SPU gives alumni good show

Pitted against giants and pint-sized guards, injuries and athletic big men, SPU men’s basketball team emerged from Homecoming weekend with two victories before heading to Alaska for a top-of-the-table battle this week. The Falcons topped Western Oregon University (WOU) 62-60 Thursday after the Wolves missed two shots in the final ten seconds. The win came […]

Annual Row-n-Run

Homecoming is a time of regal royalty, key contests and wind-nipped noses. While the more-advertised basketball games took the sports spotlight on Saturday afternoon, the annual Row-N-Run pitted the men’s and women’s cross country squads against the crew teams in the early morning. In the frigid 8-a.m. air, the approximately 3.5 mile trek from the […]

Women sweep for perfect record

Momentum. In sports, it can mean everything. At 17-0, the Seattle Pacific University Falcons know the importance momentum can play in a game. That is why establishing a lead early in games has been the Falcons’ approach all year. With the exception of one, the Falcons have had the lead at halftime in every game […]

Fan callout: support your teams

At the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, there are 85,700 seats. When the Inter Milan soccer team played Shahktar Donetsk at the San Siro Aug. 24, 2005, not one was occupied. Inter Milan played four games without fans that year as punishment for an explosive spectator outburst the season before. Prohibiting fans from a […]

SPU gymnasts fall to Utah

Despite losing to Southern Utah University (SUU) in their second meet of the season on Friday, Falcon fifth-year senior Brianna Piedmonte said the SPU gymnastics team has been developing their overall performance. "We made some huge improvements. We scored over three points higher than we did in our last meet," Piedmonte said. "We are going […]

At odds: lasers vs. Thoreau

Last weekend at the Radiohead Laser Show in the Pacific Science Center, it seemed all the elements for a good time were present: florescent lasers, the darkened amphitheater, college kids sprawled out lying wide-eyed on their coats, and Radiohead whistling in through the speakers. I had high hopes for the evening after I read on […]