Blue and Gold Spring | Summer 2021 Volume 2 • Issue 1 - Page 3

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Blue & Gold athletes are accomplishing great things on and off their fields of play .
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Expanded Athletics Adds Coaching Talent
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Men ’ s Golf Swings with the PGA at Swagrass .
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Leadership Playbook
Tony Coaxum , head football coach at Bluefield State , is the author of recently released “ The Leadership Playbook .”
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Champs !
Baseball team wins first-ever Black College World Series .
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Men ’ s Tennis Makes History
The men ’ s tennis team played for the first time ever , in the NCAA Division II Finals .
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Meet Sir Blue
The Guardian of the Hill .

72 class notes

Calling all classes ! Let your classmates know where you are and what you ’ re up to .

76 In memoriam

Here we honor & remember our classmates and friends who have passed on .

82 impact

Development program invites donors at all levels .

86 Snapshots from our past

Football back in the day .
Blue & Gold is published to recognize and honor the men and women who attended and graduated from Bluefield State College .

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