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A seat at the table: faculty gain input on athletic decisions

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

The creation of a new intercollegiate athletics committee was approved by the faculty senate on Jan. 20. According to faculty senate document 16-02, “It is a committee that reports to the chancellor by the governing rules...

Men’s tennis team wins first match

Sungdo Im, Sports Writer

February 7, 2017

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PNW men’s tennis began their season winning their match against Concordia University 8-1 on Feb. 4. The men’s tennis team concluded the Fall 2016-2017 season with an overall record of 2-0. Lucian Tabic, head coach for...

PNW women’s tennis team begins season

Cameron Tyler Page, Sports Writer

January 24, 2017

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PNW women’s tennis begins its 2016-17 spring season on Feb. 3 against Concordia University. The team begins Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play against Olivet Nazarene University on March 28. During the 2015-2016 seaso...

Intramurals spring 2017 preview

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

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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

Filed under Sports

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...