Centennial Snippets - Campus Recreation Center

  • Climbing Wall The Campus Recreation Center opened in 1995.
    • It was built entirely from student fees.
    • The current director is Charlie Gregory who was a graduate student here when Glenn Hanley was serving as director.
  • Cheerleading reports to the director of the Campus Recreation Center.
    • The 1994 yearbook says that all cheerleaders must keep their weight at 127 pounds or less.
    • Ole Blue, a blue tick hound, was MTSU's former mascot.
      • Old Blue was described as being 6'2" and weighing 300 pounds.
    • MTSU's current mascot, Lightning, debuted at a men's basketball game against Tennessee State University in January, 1998.
  • Some intramural programs include:
    • flag football
    • baseball
    • laser tag
    • table tennis
    • racquetball
    • golf
    • kickball
    • bowling
    • soccer
    • dodge ball
    • ultimate frisbee
    • wrestling

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