University of Denver. Department of Athletics
Name in use 2002-2004> Later: University of Denver. --Dept. of Athletics and Recreation. Not found in LC/NAF 11/25/2008
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Five-Year Plan for Athletics and Recreation as of October 5, 1998
Overview Born and raised in the West Colfax neighborhood, Leonard Alterman excelled at basketball in both AAU and at North High School. Alterman parleyed this success into a scholarship at the University of Denver, and after service in WW2, a short career with the old Denver Nuggets in the NBA's predecessor league, the National Basketball League.
File — Box: U300.01.0425
Overview Box 425 contains a poster portraying one player from several DU athletic teams, posing together. Around them the poster says "The Designated Driver is the Life of the Party" and is accompanied by smart choice tips. Poster is signed by an unkown autograph.
Overview Ellison Ketchum graduated from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado in 1930 after winning 10 varsity letters and all conference honors in football and basketball. He served as coach for the University of Denver freshmen basketball and football teams from 1930-1932. He left to coach high school sports and returned in 1936 as head freshman coach. He was named assistant football coach and head basketball coach in 1939. He was appointed Athletic Director in 1942. He left the University...
Overview Howard Schechtel was a multi-sports star at East High School, being honored in football, baseball, and basketball (in AAU). He later competed in tennis at senior level.
Overview Program for the University of Denver home basketball game against the University of Northern Colorado on November 28, 1980. Pamphlet includes summaries and rosters for both teams, plus DU's season schedule, photographs of DU players and Coach Floyd Theard. Featured DU player profile (folds out into a poster): Senior forward Mel Coffman.
Dates: between 1980-1981