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IU Kokomo Opens New Athletic Facility

IU Kokomo celebrated the opening of its new gymnasium by hosting a tailgate for the women's volleyball game against Rochester College.

  • IU Kokomo cuts ribbon

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    IU Kokomo Interim Chancellor Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Athletic Director Brandon Podgorski and other members of the IU Kokomo Athletic Department cut the ribbon to the school's new gymnasium.

  • Cheerleaders at game

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    IU Kokomo cheerleaders and students head into the women's volleyball game.

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    Women's volleyball coach, Heather Hayes, talks to her team during the game.

  • Players post-game

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    The team shakes hands with the Rochester College players after the game.

Indiana University at Kokomo celebrated two milestones in its athletic department yesterday; the opening of its new gymnasium and hosting its first home competition as part of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

The university celebrated by hosting a tailgate for the IUK Cougars women’s volleyball game against Rochester college. The new gym will be home to IUK’s women’s volleyball and men’s basketball teams and hopes to include a women’s basketball team in the future.

Claire McInerny

Claire McInerny is a reporter/producer for WFIU/WTIU news. She comes to WFIU/WTIU from KCUR in Kansas City. She graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Kansas where she discovered her passion for public media and the stories it tells. You can follow her on Twitter @ClaireMcInerny.

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