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So long Shotwell: A view from the sideline

So long Shotwell: A view from the sideline

By on November 2, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 2 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: This Saturday at 6 p.m., Abilene Christian University will play its last home football game at Shotwell Stadium. The historic venue will carry on as the place where Abilene and Abilene Cooper high schools play, but next fall ACU moves into new Wildcat Stadium for its first season of on-campus football in more than 50 years.  […]

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ACU Remembers: Ted Sitton

ACU Remembers: Ted Sitton

By on April 18, 2016 in Sports with 2 Comments

Charles Ted Sitton (’54), an Abilene Christian University football hero as a student-athlete and later, innovative architect of some of the Wildcats’ top offensive performances as a coach, died April 15, 2016, in Abilene at age 84 following a long illness. A memorial service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in Abilene’s University Church of […]

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VIA News: New track as fast as it is purple

VIA News: New track as fast as it is purple

By on April 4, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Keith Barnier may not sleep well April 10, the night before Abilene Christian University hosts TCU and Texas Tech University in the biggest triangular track and field meet in ACU in more than half a century, but it will have nothing to do with the purple – and fast – running surface at new Elmer […]

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Scott, Montgomery united on NFL’s Ravens

Scott, Montgomery united on NFL’s Ravens

By on October 28, 2013 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

The two top running backs in Abilene Christian University history are now both members of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, although one wears a headset and the other, a helmet and shoulder pads. The defending Super Bowl champion Ravens announced today the signing of Bernard Scott (’08), who was released earlier this […]

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Regional hall of fame to induct Kelly Kent

Regional hall of fame to induct Kelly Kent

By on March 30, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 2 Comments

Kelly Kent, who helped lead Abilene Christian University to its last national football championship before dying tragically at age 21, will be inducted May 7 to the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. A hometown high school star in nearby Cisco, Kent was a three-year letterman for the ACU Wildcats from 1977-78 and part of […]

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ACU assesses legacy, future of Wildcat athletics

ACU assesses legacy, future of Wildcat athletics

By on January 21, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

Over the past few years, the ever-changing landscape of intercollegiate athletics has reshaped traditional rivalries from the biggest to the smallest conferences and leagues in the nation. Like many institutions in NCAA Division I, II, III and the NAIA, Abilene Christian University also has taken the opportunity to study its athletics programs. For the past […]

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