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From Pride to ExCCellence: The path to winning championships relies on alumni support

For John Schuler ’21, Tiger ExCCellence means more than fundraising dollars for Colorado College athletics. It is about winning championships, fueled by the financial support needed to compete for those titles consistently. “So much of what we have access to and the resources we do have are because of funding from generous donors,” the men’s…

Issue: Spring 2021 • Tags:

Ed Robson Arena

Rick Greene, senior project manager of Colorado College’s Facilities Services, stands amid the ongoing construction at the Ed Robson Arena. On Aug. 28, one of the final steel beams was put into place and construction has continued steadily ever since. The arena has a projected opening date of October 2021, at which time it will…

Issue: Winter 2020-21 • Tags:

Ted Castaneda Announces Retirement

The longest-tenured coach at Colorado College has called it a career. Head cross country and track and field coach Ted Castaneda announced his retirement, effective Dec. 15, 2020. Castaneda, who became head coach of the men’s cross country team in 1981, assumed head coaching duties for women’s cross country in 1993 and track and field…

Issue: Winter 2020-21 • Tags:

Hockey Season Opens at NCHC Pod in Omaha

Following an especially unusual month of November for the Colorado College hockey team, the Tigers finally opened their 2020-21 season at the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) pod in Omaha, Nebraska, on Dec. 8. On Nov. 9, nearly two months after the NCHC delayed the start of the 2020-21 season, the league announced a conference-only…

Issue: Winter 2020-21 • Tags:

Send Us Your Sticker Photos

In “A Tiger Can Change His Stripes” in the Spring 2020 issue of the Bulletin, CC Athletics wrote about the unveiling of the newly refreshed logos and mascot. Inserted into the print edition of this issue, you’ll find a sticker with the new Athletics logo and we’d love to see pictures of you with it…

Issue: Summer 2020 • Tags:

Fall Sports Postponed

The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) and Mountain West announced they will not participate in NCAA intercollegiate competition during the Fall 2020 season. The SCAC stated on July 16 that NCAA intercollegiate competition will not occur during the fall due to health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes conference and non-conference…

Issue: Summer 2020 • Tags:

Alumnus Returns to CC as Men’s Basketball Coach

Jeff Conarroe ’99, associate head coach for the men’s basketball program at Division I California State University, Bakersfield, has accepted the position of head men’s basketball coach at Colorado College. Conarroe, a three-year letter winner in basketball at Colorado College, spent the last nine seasons at CSU Bakersfield, the first eight as an assistant coach…

Issue: Summer 2020 • Tags:

A Tiger Can Change Its Stripes

CC Athletics Unveils Refreshed Logos and Mascot Several different versions of a tiger have found a home on Colorado College athletics uniforms, facilities, and offices throughout the history of the school. In addition, two interlocking Cs as well as many forms of wordmarks have been sprinkled around campus. In 1938, when the hockey team made…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags: ,

Faceoff at Falcon Stadium

The CC hockey team played the second outdoor game in program history on Feb. 17 in the “Faceoff at Falcon Stadium” against the U.S. Air Force Academy. The contest was held two days after the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings played on the same rink as part of the NHL Stadium Series. Grant Cruikshank…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags:

Soccer Greats Inspire While Addressing the Realities of Women in Professional Sport

The CC women’s soccer team isn’t unfamiliar with advice — from their coaches and teammates, professors and peers alike. But in October, they received inspiration from two unlikely sources. Pro athletes Brandi Chastain and Shamila Kohestani visited campus to discuss the role of women in professional sports, specifically in Afghanistan and other developing countries, as…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:
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