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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: BALLADEER’S BLOG’S RANKINGS

BlUE DRAGONSBIGGGGGGGGGNJCAA Division One 

1. HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS    ###     2. SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE TEXANS    ###     3. MOBERLY AREA COLLEGE GREYHOUNDS    ###     4. WALTERS STATE SENATORS    ###     5. MCLENNAN COLLEGE HIGHLANDERS    ###    

Gillette College Pronghorns6. GILLETTE COLLEGE PRONGHORNS    ###     7. LAMAR COLLEGE RUNNIN’ LOPES    ###     8. GULF COAST STATE COMMODORES    ###     9. CAPE FEAR COLLEGE SEA DEVILS    ###     10. SALT LAKE CITY COLLEGE BRUINS (Defending Champions)    ###     Continue reading

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TEN MORE COOL FOOTBALL HELMETS

Balladeer’s Blog’s readers demanded it, so here are even MORE cool football helmets from neglected teams.

AMARILLO SANDIES

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Comment: The unique name “Sandies” combined with the Marvin the Martian-style mascot made these helmets a must.

DUMAS DEMONS

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Comments: Now these are helmets that will help you psych-out your opponents, especially if they are superstitious by nature. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS – BALLADEER’S BLOG

williamson-college-of-the-trades-logoUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) Division Two

 1.WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF THE TRADES MECHANICS    ###     2. CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE SILVER KNIGHTS    ###    3. ANDREWS UNIVERSITY CARDINALS    ###    4. BERKELEY (NY) COLLEGE KNIGHTS (Defending Champions)    ###    5. PSU-YORK NITTANY LIONS    ###    

MaineMachiasclippers6. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT MACHIAS CLIPPERS    ###     7. NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE LYNX    ###     8. SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEA WOLVES    ###     9. SUNY-ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & FORESTRY MIGHTY OAKS    ###     10. COLLEGE OF SAINT JOSEPH’S (sic) FIGHTING SAINTS    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS

hamilton-continentals-faceNUMBER NINE TAKES A FALL – The HAMILTON COLLEGE CONTINENTALS welcomed the number 9 team in the nation – the WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY CARDINALS. The Continentals put the Cardinals on Upset Alert with a 41-32 Halftime lead, then closed the deal by a final score of 92-76. Andrew Groll led Hamilton College with a Double-Double of 20 points and 14 rebounds.

wilson-college-phoenixCENTURY CLUB – Teams scoring 100 or more points in Regulation included: The WILSON COLLEGE PHOENIX and their guests the SAINT ELIZABETH EAGLES had a shootout for the ages, with the Phoenix winning it 104-100    ###    Meanwhile the HILBERT COLLEGE HAWKS eviscerated the PITT-GREENSBURG BOBCATS to the tune of 104-62    ###    And the MEDAILLE COLLEGE MAVERICKS folded, spindled and mutilated the MOUNT ALOYSIUS MOUNTIES 112-50.     Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS: BALLADEER’S BLOG

MidAmerica Christian U EvangelsNCCAA Division One

# 1. MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS    ###     # 2. BETHEL (IN) COLLEGE PILOTS (Riverboat Pilots)    ###     # 3. INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS    ###     # 4. SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY LIONS    ###    

Grace College Lancers 2# 5. GRACE COLLEGE (IN) LANCERS    ###     # 6. WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS    ###     # 7. TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TROJANS    ###     # 8. EMMANUEL COLLEGE LIONS (Defending Champions)    ###     Continue reading

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CRUSADERS DEFEAT COUGARS IN BALLADEER’S BOWL VII

helmetmaryhardinbaylorBalladeer’s Bowl always pits the NAIA football champs against the NCAA D3 football champs. The results are in, and for the VERY FIRST TIME the Champions of NCAA D3 – this year the UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR CRUSADERS – defeated the Champions of the NAIA – this year the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS (IN) COUGARS. 

The voting ended today and the Crusaders won, 203 votes to 161. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE UMHB CRUSADERS, THE WINNERS OF BALLADEER’S BOWL SEVEN! This may be the first step toward making it a real rivalry, like when Namath’s Jets beat the Colts.

Here are the results of the six previous Balladeer’s Bowl matchups: Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

LSU-Alexandria GeneralsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Division One

1. LSU-ALEXANDRIA GENERALS    ###    2. BIOLA UNIVERSITY EAGLES    ###    3. WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN    ###    4. WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS    ###    5. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS    ###    

Westmont College Warriors6. WESTMONT COLLEGE WARRIORS   ###    7. HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS   ###    8. TALLADEGA COLLEGE TORNADOES   ###    9. ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM   ###    10. XAVIER UNIVERSITY (LA) GOLD RUSH    ###     Continue reading

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