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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...

First-year Kyliah Shirley keeps a strong follow-through at one of the Augie Vikings Matches this past fall.

Women’s Tennis bows out of the CCIW third place to Millikin

Silas Gilklay November 4, 2021

Augie edged closer to the latter stages of the CCIW competition with an excellent performance against Carthage in a close match but could not retain that streak when they faced North Central and Millikin....

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...

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...

Augustana Baseball Ready for CCIW Play

March 29, 2018

The Augustana baseball team has gotten off to a strong start this season, compiling an overall record of 12-3 and winning seven of its last eight games. The Vikings have won three contests in a row, with...

Augustana men’s tennis heads into CCIW plays

March 22, 2018

The Augustana men’s tennis team, coming off a 6-3 loss at Grinnell on Sunday, is now heading into the CCIW portion of its schedule. The Vikings, who currently hold a record of 8-7, will start off conference...

Men’s Volleyball Looks for Home Spark Again

January 31, 2018

Augustana introduced men’s volleyball to its list of sports for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Vikings got off to a memorable start in the program’s first-ever home match. The inaugural home...

Junior Izzy Anderson pushes past an opponent on her way to the basket. Photo by Tony Dzik

Vikings Down Two CCIW Opponents

January 25, 2018

The Augustana women’s basketball team faced off against two CCIW opponents last week, and the Vikings were able to win both contests in convincing fashion. On Wednesday night, the Vikings hosted the...

Micah Martin, sophomore, blocks Luke Peters, junior from Wheaton College, attempting to score. Photo by Collin Schopp.

Vikings Split CCIW Contests

January 18, 2018

The Augustana Vikings faced adversity in both of their games last week, but Augie, the No. 2 ranked team in the nation, was able to split its CCIW contests against Wheaton and Carroll. On Wednesday night,...

Junior Nolan Ebel prepares to pass the ball during the  men’s basketball game against MacMurray College. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Lose in Double OT Thriller

December 7, 2017

After a 5-0 start to the season, the No. 2 ranked Augustana Vikings suffered its first loss of the season to the No. 18 UW-Oshkosh Titans by a score of 95-89 in double overtime. Augustana, led by Junior...

Alek Jacobs, the quarterback for the Augustana Vikings, runs the ball towards the end-zone, as his teammates help keep the Wesleyan Titans from tackling him. The Vikings lost 28-10. Photo by Brady Johnson

Vikings look to make a rebound during homecoming game

October 12, 2017

After picking up their first win of the season against Elmhurst last weekend, the Augustana Vikings welcomed the Illinois Wesleyan Titans to Lindberg Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The game started off...

Vikings win first CCIW indoor track & field championship

February 28, 2016

The Augustana men's indoor track and field team snapped North Central's record of 15 straight CCIW championship titles by edging out the Cardinals to take the Vikings first ever championship victory on...

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