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No. 1: Auburn star QBNewton named AP Player of Year

AUBURN, Ala. – Cam Newton lifted Auburn from the back of the Top 25 to No. 1 in the nation.The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback led the Tigers into the national title game against No. 2 Oregon...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Eastern New Mexico calls on Padgett

After the program’s first ever run to the Elite Eight, the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer program found another school that wanted a taste of the Skyhawks’ recent mojo.Eastern New Mexico came...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Louisville’s return KO’s Rebels

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Justin Burke threw for a pair of touchdowns, and Jeremy Wright scored on a 95-yard kickoff return Tuesday night to help Louisville beat former rival Southern Miss 31-28 in...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 89: Huskies score hoops history

HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 89 came and went as effortlessly as nearly all their previous games. This season. Last season. And the season before.UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, never at a...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

37 years, 88 wins later, Huskies channel Wooden

NEW YORK – UCLA’s 88-game winning streak had just been snapped by Notre Dame in 1974 when Bruins coach John Wooden was asked how long it would be before somebody beats the streak.“I have no idea...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Big bark, big bounce-back for FLC

Bob Hofman had seen enough.After Western State whittled a 22-point Fort Lewis College lead to 12, the Skyhawks’ head coach lit into his team for allowing too many easy drives to the basket.Message...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks find familiar energy in final 2010 game

The start nearly was identical to the one Sunday night. Only this time, the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team was much happier with the finish.The No. 3 Skyhawks forced turnovers on nine...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Mesa’s muscle buries Skyhawks

Every time the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team had a spurt, Mesa State had an answer, and the Mavericks had more than enough to best the Skyhawks at the line and on the glass.Mesa State...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

UConn matches UCLA with 88 wins in a row

NEW YORK – After the final buzzer sounded and another win was in the books, Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma found his family in the stands. He hugged his smiling mother, then kissed his happy...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

A tale of 2 halves

An exceptional first half, particularly a 21-2 run to open the game, gave the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team a reason to be ecstatic. Lackluster stretches in the second half gave head...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

28 Days, an American bowl drama

The college football bowl season kicked off today with a “showdown” between 6-6 teams in Albuquerque at the New Mexico Bowl.Forgot about that one already? That’s OK, with 35 bowls in 28 days, it’s...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Justin Johnson to put pads on for fun and sun

Justin Johnson is going to suit up one more time.The Fort Lewis College senior wide receiver will toss on the pads one more time collegiately after being selected to play in the 17th annual Cactus...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports