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Women’s Hoops lose squeaker to Trinity

William Phillips, Sports Writer

December 4, 2012

Filed under Sports & Recreation, Women's Basketball

The Lady  'Roos basketball team lost against the Trinity Tigers in a very close 65-59 game Saturday night. The Tigers managed to put up a 12 point gap ten minutes into the first half while the 'Roos were missing shot after sh...

‘Roos bring the thunder, While refs make it rain…

James Taylor, Sports Writer

November 29, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports & Recreation

From basketballs, to elbows, to money, nothing was safe from being thrown around the court at the men's basketball game on Wednesday against UT-Dallas as the men fell 50-61. The men played tough going into halftime as they were...

Women’s Basketball Hosting Holiday Clinic

Alex Ray, Sports Editor

November 27, 2012

Filed under Sports & Recreation, Women's Basketball

AC Women's Basketball Team  instructional clinic for area youth Sunday, Dec. 2, 1-4 p.m. Hughey Gymnasium-- toy donations will benefit local Toys for Tots  ...

Swim meet highlighted by historic performance

Alex Ray, Sports Editor

November 25, 2012

Filed under Swimming-Diving

The swimming and diving team has kicked their season into full gear with the completion of the Southwestern Shootout invitational. One particular star of the meet was Lauren Wheeler. Wheeler broke school records in four events...

‘Roos cruise, barely lose in opening games

Alex Ray, Sports Editor

November 18, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports & Recreation

The men’s basketball team opened their season with two exciting games this past weekend. In the first game of the Bob Mason Classic, the men took on Millsaps College. AC went into halftime with a 33-23 lead on the strength of...

APO charity dodgeball tournament a great success

Tiffany Collins and William Phillips, Staff Writers

November 13, 2012

Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Sports & Recreation

Austin College held its first Dodge Ball tournament hosted by Alpha Phi Omega (APO) last week. Six strong teams came to compete for prizes and APO was able to collect $125 to donate to the Global Medical Brigades, an organization...

IM flag football

Alex Ray, Sports Editor

November 12, 2012

Filed under Intramurals, Sports & Recreation

After a month of intense competition the men and women's Intramural Flag Football leagues have crowned winners. In the first  championship game of the night, "Victorious Secret" emerged the winner with a dominating finish....

Swimming & diving teams open season at Hendrix Invitational, Relays

November 1, 2012

Filed under Showcase, Sports & Recreation, Swimming-Diving

Hendrix Invitational Swim Meet 10/26 10/27...

Volleyball begins post-season play

Alex Ray, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Sports & Recreation, Volleyball

The women's volleyball team has finished up a very successful 23-12 regular season and is advancing to the SCAC conference tournament. One particular highlight this season was the team's 3-0 sweep of Colorado College, the number one...

Men’s Soccer drops tight game to Colorado

William Phillips, Sports Writer

October 29, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer

The final Austin College men’s soccer game of the season ended a 2-0 loss to Colorado College Sunday after failing to swing momentum in their favor against the Tigers throughout the game. Although the Roos made some efforts...

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