Don’t fight; just dance

A wind of change is in the air, people, a wind of drastic change. A wind, dare I say, of dance. You see, archaeology has shown that for as many as four and a half years, human interpersonal relations have been plagued with miscommunication and conflict. From Viking war axes and monkey knife-fights, to hugging […]

Sekyra named coach of the year

Chuck Sekyra, SPU’s women’s head soccer coach, has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) 2007 Division II National Coach of the Year. "This is a great honor for our women’s soccer program," Sekyra said. "Their success is why this [award] has occurred. It’s great for the school to be recognized on […]

Perseverance proves effective

After a big win against cross-town rival Seattle University, most Falcon basketball players hurried off the court at Connolly Center to celebrate amongst themselves. But Marques Echols, a senior, stood briefly in the middle of the court, tugging on the baggy, number one Seattle Pacific jersey he wears. Echols smiled brightly, relishing in every last […]

Second-half surge blocks Vikings

Carver Gymnasium, home of the 3-14 Western Washington University (WWU) Vikings, has seen many disappointing games this season. None, however, have been worse than the 42-point whooping SPU handed them Thursday night. With a final score of 86-44, this game marks the worst loss at Carver Gym in WWU’s history. The Falcons shot their best […]

SPU five qualify for nationals

The day-long event smelled of rubber shoes and rubber track, while thunder made the fake turf quiver underfoot as runners pounded past. Meanwhile, athletes from schools as far as Stanford and as close as the University of Washington (UW) milled around the center of the track, not taken up by pole vaulters and shot putters, […]

Rough start at UC Davis

With five athletes in the line-up who had never competed at the college level before, the SPU gymnastics team vaulted into their first meet of the 2008 season at University of California, Davis Friday night, resulting in a third place finish. The Falcons competed in a quadrangular meet coming in right behind first place finisher […]

Men drop to middle of pack

It’s lonely at the top, but there’s plenty of jostling below in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) after the SPU men’s basketball team lost to Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) Saturday. Overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit, the NNU Crusaders pounded away for 56 second-half points to dispatch the Falcons 87-72. The result left both teams […]