June 8, 2017 · 11:55 pm
One last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.
NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)
National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (Threepeat)
Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles
2016 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors
NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)
National Champions – OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON
Runners-Up – Campbellsville University Tigers
2016 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison Continue reading →
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January 1, 2017 · 2:28 pm
HAPPY NEW YEAR! As a light-hearted start here’s a look at events that happened on New Year’s Day in the past.
1935 – The very first Orange Bowl pitted Bucknell University against the University of Miami. Bucknell won 26-0. Meanwhile the first Sugar Bowl saw Tulane defeat Temple 20-14.
1915 – With World War One raging a German U-Boat struck in the English Channel, sinking the ship the Formidable and killing 547 people.
1902 – In the first Rose Bowl game Michigan defeats Stanford 49-0.
1946 – Japanese soldiers at Corregidor learned from news reports that World War Two had ended months ago and finally came out of hiding to surrender.
1801 – The asteroid (now a dwarf planet) Ceres is discovered by the Italian Giuseppe Piazzi. Continue reading →