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ISSUE 119 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/7/2005

Sports

Homecoming highlight reel: Football uses big plays to beat Tommies

The St. Olaf College football team improved their record to 4-0 with a 53-27 victory against University of St. Thomas last Saturday at Manitou Field. The victory marked St. Olaf'’s first win against the St. Thomas since 2000 and their first 4-0 start since 1978.

Not your average Sunday stroll

On Sunday morning, about 10,500 people gathered near the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis to begin a 26.2-mile journey that would challenge them both mentally and physically - -– the 24th annual Twin Cities Marathon.

Inside the Lines: Minnesota misery

What a difference a year makes. One year ago this month, the Minnesota sports scene was flush with optimism. The Twins had just captured their third consecutive American League Central Division crown (in convincing fashion) and were favored by many experts to topple the mighty Yankees in the playoffs and advance to the World Series for the first time in 13 years.

Blugold bronze

The Whitewater Golf Course in Colfax, Wisc., site of last year'’s NCAA Division III Cross Country meet, is best known for two things: fast times and lousy weather.

Men round out fall at MIACs

The St. Olaf’ men’'s golf team finished ninth this week at the MIAC Championships held at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn.

Soccer runs win streak to three

After going over three weeks without notching a victory, the St. Olaf women'’s soccer team is currently on a bona fide roll.

Men head down home stretch

The St. Olaf men’'s soccer team again fell short against key conference opponent Gustavus on Saturday in St. Peter, losing 2-0. The loss placed the Oles at 3-2 in the MIAC and 5-6 overall.

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