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Intramurals spring 2017 preview

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

Intramurals will be offering two new sports this spring, handball and combat archery. Handball, a team sport, will be a one-night event on Feb. 9. There are two teams of seven players, six outfielders and one goalkeeper. The...

“IntraMural” contest honors 30th anniversary of the FRC

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

January 9, 2017

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Evan Schmagranoff, artist of the winning mural and senior nursing major, said various signs he saw celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Fitness and Recreation Center inspired him to create his mural. The mural’s title...

PNW athletes receive academic honors

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

December 20, 2016

Filed under Sports

Two members of the PNW cross-country team, Abigail Bondi, senior human resource management major, and Shyla Huppenthal, junior finance major, were announced as Daktronics-NAIA-Scholar Athlete recipients on Nov. 18. Daktronics...

PNW hosts Kids and Alumni Day

Sungdo Im, Sports Writer

December 19, 2016

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Kids and Alumni Day was held at the FRC on Dec. 3. During the event the PNW men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted games against Trinity International University. The PNW women’s basketball team defeated TIU 73-46...

On and off the court, Deno scores

Karina Jimenez, Staff Editor

December 19, 2016

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Cassidy Deno, senior and guard for the PNW women’s basketball team, said she hasn’t stopped playing basketball since she started in the third grade. Through basketball, Deno said she has learned how to work with others,...

Cordova competes at NAIA nationals

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

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Salvador Cordova, junior, placed 149th out of the 331 runners at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic national cross-country meet. Cordova ran a time of 26:19 for the 8-kilometer race. Nicole Hartford, interim...

Men’s soccer team loses first round of NAIA Nationals

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

The PNW men’s soccer season came to an end after the soccer team lost 3-1 against Davenport in the first round of the NAIA Nationals. Chris Rassel, junior midfielder, scored the men’s soccer team goal with a free kick in...

New development officer brings charisma to PNW

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

PNW Athletics hired Brandon Swanson as its development officer on Oct. 10. Swanson graduated from Saint Xavier University in 2015 with a degree in mass communication and a concentration in sport broadcasting. Swanson said...

Leo voted as new PNW mascot

Leo voted as new PNW mascot

November 14, 2016