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COLLEGE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

Here is one last round of congratulations for the ladies who won the national championship in softball in the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

usao_drovers_150px31NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS

Runners-Up – Columbia (MO) Cougars

2017 Champions – Oklahoma City University Stars

Central Baptist College MustangsNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – CENTRAL BAPTIST COLLEGE MUSTANGS

Runners-Up – Belhaven University Blazers

2017 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison 

Cleary University CougarsUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

National Champions – CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS

Runners-Up – Saint Mary of the Woods College Pomeroys

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SIX NEW TEAMS JOIN THE NCCAA

Six new institutions will be joining the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) for the 2018-2019 season. Here they are in descending order of team name coolness:

Erskine Flying FleetERSKINE COLLEGE

Team Name: FLYING FLEET

Location: Due West, South Carolina

Geneva College Goldent TornadoesGENEVA COLLEGE

Team Name: GOLDEN TORNADOES

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

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7 BENEFITS OF TEAM SPORTS

Female skate boarderAt Skateboard-guide.com they know that teamwork always plays a significant and crucial role in every field and sports is no exception. There are both indoor team sports and outdoor team sports. 

People love to have their friends surrounding them when they are participating in a sport. There are seven main benefits of team sports:   Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE SWIMMING & DIVING RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index here’s the latest:

SCAD BeesNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – 1. SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN BEES    ###     2. LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY AT BELLEVILLE LYNX    ###     3. COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES    ###    4. BRENAU UNIVERSITY GOLDEN TIGERS    ###     5. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY (LA) WOLFPACK    ###      Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED TEAM: FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE

Five Towns College SoundFIVE TOWNS COLLEGE SOUND

Location: Dix Hills, NY  

Division: USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

Comment: Located on Long Island, Five Towns College was established in 1972 and has gained a reputation as a path to music-related careers in the entertainment industry. Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

One last round of congratulations to the 2017 college soccer champions in the NINE divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. 

Spring Arbor U CougarsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COUGARS

Runners-Up – Benedictine College Ravens

2016 Champions – University of Northwestern Ohio Racers

Biola Eagles NEWNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division One

National Champions – BIOLA UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up  – Indiana Wesleyan University Wildcats

2016 Champions – Colorado Christian University Cougars

Bob Jones University BruinsNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division Two

National Champions – BOB JONES UNIVERSITY BRUINS (Threepeat) 

Runners-Up – Providence University College Pilots

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MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

One last round of congratulations for the soccer champions in the TEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

wayland baptistNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PIONEERS

Runners-Up – Missouri Valley College Vikings

2016 Champions – Hastings College Broncos

Southwestern Christian U EaglesNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division One

National Champions – SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up – Indiana Wesleyan University Wildcats

2016 Champions – Southwestern Christian University Eagles Continue reading

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