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August 2, 2013

Kirby Foundation Endows Head Football Coaching Position

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The F.M. Kirby Foundation has donated $2 million to the College to endow the position of head football coach. The position, which is occupied by Frank Tavani in his 14th year, will now carry the title Fred M. Kirby II ’42 Head Football Coach. Funds from the endowment will be used for football coaches’ salaries, [...]

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April 24, 2013

Video: Super Bowl-Winning Coach Jon Gruden P’16 Talks About Lafayette

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ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden P’16 recently spoke on the Lafayette Sports Network about the Leopards football team and the Super Bowl, which he won in 2002 as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He is the parent of tailback Deuce Gruden ’16. “There’s a tradition here at Lafayette athletically and academically that [...]

Lafayette football players celebrate following a touchdown.

February 5, 2013

GoLeopards.com Offers Expansive Coverage of National Signing Day

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GoLeopards.com will once again offer the most exclusive and expansive coverage of National Signing Day in the Patriot League with all-day, live updates from Bourger Varsity Football House today. Visit Signing Day Central Learn about the Signing Day season tickets special For the fourth consecutive year, the day will culminate with “The Wrap Up Show [...]

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November 19, 2012

Photos and Video of 148th Lafayette-Lehigh Game

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Thousands of Lafayette students, alumni, parents, and friends came out to support Leopard football Saturday during the 148th game in college football’s most-played rivalry at Fisher Stadium. Although Lehigh beat Lafayette, 38-21, the day and preceding week were full of excitement on campus. Students got ready for the game during Rivalry Week, which included Mountain Hawk [...]

Lafayette-Lehigh 150

November 17, 2012

Lafayette To Host 150th Meeting in College Football’s Most-Played Rivalry at Yankee Stadium

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Lafayette will host the 150th meeting in college football’s most-played rivalry at Yankee Stadium Nov. 22, 2014. Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss and Lehigh University President Alice Gast made the announcement Saturday morning at the annual President’s Brunch before the 148th Lafayette-Lehigh game at Fisher Stadium. “Lafayette College is honored to host the 150th meeting [...]

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November 15, 2012

Lafayette-Lehigh: A Historic Rivalry in Images

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College football’s most-played rivalry dates back to 1884, when Lafayette shut out Lehigh 50-0 in Easton. The two teams met twice a year from 1884-1901 (three times in 1891) and once a year since then with the exception of 1896, when a player eligibility dispute cancelled the game. The Leopards lead the series 76-66-5. This [...]

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November 13, 2012

Go Leopards! Beat Lehigh!

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Lafayette will play Lehigh 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Fisher Stadium for the 148th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. Read Lafayette-Lehigh game notes The  Lafayette Sports Network telecast can be seen on MASN2 (DirecTV 641, Dish Network 433), RCN-TV (Boston, New York, City, Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, and Washington, D.C.) and WBPH-60, and will be [...]

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October 23, 2012

Watch Lafayette Beat Lehigh at an Alumni-Hosted Telecast Party

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Lafayette will close out the 2012 football season with the 148th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The Leopards will take on Lehigh 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Fisher Stadium. For those who can’t make the game in person, Lafayette and Lehigh alumni will be hosting more than 60 telecast parties in 31 states, [...]

A coach gives instruction to a football player at the Lauren's First and Goal camp

October 18, 2012

Lauren’s First and Goal Highlighted on ESPN

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Lauren’s First and Goal, a nonprofit started in 2004 by John Loose, defensive coordinator of the football team, was highlighted recently on ESPN in a video segment that also aired at halftime of last week’s home football game against Yale. Watch the video John and Marianne Loose founded the charity in honor of their daughter, Lauren, a [...]

Hope McCorkle '98

September 14, 2012

Six Honorees Highlight Maroon Club Hall of Fame Class of 2012

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Two former student-athletes, one coach, and a trio of national championship teams will comprise the Maroon Club Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Ann Gold, Tom Kirchhoff ’93, Hope McCorkle ’98, and the 1896, 1921, and 1926 football national champions will be inducted into the Hall of Fame Nov. 16, 2012—the eve of the 148th [...]