For many students at Concordia College, the wait is finally over. Athletes and nonathletes can once again exercise using equipment. The balcony of Olson Forum, fitted with treadmills, ellipticals and weight machines, opened to all students on Monday, October 12. At the start of the Fall 2020 semester, all of
Fall sports are beginning to have organized practices at Concordia once again after an extended offseason brought on by COVID-19. This is also the first time student athletes will be practicing since receiving word their seasons will be postponed until the spring semester. Unlike sports like volleyball or football, cross
The weekends on the Campus of Concordia College are silent without the roar of the crowd ringing out from Jake Christiansen Stadium. Nights in Memorial Auditorium are empty without the sound of volleyballs being spiked. And afternoons walking through Olson Forum are lonely without the hum of workout machines coming
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted many aspects of society, one of which being just how large a role sports have played into the everyday lives of average Americans. Whether it be watching them or playing them, America was hungry for the return of sports. Although many professional sports leagues have
By Stephen Wade, AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics. The model outside Tokyo Station, and others across the Japanese capital, were switched on almost immediately after organizers announced the new dates — July 23 to Aug.
By David Youngs Olsen Pancoast wasn’t your average elementary school kid when it came to gym class. The eyes of the Cobber distance runner didn’t light up to the words “Capture the Football,” “Mission Impossible,” or “Dodgeball.” His favorite activity? Running through the soles of his shoes across the gym
An indoor track meet in Olson Forum is a spectacle unlike any other sporting event held at Concordia College. The floor is filled with runners hastily making their way around the track, throwers loudly grunting as they heave their projectiles across the gym and jumpers trying to catch as much
The Concordia men’s hockey team is led by 10 seniors. Jake Ellingson, one of those seniors and a forward from Brainerd, Minnesota, is getting ready to hang up the skates for the last time, but not before the Cobbers take a run at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) title.
The Concordia men’s basketball team has unbelievable talent from across the United States. Among the twenty-three man roster, one man stands out above the rest. John Reiten, a graduate of Our Redeemers Christian High School in Minot, N.D., is a senior at Concordia with a major in Political Science and
Many students chose to exercise as a way to relieve stress and to help keep off the infamous “freshman fifteen.” Finding time to work out while juggling class, work and extracurricular activities can be challenging, but when students do have the opportunity to work out, many find the options that