College Sportslandgrantholyland.com

Bold Predictions: The end of the Power 5 is near

There were a lot of questions that the NCAA and the college football world at large had to answer heading into the 2021 season. After a largely botched and hurriedly put together campaign in 2020 thanks to the pandemic and a lackluster response by those in charge — looking at you, Kevin Warren — this offseason provided a chance to remedy some of the previous issues. We expected to have questions about how schools would handle COVID-19 cases, what fan capacity allowances would look like, and other things of that nature.
Picture for Bold Predictions: The end of the Power 5 is near
Merrimack, NHthemackreport.com

Merrimack abruptly fires baseball coach Nick Barese

Merrimack has made the sudden decision to fire head baseball coach Nick Barese, according to a report by @MassHSBaseball. The decision was made just weeks before players are set to return to campus and fall ball activities begin. Barese led the Warriors to a 19-22 record this season, their first...
Picture for Merrimack abruptly fires baseball coach Nick Barese

UVA’s Hauser, Huff agree to free agent contracts with Celtics, Wizards

Two of Trey Murphy’s teammates agreed to NBA contracts after having not been taken in the league’s annual draft on Thursday night. Murphy was the only Virginia player drafted, selected as the No. 17 player in the first round by the New Orleans Pelicans. Sam Hauser, whom many believed might...
Picture for UVA’s Hauser, Huff agree to free agent contracts with Celtics, Wizards
Tumwater, WAOlympian

Legacy continues: Tumwater 4-star tight end Ryan Otton commits to Huskies

Ryan Otton, the youngest in a long line of Ottons to come through Tumwater High School’s storied football program, will continue his football career with the hometown Huskies. Otton, a four-star recruit, announced his commitment to Washington — where his older brother Cade, another former T-Birds standout and All-Pac-12 tight...
Bogalusa, LAbogalusadailynews.com

BHS’s Keating headed to the next level

Bogalusa’s Derek Keating has signed a letter of intent to attend Southern University of Shreveport Louisiana and to play football for the Jags. “I’m very excited,” Keating said. “The coaching staff is very good up here. (Head) Coach (Christopher) Hargrove, he’s a good coach. All of the coaches are trying to get the facilities started up from the bottom. My teammates are encouraging. It’s a good school.”
High Schoollive5news.com

Lowcountry High School Football Previews: 5-A

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - 5-A Head Coach: Shane Fidler (2nd season) Top Returners – Nick Downing (NT, Sr.), Faruq Etti (OT, Sr.), TJ Wilson (LB, Jr.), Will McCune (K, Sr.) Top Newcomers – Alex Ledford (LB, Jr.) Chris Simmons (WR/Jr.) Shane Fidler enters his second season at the helm of...

Caitlin Clark helps leads U-19 World Cup team to opening win

Iowa point guard Caitlin Clark is off and running on the world's biggest stage. After making the USA U-19 FIBA World Cup team, she helped guide her team to a 74-53 win over Spain on Friday night. Clark finished second on the team in points (12) and recorded three steals.
Fresno, CA247Sports

Fresno State football kicks off 2021 Fall Camp

The 2021 season is on pace to be a return to normalcy for the Fresno State Bulldogs, featuring a full 12-game schedule and the Red Wave coming back to Bulldog Stadium on Saturdays this fall. The Bulldogs started their 2021 season journey on Friday with the first day of football practice to open Fall Camp.
Grand Forks, NDfightinghawks.com

Engel Accepts Top Track & Field Post at UMass

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – North Dakota head men's and women's track and field and cross country coach Christine Engel has accepted a position as head women's track and field and cross country coach at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. "Through the two most challenging seasons of our lifetime navigating the...
Appomattox, VAtimesvirginian.com

O-Zone baseball prepping for Dixie World Series

After defeating Patrick County 5-1 in the 2021 O-Zone All-Stars State Championship game on July 15 at Madison Heights, the Appomattox O-Zone All-Stars have been preparing for their upcoming trip to the Dixie Youth Baseball Division I O-Zone World Series tournament in Laurel, Miss. The World Series is scheduled for...

These dating US track athletes are taking their love to the Tokyo Olympics

(TOKYO) — When U.S. Olympian Tara Davis competes in the long jump competition this weekend at the Tokyo Olympics, cheering her on from home will be her boyfriend, Hunter Woodhall. When Woodhall, a two-time Paralympic medalist sprinter, competes in the Tokyo Paralympics next month, the roles will be reversed. Davis...

Meet the track and field power couple BOTH set to compete in Tokyo

Both halves of an American couple are set to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games this summer. This weekend, Tara Davis, 22, will compete in the Olympic long jump competition, four years after becoming the American junior record holder in the indoor long jump. Weeks later, her 22-year-old boyfriend Hunter...
Cooperstown, NYwagmtv.com

UMPI baseball hat in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, New York (WAGM) -A former University of Maine Presque Isle baseball player was able to show off her hat that is in the baseball hall of fame to a little league team she coaches. Oz Sailors made history back in 2015. Sailors was the starting pitcher for the Owls...
College SportsPosted by

NCAA Can No Longer ‘Tweak’ Their Governance Model. Real Change Is Needed.

At the end of a tumultuous few months, the NCAA announced they will hold a special constitutional convention in November to address the gaping holes in their rules created by three things: the June NCAA v. Alston ruling from the Supreme Court, massive change created by state legislatures across the country with names, images and likenesses, and the fast changing landscape in Division I.
Hays, KSHays Daily News

'More than just a commitment': Jaren Kanak honors his late father while announcing his commitment to Clemson

The top football prospect in Kansas has unveiled his college choice. Jaren Kanak is committed to Clemson University, the Hays High senior announced Friday night. In a post on Twitter, Kanak said he picked July 30 as the date to announce his commitment, taking the opportunity to honor the memory of his late father, Jason Kanak, who died in an auto accident on July 30, 2008.

Blue Devils Earn ABCA Academic Excellence Award

DURHAM – The Duke baseball program earned the 2020-21 American Baseball Coaches Association's Team Academic Excellence Award, the organization announced. The ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award is earned by programs that post a grade-point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2020-21 academic year. The...