The Pacific Index

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, Sports Editor

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, Sports Editor

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...

Men’s basketball hires familiar face

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

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On Sep. 11 Pacific University announced Jerod Gibson the interim head coach of the men’s basketball team for the 2017-18 season. Gibson, who has spent the last four years at Pacific as head assistant, was named to the new position...

Former assistant to take on bigger role

Aidan Lannom

September 28, 2017

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On July 20, Larry Davis was named interim head coach of the Pacifi c University women’s basketball team, following the resignation of coach Jennifer Mountain on June 9. Coach Davis has been the women’s assistant coach under...

Volleyball’s sophomores make presence felt

Bobby Ulrich

September 28, 2017

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The Pacific University Volleyball team’s “Super Sophomores” are making their presence felt in the Northwest Conference as they have achieved a 10-1 record overall, going 4-0 in conference play. Sophomore outside hitter Karlee...

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