Sam Horn, Sports Editor

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With each passing minute, I have relished my position as sports editor of The Mooring Mast. The opportunities to write an array of articles and gain experience...

By Austin Hilliker, Guest Writer The Pacific Lutheran University men’s golf team took home a nice piece of hardware this weekend, claiming its first Northwest Conference Championship since 2001 at the Oregon Golf Association Course in Woodburn, Oregon. Throughout the two-day tournament, the Lutes built up a commanding 10-stroke lead over their fellow conference foes...

By Giancarlo Santoro, Sports Writer The Lutes women’s rowing team claimed top five finishes in every event against a number of schools from Washington, Oregon and California this past weekend. Lake Natoma in Folsom, California hosted the two-day Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships. The Pacific Lutheran University Novice 4 squad beat out Portland...

By Austin Hilliker, Guest Writer This past weekend, the Pacific Lutheran women’s golf team took fourth overall in the two-day conference tournament at the Oregon Golf Association Course in Woodburn, Oregon. With a combined team score of 692 over the weekend, the women gathered up a solid two days of quality golf. During the first day of the tournament, the Lutes shot...

The dust settles as Lewis & Clark’s Andrew Taver trots up to the plate. The batter’s box had been frequented by five previous batters in the fourth inning, so the umpire is busy shining home plate to perfection. Eyes locked on his opponent, junior Trevor Lubking prepares to hurl a fastball past Taver. Lubking knows he has to throw a strikeout with the bases loaded...

By Austin Hilliker, Guest Writer This past weekend, the Pacific Lutheran men’s tennis team fell to conference foes George Fox and Lewis & Clark at...

Humankind has seemingly been fascinated by competition for centuries. On the grandest of scales, sports act as a universal language. Participants who have no cultural relation to one another can bond over something as simple as passing a soccer ball or a baseball. People don’t have to understand each other’s native tongue in order to enjoy a sport. Sports bring people...

The Pacific Lutheran University women’s tennis team traveled to George Fox and Lewis & Clark University to wrap up the 2014 season this past weekend. The Lutes fought hard on the George Fox campus courts last Friday against the Bruins and ended up winning 7-2, putting the Lutes one step closer to a Northwest Conference Tournament berth. For the Lutes, the day started...

By Giancarlo Santoro, Sports Writer There are officially less than 50 days until the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil this summer, but it’s not yet clear which team is going to bring the world’s biggest sporting prize back to its home country. Just because everyone is secretly thinking it, I have to get it out in the open — it won’t be...

By Cole Chernushin, Guest Writer If you were born in America, odds are there is a sport you have heard little to nothing about that some students play weekly on our campus — handball. These are the top five things you should know about this sport.    1) According to the official website of the Olympic Games, athletes first played handball toward the end of the 19th...