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Athletics

  • The Coyotes competed in Basketball in the NIAA between 1916 and 1956. During that period the school had a cumulative record of 15-265-1. The high light of the basket ball program came in the 1931 with the teams only winning season. The game ball is still on display at the Louis Mathews Gymnasium.

    Calhoun College competed in track and field activities between 1914 and 1931. The highlight of this program was Esther Smith who held the record for the women's standing high jump in 1917.


    Louis Mathews Gymnasium

    The football Coyotes played their last game in October of 1941 when they were defeated by a local high school. The team was disbanded after the outing. The team existed between 1904-1941 and never won a game.

    The Coyotes also fielded a baseball team which was the pride of the college. It existed from 1895-1956. The team only lost 5 games in 1921 and finished at or above 500 in 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 1908, 1909, 1914, 1921, 1925, 1926. The team also did well in 1942 when women were allowed to play on the team. That year the team finished 9-10-1.

    Sports at Calhoun College ended in 1956 when President Strasser decided that sports were bad for the morale of the college.