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MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN JOINS THE USCAA

The USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) has welcomed a new member institution for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. 

Mississippi University for Women OwlsMISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN

Team Name: OWLS

Location: Columbus, MS

Year Established: 1884

Comment: This institution was America’s very FIRST institute of higher learning specifically for women and is often known as “The W.” In 1982 the university became co-ed. Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: MU-MIDDLETOWN

Miami University Middleton ThunderhawksMIAMI UNIVERSITY AT MIDDLETOWN THUNDERHAWKS

Location: Middletown, OH

Conference Affiliation: Ohio Regional Conference

Comment: Thunderhawks is one incredibly butt-kicking team name, especially compared to the overused names like Eagles, Tigers, Bulldogs and Wildcats. 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 BASEBALL: BALLADEER’S BLOG’S LATEST RANKINGS

lindenwood-belleville lynxUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – 1. UNIVERSITY OF LINDENWOOD AT BELLEVILLE LYNX      ###      2. NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS      ###      3. PSU- GREATER ALLEGHENY LIONS      ###      4. SELMA UNIVERSITY BULLDOGS      ###      5. UNIVERSITY OF CINCINATTI AT CLERMONT COUGARS      ###      

ave-maria-university-gyrenes6. AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES      ###      7. SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEAWOLVES      ###      8. CANTON STATE UNIVERSITY KANGAROOS      ###     9. SOUTHERN VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS      ###      ###      10. ROCHESTER COLLEGE WARRIORS      ###       Continue reading

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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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THREE COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPS CROWNED WHILE OTHER TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

Rochester College

Rochester College

USCAA – National Champions were crowned in BOTH divisions of the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). In Division One the top seeded ROCHESTER COLLEGE WARRIORS trailed the 3rd seeded DAEMEN COLLEGE WILDCATS 31-28 at halftime but wound up winning the title in a 70-67 Instant Classic. This is the 5th National Championship for RC and the 1st since 2005.

Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson College

USCAA DIVISION TWO – Meanwhile in D2 of the USCAA the two lowest seeds in the tournament, the number 9 WARREN WILSON COLLEGE OWLS and the 10th seeded FAYETTE ROARING LIONS, made this the tournament of underdogs. The two toppled every other team in their way to face off in the championship game. Like RC the Owls trailed at the break, in their case by a score of 36-33, but came back to win the crown by a final score of Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS FROM FEBRUARY 28TH FOR THE NAIA, USCAA, ACCA AND OTHERS

* NAIA *

Dillard U Bleu DevilsGULF COAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – In the upset of the night the DILLARD BLEU (sic) DEVILS,  the 8 seeds of this conference tournament, stunned the top seeded  XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH, a perennial power in NAIA college hoops. 59-56 was the final score in this defense- heavy and shock- filled opus.   ###   The 5th seeded SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS KNIGHTS toppled the 4 seeds, the TALLADEGA COLLEGE TORNADOES, in a 63-61 Instant Classic.   ###   In Overtime  the (3) EDWARD WATERS TIGERS brought down the (6) TOUGALOO BULLDOGS by a score of 68-61.   ###   … And the 2nd seeded PHILANDER SMITH PANTHERS dispatched the 7th seeded FISK BULLDOGS  91-81.

USAO Drovers BIGSOONER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 4th seeded UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS played the SAC game of the night against the 5 seeds, the LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY CHAPARRALS, and won out by a score of 66-63.   ###   In a schocking game the 2nd seeded OKLAHOMA BAPTIST BISON had their post- season meltdown early this year, falling to the 7th seeded OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS  64-60.   ### Another 1st round upset saw the 6th seeded ROGERS STATE HILLCATS topple the (3) MIDAMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS by a score of 87-83.   ### In the top spot the JOHN BROWN GOLDEN EAGLES eschewed all such drama and sent the 9th seeded ST GREGORY’S CAVALIERS home with a 71-56 loss.

Park PiratesBIGAMERICAN MIDWEST CONFERENCE – In the 2 spot the PARK UNIVERSITY PIRATES put up a Century Club- worthy 105 points to the 73 scored by the 7th seeded HARRIS- STOWE HORNETS.   ###   The (1) COLUMBIA (MO) COUGARS had a more low-key 67-52 win over the (9) HANNIBAL- LAGRANGE TROJANS.   ###   The 5th seeded WILLIAM WOODS OWLS fell to the 4th seeded WILLIAMS BAPTIST EAGLES in a 70-68 game for the ages.   ###   … And the (6) LYON COLLEGE SCOTS lost a 79-77 Instant Classic to the Continue reading

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