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Augustana softball works to reach new horizons and goals

Sarah Villani March 23, 2023

The softball team has started their season with a 6v6 split. Through repetition and communication, the team has been improving.  “So far, we have won six out of six games... and I think we’re going...

Baseball and Softball teams dominate spring break tourney in Florida

Silas Gilklay April 14, 2022

Over spring break, the baseball and softball teams headed to Florida and outperformed their opponents in the spring break invite. Both teams dominated the RussMatt tourney in Florida by collecting 14 wins...

Augie talks with pitcher and outfielder Amanda Page

Anjelica Ortiz May 4, 2021

Amanda Page is a sophomore on the Augustana softball team. She is a pitcher and outfielder. Outside of softball, she is a business management and environmental studies major. Q: What are you involved in...

Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Softball breaks losing streak at home vs. Illinois Wesleyan

Anjelica Ortiz April 16, 2021

Last Tuesday, the women’s softball team broke their 11 game losing streak with a double header against the Illinois Wesleyan Titans. The Vikings won the first game 1-0 but fell short in the second game...

Female athletes outlook on masculinity within sports

Female athletes’ outlook on masculinity within sports

Ameliese Baehr-Ross October 21, 2020

Sports are often considered to be a male-dominated arena. Female athletics have come to develop the reputation of being easier, less aggressive and not as exciting. The gender gap and inequalities female...

Augie talks with Ashlyn Mathers

Ameliese Baehr-Ross September 24, 2020

Ashlyn Mathers is a first year athlete here at Augustana. She is a 3rd baseman for the softball team from Westminster, Colorado. She is majoring in biology on the track for pre-medicine.  Q: How has COVID...

Augie Softball splits doubleheader with Millikin

Augie Softball splits doubleheader with Millikin

Matthew McKay April 19, 2018

Augustana came back and won game two of Wednesday's afternoon doubleheader against Millikin. They won 3-2 guided by first-year pitcher, Cecelia Peine. They also game-winning inning sacrifice fly by sophomore,...

First-year Molly Wrenn steps up to bat for the Vikings. Wrenn got two runs for Augustana in their game against Elmhurst. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Softball Splits Doubleheader

April 12, 2018

The Augustana softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday against CCIW foe Elmhurst, moving the Vikings’ overall record to 15-7 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. Augie, led by sophomore...

Softball seeks better consistency

April 28, 2017

Although the Augustana softball team have struggled with consistency this season, they are looking to make improvements for the remainder of their season. Head softball coach Kristina Kistler said the...

Softball team looks to improve this season

March 24, 2017

The Augustana softball team (5-7) started their 2017 season in Florida over spring break. With a total of twelve games played there, the team, including senior captains Ashley Klauss and Brittany Kellett,...

Softball team works to place in top three place finish

March 17, 2016

After finishing fourth in the CCIW conference last year, Augustana's softball team has started their year with the expectation of finishing at least third in the conference. So far the season has been...

Editorial: Athletic success puts spotlight on student athletes

April 9, 2014

The Observer would like to congratulate the Augustana athletic program on its combined success this past weekend. Six Augustana athletic teams combined to go 11-2 in action on Saturday and Sunday. These...

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