Some articles on houses, athletic houses:
... All boys are members of one of eight day houses or Athletic Houses as they were originally known ... The Houses were the brainchild of W.D ... The division would be into six houses to be named after distinguished Englishmen of the Elizabethan period (see table below) ...
Famous quotes containing the words houses and/or athletic:
“Spooky things happen in houses densely occupied by adolescent boys. When I checked out a four-inch dent in the living room ceiling one afternoon, even the kid still holding the baseball bat looked genuinely baffled about how he possibly could have done it.”
—Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)
“Short of a wholesale reform of college athleticsa complete breakdown of the whole system that is now focused on money and powerthe womens programs are just as doomed as the mens are to move further and further away from the academic mission of their colleges.... We have to decide if thats the kind of success for womens sports that we want.”
—Christine H. B. Grant, U.S. university athletic director. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A42 (May 12, 1993)