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A game plan for overtime

A game plan for overtime

Born with cystic fibrosis, Scott Klein ’90 was already living beyond his life expectancy when he started ice hockey at age 4. He stayed with the sport – in college, on the day after his father died, and throughout the biggest second chance of his life.

Other goals

Other goals

An 8-year-old soccer lover and cancer survivor joins the Kingsmen team, with help from a former player.

You can’t miss this

You can’t miss this

In an example of how our sports teams use H2O to heal, 20 guys at a time run in place on a Sunday in a shallow dormitory pool. The athletic trainers call this spectacle aquatic recovery therapy. This season for the football team, it’s mandatory.

How three Kingsmen got their colors

How three Kingsmen got their colors

Soccer and Cal Lutheran have made a difference to lifelong teammates who first donned the jerseys at age 8. Each is the first in his family to attend college.

CLU warms to ice hockey, again

CLU warms to ice hockey, again

Players on the CLU Knights club team came out of Southern California junior programs as well as countries known for ice hockey. In five years, the team has gone from a few guys learning skating and stick skills to the “real deal.”

Gimbel hits rarest shot in golf

Gimbel hits rarest shot in golf

A double-eagle, or albatross, is harder to pull off as an ace on a par-4 hole than in two shots on a par-5.

Unbreakable

Unbreakable

Eric Rogers ’13, one of the most decorated athletes to have donned the Kingsmen colors, leaves behind seven single-season and all-time CLU records. Now he has a shot to prove his abilities to his favorite NFL team.

Two Kingsmen to major leagues

Two Kingsmen to major leagues

Garrett Smith ’13 was selected in the 37th round by the Cleveland Indians, and Spencer Trygg ’12 signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

All-Americans in baseball, tennis, track, golf

Victory at the inaugural SCIAC baseball postseason tournament earned the Kingsmen an automatic NCAA Division III playoff berth. The team, which also won the conference title, went 1-2 for the postseason in the toughest bracket in the country. CLU took home nine All-SCIAC honors, with junior Jake Petersen the unanimous pick for both Player and […]

Being a Regal runs in Porter family

Being a Regal runs in Porter family

In coming to CLU, Jazmyne Porter, a star on the winning women’s basketball team, was following in the footsteps of her mother, Roslyn (Boatwright ’88) Porter, and aunt, Maria Boatwright ’99. Can more family members be far behind?