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New team, new year

Matthew Doyle, staff writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

    The life of a crossover athlete can be a challenging one. Those on campus who have made the switch from one sport to another said although they have faced obstacles, the support and encouragement they have received has made for a smooth transition. Megan Hummel, nursing sophomore,... Read more »

Young squad leads team to 2-0

Veronica Payne, co-editor-in-chief/sports editor
September 14, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  Junior quarterback Derek Fulton had 307 yards accompanied by two touch- downs, while senior wide receiver Brady Roland and... Read more »

Viking Brigade defines spirit

Chelsey Kimmel-Kendrick, staff writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Sports

The roaring from the crowd is scattered throughout the stadiums and fields, but one section, in particular, is spreading the spirit and giving “spirit” a whole new definition. This section is the Viking Brigade, a club that specializes in getting the crowd and athletes pumped up through the many... Read more »

Volleyball looks to improve over season

Thaianna Finestead, staff writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Bump, set, spike. The women’s volleyball team is off to a great start to the season after being ranked sixth in the preseason poll. The team is currently 7-3 and is working hard to improve. With a few injuries here and there, the women are trying to find a rhythm early in the season. “For now... Read more »

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Thaianna Finestead, staff writer
April 18, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Like father, like son the Yaciniches have a family history and love for the game of baseball. Both said they feel fortunate to be a part of Grand View athletics, coaching baseball and softball. Lou Yacinich Sr. is the head coach for the baseball team and has been coaching for 40 years at Grand View.... Read more »

As temperatures rise, tennis teams topspin outdoors

As temperatures rise, tennis teams topspin outdoors

Josipa Shimich, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The tennis teams have had a season full of ups and downs, but both the men’s and women’s teams are continuing to work on improving as much as possible for the remainder of the season. Jordan Feige, freshman tennis player, said, “The season has not been as good as we had planned. The indoor season... Read more »

Emerging program dances with success

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

The competitive dance team has had a successful season so far, according to Stacie Horton, head dance coach.  The team won runner-up at the NAIA national invitation, competing against five other dance teams. “We were fourth going into finals, with a 1.73-point difference between us and the other... Read more »

Champions elect

Veronica Payne, features editor
April 4, 2014
Filed under Sports

With spring comes the blooming of flowers, warmer weather and the end of the school year. It also marks the start of Grand View football. Last season the Vikings were both conference and national champions. Now, heading into just its seventh season, the team looks forward to a different year. Derek... Read more »

WRESTLING DEFENDS NAIA TITLE IN A BIG WAY

Veronica Payne, Features Editor
April 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The wrestling team brought home its third consecutive national title over the weekend of March 7 and 8 during the NAIA Wrestling National Championship in Topeka, Kan. The Vikings qualified 12 wrestlers during the regional meet in February, the most a team... Read more »

SPRINT TO A FINISH

SPRINT TO A FINISH

Justin Welsh, Design Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The track and field team had a good amount of success this indoor season with the men reclaiming the MCC conference title, and the women took runner-up in the MCC conference meet, but their season did not end there. Track and field sent 15 of its athletes to the 2014 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships... Read more »

Viking Relays kick-start chilly transition to outdoor season

Tre Porter, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Vikings hosted Viking Relays on March 22, which was the first track and field outdoor meet of the outdoor season. Runners produced good times at the Viking Relays to start the outdoor season and throwers set a good tone for their season as they had two throwers qualify for nationals. Kelsey Carbajo,... Read more »

Vikings’ team chemistry conquers Denver

Josipa Shimich, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

At the moment, men's volleyball is ranked No. 2 in the nation, is currently standing at 24-2 and has gone through the conference undefeated. Although the men are close to the end, the remainder of the season is still looking strong. A strength that seems to have gotten the players this far ahead... Read more »