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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS CROWNED, NCCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES CONTINUES

 The Briarcliffe Bulldogs “controlled their own destiny”, to use one of the most repulsively overused cliches in sports. They knew what they had to do and they went out and did it. Facing elimination themselves they forced a second game by defeating the Southern Virginia University Knights 11-9. In the deciding game, a thriller for the ages, the Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY LUTES

 Location: Tacoma, WA 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Northwest Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.golutes.com/landing/index 

Comment: The Lutes are guaranteed to make you forget all about the Piccolos, the Zithers, and the Oboes! (I’m kidding!) Pacific Lutheran was Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – LAKE ERIE COLLEGE

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE STORM

 

 Location: Painesville, OH

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball, track & field

Site: http://www.lakeeriestorm.com/landing/index

Comment: This team represents “the perfect storm” of a cool name and a cool logo. The Ohio location speaks to the Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – EMORY AND HENRY COLLEGE

EMORY AND HENRY COLLEGE WASPS

 Location: Emory, VA

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft – ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.ehc.edu/athletics

Comment: Okay, I know all of you who were expecting the Emory and Henry Wasps logo to feature Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES/JENNIES

 Location:  Warrensburg, MO

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affilliation: MidAmerica Intercollegiate Athletics Association

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.ucmo.edu/athletics/index.cfm

Comment: Straight from the show- me state! The women’s teams are called the Jennies which is also incredibly cool. You can Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY

NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY GOTHIC KNIGHTS

 Location: Jersey City, NJ 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: New Jersey Athletic Conference

Major sports: basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.njcugothicknights.com/index.aspx?path=

Comment: No, not the Emo Knights, the Gothic Knights! In honor of Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM -ALFRED UNIVERSITY

ALFRED UNIVERSITY SAXONS

 Location: Alfred, NY

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Empire 8 Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, Alpine skiing

Site: http://saxons.alfred.edu/

Comment: Anyone who remembers England’s King Alfred the Great and the way he kicked Viking butt will agree this is Continue reading

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MADNESS IN THE MOUNTAINS CONCLUDES: USCAA TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS CROWNED LAST NIGHT

Well, Madness In The Mountains, the USCAA National Basketball Tournament from Uniontown, PA, is over. The three champions are:

Men’s Division 1 – SOUTHERN VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS

Men’s Division 2 – ANDERSON UNIVERSITY CARDINALS

Women’s Basketball (one combined division) – AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES

Congratulations to all three teams!

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SIXTH-SEEDED NHTI LYNX UPSET THE THIRD-SEEDED WILLIAMSON MECHANICS IN NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

CONCORD, NH – The NHTI, Concord’s Community College men’s basketball team downed Williamson Trade School 64-60 in overtime in the first round of the USCAA Men’s Division II National Basketball Championship being held in Uniontown, PA. NHTI was seeded sixth and Williamson was the number three Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PENNSYLVANIA

INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PENNSYLVANIA CRIMSON HAWKS

 Location: Indiana, PA

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball

Site: http://www.iupathletics.com/

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