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Stadium: Keith Harris Field|
Stadium Address: 1125 Colonel By Drive
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Club Colours: Scarlet, White & Black
Telephone Number: (613) 520-4480
Fax Number: (613) 520-4466
Last Game: Oct. 31, 1998 Carleton Ravens 13 @ McGill Redmen 23
Next Game: n/a
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On March 3, 1999, Carleton elected to drop its University Football program. The money saved will be used to support the new club sports of Ultimate Frisbee, Hockey (Men's and Women's), Lacrosse (Men's and Women's), Baseball and Women's rugby.
Athletic Director Drew Love's original proposal: 12 Recommendations for Carleton Athletics.
Below are links to all the articles I have found on the Internet that cover the story. If you have any more that you'd like to add, please let me know by email.
|April 14, 1999||Last Ravens chosen in CFL draft||Otawa Sun||Mike Gibb|
|March 7, 1999||Death of a Raven||Otawa Sun||Don Wilcox|
|March 6, 1999||Ravens' grid spirit died||Otawa Sun||Chris Stevenson|
|March 5, 1999||Decision unfair to Raven Players||Otawa Sun||Mike Gibb|
|March 5, 1999||Carleton waves the flag||Otawa Sun||Mike Gibb|
|March 5, 1999||Raven's football 1945-1998||Ottawa Citizen||Wayne Scanlan|
|March 4, 1999||Carleton University kills Football Ravens||Canadian Press||Mark Brannae|
|March 3, 1999||CUSMAG Guest Editorial: Death of Carleton Football||Canadian University Sports Magazine||Ken Kirkwood|
|Feb. 18, 1999||Smith's Third-down gamble||Ottawa Sun||Mike Gibb|
|Feb. 18, 1999||Athletes last stand||Carleton Charlatan||Blair Edwards|
|Feb. 18, 1999||Costanzian Logic||Carleton Charlatan||-|
|Feb. 12, 1999||Students Won't Bail Out Ravens||Ottawa Citizen||Wayne Kondro|
|Feb. 12, 1999||Sixty-six per cent of voters say no to $11.31 hike||Carleton Charlatan||Blair Edwards|
|Jan. 21, 1999||Carleton Football Program in Jeopardy||Canadian University Sports Magazine||Jeff Yasinchuk|
|Jan. 9, 1999||UWO's Larry Haylor Blasts Carleton Move||London Free Press||Steve Green|
|Jan. 8, 1999||Carleton Football May be Dropped||Canadian University Sport Magazine||James Viscount|
If you've been following this story, or have followed the links indicated above, you'd realize that practically all the opinions on Carleton's decision have been negative. So it seems that I am decidedly in the minority when I say I think the Athletics department made the right decision.