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Class of 2012: From Phoenix to Vienna, With Love, for Soccer Player

April 24, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Anthony Whitlatch will marry GCU alumna Karissa Kelsey on May 9, merely days after his graduation, and the two of them will move to Austria only days after that to begin their new life together. Whitlatch was placed overseas by an Oregon-based Christian non-profit organization that uses athletes in its ministry.

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Sports Panelists Say Flexibility Important to Career Opportunities

April 11, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Speakers suggest working in minor-league or collegiate sports to learn about the detailed machinery that drives a professional sports franchise.

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Arena Audience Hears From Colangelo About What It Takes to Be Great

March 30, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

“There’s so much you can do in your lifetime to make not only something of yourself, but I’m saying to really enjoy what life has to offer, if you’re willing to pay the price,” said the Phoenix sports executive, who last appeared publicly at GCU in October at the unveiling of his namesake sports business school.

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ARCH Exhibition Game Still a Winner for ‘Lopes, Special-Needs Adults

March 29, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s baseball team has hosted the event for several years, giving physically- and mentally-challenged adults from the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped the thrill of connecting with a pitch or throwing out a baserunner on a big-time field.

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Alumnus Builds Winning Basketball Program at Alabama College

March 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Danny Young, who played for GCU in the late 1980s, has taken the University of Montevallo (Ala.) to the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament in seven of his nine years at the school, reaching the championship game last week.

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Jerry Colangelo to Return to Campus for Panel Discussion at Arena

March 26, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Colangelo has stated an interest in being more involved with faculty and students at GCU’s sports business school, which bears his name and is part of the Ken Blanchard College of Business.

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Mychala Lynch Comes All the Way Back to Win NCAA Swim Title

March 19, 2012 / by / 5 Comments

After walking away from competitive swimming for an extended time, the GCU senior found her way back into the pool and honored her late mother with last week’s triumph in the 100-yard butterfly at the NCAA Division II Championships in Mansfield, Texas. The national title was the first ever for an Antelope swimmer.

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Personal Connection With Fans Keeps Women’s Basketball Team Fired Up

March 07, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The Antelopes left Wednesday for San Diego, where they will face Cal Poly Pomona on Friday afternoon in the NCAA Division II West Regional. The game is a rematch of last year’s regional final, which was won by Pomona, ending a record-breaking 29-3 season for GCU.

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‘Lopes Way Up After Making Field for NCAA Tournament

March 05, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Braylon Pickrel’s dramatic last-second shot, which was needed to defeat Dixie State College on Saturday night, extended the winning streak of the men’s basketball team to nine games and carried them into postseason play. On Friday, the Antelope men will play in Bellingham, Wash., and the women in San Diego in opening games in the NCAA Division II Tournament.

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Three Seniors Laid a Foundation for Antelope Men’s Basketball

March 02, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Kyle Speed, Nick Witherill and Justin Wesolowski are finishing strong for the Antelopes, who have a shot at postseason play with a victory Saturday in the regular-season finale against Dixie State College.

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