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Swim team makes annual trip south

While most students were still on winter break, a tour bus full of Grinnell swimmers was making the 27-hour drive from central Iowa to Naples, Fla. In the sunshine state, the team pushed through its traditional 10 days of intensive training. The team practiced twice a day, using an outdoor pool, although the weather often…

Women’s basketball collects first conference victory

In defeating Lawrence University this past weekend, the women’s basketball team improved to a 2-12 record for the season. The Pioneers’ 62-48 triumph last Saturday was the Pioneers’ first Midwest Conference victory. Abby Jaeger ’14 pulled out a 15-point, nine-rebound performance and Alissa Hirsh ’16, had a game-high 20 points for the Pioneers, complementing the…

Call a Timeout and Travel Back

As you look for that much needed study break after hours of last-minute cramming for your finals, make sure to check out Sam Dunnington’s ’14 Grinnell sports exhibit in the basement of Burling. The exhibit, “Grinnell’s Fall Sports, Way Back & Way, Way Back,” is located in Burling’s Iowa Room and is composed of team…

Spotlight: Cody Olson

Last Saturday, Dec. 7, Grinnell’s men’s basketball team suffered their first defeat of the season against nationally ranked St. Norbert College, losing narrowly in overtime. In one of their final leading moments of the second half, co-captain Cody Olson ’14 sank a much-needed three-pointer but it was unable to push the team to victory. Olson,…

Men’s Basketball Continues Undefeated Season

As you may have seen on ESPN3 two weeks ago, Grinnell’s men’s basketball team has been going hard in the paint, literally. With the basketball season just getting underway, they’ve come up big, piling on win after win. With all the successes surrounding the team already, they’re looking forward to the season. Their latest victories,…

Spotlight: Ana Karin Kozjek

On Saturday, Nov. 23, Grinnell women’s swimming and diving defeated Loras College in a Midwest Conference dual meet. Ana Karin Kozjek ’17 tidied up with first place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle, 200 backstroke and the 400 medley relay. Her backstroke and medley times set a conference best to this point in the season and…