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Go Bowie. Go Canyon. Go Volleyball. Go Roos.

Most Roo Tales are about men. It’s just baked into the cake when writing 100-year old stories. The past is full of inequity; athletics is no exception. Sport in the early 20th century was the exclusive province of males, and most Roo stories come from this era. Nevertheless, I always look for opportunities to stray.

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Happy Halloween everybody.

It’s Halloween. Time for a spooky edition of Roo Tales. [cue eerie music] Austin College (AC) was founded on Capitol Hill in Huntsville, TX. Sam Houston State University (SHSU) was founded on Capitol Hill in Huntsville, TX. Austin College’s first trustee was Sam Houston. Sam Houston’s first building was Austin Hall. AC’s “Old Main” administration

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AC Homecoming Week 2019: 5 Roo Tales for 5 Days

AC Homecoming Week 2019: 5 Roo Tales for 5 Days Monday: Raising Cane’s Tuesday: Griffith Stadium Wednesday: Kurdistan Thursday: Friday: We had a lot of political discussions at our Austin College fraternity table in Slater’s back in 1991-92. The Rodney King incident was a big one that year, as was Ross Perot and the upcoming

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AC Homecoming Week 2019: 5 Roo Tales for 5 Days

AC Homecoming Week 2019: 5 Roo Tales for 5 Days Monday: Raising Cane’s Tuesday: Griffith Stadium Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: It’s finally back! After 86 years, the World Series is returning to our nation’s capital. The Washington Nationals host the Houston Astros in D.C. in Game #3 of the 2019 Series this Friday. The last time

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Go Cowboys.

*1923* Austin College: “Hey Pete Cawthon, ya wanna coach Kangaroo football?” Pete Cawthon: “Hells yeah!” *1941* Philadelphia Eagles: “Hey Pete Cawthon, ya wanna coach Eagles football?” Pete Cawthon: “Ummmm, I think that’s laundry day.” Go Cowboys.