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Columbia College finds new ways to honor the history of Ludy Bowl

Ariel Atwood, staff writer

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The Columbia College tradition of  Ludy Bowl will be held Oct. 15 at 3 p.m.

Ludy Bowl was first organized in the fall of 1955, earning its name from physical education professor Miss Lucile Godbold, popularly referred to as “Miss Ludy” by students.

Ludy Bowl is a flag-football game played by Columbia College students where the seniors and sophomores play against the juniors and first-years. This game is played during family and friends weekend, which takes place during the fall, in honor of Miss Ludy.

Miss Ludy started her career at Columbia College in 1922 as a professor of physical education, where she taught students the importance of physical activity and introduced them to sports and other ways to be active. Being an athlete herself,  Miss Ludy won two gold medals and a bronze medal for the U.S. Olympic Team in 1922. She was also the first female member of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

Ludy Bowl is drifting away from flag football to something students will have more interest in, but the new sport that will be played after 2017 is still undetermined.  This change in Ludy Bowl was prompted by the lack of student participation in recent years.

For those familiar with Ludy Bowl, “There will still be a spirit week leading up to the Ludy Bowl game; it is still a part of our family and friends weekend,” LaNae Budden, Ph.D., dean of students, said. Although changes are occurring to Ludy Bowl,  its traditional background and values will continue at Columbia College.

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Ariel Atwood, staff writer

Ariel Atwood is a sophomore public relations major with a minor in biology. She takes particular interest in beauty, art, mental, physical and emotional...

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