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  • Marathon Notebook: Nemec Struggles To Finish 12th

    BOSTON – Lisa (Stublic) Nemec looked at her watch in the first mile of the Boston Marathon Monday and was surprised at how slow the elite women's field was going. So the former Crosby-Waterbury runner started running the pace she wanted to —...
  • Providence ace handcuffs Fenwick batters

    Providence ace handcuffs Fenwick batters
    Fenwick senior Michael Krecek was frustrated at the plate for a good portion of last baseball season. He was primarily a designated hitter and was striking out much more than he anticipated. Those struggles disappeared once the postseason rolled...
  • Lori Riley: Long After Olympic Days, Marie Davenport Ready To Try Boston

    Lori Riley: Long After Olympic Days, Marie Davenport Ready To Try Boston
    GUILFORD — One day a few years back, Marie Davenport was with her daughter Ciara at a playgroup when some of the other moms started talking about visiting Greece. One had gone on her honeymoon. Another's husband was from Greece. Had Davenport ever...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Notre Dame edges No. 2 UNC; No. 3 Terps rally, win in OT

     Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Notre Dame edges No. 2 UNC; No. 3 Terps rally, win in OT
    Matt Kavanagh scored the game-winning goal with seven seconds left to lift No. 1 Notre Dame over No. 2 North Carolina, 15-14, on Saturday. The victory clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the Fighting Irish, who have won six...
  • Local Roundup for Tuesday, April 14

    Steve McQuail's hitting and Markus Solbach's pitching helped the Cougars snap a season-opening four-game losing streak with a 5-3 Midwest League win over the Burlington Bees Monday night in Burlington, Iowa. McQuail slugged a three-run double with two...
  • Fenwick aces plan to continue their careers at St. Joseph

    Fenwick aces plan to continue their careers at St. Joseph
    Kevin Forde had no idea how many runs he drove in against Montini on April 7 until after the game when a teammate told him seven. Forde's monster game at Montini started off an impressive spring break week for the Fenwick senior, who also went 4-for-4...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Sunday, April 12

    SUNDAY'S RESULTS LOCAL COLLEGES BASEBALL Lewis 5-3, Illinois Springfield 3-7 Madison (Wis.) 3-3, Joliet Junior College 2-13 (Second game, 6 innings) St. Francis 8, Purdue Calumet (Ind.) 7 MEN'S GOLF Midwest Regional No. 4 at Noblesville,...
  • National lacrosse roundup: No. 4 UNC men hold off No. 2 Syracuse, 17-15

    National lacrosse roundup: No. 4 UNC men hold off No. 2 Syracuse, 17-15
    Fourth-ranked North Carolina improved to 3-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference for the first time in 23 years as the Tar Heels earned a 17-15 win in men's lacrosse over visiting second-ranked Syracuse before an announced sellout of 6,004 on Saturday. The...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 4/9 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Katowice tournament (in Poland).--Tennis Ch. 11 a.m.    Golf: Masters on the Range.--CBSSN 1 p.m.    Tennis: Women’s Family Circle Cup round of 16(in Charleston, S.C.).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball: N.Y. Mets at...
  • Fluke Play Turns Tide For Providence In Frozen Four Final

    BOSTON — It was right around the time when coaches and players ordinarily start to peek at the clock, watching the final minutes and seconds of a game, or in this case a season, tick away. Midway through the third period of the NCAA hockey...
  • On The Fly: A Memorable Moving Day At The Masters

    Jordan Spieth had an up-and-down day at the Masters but remains in position to finish off a wire-to-wire victory on Sunday. Saturday was a wild and entertaining day of golf with what became a star-packed leaderboard. Phil Mickelson made a charge, at one...