Published on February 18, 2014 by Philip Poole  
step sing performance 1980

Samford University's history blog recalls a memorable evening 34 years ago this week when one of the university's cherished traditions - Step Sing - intersected with one of the most memorable moments in U.S. Olympics history.

This memory was recalled by many last week, via Facebook and other outlets, during the 2014 Step Sing performances, which happened to coincide with the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and yet another memorable U.S. Olympics moment involving the same two teams.

Read more about this moment in Samford -- and U.S. -- history: