SPU homestand is bittersweet

The inbounds pass was tipped, stolen, and for the final four seconds the Western Washington University (WWU) Vikings realized that 1,839 screaming fans and a potent Seattle Pacific offensive attack had their number from the opening tip-off. The barrage of students who flooded the hardwood immediately following the buzzer at the end of the game […]

Rallying the troops

First-year head coach Julie van Beek walked into the SPU women’s basketball program with mighty large shoes to fill, but her caring demeanor and her verbal coaching style have brought lasting success to a team determined to stay at the top of the game. After the Falcons made a remarkable run into the National Collegiate […]

Falcons falter on road in Idaho

Lindsey Ward of Boise State University had an impressive showing as she bucked the Broncos to a first place finish in Friday night’s tri-meet against Seattle Pacific and Utah State at Taco Bell Arena. Ward also took first in three event competitions which put the Broncos over Utah State and Seattle Pacific 193.525 to 192.225 […]

SPU travels north after home sweep

A combined scoring attack from senior veterans Mandy Wood and Jenny Poe, along with freshman standout Kelsey Hill, allowed the SPU women’s basketball team to breeze past two opponents this weekend, extending their home winning streak to 36 games. "I absolutely love playing at home, and I am pretty sure that the rest of the […]

Women take third straight GNAC crown

Conference officials might want to think about changing the name of the indoor conference championships to the SPU showcase as the Seattle Pacific University women’s track team claimed their third straight conference championship in Nampa, Idaho, last weekend. The Falcons have won the indoor championships in all three years of its existence but none of […]

American Idol steals the gold

Sometimes, I detest America. More specifically, I hate American television. According to Yahoo News, 26.3 million viewers watched American Idol, while a lowly 16 million watched the winter Olympics. It is absolutely asinine. How can someone stand watching numerous people who can’t sing whine about how unfair Simon Cowell’s judging is? Instead, they could easily […]