Trusted local news leader for Prescott area communities since 1882
Wed, June 19

45th anniversary celebration of Ol’ Ruff, Yavapai College’s mascot, rescheduled
College Athletics

Tom Gammill stands with Yavapai College's new mascot, Ol' Ruff, as he passes the torch as the Roughriders' next mascot. Gammill has dressed as Mr. Roughrider for almost 20 years. The college is celebrating Ruff’s legacy and his 45th birthday on Friday, Oct. 19, during a home volleyball game in Prescott. (YC/Courtesy)

Tom Gammill stands with Yavapai College's new mascot, Ol' Ruff, as he passes the torch as the Roughriders' next mascot. Gammill has dressed as Mr. Roughrider for almost 20 years. The college is celebrating Ruff’s legacy and his 45th birthday on Friday, Oct. 19, during a home volleyball game in Prescott. (YC/Courtesy)

PRESCOTT — This fall, the Yavapai College Roughriders introduced a reimagined mascot, nicknamed Ol' Ruff, to its sporting events and other college events in northern Arizona.

photo

Yavapai College Roughriders logo, Ol' Ruff. (YC/Courtesy)

Friday, Oct. 19, Yavapai is celebrating Ruff's legacy and his 45th birthday during the second intermission of the Roughrider volleyball team's match against Arizona Western in Prescott.

Tom Gammill has represented Yavapai and its sports as Mr. Roughrider for nearly 20 years and is retiring.

Official start time against Arizona Western is set for 7 p.m. For more information, contact the student activities department via email at student.activities@yc.edu.

Contact

This Week's Circulars

To view money-saving ads...