing has remained the same and that is the coaching. Grey Giovanine has been...

Kyes achieves Academic All-American status

December 4, 2014

In Augustana’s 154th year of existence, senior mid-fielder Nathan Kyes helped the college gain its 154th Academic All-American athlete. Kyes’ said his familiarity with the honor of being named an Academic...

Bradley bound for men’s basketball

November 5, 2014

Augustana's men's basketball ventures to Bradley Nov. 6 to play their second game of the year, thus looking to continually progress as a team, rather than solely focusing on the competition. “It hasn’t...

(Left to right) Senior Keith Cline, senior Bryan Long and junior Jeremy Lang run during the Brissman/Lundeen Invitational at Saukie Golf Course in Rock Island, IL on Sept. 26.
Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

Augustana men’s XC continues to rise

October 3, 2014

The Augustana cross country team has been advancing throughout the year meet by meet. Before the year started, the team was not ranked in the national polls, but after their first meet, the team was ranked...

Junior Jordan Hampel sets the ball during the game against Illinois Wesleyan.
Photo by Linnea Ritchie.

Gargoyle Classic proves to be a challenge

October 2, 2014

The Augustana volleyball team struggled to keep its composure at last weekend’s Gargoyle Classic at the University of Chicago, dropping two of its four matches. Augustana’s composure was missing specifically...

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