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Second half sinks Fort Lewis College lacrosse at Colorado Mesa

In a big game in the conference standings for the Skyhawks, the Mavericks rumbled to a victory in the second half. The Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse team traveled to Grand Junction to face...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Final Four guide: Teams, players and matchups to watch

GLENDALE, Ariz. The Final Four is set, with one blue blood and three newbies headed to the desert to settle the NCAA Tournament. North Carolina has been there, done that with college basketball’s...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Tar Heels’ Maye headlines list of Final Four X-factors

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina’s Luke Maye can’t go to class without getting a standing ovation nor walk across campus without getting stopped by people requesting to take a photo with him. All...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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College basketball’s All-America team announced

Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks’ latest All-American. The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tuesday,...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Arkansas panel backs gun ban at stadiums after SEC plea

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure Tuesday to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the spotlight during Final Four week....

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Skyhawks Scoreboard: Softball wins finale; lacrosse loses to Regis

After suffering back-to-back one-run losses to Adams State, the Fort Lewis College softball team refused to leave Alamosa without a victory Sunday. The Skyhawks (4-25, 3-17 Rocky Mountain Athletic...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Last-second shot leads North Carolina past Kentucky into Final Four

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Roy Williams went all Scarlett O’Hara when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four. And the coincidence...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Defense, Thornwell lead South Carolina to Final Four

NEW YORK — It’s only right that South Carolina’s first trip to Final Four was earned through its defense. A team known for a swarming zone used it effectively down the stretch to beat Florida 77-70...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Oregon moves on to Final Four

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Gonzaga beats Xavier for first Final Four berth in school history

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The criticism dogged Gonzaga wherever it went, no matter how much it won. The Zags run up their record by beating up on teams in a weak conference, then always seemed to come up...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Joshua Blaylock wrapped up his collegiate career at Reese’s All-Star Game

Fort Lewis College star Joshua Blaylock played his last collegiate basketball game Friday night in the Reese’s Division II All-Star Game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Blaylock, a guard from...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports