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Honoring the “Winningest College Football Coach Ever”

John’s coaching career started when his football coach at Trinidad (Colorado) High School was drafted into World War II, and his teammates asked him to fill in. He wound up coaching there for four years, until St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs offered him its coaching job — and free tuition to CC. After…

Issue: Winter 2018 • Tags: ,

Paying It Backward: To CC Athletes, Sports Is Not Just a Game

“Soccer’s always been a thing in my life, since I was a little kid, so having the opportunity to keep that stoke alive …  for kids … it’s like getting back to my roots,” says Alexander Makic ’19. “[Soccer] got me here so I don’t see why not to give back.” A physics major with…

Issue: Winter 2018 • Tags:

Game On With CC’s eSports Team

ESports, or competitive online gaming, is thriving at CC with a new team competing in “Overwatch” and “League of Legends.”

Issue: Summer 2018 • Tags:

CC Sports Medicine Trains Future Medical Professionals

Emily Westergard ’12 knew she wanted to enter the medical profession following Colorado College. Her three years as a student trainer with CC Sports Medicine left the now fourth-year medical student with no doubt. “During my time working as a student trainer, my love for medicine and helping people return to doing what they love…

Issue: Spring 2018 • Tags:

Honoring A Legacy

A year after suffering a tragedy, the Kellogg family found some solace in helping Colorado College students enjoy  life-changing outdoor experiences. In 1993, they started the Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund, which enables CC students to develop and lead a responsible, unsupervised wilderness expedition in Canada and the United States. It’s a unique college program that…

Issue: Winter 2017 • Tags:

Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund: A Pathway to Growth

The Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund is in its 25th year of changing the lives of Colorado College students.

Issue: Winter 2017 • Tags:

Club Sports and Fitness Activities Booming at CC

Home to CC’s highly successful intramural and club sports programs, the Adam F. Press Fitness Center sits on the north side of El Pomar Sports Center. Until 2011, the space was simply a grassy hill and long cement ramp down to Washburn Field. A multi-million-dollar renovation to the sports complex changed all that. By May…

Issue: Summer 2017 • Tags:

CC Mourns Loss of Jeff Sauer ’65

Jeff Sauer ’65, former hockey player and head coach at Colorado College, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the age of 73. Sauer played hockey for three seasons at CC. After spending six seasons as an assistant coach with the Tigers and the University of Wisconsin, he served as CC’s head coach from 1971-82.…

Issue: Spring 2017 • Tags:

Women’s Cross Country and Volleyball Earn Trips to NCAA Tournament

After just missing a national qualifying spot in 2015, the women’s cross country team was hungry in 2016.  With the majority of the team returning, the possibility of a high national finish became a reality with a 12th-place finish at the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet in Louisville, Kentucky, in November. Leah Wessler ’17…

Issue: Spring 2017 • Tags:

CC Announces 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame

Four individuals and one team have been selected as the Class of 2017 for induction into the Colorado College Athletic Hall of Fame. Cassie Abel ’05 (women’s lacrosse), Peter Sejna ’03 (hockey) and the 1989 women’s soccer team, as well as veterans committee selections Douglas Mitchell ’59 (football) and Greg Smith ’76 (hockey) will be…

Issue: Spring 2017 • Tags: