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With the 2013 NFL season over, football fans are licking their chops for any scrap of pro football news they can find. With many veteran players changing teams, this free agency period is certainly proving to be an entertaining one. To satisfy the craving for news, we’ll take a quick look at which teams...

As each second passes, senior Matt VanEaton widens his smile and tightens his grip on a medieval death device. Don’t be fooled. He’s not a serial killer....

Following in the footsteps of a legend is difficult, especially if that legend is your father. For the head football coach at Pacific Lutheran University,...

By Nick Barene, Sports Writer The stadium lights struggled to penetrate the thick fog that covers the practice field. The air was frigid. I reached out and shook a massive gloved hand. “Hey, man, nice to meet you,” senior Mychael “Tui” Tuiasosopo said, grinning. Senior Mychael Tuiasosopo has been a mainstay in the Lutes’ defensive line for the past...

PUYALLUP – Gusty conditions stifled the offense early, but the 16th-ranked Pacific Lutheran football team scored four consecutive second-half touchdowns to pull away to a 41-21 rivalry win over Puget Sound Saturdayafternoon at Sparks Stadium. Pacific Lutheran improved to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the Northwest Conference, while Puget Sound fell to 1-6 overall and 0-4...

The rainy October night sky pelted the Clover Park Warriors as they waged a battle for conference supremacy against Franklin Pierce High School on the rain-soaked football field. One Warrior lay alone in the rain — Bobby Daly. The high school senior and linebacker had just suffered a tibia and fibia fracture in the midseason game. He couldn’t feel his leg, let alone...

By Tyler Scott, Director of Athletics Communications Quarterback Dalton Ritchey accounted for four touchdowns and the Pacific Lutheran defense intercepted five passes as the 17th-ranked Lute football team knocked off No. 21, Willamette, 35-24 Saturday afternoon at McCulloch Stadium. Pacific Lutheran improves to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in Northwest Conference play with the...

Pacific Lutheran University hosted Pacific University this past Saturday, beating the visiting Boxers 17-16. With a couple of seconds left, senior Nick Kaylor successfully converted a 20-yard field goal to seal the deal for the Lutes. The win is PLU’s fifth of the season. Pacific is no longer undefeated after losing to the Lutes. The running game propelled PLU to their...

By Steven McGrain, Guest Writer Lutes football rebounded after a tough loss to Linfield last week, winning 42-21 against Lewis & Clark during Pacific Lutheran University’s homecoming weekend. Although the Lutes did win, they started off slow. Turnovers and punts filled the entire first quarter for the Lutes offense, which tallied only 50 yards on 17 plays in the...

By Steven McGrain, Guest Writer The Lutes opened their Northwest Conference football season in McMinnville, Ore. against the second-ranked Linfield Wildcats. The Lutes lost 29-0 due to Linfield’s scoring spree, as well as inefficient offense. The contest’s final score does not show the effort Pacific Lutheran presented against the Wildcats Saturday afternoon. After...