John Trupin

The seniors walk off into the spring sunset


Baseball and Softball’s seniors reflect on their time with the Pioneers and their future plans By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor The curtain has fallen on the 2016 season for Pioneer Baseball and Softball. They played their last series this past weekend, wrapping up long campaigns for both teams. Following their final series of games, the

The scouting game enters the digital age with Locker Room Talk


Annie Weis’ website emerges as an excellent resource for student-athletes By John Trupin /// Staff Writer College recruiting has long been more favorable to the recruiter than the recruit. When student-athletes seek to take their talents to the collegiate level, there is often a process of wooing that goes on. Not unlike a dating show, the

Study abroad: Greece and the Syrian refugee crisis


A student shares his experience among the people of Greece By JOHN TRUPIN OVERLOOKING THE PORT of Mytilene, the main port of the Greek island of Lesbos, visitors from the U.S.A. will be greeted by a familiar looking face. Built in 1930, there is a bronze statue that is both architecturally and chronologically the younger

Golf returns to action at the Pioneer Invitational


Rain and mud did not stopthe golf teams frompersevering By John Trupin /// Staff Writer  The Pioneer Men’s and Women’s Golf teams battled their way through powerful winds and rain at the Lewis & Clark Pioneer Invitational at Heron Lakes Golf Club here in Portland. While many Lewis & Clark students were staying high and

Pioneers Measure Up in California


Men’s Basketball Blasts along on a Wild Out-of-State Road Trip By John Trupin /// Staff Writer While most of the campus was curled up in tryptophan-induced doldrums this Thanksgiving break, the Lewis & Clark men’s basketball team (4-2) competed in the David Wells Classic Tournament in Claremont, CA. The Pioneers measured themselves against some of

LC Swim have opportunities ahead


By John Trupin /// Staff Writer The heavy wind and snow of Friday night delayed the first home swim meet of the year for the Lewis & Clark men’s and women’s teams. LC was scheduled for a dual meet against Whitman College on Friday, and Whitworth College and Pacific University were to face off  in

Coast to coast support with Kayleigh McCauley


New academic support coordinator is a hit with both students and coaches By John Trupin /// Staff Writer Supporting student-athletes in balancing athletics and academics is part of the job for coaches and professors alike at Lewis & Clark. Now, with the hire of Kayleigh McCauley as the coordinator of student-athlete academic support this year,

Pio Pride comes back to Griswold


Football comes up just short at their Homecoming game By John Trupin /// Staff Writer In a season that has kept them on the road for two-thirds of their games, football had an almost perfect Homecoming game against Pacific University last Saturday afternoon. Lewis & Clark (0-8 overall, 0-6 conference), with heroic effort, pushed the

Golf blows away competition


Drew Groshong, golf team perform well in inclement weather By John Trupin /// Staff writer Pioneers are undeterred by challenges in their path, be they fierce competition or forces of nature. This weekend, both the Men’s and Women’s Golf teams proved that they carry that spirit as they put in strong performances in the Northwest Conference’s

Ball like a Mogul: Intramural basketball is no joke


By Connor Laubenstein /// Staff writer On Thursday, Oct. 23, the Intramural Basketball Championship game took place in Pamplin Sports Center. The two teams, Backcourt Penetration and Moguls, confronted each other in an on-court duel. With a final score of 68-55, Moguls stole the show in the second half to win the title. Both teams were

Routed in pursuit of the Wagon Wheel


Football falls to Willamette University in rivalry game By John Trupin /// Staff Writer In the latest installment of the Wagon Wheel Rivalry football game between the Pioneers (0-6 overall record, 0-4 conference) and the Willamette University Bearcats (4-1, 2-1), the Pios were unable to sustain their strong early play and were defeated 45-7 on