Sports

Spartans Win in 3 Sets to Advance to Conference Finals

On Thursday November 2, in Thornton Gymnasium the women’s volleyball team  hosted Edgewood College for the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinal round. The Spartans had it had it easy, Sweeping the Edgewood Eagles in 3 sets to move on to the NACC Tournament Championship. Early on Au took a quick 7-1 lead in the first set forcing an Edgewood ...

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Spartan’s Chilling Return

Aurora University Men’s Hockey returned on Friday, October 27th, featuring a ton of fresh faces with this new-look team that saw a double-header.  Starting the season on home ice did not end quite as planned on opening day.  Friday saw them take on University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Stevens Point wasted no time jumping on the Spartans and freshman goalie ...

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Women’s Soccer Warms Up for NACC Tournament

Aurora University Women’s soccer team hosted the Lakeland Muskies Sunday, October 22nd, at the Spartan Athletic Park. The Spartans had previously taken on the Muskies the prior week, but it was cancelled mid-game due to threatening weather. The lady Spartans defended their turf with an 11-0 victory over the Muskies. AU junior Corynne McEachern had no mercy against Lakeland University as she ...

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AU Bowling “Rolls” into Third Season

Aurora University Women’s Bowling Team sets their goals high in the 2017-2018 season under new head coach “Hurman Mathus.”  The Spartans began their season October 21st at the Western Shootout. The Western Shootout was held in Indianapolis, Indiana over two days.  The Western Shootout welcomed over 200 bowlers.  Purdue, Indiana State, Ohio State University, Cincinnati, and University of Toledo were ...

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Homecoming at Vago Field

Homecoming weekend was in full swing as the Spartans defended their territory against ALMA University in football. The muggy day did not affect the spirit of many people who came out to cheer for the Spartans this past Saturday. Although the weather put a damper on things, our Spartans played through the soggy terrain on Vago Field. Before the game, ...

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Running with a Purpose

The Aurora University Spartans cross country team competed in their largest meet on October 14th at University of Wisconsin-OshKosh.  AU men’s cross country team placed eighth out of 21 teams, and the women’s team placed 10th out of 24 teams.   The AU Spartan Men may have finished eighth in the meet, but they placed higher than every other Northern ...

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Changing Pace

Article Written By:  Steven Ruffin Aurora University (AU) recently had its grand opening of the Spartan Athletic Park (SAP), a new athletic facility. This is the first ever park made specifically for AU athletics. Spartan Athletic Park recently held women’s and men’s soccer games, and will soon host the AU football, softball, and lacrosse teams as well. The AU Women’s ...

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AU Spartan Spotlight

AU Spartan Spotlight features Senior Phil Lewy and Junior Collin Foreman from the AU Men’s Soccer Team followed by Junior Taylor Zion from the AU Men’s Hockey Team.

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