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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET PEREGRINES

Location: Hammond, IN

Division: NAIA

Conference Affiliation: Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Major sports: basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country 

Site: http://webs.purduecal.edu/athletics/

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FRONTIERADO WEEK: TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – YAVAPAI COLLEGE

YAVAPAI COLLEGE ROUGHRIDERS

 Location: Prescott, AZ

Division: JUCO

Conference Affiliation: ACCAC

Major sports: basketball, baseball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Site: http://www.goroughriders.com/

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JUCO WORLD SERIES TEAMS FINALIZED

 The defending JUCO baseball champs, the Iowa Western Reivers, are among the teams who have advanced to the 2011 JUCO World Series. Joining them will be Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY LUTES

 Location: Tacoma, WA 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Northwest Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.golutes.com/landing/index 

Comment: The Lutes are guaranteed to make you forget all about the Piccolos, the Zithers, and the Oboes! (I’m kidding!) Pacific Lutheran was Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL- NAMED SPORTS TEAM: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND

UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND LOGGERS

Location: Tacoma, WA 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Northwest Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.loggerathletics.com/landing/index 

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – LAKE ERIE COLLEGE

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE STORM

 

 Location: Painesville, OH

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball, track & field

Site: http://www.lakeeriestorm.com/landing/index

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES/JENNIES

 Location:  Warrensburg, MO

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affilliation: MidAmerica Intercollegiate Athletics Association

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.ucmo.edu/athletics/index.cfm

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