The St. Olaf fastpitch team lost twice last Thursday to Waldorf College in their first two games of the 2007 season. The Oles lost 8-2 and 9-1 in the nonleague doubleheader held at the Rosemount Dome in Rosemount, Minn.
Expectations have risen exponentially for the St. Olaf men's and women's hockey teams in recent years, and much of this improvement is due to stellar coaching. Men's head coach Sean Goldsworthy '94, whose team fell 5-1 to Bethel in the MIAC playoffs last week, led his team to three consecutive conference semifinal berths including the programs first-ever NCAA tournament appearance last year.
Ah, the sounds of spring. Birds chirping, shoes sloshing through giant puddles and children laughing while at play - - these are noises we usually associate with the annual Upper Midwest thaw/flood that takes place this time of year.