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Olympic Diary: Politics, sport often mix

Olympic Diary: Politics, sport often mix

By on August 5, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

We discovered this rare photograph recently and were amazed at the history it represented. The Olympic Games, for as hard as they work to give sport a venue to overcome politics and international discord, are often prime showcases for them. The Olympic spirit, however, seems to largely find a way to overcome dissension and restore […]

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Wildcats fall to Chico State in rainy deluge

Wildcats fall to Chico State in rainy deluge

By on November 20, 2011 in Sports with 0 Comments

When Albert Hammond and Mike Hazelwood co-wrote the 1972 pop hit, “It Doesn’t Rain in Southern California (‘… it pours, man it pours.’),” they didn’t have the 2011 NCAA Division II women’s soccer tournament in mind. But they may as well have, because Abilene Christian University’s first appearance in the national quarterfinals on Sunday was […]

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Soccer team beats DBU in overtime thriller

Soccer team beats DBU in overtime thriller

By on November 18, 2011 in Sports with 0 Comments

The Abilene Christian University soccer team defeated Dallas Baptist University, 2-1, under the lights on a cool, misty Friday night at Jesse Owens Stadium on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles. The winning goal was struck by Ashley Holton on an assist by Lexi Stirling with 3:56 left in the first overtime. Next […]

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