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  • Experienced CNU women hope to step forward

    Carolyn Hunter says, without equivocation, that she believes her Christopher Newport women's basketball team will be better than last year. CNU's effective and effusive coach was quick to define her terms, since a trip to the memory bank reveals that...
  • Turbulent, To Say The Least

    Turbulent, To Say The Least
    Has there been a more tumultuous season in UConn history? Has there ever been a soap opera like the 2009-10 season? Coming off an appearance in the Final Four the year before, the Huskies endured one of the more puzzling and trying seasons in the Jim...
  • Knocked Down, But Certainly Not Out

    Knocked Down, But Certainly Not Out
    Jim Calhoun didn't get to where he is in life by changing much about himself. "Some people may not like me," he said recently. "I may not like them. That's cool." Calhoun has been alive for 68 years. He's been a college basketball coach for 39. He's...
  • Bad Date Stories

    UConn men's basketball beat writer Mike Anthony chronicles a tough year for Jim Calhoun's program on and off the court: 2009 Oct. 14: UConn, coming off an appearance in the Final Four but having lost four key players, holds the annual Husky Run in...
  • The Undisputed Team Leader

    The Undisputed Team Leader
    A smile here and a nod there, Kemba Walker has become the reassuring face for UConn -- a pillar of confidence in the eye of a hurricane. NCAA allegations have swirled and sanctions are forthcoming. Six freshmen have been fitted for jerseys. And the...
  • Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams

    Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams
    In predicted order of finish: Pittsburgh Last season: 25-9, 13-5 Big East. Lost to Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Coach: Jamie Dixon, eighth season, 188-54 Top players: Junior guard Ashton Gibbs, senior guard Brad Wanamaker,...
  • No. 17 Butler celebrates big day with 83-54 win

    No. 17 Butler celebrates big day with 83-54 win
    Butler celebrated its recent accomplishments before Saturday's season-opener. Then the Bulldogs opened a whole new chapter in historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. After unveiling the first Final Four banner in the state's oldest college basketball arena, Shelvin...
  • Butler's "Banner" Day

    Butler's "Banner" Day
    College basketball season openers when Division-One Top 25 teams host NAIA opponents are not usually must-attend events. However, Saturday afternoon the eighteenth-ranked Butler Bulldogs hosted Marian University in a game that was a really big deal to...
  • CNU's NCAA field hockey host role a big step for school, athletic department

    Christopher Newport University officials view this weekend's NCAA Division III field hockey Final Four at their facility as both culmination and beginning. The national semifinals and final are the result of a massive effort by the university and...
  • Rivals ready to rumble

    Newport Harbor High and Corona del Mar have the Battle of the Bay in wrestling. The two rivals will welcome 14 other schools to their "Battle by the Bay" Friday. The two-day tournament begins at CdM at 3 p.m. Saturday's elimination bracket starts at 9 a....
  • Big Ten Commissioner, Jim Delany

    Big Ten Commissioner, Jim Delany
    Only the Big Ten's fifth commissioner since its founding in 1896, James E. Delany enters his 22nd year in that role. He has led the Big Ten through significant periods of change and growth that have helped the conference maintain its preeminent position...
  • Briefs: Local flavor at volleyball semifinals

    The NCAA women's volleyball Final Four that begins tonight at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. has a local flavor. USC (29-4), including Newport Harbor High product Kirby Burnham, faces Cal (29-5), for which former Newport Harbor standout Jennifer...