Throwback Thursday brings ACAC Hockey back – RESCHEDULED Posted on November 30, 2014

Nostalgic about the old days of College hockey in Camrose? Experience ACAC action under the wooden roof of the Max McLean Arena!

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Vikings Cross Country Running finishes the season strong Posted on November 17, 2014

Nine more months until the next Cross Country Running season starts! The running team had a strong showing at the final event of the season in Calgary for the CCAA National Championships on November 7th, hosted by SAIT. It was a perfect day for racing under sunny blue skies and awesome temperatures (which were shortly …

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Vikings recognize Bob & Margaret Prestage Posted on November 14, 2014

Vikings Athletics was proud to recognize two of Vikings Hockey’s most ardent supporters, Bob and Margaret Prestage, at the November 13 Hockey Game versus the NAIT Ooks. The entire Vikings Community joined in recognizing Bob and Margaret’s tireless energy in support of minor sports in the community and both were congratulated on being the recipients …

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Men’s & Women’s XC Running teams qualify for Nationals Posted on October 30, 2014

The Cross Country Running team is coming off of an exciting weekend at ACAC Conference Championships. After great success in Fort McMurray, both the men and women have qualified for CCAA Nationals in two weeks in Calgary, hosted by the SAIT Trojans. Fourth-year Environmental Science student, Hans Asfeldt, had the race of his life finishing …

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Vikings lead Saskatchewan Training Camp Posted on October 7, 2014

The past two weeks have been busy ones for the Vikings Cross Country Running and Skiing teams. The Ski Team spent a three days in the Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan, running a training camp for young skiers aged 9-20 from September 26-28. Skill levels ranged from beginner to Junior National Team hopefuls. The …

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Vikings Coach Tim Wintoniw Wins Silver in New Zealand Posted on March 17, 2014

As a member of the Canadian National White Water Rafting Champions, Vikings Coach Tim Wintoniw placed 2nd in Men’s Sprint, with Team Canada placing 10th overall in the four events.

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Vikings Cross-Country Ski Athletes to Represent Augustana at Nationals Posted on March 17, 2014

The 2014 Haywood National Cross-Country Nationals began on March 15 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Augustana Coach is in Sochi for his fifth Olympic Games Posted on February 7, 2014

“As a coach,” says Les Parsons, “I think I’m a glorified cheerleader and that’s what I think a good coach is.”

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Augustana names new cross-country ski coach Posted on April 24, 2013

Tim Wintoniw (BSc Env Sci/Phys Ed ’05) has been named the new head coach of Augustana’s cross-country ski team.

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Gold medalist coaches cross-country ski camp in Camrose Posted on January 4, 2013

First-year Augustana student Brianna Schultz talks about her ski lessons with Canadian Olympian Beckie Scott.

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Welcome Back Folks to a New Season of Vikings Athletics Posted on October 2, 2012

Last year was a big step for the athletics program, with continued excellence in curling, biathlon, cross-country running and skiing and new heights in volleyball basketball and hockey. Among the many highlights were an ACAC championship in hockey and a gold medal performance at the CCAA cross country running championships by Andy Pohl. This year …

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Vikings share a new Cross-Country Ski Coach Posted on September 25, 2012

This Sunday September 30th is your opportunity to meet Coach Les Parsons at the Camrose Ski Club Skickoff Swap and Potluck Feast.

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In Their Own Words: Vikings Wall of Fame Inductees Posted on September 20, 2012

See what the Inaugural Wall of Fame Inductees have to say about their induction here at the University of Alberta–Augustana Campus in the Athletics Wall of Fame.    

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Vikings Wall of Fame A Huge Success Posted on September 9, 2012

The Vikings Wall of Fame Dinner held last night on campus was a huge success. A packed room helped raise much needed scholarship money for the amazing Vikings athletes that represent our school and our community. It also gave Augustana and the Vikings a chance to recognize some amazing people who have been an integral …

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Colour Night 2012 Posted on April 19, 2012

The 2012 Colour Night Athletic Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, April 14 in the Augustana Gymnasium. Check out the Colour Night edition of Vikings Magazine for a full list of this year’s team, athlete and major award winners.

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VIKINGS NATION celebrates RED & BLACK DAY Posted on March 30, 2012

At our (first annual?) RED & BLACK DAY, Augustana gathered in the Forum to celebrate our Vikings!

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RED AND BLACK DAY: Victorious Vikings Celebration! Posted on March 29, 2012

Scheduled for: Friday March 30th, 2012 @ 12:30 PM

Join us at 12:30 in the Forum for a celebration of all things Vikings! Not only did our team win the ACAC Hockey Championship for the first time in over three decades, but we have a number of other victories to celebrate: 14 ACAC All-Conference Team Athletes 1 CCAA All-Conference Athlete 2 All-Canadians 5 ACAC …

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Cross-Country Skiing and Biathlon Coaches Step Down Posted on March 5, 2012

Joan and Hans Skinstad have decided to step down as coaches for the Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon programs at the conclusion of the 2011-2012 season.

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A New Season For Vikings Nordic Posted on November 8, 2011

The opening of the competitive season for the Vikings Biathlon and Cross Country Ski Teams is upon us and we are discreetly celebrating the cold temperatures and threatening snow clouds realizing that not everyone is as enthusiastic as we are about winter. In November, it has become a tradition to travel as a group to …

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Augustana XC Skiers Top University Skiers in the Country Posted on April 5, 2011

From March 11 – 19 University of Alberta: Augustana x-country skiers showed that their training over the last year has paid off. Augustana athletes took part in four separate races challenging their speed and endurance in both the distance races and the team sprint formats. In the 5km free skate distance Kat Stone lead the …

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