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By Don Stoner President Pribbenow finishes his term as chair of the MIAC Presidents Council as Professor Tracy Bibelnieks begins her term as chair of the faculty athletic representatives. Jeff Swenson (not pictured) is chair-elect of MIAC’s athletic directors. When

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Ladies of the links lift the team

By Jeff Shelman There was a time not all that long ago when simply getting enough players to field a complete team was a challenge for the Augsburg women’s golf program. As a result, the on-course performance of the Auggies

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Coach Holker becomes an Auggie

Greg Holker knows that his class ring from Gustavus Adolphus College is in a box at his house. And he’s pretty sure he knows where his diploma is. But that is it. Those are the only tangible things the Augsburg

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Auggies on the ice

BY DON STONER Chris Johnson ’10–A third-generation hockey star Chris Johnson certainly has an impressive hockey pedigree. Chris is the son of Mark Johnson, a member of the fabled “Miracle on Ice” 1980 U.S. Olympic team, a pro hockey star,

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Whitney Holman—all-around athlete and scholar

By Don Stoner Whitney Holman was an outstanding student both in the classroom and on the athletic fields in multiple sports in high school. She had received notice from many schools, and Augsburg was just another school on the list.

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Auggies on stage

For most of the year, we see Auggie student-athletes on the field, on the court, or on the ice where they display their tenacity and strength. And we see them on campus, learning in the classroom, or volunteering in the

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Tiffany Magnuson — a star on ice and on the field

By Don Stoner If it weren’t for finding cheap hockey skates at a tent sale, Tiffany Magnuson’s athletic career might have been quite different than it is today. “My dad didn’t want me playing hockey. They bought me figure skates,

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Jordan Berg: Football, Physics, and far more

By Kelly Anderson Diercks Division III athletics is all about balancing. It’s about finding time to focus on both academics and athletics while still having time for family, friends, and hobbies. Augsburg’s Jordan Berg is a great example of what

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