From the volleyball court to the ski slopes

By Lindsey Simon Every Christmas break, Kate Nowak puts away her volleyball shoes, straps on the skis and hits the slopes. No sport could ever take away Nowak’s love of volleyball. Or so she thought. Nowak first began skiing at the age of four. Her parents encouraged her to attend ski school every weekend to […]

Bragging rights up for grabs

By Rex Farmer The Queen Bees basketball team traveled to the Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City for an exhibition game against the Iowa University Hawkeyes on Nov. 9. The Hawkeyes head coach Lisa Bluder started her coaching career at SAU. Bluder coached six seasons for the Queen Bees and had a record of 169-36 along […]

Queen Bees wrap up their regular season

By Taylor Granell The seniors on the St. Ambrose University women’s volleyball team capped off their last regular season home match with a win against Iowa Wesleyan College. Seniors Maddie McElroy, Lauren Metts, Hannah Turner and Karrah Toby were honored before the match. The seniors were big contributors to the three to nothing win over […]

Experience gained in rough season for Bees

By Zack Lundquist Expectations were high but to say a team that lost their three year all-American quarterback, seven of eight leading tacklers, and a handful of other players, underachieved just isn’t fair. The St. Ambrose football team had an up and down year that saw many positives and negatives. “Coming into the year we […]

Volleyball senior spotlight: M. McElroy

By Taylor Granell Two time varsity captain, last year’s first team all conference, team leading blocker, all while balancing a nursing major. Seems like there isn’t much senior, Maddie McElroy, can’t do. While the women’s volleyball program was juggling quite a few injuries last year, players were put to the test by being forced out […]