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Freshman Alec McGinnis reaches for a throw from home at the Viking’s doubleheader on Thursday, March 11, 2021, vs. Cornell at Brunner Field.

Vikings Baseball Sweeps Cornell in Double-Header

Sydney Krueger March 23, 2021

The Viking baseball team is on a roll for their 2021 season, currently totaling a 7-0 record. In their most recent double header against Cornell on March 11, the Vikings swept the Rams 8-0 and 7-3. In...

Vikings mens volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Vikings men’s volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Sydney Krueger March 12, 2021

The Vikings men’s volleyball team took on the Loras Duhawks at home on March 2, leaving the Carver Center with a hard fought four-set win. The Vikings are currently on a roll, winning their fourth straight...

Augustana athletes finding inspiration to play the game they love

Jannae Mehaffey October 21, 2020

Many athletes play their sport because they love the game. But for most, it is not just themselves they play for.  For many athletes, there isn’t just one person that inspires them. When some athletes...

The value of sport for student athletes

Olivia Doak October 24, 2019

Being a student athlete is a big commitment. Games, practices, workouts and team meetings take up time normally being spent studying or with friends. But there are reasons that I, and other athletes, make...

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Thea Gonzales October 10, 2019

I am waist-deep in a recycling bin while my friends are yelling at me to get out, but I heed not their words: this is pop-tabs competition week. In the bi-annual Greek tradition of a pop-tab collecting...

Cards Against Humanity saves America

Brady Johnson December 14, 2017

150,000 people, myself included, sent Cards Against Humanity (CAH) $15 so the card-game company can save America. The Chicago-based company promised to surprise their subscribers with six random gifts...

Senior Chris Sauer pitches during the Augustana Mens Baseball game against Aurora. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Baseball team thrives in spite of storm

April 6, 2016

March 15’s harsh storm destroyed more than trees and power lines. It caused Augustana’s Brunner Field to suffer heavy damage to the point where the baseball team had to move to another temporary baseball...

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