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Alumni Spotlight: Mike Spofford

In an interview at Lambeau Field I, Luther Abel, had the chance to sit down with Lawrence Alum Mike Spofford, the Senior Writer for During the course of the interview, we discussed Mr. Spofford’s time at Lawrence, his career and his myriad experiences working for the Green Bay Packers. Luther Abel: How did you

Fencing Flames the competition at LU Open

The Vikings fencing team was well-represented in the rankings in last weekend’s competition in their only home match of the season. Senior Jakub Nowak won the mixed epee title for the men while juniors Vinzenz Mayer and Cameron Maas tied for third. Fencing’s first-year Vikes had a blazing start to their season, with freshmen Timothy

Football demoralized at home

The fourth game of the Lawrence football season ended in crushing defeat as the team fell to Illinois College, 55-10.  Troubles began early for the Vikings, as the opposing Blueboys jumped to an early lead with 20 points in the first quarter. Their offensive unit took advantage of a rainy day, going to a ground-and-pound

Volleyball steals one from Carroll

Photo by Sebastian Evans. This past weekend, the Vikings played against Carroll College. The first set was neck-and-neck with Carroll winning by only 2 points. We dropped off in the second set and then rallied our way back in the third. The final score was three to one, with Carroll sealing the game in the

Viking’s 2018-19 year wrap-up

It has been a year of great seasons, record-breaking performances and notable accomplishments for the Lawrence University Athletics Department. Throughout the year, student-athletes have been named to all-conference and all-region teams in addition to being recognized for their accomplishments in their scholarly work.  In the fall, the football team had five athletes named to the

Annual Lawrence University golf outing

The Lawrence University golf outing takes place every year and this year it will occur June 13-14. The golf outing is an event that creates an opportunity for the athletics department to gather alumni, parents, community supporters and friends to have one day devoted to enhancing and advancing Lawrence athletics. It’s a fundraiser and an