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Duke Senior Is Transferring: College Basketball World Reacts

Duke basketball senior Joey Baker has entered the transfer portal, the Blue Devils program announced on Wednesday. Baker just finished his fourth season in Durham and has one year of remaining eligibility due to the 2020-21 COVID-19 season. “It has been an absolute pleasure having Joey in our program... He’s...
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Blue Devils return home to a Holmes County championship celebration

HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The 2022 Holmes County High School Baseball Team made history by winning its first ever state championship Thursday night. The Blue Devils defeated the Bozeman Bucks 3-1 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. “To do it with my dad, Coach Powell and my brother-in-law, you...
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Johnson City Press

Lady Rangers denied state berth by Harriman

The Unaka softball team put ducks on the pond in a Friday night pitchers duel. Unfortunately, the Lady Rangers were unable to take advantage. Unaka saw its season come to a close in a hard-fought 6-1 decision to Harriman in Class A sectional action at Hicks Field. “We had runners...
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Knox Pages

'We've come a long way': Centerburg's historic season ends in district final

PICKERINGTON -- Centerburg head coach Tim Rioux made his expectations crystal clear heading into the 2022 season. He told his players. He told his coaching staff. He told the press. GALLERY: Centerburg vs. Cardington SB (District final) Cardington (23-3), seeded first in the Division III Central District, defeated 8-seed Centerburg...

3rd ranked Virginia Tech baseball in position for first ACC regular season title

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) Friday, the Virginia Tech baseball team clinched another ACC series beating Duke 6-1 at English Field. The win over the Blue Devils coupled with Miami’s loss to Notre Dame has put the Hokies in position to make history. If the Hokies win Saturday over Duke, they would clinch the program’s first ACC Coastal Division title, first ACC regular season title and the top seed in the ACC baseball tournament next week in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Hokies wrap up the regular season against Duke Saturday at 2pm at English Field.

Duke Falls to Virginia Tech, 6-1

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Rookie southpaw Jonathan Santucci put together a strong outing, but it wasn't enough as the Duke baseball team dropped a 6-1 decision to Virginia Tech on Friday night at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park. After a high-scoring game the night before in which both...

Eleven must-see OHSAA baseball district semifinals

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The OHSAA baseball district semifinals begin Monday and continue Tuesday, followed by title games to conclude the week. A few upsets shook the sectional finals, including Normandy’s 7-6 win Thursday against St. Edward to set the stage for the Division Strongsville District. Here are 11...

Lady Rangers Drop Battle With Harriman

Unaka was unable to keep the postseason magic alive. The Lady Rangers came up short in a 6-1 decision to Harriman in the Class A Sectional on Stoney Creek on Friday evening. With the loss, Unaka’s season comes to a close with a 23-11 mark. Base runners – much...

NSWC Technical Director's Cup

The Holmes County Blue Devils are back home with the 1A State Championship. NewsChannel 7's Alex Joyce was at the scene of a house fire Friday morning and spoke with the fire marshal. Southern Lights Talent Show Part 1. Updated: 15 hours ago. Some guests stopped by the NewsChannel 7...

Enterprise falls to Booneville in 3A state championship

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WTOK) - Enterprise took on Booneville for the MHSAA 3A state championship. Booneville took game one over Enterprise, so the Bulldogs would need to get a win in game two. Enterprise would struggle at bat throughout the entire game but from the first inning the Blue Devils would...

Prep softball: Hermantown, Virginia swing to big comeback wins

Despite trailing early both the Hermantown and Virginia softball teams would rally Friday to pickup big comeback wins. Hermantown came back from a 3-0 deficit after the third inning the tie Chisago Lakes 4-4 in the seventh inning at Rose Road Field. Then Avery Farrell would tally the game winning hit as the Hawks secured the 5-4 victory.

Columbia Linebacker transfer Cam Dillon set to enroll at Duke on Sunday

Duke has landed an experienced linebacker out of the transfer portal, with Cam Dillon from Columbia set to enroll on Sunday after playing three years with the Lions (his 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Blue Devils' coaching staff found Dillon, who had committed to Rice in February after transferring from Columbia, and were able to convince him to spend the next two seasons at Duke.

Duke women's tennis defeats N.C. State in quarterfinal thriller, advances to Final Four

In a Friday evening thriller under the bright lights in Champaign, Ill., Duke defeated in-state rival N.C. State to secure its spot in the Final Four. With the sensational 4-3 victory, the third-seeded Blue Devils improved their record to 23-3 and now sit just two wins away from a national title. Senior Kelly Chen clinched the victory, bouncing back after losing the first set in a tiebreaker to take the next two sets and send the Blue Devils to a Saturday evening showdown with No. 2-seed Oklahoma.

Blue Devils Advance to NCAA Semifinal Match With 4-3 Win Over NC State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The fourth-ranked Duke women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the 11th time in school history and the ninth time under head coach Jamie Ashworth as the Blue Devils held off No. 6 NC State, 4-3, in the quarterfinal match Friday night at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex.

Sault girls finish 2nd at regional

MARQUETTE — The Sault High girls finished a close second in a Division I track and field regional Thursday. For a second straight year, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie were the leading girls teams at the regional, but the Redettes took first against by single digits. Marquette won with 64 points, while the Blue Devils were second with 59. Escanaba took third with 42, followed by Gladstone 18 and Menominee 4.