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Injury-riddled softball team still has high hopes for season

The weather is slowly getting warmer and that means softball season is now in full swing (pun intended). After splitting their indoor games against Bethany Lutheran and going 2-2 at the ACM Tournament last weekend, the team is hoping their trip to Tucson, Arizona over Spring Break will give them the opportunity to up their…

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There’s no such thing as a good walk spoiled

Golf, a game dating back to early 1400s Scotland (although some experts even believe a version of the game was invented in China during the eighth century), is a tradition unlike any other. The pageantry and thrill of the sport create an atmosphere for golfers young or old, professional or amateur, or frankly anyone from…

60 seconds with a Mac athlete: 10/6
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60 seconds with a Mac athlete: 10/6

Madeline Abbott (Women’s XC) MW: If you had to get a face tattoo, what would it be? Madeline: Can I get a little pickle tattooed on the inside of my lip for a crunchy snack? MW: Should college players get paid? Madeline: No. MW: If you had to move to another country, where would you…

60 seconds with a Mac athlete
Sports

60 seconds with a Mac athlete

Sofia Ascencio MW: Who is your favorite MIAC team to play? Sofia Ascencio: Oh man, that’s pretty hard. Probably Carleton just because of the rivalry and they’re pretty equally talented. MW: Who is your least favorite MIAC team to play? Sofia: Gustavus. They’re nationally ranked! MW: Thoughts on the Idea Lab? Sofia: Oh, it’s so…

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Giving it all up: athletes tell us why they walked away

College athletes usually dedicate years to their sport. However, once in college, a number of people choose to give up their sport. This happens for several reasons: some players find other callings they want to pursue; others find sports to be too much of a time commitment; others still, for whatever reason, simply find they…

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