Category Archives: Sports

Recruiting in Division III: Convincing athletes UNW is the right choice

by Shelby Eden Upon first glance, UNW may not seem like the most tantalizing option for high school athletes. With over a $38,000 price tag, no chance for obtaining athletic scholarships—like all NCAA Division III schools—and its membership in the smaller and arguably less-competitive collegiate athletic conference in the state, Northwestern seems like a school […]

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Women’s lacrosse plays first game in program history

Jjunior captain Jenny Chamberlain made the first lacrosse goal in UNW women's lacrosse history (photo from the Women's Lacrosse Facebook page).

by Jocelyn Moses This spring is a season of firsts for the University of Northwestern- St. Paul’s athletic department as the institution’s 19th varsity sport is being offered through school’s first ever women’s lacrosse team. This inaugural year brings many challenges but also excitement and passion. The team has begun practicing the past few weeks […]

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Students cheer on UNW’s competitive hockey club

Hockey players Sam Gross and Jordan Knutson put in time on the ice. The club findraises to help raise money to reserve practice times (photo from UNW hockey’s Twitter page).

Supporting the University of Northwestern – St. Paul’s hockey team has quickly become a fan-favorite Friday night activity among students.

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Behind the jersey: tennis player Brett Jacobus

Jacobus is one of four returning players from last season. He is currently undefeated through the first two matches of the season (photo courtesy of Russ and Kathy Nelson).

by Daniel Appel Sports Editor Year: Sophomore Major: Biochemistry Hometown: Lakeville, Minnesota Q: If you were forced to become one member of the Fellowship of the Ring from “The Lord of the Rings,” who would you be and why? A: I don’t think you would have to force anyone to become a member of the […]

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Cousin duo brings family and hot shooting to the court

Cousins Clay Elrod and Jessica Cole average just around 20 minutes per game for their respective teams, but the two guards waste no time in putting the ball in the hoop, as they both average in double figures in scoring and are among their team’s leaders in three-point shots made.

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