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They save for school

They save for school

For more than a decade, men’s and women’s water polo players at Cal Lutheran have turned to lifeguarding to offset the costs of study. Some of them go on after college to seasonal side careers. They never look at a beach the same way again.

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

On Aug. 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Lambdin will be in a position to appraise his accomplishments in the 22 years since his parents gave in and enrolled him in taekwondo.

Regals volleyball wins it all

Regals volleyball wins it all

The victory last Nov. 21 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, places the volleyball team in a category with only the 1971 Kingsmen football team that captured the NAIA national championship.

Cody Jones throws for USA

Cody Jones throws for USA

The Paralympic javelin champion travels to Qatar for his first meet on international turf.

After 30 years, Kingsmen volleyball to return in January

After 30 years, Kingsmen volleyball to return in January

Head coach Kevin Judd will have the only men’s varsity team in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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.”