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Alumni Hall to host 2014 ECAC basketball championships

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There’s going to be some exciting basketball this weekend at Alumni Hall. Go check it out: The Eastern College Athletic Conference has announced the field for the 2014 ECAC Division II Men’s postseason basketball championship Tournament. Slippery Rock University, Caldwell College, Dominican College and Lincoln University of Pennsylvania have been selected as the tournament participants. […] [Read More]
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Travelers Championships lands solid early commitments

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The Travelers just landed some solid early commitments. Read on … Five top PGA TOUR players have announced their commitment to play in the 2014 Travelers Championship. Bubba Watson, Brandt Snedeker, Hunter Mahan, Patrick Reed and defending champion Ken Duke will compete at TPC River Highlands from June 19-22. These commitments come on the heels […] [Read More]
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Valentine to referee in “Men Make a Difference” game on Saturday

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This fowarded from Chris O’Connor over at Sacred Heart … State officials and local television news personalities will once again delight Central Connecticut State University basketball fans when they play February 15 to support Interval House and spread awareness in the cause against domestic and dating violence. The 5th Annual Men Make a Difference, Men […] [Read More]
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Why are the Stags struggling? Let us count the ways

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The way things have gone for the Fairfield Stags this season it wouldn’t be anything of a surprise if its fans are looking forward to these final eight regular season games and a one-and-done MAAC tournament game because this nightmare of a season will then, mercifully be over. Unless the Stags can win at least […] [Read More]
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SHU to name Pitt Center court after Dave Bike

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FAIRFIELD – Sacred Heart University is planning to recognize former head coach Dave Bike by naming the basketball court at the Pitt Center “Dave Bike Court” in his honor. The ceremony will take place at halftime of the March 1 game against Central Connecticut. Game time is slated for 3:30 p.m. In addition, former SHU […] [Read More]
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SHU’s Amanda Pape elected into the Northeast Conference Hall of Fame

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Congratulations to former Sacred Heart women’s basketball star Amanda Pape, who was named to the Northeast Conference Hall of Fame today with Robert Morris men’s basketball player Myron Walker and Robert Morris football coach Joe Walton. Here’s Pape’s bio, courtesy of the Northeast Conference website: Amanda Pape was a Pioneer in the truest sense of […] [Read More]
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Johnson: Jenkins “deserved” start

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Justin Jenkins was going nowhere fast. Throughout the preseason, Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson talked about excited he was to watch Jenkins, a 6-foot-2 sophomore, play and help the Stags in 2013-14. However, it seems Jenkins himself wasn’t very excited at all. Too many lackluster practices earned him at seat at the end if the […] [Read More]
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Check out Sacred Heart’s Gabrielle Washington

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The Northeast Conference recently did a video feature on Pioneers junior guard Gabrielle Washington. It’s worth checking out … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkJUWfXO74o [Read More]
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Chris O’Connor joining Sacred Heart staff

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Congratulations, Chris … Sacred Heart University Executive Director of Athletics Bobby Valentine today announced the hiring of Chris O’Connor as the new Associate Athletic Director of External Relations, effective January 13, 2014. O’Connor comes to Sacred Heart from Fairfield University, where he most recently served as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Athletic Communications. “I […] [Read More]
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Bob Diaco announces football coaching staff

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Here they are … Name (Alma Mater) Responsibility/Position Bob Diaco (Iowa ’95) Head Coach Don Patterson (Army ’73) Associate Head Coach/Quarterbacks Mike Cummings (Buffalo ’84) Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends Anthony Poindexter (Virginia ’99) Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Wayne Lineburg (Virginia ’96) Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers Vincent Brown (Mississippi Valley State ‘88) Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Kevin Wolthausen (Humboldt State ’81) […] [Read More]
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