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Intramural soccer season ends

It’s 9:30 p.m. on a cold night at Griswold field. Usually, by this time, the floodlights would have turned off, instead, they illuminate the turf that has been transformed into three separate soccer fields. On the furthest field, Pablo Osuna ’18 breaks free down the left-hand side. Putting a low cross into the box, the ball ricochets off an unexpecting ... Read More »

Women’s Tennis Whitman Recap

  After three and a half hours and running over 9.8 miles, according to her Fitbit, Lewis & Clark’s Women’s tennis number one, Wiktoria Plawska ’17, dug deep to hold off Whitman’s number one, Andrea Gu, 7-5 5-7 7-5. Unfortunately, Plawska’s epic effort and that of her teammates would not be enough, as the 27th ranked Pio’s eventually fell 5-4 ... Read More »

Men’s club soccer team wins NWC title

  Each year at Lewis & Clark, the fall semester is one marked by new beginnings and fresh starts, where we can bury the past and look forward to the future. Few were more thankful for this new lease on life than the Men’s club soccer team. Following a difficult 2015 season, the 2016 Pios were dedicated to not make ... Read More »

Rowing finishes off winter training season

  At 6:00a.m. on a weekday, most of us at Lewis and Clark College remain hidden under a warm protective layer of blankets and top sheet, dreading the inevitable. The Pioneers Rowing team, on the other hand, are different. While we are fighting daybreak, you can find them perfecting their technique atop the choppy winter waters of the Willamette River, ... Read More »

Track and Field’s Season Delayed by Snow

  For many at Lewis and Clark, our historically bad winter was little more than a reason to stay bundled up and avoid going to class. However, for the LC Track and Field team, it has meant that their promising season stumbled out of the starting blocks. With an early meet in Pullman, WA canceled, the Pio’s full squad will ... Read More »