Coast Guard Academy names gym after first African-American head coach

Coast Guard Academy names gym after first African-American head coach
Dr. Hallie Gregory Field House ribbon cutting ceremony NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday where the 5th Deck of Roland Hall gym will forever be known as the Dr. Hallie Gregory Field House, named after the man that embodied the words “Strive to Excel, Foster Unity, Instill Respect”. Gregory, a Rockford, Illinois-native, became the first African-American...

Coast Guard Academy to honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Champions Football Team

Coast Guard Academy to honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Champions Football Team
Bears to wear “throwback” jerseys for their Sept. 21 game in honor of the only Academy team to complete an undefeated and untied regular season NEW LONDON, Conn.— The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1963 champions football team, coached by NFL Hall of Famer Otto Graham, will be honored at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Sept. 20-21, 2013. The celebration will take center stage at CGA’s season home opener...