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Catawba’s Basketball Team Is Helping Rowan County Students Focus

December 11, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events, Students
Members of Catawba's Men's Basketball team are on a mission.  They are hoping to get Rowan County elementary and middle school students to focus on reading, comprehension and good citizenship. While Head Coach Rob Perron's goal is for members of his team to visit all middle and elementary schools…
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Honorary Coach Plays Role in Catawba Indians’ Conference Win

November 16, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events
Robert Stephen Gilmore, the Catawba Indians' Honorary Coach on Saturday, Nov. 14, can take some of the credit for Catawba's South Atlantic Conference victory, the Indians' first since 2007. Gilmore, a Salisbury High School senior battling cancer for the third time in his life, was on the…
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Catawba Inducts Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2015

November 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events
Jim Tomsula ’90, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, and Jim Gantt ’89, head baseball coach who consistently leads his teams to championship play, are among the alumni Catawba College inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2015.  Other inductees marking the Hall of Fame’s 28th…
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Newly Renovated Goodman Gymnasium Rededicated at Catawba Homecoming

October 28, 2015
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events
President Brien Lewis unveils the plaque commemorating the renovation and rededication.Randy Crumpler '75, Tom Dennard '77, Carlton White '76, and Tom Childress '64   Those Catawba College alumni who returned to campus for Homecoming 2015 were overwhelmed by the renovation of the Goodman…
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The Making of Cheated: The UNC Scandal, the Education of Athletes, and the Future of Big-Time College Sports

October 27, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events
When Cheated arrived in bookstores last March, the revelations in the book sent many current and former students of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill into a crisis of confidence.  What on earth had happened to the great university in which alumni had once held such pride?  At the next…
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