Crew team heads to east coast

For most students at SPU, their college career peaks when they have attained the high G.P.A. or received a generous scholarship. In the world of sports and crew regattas, senior Josh Adam might say that the zenith of many athletes’ careers comes when teammates have melded together as one unit. "We have gotten to the […]

Teams cruise at Cascade Sprints

For most people, there is a price to pay for success and hard work. For freshman Gina Rindero, crew is no exception to this rule. Rindero, after completing the Cascade Sprints, realized that her first season of crew was over. It was a time of mixed emotions, joy and sadness, completeness and incompleteness. "Honestly, I’m […]

Five races won in Oregon

For most SPU students, spring is the time to catch some sunlight and to observe the birds and the bees, love and romance. For senior crew captain Josh Adam, it’s crunch time. "The atmosphere [in the spring] becomes almost electric," Adam said. The heat is on as SPU men and women’s crew strive to make […]

Crew endures choppy waters

Two weeks ago senior Kaalan Johnson would have thought that the worst competition that the men’s and women’s crew teams would face would be another competitor from a different school. "It was quite an experience that made for an interesting day," Johnson said. Now Johnson would assert that the most lethal foe for the teams […]

Women win eighth straight

Junior center Liz Guppy and the women’s basketball team are on a mission. By defeating Central Washington, the team asserts that it was a big step in the road ahead. "It was our last home game, [and] we had something we wanted to say to them," Guppy said. The dual wins at home against the […]

Track season opens

As a cold wind whipped across the University of Washington’s track, freshman Sarah Kraybill stepped behind her starting block for the 400-meter dash. "I was really nervous. I’ve done this many times. I was determined," Kraybill said. Kraybill, a graduate and state track star of Ballard High School, surpassed all expectations as she sprinted to […]