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Frisbee earning respect

The Puget Sound men’s ultimate Frisbee team is gearing up for their spring season.  The team is made up of veteran and rookie players alike.  By the looks of it, it is highly probable that they will have a very successful year. The team did very well in their first game against the alumni ultimate Frisbee team.  Even though they lost 16 – 19, they gave the alumni a run for their money. “Our offensive movement was what we wanted it to be. We definitely played better defense than the...
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Fall season comes to a close for Logger golf

en’s golf team finished out the season on a high note, winning the team title for the Northwest Conference Fall Classic on Sunday. With a team score of 320, the Loggers led the rest of the field by 10 strokes at the end of day one. Day two was no different, as the Loggers posted a team score of 312, netting a two-day team total of 632. The next closest team was the Pacific Boxers, who shot a two-day 639. Fighting through the rain and harsh conditions, the Logger men’s...
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Soccer hopes for bid

The men’s soccer team underperformed this weekend as they faced two teams on the road. On Saturday, the Loggers played against the Willamette Bearcats for the second time this season. There, they once again proved their superiority with a 2-0 victory. Neither team was able to put up many shots, with the Bearcats attempting five to the Loggers’ six, but the Loggers capitalized more on their attempts over the Bearcats. The Willamette men were simply unable to shoot the ball past sophomore Chris McDonald (Newton, Mass.) at the goal. McDonald...
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Volleyball stays hot, stretches winning streak to 10 games

The Puget Sound volleyball team kept their impressive winning streak alive this past weekend at home, defeating the Linfield Wildcats on Friday and the Willamette Bearcats on Saturday. Not only did the two wins extend the team’s streak to 10 straight, but both came with ease as the Loggers swept both matches three sets to none. On Friday, the outcome of the match was never in doubt for Puget Sound as Memorial Fieldhouse looked on during “Think Pink” night. Senior Molly Gibson (Lake Forest Park, Wash.) and Freshman Jackie Harvey...
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Records fall, but so does the Logger football team

The football team had a record -breaking weekend against Lewis and Clark, resulting in another heart breaking loss against the Pioneers. Junior Adam Kniffin (Salem, Ore) had a breakout game with a record-setting 19 catches and another record five touchdown receptions. This back and forth game also broke the record for total points in a game, with 132 points; total yards in a game, 650; and total passing yards in a game, in the 68-64 loss. Quarterback Duncan White (Lake Oswego, Ore) had a fantastic game, passing for 625 yards...
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Women’s soccer in familiar position atop Northwest Conference standings

The Varsity Women’s Soccer team improved to 13-1 Saturday Oct. 23. Their eighth consecutive win was earned with the Logger’s 1-0 victory over the Lewis and Clarke Pioneers. Sitting atop of the Northwest Conference Rankings, the Loggers have been a leading force in women’s soccer over the last few weeks.  However, the Logger’s are not allowing themselves to get comfortable with the lead and continue to fight hard each game. “Although it’s awesome to see what we’ve accomplished so far by getting to the top of the NWC rankings, we...
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Women’s soccer exerts dominance

On Saturday, Oct. 9 the Lady Loggers defeated the Linfield Wildcats 3-1. What was a tied score for the majority of the match became a defeat for the Loggers in the final moments of the game. Despite an early Logger lead courtesy of senior Molly Winterrowd’s (Tigard, Ore.) goal in the 23rd minute, the Wildcats were able to tie the game up with a free kick in the 53rd minute. Serious determination and grappling were seen on the field as both teams gave it their all. The Loggers’ breakthrough goal...
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Women’s golf tees off in Olympia

Monday and Tuesday of this week, the Lady Loggers golf team played in their season-opening tournament. The St. Martins Invitational was in Olympia, Washington and featured both NAIA teams as well as Division II and III schools. For the Logger’s first appearance since last season, Senior Sarah Bicker (Salt Lake City, Utah) commented, “We played well considering how young our team is this year.  We now know what areas of our games we need to focus on. We have lots of potential on the team, we just need to keep competing...
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Featured Athlete: Chris McDonald

A large contributor to the success of the men’s soccer team’s so far this year is sophomore goal keeper Chris McDonald. He has made 33 saves and has only been scored on nine times during the 12 games this year. McDonald is from Newton, Massachusetts and has been playing soccer since he was five years old. He attributes his success as goalie to years of game experience and high-quality goalkeeping coaches. “Our goalkeeper coach, Bobby McLaughlan, has probably helped me the most, and I feel like I’ve made huge strides...
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Football can’t keep up with Wildcats

The Homecoming Weekend festivities were spoiled on Saturday by the Linfield Wildcats. The Loggers suffered a 55-14 loss on the gridiron at the hands of the Wildcats, falling to 1-4 on the season and 1-2 in Northwest Conference play. Linfield posted an astonishing 591 total yards of offense, including 330 yards on the ground. The Wildcats posted the first 42 points of the game before the Loggers finally got on the board in the third quarter by way of an interception return. Junior Justin Erickson (Eatonville, Wash.) picked off quarterback...
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