PRESS RELEASE —
The Saint Mary’s University Sport Hall of Fame and New World Publishing announce the much-heralded release of this exciting new book on six decades of SMU Varsity Sport. This 320 page, HQ gloss coffee table book, with 250 photos (80 in colour), involving over 60 contributors (writers, artists, photographers, friends, players, coaches, competitors) will be available at all Homecoming 2012 events from the launch until the end of the week (Sept. 18 – 22nd ) at the south-end campus in Halifax, as well as in all regional bookstores within the province . . . or online.
Join the many writers, researchers, friends, players and coaches along with the publisher to celebrate this timely, informative and sometimes provocative book that has taken almost three years to research and write. An important book for all SMU alumni, as well as those who follow Huskies sports in the arenas, gyms and playing fields of this province and beyond. Indeed it is a fascinating book for all those who love the competition of well-played sports and/or stories of Halifax in the early decades of the second half of the 20th Century. It is the first such book in Canada book to also include a significant section of Women’s Sports, which celebrate their 40th year at SMU in 2012-13.