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September
2016
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16:00 PM
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Know the Words to the BU Fight Song? You Soon Will!

Know the Words to the BU Fight Song? You Soon Will!

By Dan Silvia, Communications Manager

How many of you know the words to the Bellevue University Fight Song? If you raised your hand do not pass go, do not collect $200, and go directly to jail! There is no Bellevue University Fight Song!

At least, there wasn’t until last Tuesday when the new ditty was unveiled at the all-athlete meeting in the Criss Auditorium.

With lyrics by Joshua Narofsky (son of Athletics Administrative Assistant Dorene and Thom Narofsky), an experienced advertiser/marketer at Shoptology in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and music by Jimmy Weber, an accomplished musician who has played with Kenny Rogers, Tim McGraw, and Rascal Flatts among others, the duo collaborated on the song and presented it to the Athletic Department.

The spark for the fight song emerged from a conversation between Dorene Narofsky and University President Dr. Mary Hawkins at the College World Series this past summer.

“My first passion was writing lyrics. Two months ago, when my Mom approached me about writing a fight song, I was very excited,” Joshua Narofsky said.

Weber warmed up the crowd with a rendition of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline before performing the fight song. Then he introduced the new fight song:

 

Bruins Battle March

All behold the purple and gold

We play with all our MIGHT—

for Victory! (ONE, TWO, THREE)…

BEWARE, OUR BRUINS MAY BITE!

B-U stands true in all we do,

We never give up the FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT!

ONCE A BRUIN, ALWAYS A BRUIN

Be True! BE WHAT? B-U!!

 

“It’s an honor to be a small part of this,” Weber said after his performance.

To view a video of our fight song launch, click here.

A more formal recording featuring traditional band instruments is in the works.