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10 Questions with David Ramsey from Sochi

10 Questions with David Ramsey from Sochi

By on February 20, 2014 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

The latest most Excellent Adventure of David Ramsey (’81) will end Feb. 23 when the XXII Olympic Winter Games conclude. An award-winning sportswriter for The Gazette newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colo., he is covering his fourth Olympic Games, this time in Sochi, Russia. He writes about professional and collegiate sports in and around Colorado Springs, the home of […]

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‘Freedom Road’ looked at civil rights history

By on January 20, 2014 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

ACU Today Summer 2011 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas Today is a good day to look again at “Freedom Road,” a feature story in the Summer 2011 issue of Abilene Christian University’s ACU Today magazine.  “Freedom Road” details the experiences of an ACU group that rode by bus to tour important civil rights sites […]

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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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Olympic Diary: Ramsey covers the Games

Olympic Diary: Ramsey covers the Games

By on August 2, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

David Ramsey (’81) is in London covering the Games of the XXX Olympiad for the Colorado Springs Gazette, a newspaper for which he is a featured sports columnist. The award-winning writer covers professional and collegiate sports in and around Colorado Springs, the home of the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Olympic Training Center. He also writes […]

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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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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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Jones to be featured today on CBS Sports show

Jones to be featured today on CBS Sports show

By on June 23, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Nick Jones, the Abilene Christian University strongman who is competing in two events at the United States Olympic Trials this weekend and early next week, will be featured today on “CBS Sports Presents Championships of the NCAA” at 1 p.m. CST. Jones is one of two ACU track and field standouts who qualified to compete […]

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