This Halloween season, there were many things haunting Minnesota Vikings football fans: a dreadful 2-6 record; the possibility of not getting a new stadium and moving away lingering overhead like a black storm cloud; the spirit of formerly-elite QB Donovan McNabb being cursed to wander the sidelines; and those terrifying
To have star-power as a stellar athlete, one must have the passion, the dedication, the attitude, some considerable talent, and a competitive nature to soar above the skills of others. Senior Pat Deitz has risen to stardom and earned national recognition for his talent on the golf course this year.
Ah, that American classic, the World Series. This year, it’s the Texas Rangers’ championship to win or lose. Sure, the Cardinals can be competitive, but can they do so for five to seven games? What exactly makes the Rangers the World Series favorites? It’s during these murky moments, these times
Serious injuries are an all too common occurrence in collegiate athletics. For the unlucky athletes who suffer from these type of setbacks, there is a way to gain back a season of participation through a medical hardship. A hardship waiver can be granted if a season-ending illness or injury occurs
Concordia has a new secret weapon for our athletics program– Scott Savor, the new strength and conditioning coach. His job in a nutshell: improving performance of Concordia’s athletes. The strength and conditioning coach simply is responsible for training athletes in the weight room and motivating them to reach their potential
Some teams have competition amongst themselves over the course of a season. Teammates push each other to do better in practice, performing at meets, in games, and in everything related to their sport. The Men’s Cross Country team has something much better: the Cobber Games. The storied Cobber Games entered
The attention of the sporting world will NOT be focused on Concordia College this weekend, or in these United States of America. (Gasp!) Think bigger—literally, picture some behemoth of a man with arms the size of small children, bulging shoulder and neck muscles, a barrel chest and tree trunk-like legs.
With a surplus of freshman students on campus this year, sports have benefited with increased membership. Now the benches are completely full, instead of maybe half full or so. In turn, this leads to more opportunities for camaraderie, glory and other cliché things you could see in “Air Bud” movies.
A successful season is usually, and sometimes unfortunately, defined by the way it ends. The men’s golf team is looking to finish the season strong after a disappointing finish in the MIAC Championship and make the national tournament. “Our team did not play up to our potential this weekend, and