Clemson Sports

This tour focuses on the history of sports at Clemson University

Bowman Field

Bowman Field is a pivotal place for each Clemson student and visitor. It’s not uncommon to pass by between classes or when visiting downtown and seeing lounging students or sudden displays. Events like Tigerama and Homecoming at the beginning of each…

Fike Recreation Center

Fike Recreation was originally named the "Clemson Field House" opened in 1930. The Facility was renamed after Rupert Fike, a renowned doctor and Clemson Alumnus, in 1966. The name was then officially changed to Fike Recreation Center in…

Fike Recreation Center

Named after Rupert H. Fike in 1966, it was originally called the Fike Field House. Then in 1971 it was given its current name, Fike Recreation Center. Rupert H. Fike was a Clemson Alumni who graduated in 1908 and then came back to Clemson in 1934 to…

"The Hill"

The Hill is an banked slope on the east end of Clemson Memorial Stadium where the football players enter the field before a game. The players start by warming up on the field and then go to the locker room on the west end of the stadium. They then…

Riggs Field, 1915-1970

Riggs Field as it stands today is the home for Clemson Men’s and Women’s Soccer. It is quite often known as ‘Historic’ Riggs Field, due to its history, but its history is often forgotten in-between other bits of Clemson history. Riggs Field was the…

Howard's Rock

The significance of football to Clemson University is almost impossible to miss upon stepping onto the campus. The university has great pride over their successes and bond as a body of students and alumni over football, and this is prevalent upon…