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  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU shreds GW in second half, will meet St. Joseph's in Atlantic 10 final

    Men: Atlantic 10: VCU coach Shaka Smart lives for March. Smart's Rams are now in their fourth conference final in the last five seasons after wreaking “Havoc” against George Washington and pulling away in the second half for a 74-55 victory...
  • Teel Time: Projected NCAA tournament bracket includes six from ACC, Atlantic 10

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On the eve of Selection Sunday, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski used the bully pulpit to advocate for more than the five ACC teams certain to make the NCAA tournament. And in so doing, he took a dig at the Atlantic 10....
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • Football | Helfgot's recruiting notes: Benet's Duvic getting the boots

    Football | Helfgot's recruiting notes: Benet's Duvic getting the boots
    John Duvic considers himself lucky. The nine field goals the Benet senior kicked the last two weeks — three from 50 yards or longer — were the result of skill, hard work and terrific kicking genes. The role luck played was in the number of...
  • Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch

    Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch
    No. 7 Bolingbrook at No. 8 Homewood-Flossmoor When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Records: Bolingbrook 6-0, 4-0 Southwest Suburban; Homewood-Flossmoor 6-0, 4-0. On the offensive Homewood-Flossmoor has one of the most diverse attacks in the area. The Vikings...
  • Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all

    Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all
    Although many kids had hockey dads pushing them, Nick Bonino didn't need any prodding to explore an athletic life that built him into a versatile Ducks center who was recently awarded a $5.7-million contract extension through 2016-17. It started with...
  • UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look

    UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look
    Ryan Boatright, No. 11 6-0 G JR., Aurora, Ill. Always exciting, interesting on the court (15.4 ppg). Looking to play more under control and improve on 33.3 pct. three-point shooting. Amida Brimah, No. 35 7-0 C FR., Accra, Ghana Averaged 7.2 blocks...
  • CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year

    CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...
  • Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013

    Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013
    Change filled the sporting landscape in 2013. Some was gradual and incremental, some sudden and profound. Familiar faces were gone, familiar schedules and relationships transformed perhaps for good. How well people and organizations adapt and adjust set...
  • Tuesday's local college basketball roundup: Hawaii overcomes Norfolk State; CNU women win

    Men: Christian Standhardinger and Garrett Nevels combined for 50 points as Hawaii pulled away from Norfolk State in the second half and won 77-66 in Honolulu. NSU, which went all the way to the westernmost state for just one game, led by one at...