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Logger athletes and athletic training staff share mutual appreciation

The Puget Sound training staff has the amazing task of taking care of every single varsity student athlete that walks into their respective field, course, track, or court. These amazing individuals are instrumental in preparing our athletes before the game and for taking care of them when something goes wrong. Head trainer Craig Bennett has been here since 2005 and he has already made a huge impact on the athletic community. He makes it a point to learn not just the names of the athletes who frequent the training room,...
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Swim teams dive into first conference meet

The Logger swim teams fared well in their first conference tournament. Friday’s tournament was a pentathlon in which points from five seperate swimming events were combined to result in an overall winner. In the first races, Sophomore Jere Aleksander (Skopje, Macedonia) finished 1st  out of the men’s team in the 100 yard IM with a time of 56.70 seconds, good enough for 5th  overall. Freshman Derek Frenzel (Moscow, Idaho) and Sophomore Max Cohen (Albuquerque, New Mex.) were right behind him in 6th and 7th place overall. In the women’s race...
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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 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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Men’s Soccer looking for offensive spark: Loggers relying heavily on defense to keep them in games

The football team wasn’t the only team to go into overtime last weekend. The men’s soccer team had a tough match that ended in a tie against Whitworth.  The team had a 3 game winning streak going into the upcoming matches over the mountains. Senior Kyle Benson (Mukilteo, Wash.) said, “I feel extremely confident in our team going into this weekend”. The Loggers also remain undefeated at home. In preparation for the game Benson said of his team, “Our strategy to win has been in our preparation for this week...
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Loggers run hard at Sundodger Invitational

The Logger cross country athletes had a great showing at their pre-season meet on September 5 in Walla Walla, Washington. The athletes ran an impressive 2 kilometers longer than their normal distances.  Seniors Hayley Walker (Cambria, Calif.) and Marnie Hazelhurst (Portland, Ore.) led the women’s side with sixth and ninth place finishes in their 4K run. On the men’s side, freshmen Wes Finger (Deming, Wash.) and Robert Harkins (Eureka, Calif.) finished in 13th and 14th place running the 6K. When asked if he thinks his team can improve upon their...
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