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ISSUE 120 VOL 6 PUBLISHED 11/3/2006

Sports

Men 6th, women 3rd at MIACs: Swanson leads men; Weier, Block carry women

The St. Olaf cross country runners made their annual showing at the MIAC championships Saturday in St. Paul, and while the women performed well to place third, the men experienced a frustrating end to their frustrating season with a sixth place finish.

Men lose finale to Carleton, find positives

Out of the MIAC playoff race, the St. Olaf men’s soccer team hoped to earn a final victory over crosstown rival Carleton Saturday. However, the Knights won 1-0.

Inside the Lines: Fantasy island

It’s an obsession which has consumed millions, spreads across all sports, and has become a cultural phenomenon. It’s present in commercials, on all major sports news outposts, even in major newspapers. We’re talking about fantasy sports.

Swimming opens sharply

Both the men'’s and women'’s swimming and diving teams opened their season at the annual Northfield Relays at Carleton on Saturday.

Season ends after loss to Knights

Looking to finish the season strong after two consecutive victories last week, the women’s soccer team lost a 1-0 decision to Carleton Sunday.

Volleyball loses three to end 2006 campaign

The St. Olaf volleyball team finished their season with three difficult losses. In the final home game for senior captains Andrea Otteman and Audrey Volstad, the young Oles lost 29-31, 27-30, 30-25, 22-30 to rival Carleton College in the St. Olaf Skoglund Gym. Because St. Olaf missed a few crucial opportunities, the loss was even tougher to swallow. Both captains characterized the defeat as disappointing.

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