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BALLADEER’S BLOG’S COLLEGE HOCKEY RANKINGS: JANUARY 2ND, 2013

Norwich LogoWith 2013 just getting underway Balladeer’s Blog unveils its first college hockey rankings of the season for D3 hockey and NJCAA hockey. In my usual oddball way I do a Top 11 list for D3 and a Top 6 list for the NJCAA because of their lower number of hockey teams.

NCAA Division 3 –   1. NORWICH CADETS   ###   2. HOBART STATESMEN   ###   3. EAU CLAIRE BLUGOLDS   ###   4. ST NORBERT COLLEGE GREEN KNIGHTS (defending champions)   ###   5. BOWDOIN POLAR BEARS   ###   6. ADRIAN BULLDOGS   ###   7. OSWEGO STATE LAKERS   ###   8. Continue reading

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COOL FOOTBALL HELMET: GARDEN CITY COLLEGE

GARDEN CITY BRONCBUSTERS

Location: Garden City, KS

Division: NJCAA

Conference Affiliation: Jayhawk Conference

Comment: They’re the Broncbusters, not the Bronc -O- Busters, so that’s not a typo. In honor of the NJCAA postseason getting underway today and tomorrow here’s a Continue reading

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BALLADEER’S BLOG’S COLLEGE FOOTBALL RANKINGS: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16TH

After an eventful weekend that saw a new wins record established in the NAIA and the number 1 team in NCAA Division 3 get upset at home by an unranked opponent here are my latest rankings for the divisions of college football covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – 1. SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS (defending champions)   ###   2. GEORGETOWN (KY) TIGERS   ###   3. MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS   ###   4. WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN   ###   5. MORNINGSIDE MUSTANGS   ###   6. MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS  (for numbers 7 – 25 see below)

NCAA DIVISION 2 – 1. PITTSBURG (KS) STATE UNIVERSITY GORILLAS (defending champions)   ###   2. GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY LAKERS   ###   3. COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY AT PUEBLO THUNDER WOLVES   ###   4. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA AT DULUTH BULLDOGS   ###   5. MISSOURI WESTERN GRIFFONS   ###   6. Continue reading

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BALLADEER’S BLOG’S COLLEGE FOOTBALL RANKINGS: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9TH

Balladeer’s Blog presents its college football rankings for the week.

NAIA ( National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – 1. Saint Xavier University Cougars (defending champs)  ###  2. Georgetown (KY) Tigers  ###  3. Marian University Knights  ###  4. Missouri Valley College Vikings  ###  5. Morningside Mustangs  ###  6. William Penn University Statesmen (for the rankings from 7-25 see below)

NCAA Division 2 – 1. Pittsburg (KS) State Gorillas (defending champs)  ###  2. Grand Valley State University Lakers  ###  3. University of Minnesota at Duluth Bulldogs  ###  4. California (PA) University Vulcans  ###  5. Missouri Western Griffons  ###  T6. Colorado State University at Pueblo Thunder Wolves  ###  T6. Continue reading

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FEBRUARY FRENZY: COLLEGE BASKETBALL AND HOCKEY RESULTS FROM FEBRUARY 26TH

 The Monroe College Tribunes (logo at left) won the 2012 NJCAA College Hockey Championship by defeating the equally cool-named Williston State Tetons 4-2 in the title game yesterday.

The Tetons (as in the mountains of that name) started off the scoring with a power play goal just a few minutes into the game, but the Tribunes came back to lead the game 2-1 by the end of the First Period. Both goaltenders shut the opposition out in the Second Period but Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARDS FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH

 This is my usual Saturday post where I provide links to updating scoreboards for the divisions Balladeer’s Blog covers. First, though, my quick takes on some of last night’s games:

The Maritime College Privateers, one of the coolest-named teams in sports, carved up the Western Connecticut Colonials last night. Maritime won by a score of 48-0, setting up this season’s first post-victory ritual of breaking a two-by four. Hey, it’s odd but memorable!

The Catholic Cardinals at the Gallaudet Bison wound up being the game of the night, with the Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMES THURSDAY NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 8TH

Tonight there are not as many games in the divisions Balladeer’s Blog covers as there were last Thursday, but there’s still quite a sampling. The NAIA has the night off and D3 has just one game going, but the NJCAA and D2 pick up the slack, especially the former. Two of D2’s games are being televised nationwide however, so we’ll start with those:

CENTRAL WASHINGTON WILDCATS  at the HUMBOLDT STATE LUMBERJACKS  – Airing on the cable channel called CBS College Sports at 8PM ET

NEWBERRY WOLVES  at the VALDOSTA STATE BLAZERS  – Airing on Cox SportsNet  at 7PM ET

D3’s sole game tonight features the MARYVILLE FIGHTING SCOTS at the Continue reading

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