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Rowing hires new coach

Aidan Lannom

November 9, 2017

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On Oct. 18, Pacific University athletics named Karolyn Milton the new head rowing coach. Milton began her career on the east coast where she attended the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virg., a small division...

Junior named NWC player of week

Luke Peevyhouse

November 9, 2017

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Pacific University junior Jake Castanha, a forward on the men’s soccer team, was recently awarded the Northwest Conference (NWC) Offensive Player of the Week. Castanha was recognized after netting two goals against George Fox...

Diabetes fails to slow student athletes

Luke Olson

November 9, 2017

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Many student athletes at Pacific University balance busy schedules filled with practices, games, work, social activities and, of course, schooling. But for some, this balancing act is amplified by a medical condition, diabetes. “Daily...

Boxer athletes show unity during anthem

Aidan Lannom

October 26, 2017

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On Sept. 22 at a rally in Alabama, President Donald Trump exclaimed that National Football League (NFL) owners need to fire players who kneel during the national anthem while also calling players who kneel “sons of bitches.” Following...

Alumnus turns passion for sports into career

Max Kirkendall

October 26, 2017

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Sports and radio have always been a passion for Alumnus and former Pacific University basketball player DeVon Pouncey. Naturally, Pouncey used that passion for sports and radio and turned it into a career as a co-host on the Justin...

Cross Country prepares for championship

Bobby Ulrich

October 26, 2017

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The Pacific University cross country teams are looking to capitalize on their momentum as they prepare for competitive championship bouts. Head Coach Matthew Lydum said the entire team has been steadily improving throughout the...

Sophomore golfer leads Boxers

Luke Olson

October 12, 2017

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Pacific University Sophomore Briana Finau is nothing but consistent for the Boxers women’s golf team. After a successful freshman season, with a scoring average of 83 that included two top five finishes and five top-ten finishes,...

Pacific honors Ledbetter’s at Homecoming

Luke Olson

October 12, 2017

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On Oct. 7, during the Pacific University football game against conference rival Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Pacific honored Board of Trustee (BOT) member Kim, and his wife Barb, Ledbetter for their generous donation that...

Men’s soccer ends losing streak against Whitworth

Luke Peevyhouse

October 12, 2017

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The Pacific University men’s soccer team recently beat Whitworth University (WU) in Spokane, Wash., for the first time in nineteen years. It was the Boxers first win in conference play this season. Going into the game, WU...

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