Browse Exhibits

The Undulation of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Trinity University

This exhibit follows the numerous rises in popularity and fall in numbers of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Trinity University's campus from its inception in 1973 to present day.


The Unorthodox Game of Flickerball

This exhibit will showcase what the game of Flickerball was and the people that played it. Flickerball became popular at Trinity in the 1970s. Flickerball was played by independent student teams as well as many Greek teams, included the Omega Phi Fraternity amongst others. Eventually Flickerball faded into obscurity during the late 1990s and early 2000s, and today, many Trinity sudents do not know that Flickerball even existed.

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History of the Bell Center

This exhibit will cover the Trinity University Bell Center from its creation in the 1960's, originally named the Sams Center, all the way until its current state in 2017 and plans that Trinity has for it in the coming years. 


Gene Norris' Career

This exhibit will take a look at the life and career of Gene Norris as he worked his way from assistant football coach to the athletics director. This website will also take a look at Gene Norris' overall impact on the athletics department as he helped it transition from Division 1 to Division 3 athletics.

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1993 Trinity Baseball Team: A Case Study of Merging Division III Athletics and Academics

In 1993, Trinty University was the only NCAA Division III school in the State of Texas.  This case study will focus on the status of Division III athletics at Trinity and the impact it had on the competiveness of the 1993 Trinity Baseball team.

In 1993, Trinity University continued to maintain its prestigious academic reputation.    

There was a process to undergo for Trinity to reach the top of the mountain in both athletics and academics.  The early stages of Division III athletics at Trinity created struggles for members of the 1993 Baseball Team -- on the playing field and in the classroom.


Robert McKinley: From Student to Coach

This exhibit will follow Robert McKinley, a former Trinity tennis standout, from the first time he picked up a racket to the last.  You will learn where his love for tennis came from and what motivated him to accomplish everything he did.


Intramural Field Hockey at Trinity University

A summary of the rise and fall of Field Hockey with its arrival on campus in 1972 and then its departure four years later in 1976. This looks into why it could have failed and if it has a chance of ever returning in the future. 

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Paul McGinlay's Soccer Empire

This exhibit describes the evolution of the Men's Soccer program at Trinity University under the guidance of Paul McGinlay, who was hired in 1991.


Trinity University's Division I Men's Tennis Team

Beginning in the 1920s, the Trinity University Tennis Program has developed into a nationall recognized powerhouse. All of the credit can go to three main people: Clarence Mabry, Chuck McKinley and Butch Newman. These three men were standouts during their time here at Trinity are have also left the biggest impact on the program as a whole. This page will delve further into each of them plus matches that they played in and an overview of the 1970s and '80s which were widely regarded as the "Golden Era" for Trinity tennis.


Trinity University Weight Room converted from a Bowling Alley

Beginning in the early 1990's, there was an athletic expansion buzz across the country amongst universities. Trinity decided to take their outdated and useless weight room and make it much better. They found space that was the old bowling alley and decided it was not going to good use, so they cleared it out and constructed the weight room in the same space over the course of 18 months that has brought a world of change to the school.

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Trinity's Change in Athletic Culture

Trinity University has a history of athletic excellence. The success of the athletics progam has been consistent since the beginning. However, there have been several key changes over time. Perhaps the biggest of these changes is the overall culture revolving athletics on campus.

This exhibit will highlight this change by using former Tiger star and current coach Gretchen Rush to provide an example of how things used to be, and the overall change in athletic culture. 


Butch Newman: A Local Legend

This exhibit visits the career of the local San Antonio legend Butch Newman during his days at Trinity University from 1961-1965.