| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:29 AM
UCF and USF will wait until the Knights formally join the Big East in 2013 to resume the War on I-4, but the men’s basketball programs are resuming their rivalry series a year early.
UCF will open its season at USF Nov. 10, the first contest in the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:03 AM
UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones is eager to keep building on the Knight's success.
Jones just completed his second year leading the Knights, posting his second consecutive 20-win season. UCF went 22-11 overall and finished tied for third in the final...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:24 PM
A Memphis booster who paid thousands of dollars for his courtside seat starts firing jeers a few minutes before tipoff and doesn't stop until the final buzzer.
He directs his jabs at UCF senior A.J. Rompza, the Knights' 5-foot-9, 170-pound starting point...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Orlando Jones High football and basketball star Angelo Warner was unable to watch the Morehead State victory over Louisville on Thursday.
Track practice was his interference, but he had plenty of others watching for him.
"Coach Ray was the first one...
| Oct 26, 2007
| 10:27 PM
After a third-place finish last year, Rochester had no intentions of going home after the Class A state quarterfinals. The Rockets made their case emphatically clear when they set a tournament record, tied another and advanced with little drama in a 4-0...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: With one out and a pair of runners on, Surrey induced a ground ball for a 6-4-3 double play.
Surrey pumped his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:04 PM
UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom.
"Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Here is the fifth installment of a series that checks in with the seven Division I programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....
| Jun 15, 2003
The Class AA state baseball tournament produced both good news and bad news for Lyons Township, which pounded Rockford Boylan 15-6 Saturday night to win the state title.
The bad news: Nine of Lyons' 10 starters in the title game were seniors.
| Mar 24, 2008
| 11:46 AM
John Smith has already played in more Division II men's basketball games than anyone in history.
Foremost in his mind currently, though, are the three additional games he and his Winona State (Minn.) teammates will need to win this week in Springfield,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
When Henry V. Porter died in 1975, funeral notices mentioned his induction to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as one of the game's pioneers.
Back in the day, Porter had pushed to adopt a ball without laces to make it substantially easier...