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10 Questions with track guru Garner Roberts

10 Questions with track guru Garner Roberts

By on July 30, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Garner Roberts (’70) likes to joke that between the two of them, he and former NFL All-Pro runningback Wilbert Montgomery (’77) scored 70 touchdowns in their Wildcat careers. Wilbert, now an assistant coach with the Baltimore Ravens, scored all the TDs and Garner wrote about each of them in his 25-year role as sports information […]

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Olympic Diary: ACU’s ‘Texas Sports Dynasty’

Olympic Diary: ACU’s ‘Texas Sports Dynasty’

By on July 22, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 6 Comments

More than a few jaws dropped around the state when Texas Monthly magazine’s December 1999 issue hit the newsstand. Its cover story was titled “The Best of the Texas Century,” with pony-tailed Willie Nelson (Entertainer of the Century), track star Carl Lewis (Athlete of the Century) and computer mogul Michael Dell (Entrepreneur of the Century) […]

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Four Wildcats competing in Olympic Trials

Four Wildcats competing in Olympic Trials

By on June 25, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University student-athletes Nick Jones, LeVance Williams, Mickey Grimes and Stephanie Warren were in action over the weekend in the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in Eugene, Ore. Jones had trouble Friday night with the rainy weather in the shot put at Hayward Field, finishing 22nd after fouls on two of […]

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