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VIA News: New stadium will open with a bang

VIA News: New stadium will open with a bang

By on April 7, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

With the crack of a starter pistol, a ceremonial first lap at Abilene Christian University’s new Elmer Gray Stadium will be covered by some of those who made the old stadium of that name legendary in the annals of track and field. Olympic relay gold medalist Earl Young (’62) will take the baton and break the tape about noon this […]

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Wildcats make headlines, history in Division I

Wildcats make headlines, history in Division I

By on November 29, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It’s taking a little longer than expected for students and some fans of Wildcat athletics to warm up to life in NCAA Division I, but the David vs. Goliath moments are coming fast and furious, and Abilene Christian University is winning its share of them. Just by playing in the Southland Conference, ACU (Fall 2014 enrollment […]

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10 Questions with Delloreen Ennis-London

10 Questions with Delloreen Ennis-London

By on August 7, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

The most accomplished female track and field athlete in Abilene Christian University history is Delloreen Ennis-London (’99), who is a volunteer hurdles coach for her alma mater and a recent inductee to the Lone Star Conference Hall of Fame. She and decathlete/pole vaulter Tim Bright (’83) each competed in three Olympics. Ennis-London comes from the […]

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Olympic Diary: The wide world of ACU sports

Olympic Diary: The wide world of ACU sports

By on July 27, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

A few years ago, I was walking through a terminal in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport when a man passing by pointed at the purple and white monogrammed shirt I was wearing. “ACU. Great track teams,” he said. As quick as I could turn around, he disappeared into the crowd. The words still resonate, and I […]

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