The Pacific Index

Men’s basketball ends season of highs and lows

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

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It was the fourth straight year that the Pacific University men’s basketball team completed their season with 12 wins. With a close game on Feb. 17 in a crowded gymnasium in Newberg, Ore., the Boxers had a chance to break that...

Pacific begins search for new head coaches

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

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Starting at the beginning of this past week, the Pacific University athletic department will begin its search for a permanent head coach for both men’s and women’s basketball programs. This past season, after unexpected...

Boxers close out season filled with adversity

Aidan Lannom

February 22, 2018

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The Pacific University women’s basketball team ended their season on Saturday, Feb. 17, falling to nationally ranked George Fox University with a score of 60-59. The Boxers finished 5-19 overall and 4-12 in conference, landing...

Lacrosse to rely heavily on upperclassmen

Bobby Ulrich

February 22, 2018

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Even with half of their players playing a brand new sport for the first time, the Pacific University lacrosse team is still optimistic about continuing a history of success this spring season. With multiple coaching changes...

Softball: Boxers welcome new faces for spring season

Luke Peevyhouse

February 8, 2018

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The 2018 Pacific University softball season is approaching and with it comes a slew of new faces on the roster, as well as two in the coaching of office. Starting from the top, the Boxers brought in coach Hailey Decker. Decker...

Baseball opens season in Louisiana

Bobby Ulrich

February 8, 2018

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The Pacific University baseball team is going to rely on two main components in order to come out of spring 2018 as the Northwest Conference (NWC) champions. The baseball team will need to take their tough pre-conference schedule...

Spring intramural’s encourage participation

Aidan Lannom

February 8, 2018

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As spring term begins, so does a new season of intramural sports for Pacific University students. Pacific offers a number of intramural leagues including ag football, basketball, volleyball and soccer. There are also activities...

Freshmen leads team despite struggling season

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018

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The Pacific University women’s basketball team has a bright spot of hope despite a team struggling season. This bright spot is lefty freshman Courtney Carolan out of Spokane Valley, Wash. who may not lead the Boxers in every...

Senior participates in fourth collegiate sport

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

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Not very often can a student at a university play in a collegiate sport for their school, but how often can one say they played four sports collegiately? Senior Rayce Houser is exercise science major at Pacific University,...

Junior transfer leads young team

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

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With wrestling season under way for the Pacific University Boxers, the team was given a new face this season with junior transfer Kaleb Winebarger who has made a positive impact on a young, inexperienced team. Among the ten...

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