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  • Off to college with mental illness: How to prepare

     Off to college with mental illness: How to prepare
    Margaret Skoch of Cleveland felt a jumble of emotions as the day to leave for college neared. She was thrilled to be attending her dream school, Notre Dame University, her mother's alma mater. She was anxious about leaving home. And then there was her...
  • Clarendon Hills business stays in tune

    Clarendon Hills business stays in tune
    It took Sue O'Connell several years to get into a career that included the world of music, something for which she's always had a passion. But since 2008, the Clarendon Hills resident has been her own boss in her Crescendo Music Management business,...
  • Local and Penn State players hope to measure up at NFL Scouting Combine

    Local and Penn State players hope to measure up at NFL Scouting Combine
    Although the ultimate evaluation and development of any football player will always be more art than science, there are ways to eliminate much of the guesswork. Enter the NFL Scouting Combine, an annual event that began as the National Invitational Camp...
  • Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal

    Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal
    HARTFORD — The Achievement First boys basketball coach is like most coaches of high school sports: "My job is to be the most competitive, supportive and dedicated coach I can be. My goal is to become the best coach and role model for my players."...
  • Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs

    Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs
    BOSTON — Miami spent its time Sunday after its game against Boston College was postponed playing what coach Jim Larranaga called "Ballroom Baseball." A day later, his team pulled out what felt like a walk-off win over the Eagles. Tonye Jekiri...
  • Connections: UF softball team relies on South Sumter grad

    Connections: UF softball team relies on South Sumter grad
    Kirsti Merritt launched UF's softball team into the Women's College World Series with a home run in the decisive game of a super regional against Washington last year. Her three-run home run helped the Gators oust Alabama and clinch their first national...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball: Freshmen guide Apprentice women to a win at Barber-Scotia

    Ylexzis Traeger scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Thursday night to lead Apprentice School (10-7) to a 78-56 win at Barber-Scotia (4-12) in Concord, N.C. Her freshman classmate Quanisha Bruce had 15 points and 18 rebounds for the...
  • Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?

    Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?
    Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents. Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
  • After ups and downs at Penn State, Owings Mills' Donovan Smith tries for NFL

    Penn State junior offensive tackle Donovan Smith kept staring down an important life choice as if it were a charging defensive end, then reacted decisively in late December with an aggressive move of his own. Instead of playing it safe and returning...
  • Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour

    Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour
    Sandy Barbour joined Penn State as director of athletics last July after spending a decade at the University of California. She stepped into a major role overseeing 31 varsity sports teams, headlined by the football program. During her short tenure,...
  • Cost of attendance is a good start, but questions remain for future of NCAA

    Cost of attendance is a good start, but questions remain for future of NCAA
    Historic votes are nothing new for a city like Washington, D.C. The capital of our country's political system has hosted its fair share of monumental moments. And while the news out of the NCAA's annual convention Saturday wasn't anywhere as critical as...