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  • Wednesday's local college basketball roundup: Apprentice men, women close gym with wins; No. 16 Wesley men stifle No. 14 CNU

    Jay Melendez had a career-high 31 points and career-high-tying 17 rebounds Wednesday as Apprentice improved to 9-6 by defeating Maine-Fort Kent 89-74 in the final game in the Builders' current gym. Johnnie Ferebee added 20 points, and Jamal Curry had...
  • Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F

    Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F
    One of the least-familiar teams in the area happens to be a consensus choice as one of the best in the state — Homewood-Flossmoor. The Vikings, under the direction of former Bolingbrook coach Tony Smith, played just three of their first 11 games...
  • College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament

    College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament
    Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago. The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
  • Rough road home for Stanford's Falls

    Rough road home for Stanford's Falls
    An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming. The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: Harvard holds on to defeat Princeton, 9-8

    No. 15 Harvard hung on in the last quarter Saturday to beat No. 17 Princeton, 9-8, and earn an Ivy League tournament spot. The Tigers (7-5, 2-3 Ivy) scored first before the host Crimson (8-5, 4-1) got seven straight goals over 17 minutes. Princeton...
  • Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts

    Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts
    Providence softball coach Jay Biesterfeld is eyeing a key stretch in his team's schedule that might provide a midseason spark. The Celtics defeated Romeoville 8-2 and Fenwick 5-1 last week but lost also 9-6 to the Friars. Biesterfeld should get a good...
  • Florida Proud Of Its Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida carried the weight of expectations into this NCAA Tournament, and especially into the Final Four. A 30-game winning streak will do that. Ultimately, the Gators were unable to bear that weight, not to mention UConn's...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Gloucester's Burney sparks ODU past ECU; Bruins beat Admirals in OT

    Colleges: Baseball: Gloucester High alum Josiah Burney was 3-for-4 with two runs and the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth as host Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7 Conference USA) beat East Carolina 7-3 to start a three-game series. The Pirates fell...
  • KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's

     KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's
    STORRS — By most accounts, this has been a most frustrating season for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's junior sharpshooter. She hurt her elbow in November and missed eight games. She came down with mononucleosis in February and missed four more....
  • College lacrosse roundup: Kavanaugh, No. 5 Notre Dame top Ohio State, 13-7

    Matt Kavanaugh tied a single-game school record with seven goals to power No. 5 Notre Dame past host Ohio State, 13-7, on Tuesday in men's lacrosse. The game was delayed a half-hour because of snow. The Fighting Irish (4-2) fell behind 1-0 to the...
  • Quinnipiac Set To Face Providence In East Regional; Union-Vermont Opens Friday Doubleheader At Webster Bank Arena

    The Quinnipiac hockey team, the No. 2 seed in the East Regional, begins NCAA Tournament play Friday against No. 3 Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The Bobcats are making their third NCAA Tournament appearance and second in a row, having...