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  • Providence blows out DePaul

    Providence blows out DePaul
    The Providence Friars ended their three-game losing streak in style on Saturday. Guard Bryce Cotton scored 22 points, dished out six assists and added four rebounds to lead Providence to an 84-61 Big East blowout of DePaul. Forward Kadeem Batts...
  • Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F

    Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F
    One of the least-familiar teams in the area happens to be a consensus choice as one of the best in the state — Homewood-Flossmoor. The Vikings, under the direction of former Bolingbrook coach Tony Smith, played just three of their first 11 games...
  • Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all

    Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all
    Although many kids had hockey dads pushing them, Nick Bonino didn't need any prodding to explore an athletic life that built him into a versatile Ducks center who was recently awarded a $5.7-million contract extension through 2016-17. It started with...
  • Wednesday's local college basketball roundup: Apprentice men, women close gym with wins; No. 16 Wesley men stifle No. 14 CNU

    Jay Melendez had a career-high 31 points and career-high-tying 17 rebounds Wednesday as Apprentice improved to 9-6 by defeating Maine-Fort Kent 89-74 in the final game in the Builders' current gym. Johnnie Ferebee added 20 points, and Jamal Curry had...
  • Tuesday's local college basketball roundup: Hawaii overcomes Norfolk State; CNU women win

    Men: Christian Standhardinger and Garrett Nevels combined for 50 points as Hawaii pulled away from Norfolk State in the second half and won 77-66 in Honolulu. NSU, which went all the way to the westernmost state for just one game, led by one at...
  • Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013

    Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013
    Change filled the sporting landscape in 2013. Some was gradual and incremental, some sudden and profound. Familiar faces were gone, familiar schedules and relationships transformed perhaps for good. How well people and organizations adapt and adjust set...
  • CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year

    CIF team success, individual accolades highlight year
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 1/21 log (updated Monday AM)

    3 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open.--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2012: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 Noon    Football: Nov. 2012: Western Branch vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 2 p.m.    Football: Senior Bowl practice.--NFL Network 2:30 p.m.    Softball: May 2012:...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: HU women outlast Kansas State in 2-OT thriller

    Women: Hampton gained one of its most remarkable victories in school history, outlasting Big 12 opponent Kansas State 86-75 Saturday with a game-closing 12-0 run in the second overtime period before a crowd of 587 at the HU Convocation Center. Senior...
  • A Stand-Up Triple: UConn's Dolson Rewarded By Auriemma

    A Stand-Up Triple: UConn's Dolson Rewarded By Auriemma
    UConn basketball history is dotted with examples of women who could have turned collecting triple-doubles into a hobby, if they had just had the time. In their cases, time does not relate to years, but minutes. And since most games the Huskies play...
  • Florida's Billy Donovan Has Connection With UConn's Geno Auriemma

    STORRS — Repeating as champion is a challenge that fascinates coaches. How does one keep a team together, motivated and focused as it battles the "hangover?" It's a topic Billy Donovan, who brings his Florida Gators in to play the UConn men on...
  • Manchester Road Race: Only one week to go

     "This is Thanksgiving in Manchester."   Only one week to go until race organizer Jim Balcome intones the familiar welcome at the 77th annual Manchester Road Race, which starts at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Manchester Thanksgiving morning.   There will...