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Blast From the past: Board makes girl’s track team a sport

Author: Unknown Published: April 22.1927 Girls’ track is to be a team sport, according to a decision made by the W.A.A. board at a meeting held Monday in the rooms of Miss Mary H. Fretts, president of the board. Individuals winning first, second, and third place will be awarded 20, 15 and 10 points respectively

Blast from the Past: Blues battle Coe in first midwest tilt

Rivalries are a fundamental part of sports, particularly in college athletics. Bitter rivalries serve to whip up passion in players, spectators, and coaches alike. Nothing feels better than a decisive victory over a traditional foe, and nothing stings more than defeat at the hands of an old enemy. Today, Lawrence’s rivalries have grown somewhat cold.

Blast from the Past: The Smocks versus the jocks

Published 10/3/1986 Author: Karin Swisher The buildings that make up Lawrence are of many different vintages, as would be expected of a 169-year-old school. However, due to the range of ages of the school’s facilities, there is a constant need for renovation, improvement, or replacement of various buildings. Thus, a debate constantly rages as to

Blast from the Past: “Re-Play: Lawrence Baseball”

This article, published sixty years ago, recounts the birth of one of Lawrence’s teams. It is strange to think that teams that seem so permanent today were at one point no more than an idea under debate. What team might be added next to Lawrence’s roster? Published 4/20/1956 Author: Richard Bjornson Ripon’s announcement this spring

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