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The 12 Yard Line

Harrison Bucher, Author

September 24, 2014

After a dominating performance in last season’s Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos, the Seattle Seahawks have begun their quest to become the first team with back-to-back championships since the New England Patriots did it in ’03 and ’04. Most of the championship team is still intact as Marshawn Lynch continues to lead the way in the...

Spectator’s Picks For Top Summer Sports

Harrison Bucher, Author

June 4, 2014

The rainy season has ended, and it is now time to take absolute advantage of the sunny months. For students who will be in Seattle for the summer, there are plenty of sporty activities to stay active yourself—or just watch other people be active. So go out there and explore what the city of Seattle has to offer. MARINERS: It isn’t summer without b...

Spectator’s Pick of the Year’s Top SU Games & Photos

Bianca Sewake, Author

June 4, 2014

With the last of the Redhawks’ sports seasons coming to a close in recent weeks, it’s about time to look back on the most memorable games of the year. Now, fair warning, not all of them resulted in Seattle U victories, but they all had me bleeding Redhawk red—here are the Spectator’s picks for top games of the year. amy troung • The SpectatorSeattle U ...

Seattle Sports News Bites

Emily Hedberg, Author

May 28, 2014

SEAHAWKS SUFFER FROM A BROKEN HEART The Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to their sixth-round pick Garret Scott last Friday upon discovering a heart condition. On Thursday, Scott signed a four-year contract with the reigning Super Bowl champions—a fairly reasonable contract considering his 35 starts out of 41 games at Marshall University. However, a day la...

Senior Athletes Bid Farewell To SU Athletics

Harrison Bucher, Author

May 28, 2014

As another school year comes to a close, another group of seniors will be graduating from Seattle University. Among these seniors are several athletes that have had collegiate careers to be heralded and all of which have helped Seattle U compete in its recent return to Division I. Here is a look at life in DI athletics through the eyes of some of the...

The Spectator Meets The Gym

Darlene Graham, Author

May 28, 2014

Summer is coming, and some students are staying. Our writers visited classes the fitness center will be offering this summer to help maximize your summer sporting experience. Have a gander at your future fitness plans. Flow Yoga Darlene Graham Roll up on a Friday morning, my body is crying to crawl back into bed and I’m irritable. Yoga Flo...

Pistorius Trial on Hold For Psych Testing

Pistorius Trial on Hold For Psych Testing

May 21, 2014

He is an athlete, an idol and a role model. But is he also a murderer? Oscar Pistorius is a South African sprinter whose legs...

Seahawks Score New Flock of Hawks

May 21, 2014

The NFL draft has come and gone and the Seattle Seahawks have acquired a new group of players to add to their already deeply talented...

Public Reactions To Sterling’s Racist Rampage

Harrison Bucher, Author

May 7, 2014

In the midst of the NBA playoffs, one team has been forced to deal with much more than winning or losing. An audio clip released by TMZ Sports caught Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, making racist comments to his girlfriend. He expressed that he did not want his girlfriend publicly associating with black people and did not want...

Student-Athletes in Food Fight With NCAA

Harrison Bucher, Author

April 30, 2014

Tuition prices are rising, more and more students are struggling to afford meals, food pantries specifically for students are opening everywhere and, now, NCAA athletes—who are given meal privileges—are adding their complaint to the food crisis. After the University of Connecticut defeated the University of Kentucky in the NCAA men’s basketball...

Steidl Returns To Boston For Redemption

Harrison Bucher, Author

April 30, 2014

Seattle University’s assistant cross country coach, Uli Steidl, had quite the memorable experience at the Boston Marathon last week—and this time it did not involve a devastating tragedy. “Last year’s Boston was very memorable,” Steidl said, “but for the wrong reasons.” The 2013 Boston Marathon seemed like any other race at first....

Chemistry Needed For Team Bonding

The Spectator Staff

April 24, 2014

Chemistry. It’s plain to see if a team has it or they don’t. College athleticism is typically commended for embodying this critical characteristic for a team’s success and at the UW, head coach Christ Petersen is dedicated to bringing it back. With what seems like an ever-present controversy swirling around the NCAA, it’s not surprising that...

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