Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Physical Education


Historical studies in athletics typically present which confronted coaches and athletic directors in the past. Such studies could be of importance in planning future programs of athletics. “The problem facing education today is the result of a long historical evolution. A vision of the future depends on the understanding and intelligent interpretation of the past.” The data collected and presented in this study should be of interest and value to individuals in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department, to Alumni, and to all people interested in the intercollegiate athletic program at Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa. Members of the Alumni “N” Club, persons with news media, and any others desiring information concerning intercollegiate athletics at Northwestern College should find this paper valuable. The purpose of this study was to portray the growth, development, and changes in intercollegiate athletics at Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, from 1928 through the academic year of 1969-1970.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Northwestern College (Orange City. Iowa)

Physical education and training -- Iowa -- Orange City



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