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Time, Life, SI: Wildcats have covered them all

Time, Life, SI: Wildcats have covered them all

By on December 10, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

This is Dec. 10 and it’s been 58 years – to the day – since Wildcats appeared on the front covers of Life and Time, two of the most iconic news-feature magazines in the world. Bobby Morrow and Kent Brantly, M.D., were the honorees, the first an Abilene Christian University junior who was an Olympic hero and […]

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Richardson’s stories with Yankees inspire fans

Richardson’s stories with Yankees inspire fans

By on May 1, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Forging a star-studded career as a player for the New York Yankees in their glory days of the 1950s and ’60s may not have required divine intervention. But don’t tell that to Bobby Richardson, who continues to lead a life after professional baseball as though his future depended on God’s continuing favor. And it does, as he […]

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Yankees MVP Richardson to speak April 29

Yankees MVP Richardson to speak April 29

By on April 16, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

New York Yankees legend Bobby Richardson, a national leader in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), will speak April 29 at a luncheon at Abilene Christian University. The event is sponsored by ACU’s Center for Building Community, in partnership with the Big Country FCA and ACU Athletics. Tickets for the luncheon, which begins at 11:45 […]

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Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

By on July 23, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University (then still a college) and its hometown were the same size before Bobby Morrow (’58) won three gold medals in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. But afterward, it seemed like the world discovered both, nearly overnight. Morrow was the star of the U.S. team, “the fastest man in the world” and the […]

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