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SAAC hosts kids’ Fall Fest

By Candace Mettle mettleca@grinnell.edu A few sports teams from the College, led by Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), will host a community event, “Fall Fest,” on the track field on Saturday Oct. 8. Not to be confused with the new 10/10 event of the same name, the SAAC sanctioned Fall Fest is meant for elementary and…

Intramural sports cultivate competition and wellness

By Merlin Mathews mathewsr17@grinnell.edu For students who want to enjoy the physical activity and camaraderie of sports without the stress of varsity leagues, the College’s Intramurals program may have the solution. The program draws students from a wide range of athletic backgrounds, who come together out of a common desire to participate in sports that…

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Men’s Tennis competes in USTA/ ITA tournament

By Reed Cassell Essex essexxre@grinnell.edu Last weekend, the Grinnell College tennis team went to compete in regionals, against teams in the middle and upper Midwest. Jose Coloma ’19  described it as a “fun weekend.” Coloma, a second year tennis player at Grinnell, got furthest in this tournament on the College’s team and made it to…

Pioneers break competition records

By Teresa Fleming flemingt17@grinnell.edu   Last Friday’s Brissman-Lundeen Invitational proved rewarding for the women’s cross-country team, who finished eleventh out of  24 teams. For team members Anna Ahrens ’19 and Mikayla Fujiwara ’20, whose times set records for the program’s history, the meet was also a chance to meet personal goals. Ahrens, who finished with…

Sports Report

Women’s Golf The team continues to dominate not only the Midwest region, but the nation. Currently, the Pioneers have placed twenty-sixth place in the NCAA Division III rankings, while Vidushi Sinha ’19 and her twin sister, Vrishali Sinha ’19 have placed respectively in seventh and twenty-seventh. Last Sunday, September 18 at the Division III Midwest…

Soccer experiences an awarding week

By Tommy Odonnel odonnel@grinnell.edu Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams recorded victories over tough Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday, Sept. 17. The men’s team, coached by Brian Jaworski, came out on with a final score of 2-1. Not only did this stretch their winning streak to three matches, but it was also Jaworski’s 100th…