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Athletics Hires New VP and Director of Athletics Lesley Irvine to Start June 1

Lesley Irvine had a choice to make in 1998. The recent college graduate could stay in her native England and teach or take the less conventional route of moving to Iowa to play field hockey while earning a master’s degree. Choosing the latter set the tone for a series of career moves that led to…

Issue: Spring 2019 • Tags:

Book in Play

Horst Richardson coached men’s soccer at Colorado College for 50 years, with his wife Helen serving as the team’s surrogate mother, game-day chef, and documentarian from almost the very beginning. So it is no surprise that in retirement, they hung in there for more than three years to complete “The History of Men’s Soccer at…

Issue: Spring 2019 • Tags:

From ‘College Boys’ to Perennial Powerhouse: A History of CC Athletics

Note: This article is the full version of Krueger’s capstone project for his journalism minor, in which Alan Prendergast ’78 served as his advisor. An excerpted version ran in the Spring 2019 issue of the Bulletin. In 1874, the “College Boys” represented Colorado College as they competed against the Active Club of Colorado Springs in…

Issue: Spring 2019 • Tags: ,

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: