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COLLEGE BASKETBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

Sun Conference logoThe Sun Conference tipped off their post-season tournament yesterday, joining the hardcourt action in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. Here are recaps of the Opening Round games: 

Webber International Warriors logoThe 8th seeded WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS hosted the number 9 seeds – the AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES in a game that went from being a tight classic to a comfortable win late. The Warriors overcame an early Gyrene lead to hold an 18-12 advantage with 10 minutes to play in the 1st Half. By the break Ave Maria had trimmed that to a 37-33 edge for Webber International. Late in the 2nd Half the Warriors led the Gyrenes 63-41 and coasted from there to a 71-59 victory. Brian Pace led WIU with 23 points.   Continue reading

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MORE COLLEGE BASEBALL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Master's College Mustangs logoGOLDEN STATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The MASTER’S COLLEGE MUSTANGS lived up to their number 1 seeding, taking the GSAC tournament title with an 8-3 victory over the 3rd seeded SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN EAGLES. Along the way to the conference crown the Mustangs also defeated Concordia (CA) and Arizona Christian University.

Taylor Trojans logoCROSSROADS LEAGUE – This conference’s unique format pits the ultimate winner of Bracket One against the ultimate winner of Bracket Two. The (1) TAYLOR TROJANS (Bracket One champs) won an 11-10 scoring orgy against the (3) MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE COUGARS (Bracket Two champs). Enroute to the league title the Trojans bounced Marian University once and Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT RESULTS FROM APRIL 30TH

USCB Sand SharksTHE SUN CONFERENCE – The 6th seeded UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-BEAUFORT SAND SHARKS stunned the top seeds, the EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY EAGLES. In an ELEVEN inning Instant Classic the Sand Sharks (love that name) emerged with a 2-0 First Round victory.   ###   Meawhile the 5th seeded SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE scorched the complacent 2 seeds, the AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES, by a score of 7-0.   ###   And to continue the theme of upsets in the Sun Conference tournament the (4) WEBBER INTERNATIONAL WARRIORS toppled the (3) ST THOMAS (FL) BOBCATS in a 4-3 nailbiter.

virginia intermontAPPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 6 seed mojo carried over to the AAC tourney as the VIRGINIA INTERMONT COBRAS dismembered the 3rd seeded ST ANDREWS UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS  7-1.   ###   Meanwhile the top seeded defending champions of NAIA baseball, the TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS, totalled the (8) MONTREAT CAVALIERS by a score of 10-3.   ###   The (7) BRYAN LIONS fell to the 2nd seeded UNION (KY) BULLDOGS 9-4.   ###   And in a 5 over 4 upset the MILLIGAN COLLEGE BUFFALOES Continue reading

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BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: OUR CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS SO FAR

Yes, as the NAIA’s February Frenzy gets ready to turn into March Madness in a few days there have already been some tickets punched to the National Tournament. Let’s take a look at the conference champions that have been crowned so far.

KENTUCKY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The top seeded Indiana University Southeast Grenadiers took it all yesterday, defeating the Continue reading

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