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Eagles win big in USA Sevens, Las Vegas

Eagles win big in USA Sevens, Las Vegas

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

For the past three years, the USA Men’s Rugby team never made it past the semifinal round in the USA Sevens Rugby tournament in Las Vegas. That all changed on March 4, when the team shutout Argentina 28-0 to win their second CUP Final. Led by team captain Ben Pinkleman, the team entered Sunday’s...

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

The first annual Silicon Valley Sevens International Rugby Tournament was held on Nov. 4 to 5 at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Thousands of attendees watched several of the best rugby teams in the world prepare for the international season. Teams included the United States, Canada, Fiji, Samoa,...

Gladiators take over campus

Gladiators take over campus

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Despite originating in England in the 1800s, most Americans, and people in general for that matter, know very little about the game of rugby. Imagine the physicality of football minus the pads with a bigger ball. Then add the endurance needed to play soccer, some rule differences and there you have it...

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