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Wrestling kicks off season with high expectations

Nick Gainey November 11, 2021

After a COVID-19 delayed 2020-21 season, the men’s wrestling team looks to build on success for the 2021-22 campaign. The Vikings opened the season on Nov. 1 ranked third in the CCIW, matching their...

Running on empty

Carly Davis April 16, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article discusses eating disorders/disordered eating. The pandemic has pushed college athletics as close to the breaking point as it can. Reducing crowds, limiting team bonding and...

Augie announces new varsity sports for 2020-2021 school year

Julie Lombardi September 22, 2020

In April, the college announced three new programs in the athletic department that will begin play during the 2021-22 school year: men’s and women’s water polo, and women’s wrestling. According to...

Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Matthew McKay April 14, 2020

At the start of the 2021 school year, Augustana sports fans will have three new teams to support. Augustana athletics has officially announced the addition of women's wrestling and men's and women's water...

Senior Matt Sears attempts to roll his opponent over. Sears won his match against UW Platteville with a score of 4–3. Photo by Tony Dzik

Augustana wrestling loses lead on senior night

Matthew McKay February 8, 2018

Friday evening marked senior night and was the final dual meet of the season for the Vikings. The Vikings wrestled in front of a packed carver center but fell short by a score of 27-21 to the visiting...

Junior Dale Charlier attempts to hold his opponent by hanging on to his leg and arm. Charlier won his individual match with a score of 4–2. Photo by Tony Dzik

Vikings fall to 1-10 on the season

Matthew McKay January 25, 2018

Friday evening the Augustana Wrestlers hosted University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a dual meet. The Vikings looked to snap their streak of seven consecutive losses in dual meets but were unsuccessful...

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