Austin College & SCAC raise nearly $1,000 for Special OlympicsLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), in conjunction with Austin College and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, raised nearly $1,000 at its annual men's and women's basketball tournament through the sale of autographed basketballs from the various teams competing at the event.
Centenary SAAC hosts event with Special OlympicsSHREVEPORT, La. - The Centenary College of Louisiana Department of Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in conjunction with the Special Olympics hosted a unified flag football game on Saturday. Apr. 13.
Austin College Women's Soccer Team Working to Give Cancer the BootSHERMAN, Texas - For the second year in a row, the Austin College women’s soccer team and Alphi Phi Omega have been working with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Give Cancer the Boot, a program dedicated to raising awareness as well as money for cancer research to be donated in the name of Oklahoma University offensive lineman Austin Woods, who will be present at Sunday’s game.
Trinity Student-Athletes Volunteer at Community EventSAN ANTONIO, Texas - A number of Tiger student-athletes volunteered at the Olmos Park Fiesta Frolic on Sunday, April 10. Located near Trinity, on the city of Olmos Park's Alameda Circle, members of various athletic teams served a number of roles at the family-oriented event.
Southwestern University to Combine Soccer and ServiceGEORGETOWN, Texas - This spring break, 18 Southwestern University soccer players will be spending their time off traveling to El Salvador, playing soccer and working on service projects needed in the area. The idea was put forth at the alumni soccer game last March and has now come to fruition as a one week trip to El Salvador where students will spend half the week playing soccer and three days doing community outreach work.
Austin College and Centre College Team Up with Komen FoundationSHERMAN, Texas - When the Austin College men’s soccer team takes the field against Centre College on October 17, the ’Roos and Colonels will write the next chapter in a burgeoning rivalry within the SCAC. Unlike most rivalries, this one did not grow out of on-field competition, but through a united effort to raise awareness of breast cancer in conjunction with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Sewanee Field Hockey to "Stick It To Cancer"SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team will be joining teams from around the country this weekend when they participate in the “Stick it to Cancer” campaign in conjunction with the National Foundation for Cancer Research. High school and college teams will be promoting cancer education in the community as well as raising funds to help eradicate cancer.
Sewanee Student-Athletes Support Angel Tree ChristmasSEWANEE, Tenn. - Over the last several weeks, each of Sewanee's athletic teams has funded and purchased Christmas gifts for 17 "angels" in nearby Grundy County. These so-called "angels" are underprivileged children, ranging from ages six months to 17 years, whose families do not have the means to provide them with Christmas presents this year given the current economic situation.
Hendrix Volleyball Team Helps Raise Money for Side-Out FoundationCONWAY, Ark. - The Hendrix College volleyball team is on a mission to help raise money towards the Dig Pink: Side-Out Foundation which helps raise funds for Breast Cancer research. The Warriors will play their last home matches of the season on October 31 at 11a.m. and 3 p.m. against Ouachita Baptist University and Williams Baptist College, respectively, in the final matches of the inaugural Ghost Host Tournament.
BSC volleyball raises $1,400 for Susan G. Komen FoundationBIRMINGHAM, Ala. - This past Wednesday evening, the Birmingham-Southern volleyball team hosted Miles College and participated in "Dig for the Cure", a nationwide initiative to raise breast cancer awareness and money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Millsaps football sporting Pink for breast cancer awarenessJACKSON, Miss. - With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the football Majors are doing their part to raise awareness by sporting pink ribbons on the back of their helmets for tomorrow's Homecoming game against No. 25 Centre College.
Rhodes Softball to "Hit for the Cure"MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This Saturday, Rhodes College softball will hold its second annual "Hit for the Cure" play day, which will benefit the Stephanie Vasofsky Cervical Cancer Foundation and is designed to raise awareness for cervical cancer on campus and in the community.
Centre and Austin Vie in Third Annual Komen GameDANVILLE, Ky. For the third consecutive year, the mens soccer teams at Austin College and Centre College will vie with more than just conference standings implications on the line. When the two squads meet on Friday, October 2, in Danville, Ky., they will also be playing to benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
Majors, Choctaws to Brawl for a great causeJACKSON - The 2009 version of the Backyard Brawl, which pits two NCAA Division III religiously affiliated schools against each other on the gridiron, is being presented by the Community Animal Rescue & Adoption Center (CARA) for a third consecutive season the largest NO-KILL animal shelter in the state of Mississippi.
Colorado and Trinity Unite to Strike Out CancerCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado College and Trinity University softball teams are joining forces in the fight against cancer when the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rivals unite for the first Strike Out Cancer day on Saturday, March 28.
Austin College and Centre Men's Soccer Team up with Susan G. Komen For the CureDANVILLE, Ky. - For the second consecutive year, the Centre College and Austin College men's soccer teams will team up to raise money for the Susan G. Komen For the Cure. The two teams raised a combined $7,000 last year for the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives and look to improve on that amount in 2008.
DePauw Digs for the Cure on Wednesday NightGREENCASTLE, Ind. - This Wednesday evening the DePauw volleyball team joins over 170 schools across the country when it takes part in the "Dig for a Cure" benefitting the Susan G. Komen for the cure.
Rhodes College Softball to "Hit for a Cure" for Cervical CancerMEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Lynx Softball team will battle Crichton College on Saturday, September 27 at 10am, in a game that will be played to benefit and raise awareness for cervical cancer. Saturday's "Hit for a Cure" will be a culmination of a week-long effort by the players, in which all proceeds will benefit the Stephanie Vasofsky Cervical Cancer Foundation.