The Story Behind the Name: Farris Stadium

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Still reveling in the Praying Colonels’ unexpected 6-0 victory over Harvard in 1921, the College made plans in 1923 for a new stadium with concrete stands to line either side of a new football field. The project required 18,000 barrels of cement, each costing

By |2019-04-19T18:35:52+00:00April 19th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Athletics, News|

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|

Danville named Kentucky’s most beautiful college town

Centre College is often acknowledged and ranked for its academic excellence, but Centre can also claim being located in the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, according to MSN’s recent list of most beautiful college towns in every state. According to the listing, Danville is a "sweet, small town" with charming neighborhoods to explore, a

Mason becomes winningest coach in Centre men’s basketball history with win 383

Three hundred eighty-three. That's how many wins head coach Greg Mason ’94 has after Centre College's 62-49 victory over Hendrix Sunday—more than any other coach in program history. Mason, who has averaged just over 19 wins per season since taking over in 1999, passes his former coach and Centre Hall of Famer, Tom Bryant. The

By |2019-02-04T21:28:06+00:00February 4th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Centre dedicates practice center to David J. Hicks ’91

Centre College recently held a ceremony for the dedication of its newly remodeled David J. Hicks ’91 Practice Center inside the Bowman Gymnasium. The center honors the memory and basketball legacy of Hicks, the all-time leading scorer in Centre men’s basketball history, who tragically passed away last May. Director of Athletics Brad Fields said the creation

By |2018-12-06T19:10:37+00:00December 6th, 2018|Athletics, News|

Anthony earns win No. 100 as Centre takes down Hood, 5-0

Jenelle Anthony attained the latest in a string of coaching milestones for Centre this fall, earning win No. 100 as her Colonel field hockey squad defeated Hood, 5-0, at Thomas Athletic Field. Since taking over the program in 2011, Anthony has compiled a 100-47 overall record and has seen the Colonels rise to heights never

By |2018-10-16T18:06:25+00:00October 16th, 2018|Athletics, News|

Burch earns win No. 200 as Colonels blow out Warriors

Centre men's soccer overwhelmed Hendrix by a wide 10-0 margin Sunday, marking the 200th career victory for Head Coach Jeb Burch. By rolling past the Warriors and earning their first Southern Athletic Association win of the season, the Colonels improved to 8-4-1 overall and 1-2-1 in-conference. Hendrix falls to 4-10 (0-4 SAA). Already the winningest

By |2018-10-09T17:36:13+00:00October 9th, 2018|Athletics, News|

Centre Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Centre Athletics is pleased to announce five new members to our Hall of Fame. Below are the five inductees of the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 and their career accomplishments: Clay Curry (1998): Four year letterwinner in football; Named All-SCAC (1995, 1996, 1997); Received Most Improved Player Award (1995); Named Centre's Most Valuable Defensive Back

By |2018-09-25T20:06:45+00:00September 25th, 2018|Athletics, News|
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