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MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE EXPANDS TO TWELVE TEAMS

Mid-South ConferenceThe NAIA’s Mid-South Conference announced that it will add three more teams for the 2020-2021 season, bringing the league’s total number of teams to twelve.

Fans of the old Trans-South Conference will be delighted to hear that the three teams will be the Martin Methodist College Redhawks, the Freed-Hardeman University Lions and the Bethel (TN) University Wildcats. Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

Here’s one last round of congratulations to this year’s women’s golf champions in the 7 divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog:

British Columbia ThunderbirdsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA THUNDERBIRDS

Runners-Up – Keiser University Seahawks 

2018 Champions – Savannah College of Art & Design Bees

Biola Eagles NEWNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – BIOLA UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up – Erskine College Flying Fleet

2018 Champions – Dallas Baptist University Patriots Continue reading

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COLLEGE GOLF CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

Here’s one last round of congratulations to the 2019 golf champions in the 9 divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. I’ll cover the women’s champions separately. 

Texas Wesleyan RamsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY RAMS

Runners-Up – College of Coastal Georgia Mariners

2018 Champions – Oklahoma City University Stars

Erskine Flying FleetNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – ERSKINE COLLEGE FLYING FLEET

Runners-Up – Ottawa University (AZ) Spirit

2018 Champions – Colorado Christian University Cougars  Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

One last round of congratulations for the women’s tennis champions in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog: 

georgia gwinnettNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES (Four-peat) 

Runners-Up – Keiser University Seahawks

2018 Champions – Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzlies 

Barry Buccaneers logoNCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) DIVISION TWO

National Champions – BARRY UNIVERSITY BUCCANEERS (Three-peat)

Runners-Up – Lynn University Fighting Knights

2018 Champions – Barry University Buccaneers  Continue reading

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COLLEGE TENNIS CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

One final round of congratulations for the 2019 college tennis champions in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. I’ll cover the women’s champions separately.  

georgia gwinnettNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES (SIX-peat) 

Runners-Up – Xavier University at New Orleans Gold Rush

2018 Champions – Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzlies  

Campbellsville Tigers logoNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS

Runners-Up – Ottawa University (AZ) Spirit

2018 Champions – Campbellsville University Tigers Continue reading

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COLLEGE POLO CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

Balladeer’s Blog’s coverage of the world’s OLDEST team sport continues. Here are the men’s and women’s college Polo champions for this year.

Texas A&M logoMEN

National Champions – TEXAS A&M AGGIES  

Runners-Up – University of Virginia Cavaliers

Score – The Aggies defeated the Cavaliers 21-18.

2018 Champions – Texas A&M Aggies Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOFTBALL RANKINGS

Per the Glitternight Index:

usao_drovers_150px31NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) 1. UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS    ###     2. MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS    ###     3. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS    ###     4. LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS     ###     5. SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY RAIDERS (Should be the Sea Gulls)     ###   

south carolina beaufort sand sharks6. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT BEAUFORT SAND SHARKS     ###    7. HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS     ###    8. COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES    ###    9. UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE RAMS    ###     10. UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON AT VICTORIA JAGUARS    ###     Continue reading

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