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Student athletes manage Greek life and academics

Sarah Villani March 2, 2023

Now that Greek rush season has begun, student athletes have to balance a lot of different activities, and some are adding Greek life on top of their already busy schedules. Being a distance runner on...

Team members practicing in pairs.

The Wrestling team practice together in hopes of gaining new strategies for the upcoming season

Sarah Villani November 10, 2022

The wrestling team is a month into the season with practices already underway and a tournament on Saturday, Nov 5.  “I’m pretty confident, as I’ve been taking care of myself a lot more than last...

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...

Augustana wrestling ready for the win

Augustana wrestling ready for the win

Margaret Cecilio March 16, 2021

Augustana’s wrestling program has seen a huge turn around during the 2020-2021 season. After losing six senior wrestlers last season and gaining nine first-years this fall, the team is making a name...

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...

174 lb senior Josh Bush pinned John Marsh of Cornell at a time of  1:34 and flexed in celebration at the Roy J. Carver Center on Wednesday February 19, 2020.

Wrestling Looks to use Momentum from Thrilling Senior Night Victory

Alexis Jones February 27, 2020

“Two, Two, Two” chanted the Carver crowd at last Wednesday’s home wrestling meet against Cornell College. Even though it was senior night for the men, all eyes were on Freshman Daniel Skold. Going...

Augustana Wrestler’s Optimistic About Upcoming Season

Alexis Jones October 31, 2019

The Augustana wrestling team gears up to start the 2019-20 season at the Rochester Technical College Open this Saturday, Nov. 2.  The Vikings will travel to Rochester, Minnesota to compete against an...

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...

Timmons talks goals for wrestling team season

Sophia Reid December 3, 2016

The Augustana Observer sat down with junior men’s wrestling team member Trace Timmons to talk about his and the team’s goals for the season. 1. Who do you think will be your toughest opponent? “Central...

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