The Luther College track and field team completed the team portion of the indoor season Feb. 24-25 in Mount Vernon, Iowa. The men’s team finished 5th and women’s team 4th in the eight team IIAC meet.
Despite falling 3-6 to DePauw University and 2-7 to Carnegie Mellon on Feb. 25, the Norse men’s tennis team is off to a solid 6-3 start.
“This past weekend was a great challenge for us,” Head Coach Adam Strand (‘04) said. “Getting a chance to face top 20 competition is always great. This was our toughest weekend of the season.
Politicians, athletes, and fans have long understood the relationship between politics and sport. Examples abound from throughout history, with the most notable being the seemingly inevitable instances of protest, tragedy, and triumph, which characterize nearly every Olympic games.
The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced the Wrestling All-Time Team that will be recognized in conjunction with the conference’s upcoming Centennial Celebration. All-Time Teams are being selected in those men’s and women’s sports that have been classified as “championship” sports at some point during the conference’s 100-year history.
Despite the tough competition at the Liberal Arts Championships, both the women’s and men’s swim teams finished atop the podium, placing first and second, respectively.
Things are heating up for the Luther College men’s basketball team as they prepare for the Iowa Conference Tournament games beginning this week.
After finishing fifth in the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC), the team secured themselves a place in the tournament. The top six teams in the IIAC will play each other this week in hopes of securing the title of champions.
The tense and protracted lockout which was the top story in basketball throughout much of the fall seems a distant memory nearly halfway into the 2011-12 NBA season. The remedy: star power, primarily in the form of young gun Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks.