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  • Despite graduation losses, Bux-Mont field hockey, girls soccer teams optimistic

    FIELD HOCKEY A memorable 2013 season ended in sudden-death overtime in the PIAA 2A quarterfinals for Upper Perkiomen, marking the close of marvelous careers for some of the best players to ever wear Tribe uniforms. Casey Umstead, now at the University...
  • Atlantic 10 taking basketball tournament to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C.

    The Atlantic 10 will stage its 2017 men’s basketball tournament in Pittsburgh and the 2018 edition in Washington, D.C., furthering the conference’s major-market branding of its flagship sport. Commissioner Bernadette McGlade announced the...
  • On An Oppressive Day, Friends Pace Each Other Through New Haven Road Race

    On An Oppressive Day, Friends Pace Each Other Through New Haven Road Race
    NEW HAVEN — After Amy Hastings caught up to her training partner Molly Huddle around the third mile of the Faxon Law New Haven 20K Road Race, the two Olympians and friends from Providence were happy to have each other's company during the grueling...
  • Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence

    Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence
    Three impressive varsity seasons at Calvert Hall and several standout summer sessions with Maryland 3D on the Amateur Athletic Union circuit led to many scholarship offers and a “really tough decision” for Drew Edwards. The 6-foot-3, 175-...
  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri

    Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri
    Powerful Oak Ridge basketball forward Alex Owens committed to Providence College after visiting the Rhode Island campus and attending the Friars PC Elite Camp last weekend. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior originally pledged to sign with UCF after...
  • Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ

    Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ
    NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut. "I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...
  • Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp

    Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp
    The Magic will bring shooting guard Seth Curry, point guard Peyton Siva, power forward Kadeem Batts and shooting guard Drew Crawford to training camp. None of them are expected to make the Magic's roster. Some of them are expected to be sent to the...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 13 CNU improves to 10-0 with two women's volleyball victories

    Colleges: Women’s volleyball: Christopher Newport, ranked 13th in NCAA Division III, improved to 10-0 Friday with two wins in the CNU Invitational. Hannah Miller showed why she is the reigning American Volleyball Coaches Association national D-...
  • Former PC Star, New England Legend Marvin Barnes Dies

    Marvin Barnes, one of the greatest basketball players to come out of New England, died Monday in Providence. He was 62. Barnes, nicknamed "Bad News" for his off-the-court troubles, which included substance abuse and brushes with the law, later played...
  • State, region have caught World Cup fever

     State, region have caught World Cup fever
    America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker. Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....