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ISSUE 121 VOL 12 PUBLISHED 2/29/2008

Sports

Hockey splits final weekend

Friday marked the final home hockey game, including the "senior night" tradition. The six seniors recognized before the start of the game led their teammates to a convincing 4-1 victory over St. Thomas, then-ranked fourth in the nation.

Basketball falters in final game

Coming off an emotional win over Carleton, the St. Olaf women couldn't hold multiple leads against St. Kate's and fell 69-62 in their season finale.

Inside the Lines: Reasons we watch

We live in an era that will be better remembered for steroid use and recruiting scandals than amazing jump shots and blazing fastballs. As fans of our beautiful games, let's represent accomplishment over failure, integrity over deceit and fun over burden. After all, sports were sports in the first place because, well, they are fun.

Women's hockey battles hard in season-ending series loss

The St. Olaf women's hockey team concluded its season Saturday with a 5-2 home loss to second-place St. Thomas.

Tennis served

Both the men's and women's tennis squads traveled to Rochester Saturday to play Luther College in a nonconference matchup, and both squads were soundly defeated 8-1 by the Norsemen.

Athletes close in

Last Saturday, the St. Olaf men's track team met at St. John's University, taking third place in the quadrangular and claiming four individual wins among the various events.

Kopietz grapples for fourth

Last week, the men's wrestling team met in Collegeville, Minn. at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional. Senior Tom Kopietz performed well, finishing in fourth place after posting a 4-2 record in the 165 weight class.

Baseball splits with Wartburg in Dome opener

Baseball season often signals the beginning of spring. For the St. Olaf team, it signals the end of February.

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