Author Archives: Teddy Kortenhof

Roller derby with Meghan Pickett

At Lawrence, roughly a quarter of the student body is involved with athletics. While this statistic gives an interesting read into the presence of athletics on campus, it fails to include an important segment of the Lawrence athletic community, the faculty. Many of Lawrence’s professors are notable athletes in their own right. Megan Pickett, Associate

“Fields of Friendly Fire” by Timothy P. Brown

Throughout history, athletics have been popular. People enjoy partaking in, and rooting for, athletic teams. Times of war are no exception to this. However, when a nation’s resources and its people, are devoted to warfare, friendlier competition is often affected. The first World War was no exception. During World War I, collegiate athletics were interrupted.

Running out of winter strong

Last weekend, Lawrence Indoor Track and Field traveled to University of Wisconsin-Platteville for its second meet of the season, the Pioneer Invitational. Serving as the half-way point of the season, the performance of the Vikings in the meet gives a reliable preview of the conference meet in three weeks. In the meet, both the men’s

The road to the conference meet

Last Saturday, Lawrence’s swim team traveled to UW -Whitewater for the UW- Whitewater Double Dual against Whitewater and Lake Forest College. As one of the Vikings’ final few meets before the conference championships, the meet was an important test of where the team stacks up against their competition. The meet saw a number of exemplary

Blast from the Past: An Introduction to Lacrosse

What’s that? A lacrosse stick. What? Many people will ask questions like these this spring term simply because they have never seen the game played. Although not big in the Midwest or the South, most eastern schools have extensive Lacrosse programs. The game Lacrosse originated in the northeast section of the United States and Quebec

Uneven Ice for men’s hockey

While most of Lawrence’s student body has been acclimating to the winter, there is a small group that has been thriving on it. Lawrence University’s Hockey team has started winter term off on the right foot with a pair of strong showings. The hockey team has stayed busy over break, appearing in seven games since

Janusiak wins second conference title, breaks records, leads team to fourth place finish

Last Saturday, the Lawrence Cross Country team competed in this year’s Midwest Conference Championships. The meet was hosted by Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill. After stellar performances at the Gene Davis invitational, hosted by Lawrence University on Oct. 7 and the Kollege Town invitational, hosted by UW Oshkosh on Oct. 14, both the Men’s and

Honoring the football team from 1967

Last weekend the Lawrence University Hall of fame got quite a bit larger, when the entire 1967 football team was inducted. The team was inducted in honor of the 1967 season, where it was undefeated. This feat earned the the football team a conference championship. Over the course of the 1967 season, the Vikings proved