Alex Anderson-Kahl member of Luther football team Alex Anderson-Kahl, a 2008 graduate of Vermillion High School, is a member of the Luther College football team. A three-year letter winner in football and track while at Vermillion High School is listed as a linebacker. The Norse are coached by Mike Durnin who begins his first season at the helm of the football program. â�?�?I am truly excited to serve Luther College as head football coach,â�? commented Durnin. â�?�?The skyâ�?�?s the limit for this program and I look forward to the challenges and excitement the 2008 campaign will bring.â�? Coach Durnin inherits a team that returns 29 letter winners, 13 on both sides of the football, plus three on special teams and posted a record of 5-5 last season. Durnin takes over the Norse program with 20 years of collegiate coaching experience, the last seven as the defensive coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. During this time, the Eagles made four trips to the NCAA Division III National playoffs. Luther will begin the 2008 football season at home Sept. 6, when the Norse will host St. Olaf College in Carlson Stadium at 1 p.m. Anderson-Kahl is the son of Ed Anderson and Julie Kahl of Vermillion. To keep up with all scores of Luther athletic teams, visit the Luther athletic Web site at http://sports .luther.edu and sign up for free Escores. Immediately after all contests â�?�? you can choose which of our 19 varsity sports or all of the sports â�?�? you can have results sent to your computer, receive a text message or both. This season the sports information department will also be video streaming 41 home athletic events throughout the 2008-09 season that will allow Norse fans the ability to watch home athletic events on their home computers. Tentative dates for volleyball are Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 22 and Nov. 4. The complete video streaming schedule can be found on the Luther athletics Web site at sports.luther.edu/video/index.html. Luther College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and is located in Decorah, IA. The Norse compete in 10 menâ�?�?s and nine womenâ�?�?s intercollegiate sports. As a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) since 1922, the men have won 144 conference championships. In 1982 the IIAC expanded its championship sponsorship to include womenâ�?�?s sports. During this time span, the women have won 56 team titles. Combined, Luther is the first school in the Iowa Conference to capture 200 league titles.
Ardell K. Hatch, 93, of Vermillion, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital. Ardell was born … Read Article