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WNBA RESULTS

LVAcesACES WIN SECOND IN A ROW – The LAS VEGAS ACES took it on the road against the MINNESOTA LYNX yesterday.

The 1st Quarter ended with the Lynx on top 19-11 following which they took a tighter 39-35 edge over the Aces into Halftime. Continue reading

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CAN ANY TEAMS CHALLENGE ALABAMA AND CLEMSON FOR THE NEXT COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP?

CFP Championship PlayoffThree of the last four CFP Championship playoffs have featured the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers. Such has been their dominance of college football in recent times, most football pundits anticipate Alabama and Clemson being leading contenders to make it four playoff appearances in the last five seasons. Some people believe it’s simply a formality that all other college sides will fall be the wayside at some point doing the season, with several other bigtime programs failing to live up to expectations.

According to the latest CFP Championship ratings at Oddschecker, the sportsbooks rate Clemson’s chances of overcoming Alabama and doubling down after their annihilation of the Crimson Tide in January’s final. However, there’s always a chance that the form book will be ripped up and new teams will battle their way to the playoffs. We take a look at some of the leading contenders for the 2020 CFP Championship within the chasing pack behind the Crimson Tide and the 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 CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

Here is one last round of congratulations for the ladies who won the 2019 national championship in softball in the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

Southern Oregon University Raiders squareNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY RAIDERS

Runners-Up – Oklahoma City University Stars

2018 Champions – University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma Drovers

Erskine Flying FleetNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – ERSKINE COLLEGE FLYING FLEET

Runners-Up – Biola (CA) University Eagles

2018 Champions – Central Baptist College Mustangs

STMARYOWOODSPOMEROYSUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

National Champions – SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS COLLEGE POMEROYS

Runners-Up – Cleary University Prowling Cougars

2018 Champions – Cleary University Prowling Cougars  Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

One last round of congratulations to the 2019 college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

tennessee wesleyan collegeNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS

Runners-Up – Saint Thomas University Bobcats

2018 Champions – Southeastern University Fire

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National Champions – CONCORDIA (MI) UNIVERSITY CARDINALS

Runners-Up – Warner University Royals

2018 Champions – Campbellsville University Tigers Continue reading

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FINAL COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS OF 2019 CROWNED

NCAA DIVISION TWO

Tampa SpartansCHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The 2 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA SPARTANS – were trying for their 8th National Championship, this time against the top seeded COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MAVERICKS.

The first 5 Innings of this game were a Pitcher’s Duel with neither team scoring. Continue reading

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D2 COLLEGE BASEBALL FINALS MATCHUP SET

NCAA DIVISION TWO

Colorado Mesa University Mavericks logoFIRST SEMIFINAL: The top seeds – the COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MAVERICKS – played the 5th seeded UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES. Neither team scored during a Pitcher’s Duel that lasted for the first 6 Innings.

In the 7th Inning the Mavericks drove in what turned out to be the only Run of the game and rode it to a 1-0 triumph over the Mules. Pitcher Will Dixon was on the Mound for 9 Iron Man Innings for Colorado Mesa University. Continue reading

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