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Gymnastics Drops Home Opener To UW-Whitewater

The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped its home opener Saturday to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater by a score of 188.275-181.725. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) highlighted the Gusties by winning the beam with a score of 9.625 and the all-around at 37.700.

No. 22 Women’s Hoops Takes Down Macalester, 103-70

The No. 22/25-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team broke triple digits in defeating Macalester College Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court, improving its program record win streak to 17 games and moving its record to 17-0 overall and 10-0 in MIAC play.

Hel(sinki) Yeah!

As the sun rose on the Baltic Sea, so did the Olympic questers. By 9:00 am, the 40 of us had stormed the Scandic buffet with a passion for unlimited food that only Americans could possess. After a delicious breakfast, the group embarked on a short journey to a ferry that would take us to […]

Life, Death, and Steve

Steve died two years ago today.  Sometimes it feels like two hundred.  Sometimes it feels like two minutes.  I expect to turn a corner and see his Steve-grin, get a high five, hear a word of encouragement.   But that hasn’t happened for exactly two years now. Death has a way of doing that. But if […]

Women’s Hockey Grabs Road Shutout At St. Olaf

The Gustavus women's hockey team was led by two goals from Emily Gustafson (Sr., Esko, Minn.) in a 3-0 shutout win at St. Olaf College Friday evening, improving the Gustie record to 9-5-2 overall and 5-2-2 in MIAC play.

Men’s Track & Field Wins Macalester Kilt Classic, Women Take Third

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams started the indoor season strong Friday at Macalester’s Kilt Classic. The men took first place with 179 points, including seven individual event champions, while the women took third place with 116 points, including three event champs.

Swimming & Diving Sweeps Hamline On Senior Night

The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams both earned wins in a dual meet against Hamline University Friday evening on senior night.

Men’s Hockey Drops Heartbreaker To St. Olaf 3-2 In Overtime

The Gustavus men’s hockey team suffered a 3-2 overtime setback Friday against St. Olaf. A penalty called against Gustavus early in the overtime period set up the game-winning goal for the visitors, dropping the Gusties to 1-11-4 overall and 0-6-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Gymnastics Hosts Home Opener Saturday Against UW-Whitewater

After two meets on the road to start the season, the Gustavus gymnastics team is set to host its home opener at 1 p.m. Saturday against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio. The Gusties are 1-1 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference duals, while the Warhawks are 1-0.

Hel Yeah!

After a fun night on the Silja Serenade, we had a delicious buffet breakfast, complete with miniature Swedish pancakes, and disembarked in Helsinki, Finland at 10:30 a.m. Not wasting any time, we mt our tour guide Violet at the bus and headed off to learn about the city of Helsinki and the culture and history […]