Sports

Spotlight: Alosha Southern

On Friday, August 30, first-year Alosha Southern, of Wilton, Connecticut, won her first collegiate cross country meet with a time of 15:39.47 in the four-kilometer Grinnell Triangular.  Although her time was almost five seconds faster than the second place finisher, the Pioneers ultimately lost the meet in a tiebreaker to Cornell College.  The next home…

With a Spike in First-Years, Volleyball Set for a Good Season

The Labor Day Classic volleyball tournament, hosted by Grinnell, pitted the Pioneers against University of Minnesota-Morris and William Penn University on Friday, August 31, and Hamline University, Graceland University and Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday, September 1. Grinnell lost each of the five matches 3-0. Although the team didn’t produce a victory, many Pioneers stood…

Spotlight: Christine Ajinjeru ’14

How would you describe this season? Coming into the season, I was very excited because I was just happy to do track again from my study abroad. It’s been good in a sense that I started placing better compared to two previous seasons. Did you keep yourself in shape during your semester abroad? It was…

Men’s Tennis prepares for next week’s Nationals Tournament at practice. Photo by Greg Hinton.
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Tennis Wins MWC, Prepares For Nationals

Men’s tennis has been keeping a bounce in their step and strong racket in hand, as they look forward to next weekend’s NCAA Division III National Tournament. Last weekend, they successfully knocked off both Carroll University and Lawrence University in the Midwest Conference Championships. From that resounding success, the team is hoping to bounce into…

7th Inning Comeback Ends Losing Streak

The streak is over. The burden on the shoulders is gone. On a Sunday, Senior Day, the softball team snapped a 36-game Midwest Conference losing streak with a 2-1 comeback victory against Monmouth at the Softball Complex. The victory halted a losing streak that dated back to 2010 and also marked Grinnell’s first win against…

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Coaches Catch Prospective Students

Campus has been swarming with admitted students as of late and admitted student-athletes make up many of the faces in the crowd. Coaches spend much of their time recruiting prospective student-athletes, talking to them on the phone or through e-mail, scheduling and organizing visits and working to ensure they come to Grinnell. Data from the…