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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

One last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

LCSC Logo - Primary FullNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (Threepeat)

Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles

2016 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGNCCAA (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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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New YearHAPPY 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

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