Poison rumor hurts Stell’s

On March 15, the night before their regional championship game, the SPU women’s basketball team gathered at Stell’s restaurant for a team meal. Later that night, three of the players were sent to the hospital. <<photo306|right>> The following morning, assistant coach Michelle Skyles walked into the restaurant and in the presence of customers and employees, […]

Burns heats up track, court

Many track athletes prepare the entire season before they achieve their best results. Not senior Kelsey Burns. Despite being successful in athletics all her life, after jumping a lifetime best 18 feet, 9 inches in the long jump event at the Ken Foreman/Ken Shannon Invitational last Friday, Burns surprised even herself. <<photo244|right>> "I can’t believe […]

Burns heats up track, court

Many track athletes prepare the entire season before they achieve their best results. Not senior Kelsey Burns. Despite being successful in athletics all her life, after jumping a lifetime best 18 feet, 9 inches in the long jump event at the Ken Foreman/Ken Shannon Invitational last Friday, Burns surprised even herself. "I can’t believe I […]

Trails to success

For many, running is just a means of exercise. But for track and field assistant coach Erika Daligcon, it’s a way of life. "It’s challenging, but it’s also therapeutic," Daligcon said. "When I do have the time, I’ll get out there and hit the trails and just love that. There’s so many wonderful things that […]

Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta Results

Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta Results Lake Natoma Rancho Cordova, Calif. May 2 Men’s Varsity Four 1. Lewis & Clark 6:57.3 2. Seattle University 6:57.6 3. Long Beach State 6:58.1 4. San Diego State 7:00.9 5. Colorado 7:06.4 6. Seattle Pacific 7:15.2 Men’s Novice Four 1. San Diego 7:12.8 2. Washington State 7:18.3 3. […]

Rare sport with life lessons

Dripping with sweat, muscles aching from awkward movements, students in SPU’s fencing class are often surprised by how challenging the two-credit course can be. "I did not realize how much of a workout the class would be," senior Heath Salzman said. "It has proved to be more of a physical challenge than I could have […]

SPU finds new spring swagger

The matches don’t count and the scores aren’t recorded in any record book, but don’t tell that to the SPU volleyball team. Despite the spring season only being an exhibition, the Falcons are still focused one thing: redemption. After going 8-18 last season, the Falcons know they can do better. In fact, they were competitive […]