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TWENTY COOLEST-NAMED USCAA COLLEGE SPORTS TEAMS

The year 2020 is going to be the year of Top 20 lists here at Balladeer’s Blog. Here we go with the 20 Coolest-Named College Sports Teams in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

Webb Institute WebbiesWEBB INSTITUTE WEBBIES

Location: Glen Cove, NY

Comment: Sure, some people may have gone with Webslingers or even Webbslingers for this team but that would not be true to Webb Institute’s location and lore.

Great Bay College HeronsGREAT BAY COLLEGE HERONS

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Comment: Herons are similar to storks and ibises and dwell on every continent except Antarctica. Their coolness factor and obvious adaptability make them an ideal mascot for a college’s athletic teams!   

Pratt Institute CannoneersPRATT INSTITUTE CANNONEERS

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Comment: The team name Cannoneers all by itself would put Pratt Institute on this list but when you throw in that terrific logo at left it takes everything to the next level.  

East West University PhantomsEAST/WEST UNIVERSITY PHANTOMS

Location: Chicago, IL

Comment: Goths and college sports fans alike can get behind the incredibly cool team name and logo for the Phantoms of East/West University!  Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: OHIO STATE AT MARION

 OHIO STATE-MARION SCARLET WAVE

Location: Marion, OH

Division: USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

Comment: The Scarlet Wave is a nickname every bit as cool as The Crimson Tide and The Green Wave. You can’t go wrong with names like this for sports teams as far as I’m concerned and I’ve been saying for years that when Syracuse changed their team’s names from The Orangemen to The Orange that they’d have been better off going with something like … Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASEBALL: THE 2014 WORLD SERIES TEAMS

May 12th will witness the first pitch in this year’s College World Series for the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). Here’s a quick look at the ten participating teams.

Cincinatti Clermont Cougars logo biggerTop Seed – UNIVERSITY OF CINCINATTI AT CLERMONT COUGARS (Defending Champions)

2014 Record: 24-9

Pitcher to Watch: Ryan Beard (2013 World Series MVP)

lindenwood-belleville lynxTwo Seed – LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY AT BELLEVILLE LYNX

2014 Record: 34-14

Pitcher to Watch: Joseph Phelps

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: BALLADEER’S BLOG’S LATEST RANKINGS

USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – DIVISION ONE 

Washington Adventist University Shock1. WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY SHOCK   ###   2. DAEMEN COLLEGE WILDCATS   ###   3. VICTORY UNIVERSITY EAGLES   ###   4. ROCHESTER COLLEGE WARRIORS   ###   5. LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY AT BELLEVILLE LYNX

Concordia (AL) Logo6. CONCORDIA (AL) HORNETS   ###   7. NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS   ###   8. TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS   ###   9. Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: GREAT BAY COLLEGE

Great Bay College HeronsGREAT BAY COLLEGE HERONS

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Division: USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

Conference Affiliation: Yankee Small College Conference

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2012

 Balladeer’s Blog presents one last round of congratulations to the 2012 College World Series champions in the divisions covered here. The team they faced in the title game will be in parentheses.

The Cal Baptist University Lancers (logo at left) were the champs of the NCCAA and defeated the defending title holders, the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles.

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – TWC BULLDOGS  (Rogers State University Hillcats)

NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association ) – CAL BAPTIST LANCERS  (Oklahoma Wesleyan University Eagles )

NCCAA Division 2 – TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE EAGLES   ( Florida Christian College Suns )

USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – SPALDING UNIVERSITY GOLDEN EAGLES  (Newport News Apprentice School Builders )

NJCAA1 – IOWA WESTERN REIVERS  (San Continue reading

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DAY ONE OF THE NCCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES, DAY THREE OF THE USCAA WORLD SERIES

 Today the NCCAA2 College World Series begins, joining the USCAA, whose series enters its third day. The Lancaster Bible College Chargers (logo at left) are the 8 seed in the NCCAA event and will face the top-seeded Toccoa Falls College Eagles, who are also the defending champs, in Game One today.

Keep checking back here at Balladeer’s Blog for updated scores as they become available.

NCCAA2 – (1) TFC Eagles over the (8) LBC Chargers  10-0 (slaughter rule)  ***  (5) Dallas Christian College Crusaders UPSET the (4) Continue reading

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