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A new look for the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks to be unveiled July 19
Friday, July 13, 2012

On July 19, 2012, a new era of Fort Lewis College Athletics will begin as the College unveils two new Skyhawk logos, a primary and secondary logo. The official unveiling ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Vallecito Room. Everyone is invited.

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Academic athletes dominate studies as well as sports
Wednesday, June 06, 2012

In May, when Fort Lewis College first baseman Stephanie Janes was named to the Capital One Academic All-America second team for NCAA Division II, it was a crowning academic achievement for Skyhawk athletes.

Janes becomes the eighth student-athlete in Fort Lewis College history to be recognized on an Academic All-America team -- and the fourth this season alone. And that achievement is just the latest in a run of Skyhawk academic excellence.

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Road Scholars Team races the Iron Horse train for scholarships
Monday, May 14, 2012

A hundred and five riders will combine their love of cycling with their love of Fort Lewis College at this year's annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, when the Fort Lewis College Road Scholars Team races the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train from Durango to Silverton in the Citizens Tour on Saturday, May 26, 2012.

The Road Scholars is a spin-off of last year’s Centennial Team, which raised more than $7,000 for the Fort Lewis College Foundation. This year's Team has raised nearly $6,500 -- which will be boosted by a contribution of more than $1,000 from the IHBC -- for the Fort Lewis College Foundation's Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Scholarship Fund.

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FLC Cycling three-peats as #1 in the nation!
Monday, May 07, 2012

fort lewis college cycling team photoThe Fort Lewis Cycling team is the best collegiate cycling program in the country for the third year in a row after earning the highest overall point total for the 2011-2012 season in USA Cycling's Division I.

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Cycling team rides for #1 three-peat at Road Nationals
Monday, April 30, 2012

The Fort Lewis College Cycling team will be #1 in the nation for the third year in a row if it continues its recent run of successes at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, May 4 - 6 in Ogden, Utah. The event completes the four-discipline collegiate cycling year, which also includes track, mountain biking, and cyclo cross.
 
FLC Cycling is defending as the USA Cycling Division I top-ranked collegiate cycling program in the country, based on the cycling season's overall point totals. Going into the season's final event, FLC Cycling sits atop the standings.
 
"We're looking at some strong competition," says Cycling Director Dave Hagen. "But we've had great racing in the conference all season, so we're going into road nationals with a lot of momentum."

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