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Coach Jordan Delp huddles with players before a game.
Photo courtesy of Lauren Beck.

Coach Delp marks bright future for men’s basketball

Jack Brandt March 6, 2024

The Augustana men’s basketball team recently welcomed a new head coach. Following the last game of the 2023-2024 season, Jordan Delp was named head coach on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Delp succeeds former...

Augustana College’s Senior Corey Whitlockshoots shoots a 3-pointer while UW Platville’s Sarah Mueller blocks on Nov. 16. The Vikings were defeated, falling to the Pioneers by a score of 83-74.

Shooting beyond the arc: Basketball teams looking for a successful season

Medin Sehic November 23, 2023

The ball is on the court again as the men’s and women’s basketball teams are starting off their seasons. The weekend of Nov. 18, the men’s team had a couple of losses against Crown University and...

OBScast – The Augustana Observer Podcast – NBA Playoffs

April 13, 2023

On this episode of the Augustana Observer Podcast, Podcast Director Jaren Smith sits down with Augustana men’s basketball player, sophomore Nicolas Giliberto, to discuss the upcoming NBA Playoffs along...

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...

Augustana Men’s Basketball

December 3, 2022

Augustana Men’s Basketball starts off their season 1-3 but continues to battle strongly against upcoming opponents. This is just the start of their season and more games are to come. Video by Corey...

Jessee picked as next mens basketball coach

Jessee picked as next men’s basketball coach

Nick Gainey May 4, 2021

Tom Jessee was named head coach of the Augustana men’s basketball team on April 16 after serving 28 years as an assistant coach.  Jessee replaces Steve Schafer,     who resigned April 15 after one...

Vikings Thunderstruck at Wheaton

Nick Gainey March 11, 2021

The Augustana men’s basketball team traveled to King Arena on March 9 to face the Wheaton Thunder in a CCIW tournament semifinal. The Thunder entered the game ranked #3 in the national poll...

NCAA offers all athletes an extra year of eligibility

Margaret Cecilio November 19, 2020

The NCAA Division three recently announced that athletes who are unable to play 50% or less of their season competitions, due to cancelation from COVID-19, are granted an additional year of eligibility....

Athletes wait for a highly anticipated sports season

Sydney Krueger November 19, 2020

Augustana College sent out tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, Nov. 6 as the college changed it’s COVID-19 alert level from level two to level three. The new guidelines entail that all varsity,...

Augustana Vikings Nolan Ebel (’19) and Dylan Sortillo (’18) celebrate their win against North Central, 77-74, at the CCIW Tournament Championship on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Vikings are also headed to the NCAA tournament. Photo by Maria Do.

Vikings win CCIW tournament over Cardinals

Madison Williams February 25, 2018

The Augustana Vikings captured their third significant victory of the week to win the CCIW tournament on Saturday, February 24. The Vikings beat the North Central Cardinals 77-74 in an intense championship...

Augustana Viking Dylan Sortillo (’18) attempts to pass the ball to his teammates at the CCIW tournament against Wheaton. Photo by Maria Do.

Vikings win first round of CCIW tournament against Thunder

Madison Williams February 24, 2018

Number one-ranked Augustana overcame a challenging first game battle against number four-ranked Wheaton in their first game of the CCIW tournament. The Vikings won 72-64. The Vikings held the Thunder back...

Men’s basketball begin second round CCIW games

Madison Williams January 25, 2018

With a 6-2 conference record for the first half of the season, the number two CCIW ranked Augustana men’s basketball team will begin their conference rematches this week. Since the CCIW is an extremely...

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