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Union, Lee Meet Up for First Time Ever

Posted: 05/25/2008 - LEWISTON, Idaho - Although separated my a mere 184 miles along I-75, Union College and Lee (Tenn.) University will meet up on the diamond for the very first time in either's program history when the two squads collide Monday in the 2008 Avista-NAIA World Series.

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Cumberlands Tisdol Wins National Title

Posted: 05/24/2008 - University of the Cumberlands track and field team student-athlete Eric Tisdol (Eastman, GA) earned the right to participate in the NAIA National Outdoor Track & Field Meet in St. Louis, Missouri on May 22-24, 2008. Tisdol performed outstanding earning first place and a National Title in the Long Jump event with a jump of 7.25m.

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No. 5 Union Holds Off No. 4 APU in World Series Opener

Posted: 05/24/2008 - LEWISTON, Idaho - Union College made its presence felt at the 2008 Avista-NAIA World Series as the fifth-seeded Bulldogs notched a 9-8 victory over No. 4 seed Azusa Pacific (Calif.) University Friday.

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No. 29 Alabama Eliminates No. 19 UK from SEC Tourney Alabama

Posted: 05/24/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- Attempting to do something that hadn’t been done to Alabama in 28 years, the 19th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats allowed five runs in the second inning and never recovered as the No. 29 Crimson Tide handed UK a 13-4 loss in the third-round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, in front of a boisterous 11,519 fans at Regions Park.

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No. 19 UK Drops Instant Classic to Ole Miss

Posted: 05/23/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- In a tight contest and an immediate instant classic that saw the game tied or the lead change hands nine times over the final six innings, Ole Miss outfielder Michael Guerrero belted a one out, two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Rebels a 8-7 win over 19th-ranked Kentucky in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, in front of 6,853 fans at Regions Park.

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Allen Central Names Mark Martin as New Boys Basketball Coach

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Allen Central High School welcomes Mark Martin as the Boys’ Head Basketball Coach for School Year 2008 – 2009. Mark is an Allen Central Alumnus and played collegiate basketball at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Education.

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Four Wildcats Headline All-SEC First-Team

Posted: 05/20/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- A league-high four Kentucky players earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference recognition, in a voting of the league’s coaches, the conference office announced Tuesday.

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Henn Makes Earning All-American Look Easy

Posted: 05/20/2008 - HARROGATE, TN – Over the weekend, the Lincoln Memorial University athletics department learned that another of its student-athletes had been named to an All-American team. Sara Henn, a sophomore softball player from Kettering, Ohio was recently named to the 2008 Daktronics All-American First Team by sports information directors across the country.

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Bengals Release Odell Thurman

Posted: 05/20/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Troubled linebacker Odell Thurman was released by the Cincinnati Bengals, one month after he was reinstated by the NFL from a two-year suspension.

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Sillivan Joins EKU Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Posted: 05/19/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Neubauer announced that Everick Sullivan has joined the Colonel coaching staff for 2008-09.

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Union seeded No. 5 in NAIA World Series

Posted: 05/18/2008 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the official seedings and bracket for the 2008 AVISTA-NAIA World Series, slated to run from May 23-30 in Lewiston, Idaho. Lee (Tenn.) University is the No. 1 seed and will have a bye along with No. 2 seed, Oklahoma City University. Meanwhile, Union College is the No. 5 seed.

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Focus High School Football Combine set for June 14

Posted: 05/17/2008 - PRESTONSBURG, KY. – The inaugural Focus High School Football Combine will give senior high school football players-to-be in Kentucky and surrounding states the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents in tests and drills Saturday, June 14 at Blackcat Stadium on the campus of Prestonsburg High School.

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Big Brown Cruises To Another Easy Victory In Preakness

Updated: 05/17/2008 - Big Brown charged to the lead turning for home and then cruised down the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, still perfect and squarely pointed toward thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown in 30 years.

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Johnny Martin No Longer at Allen Central

Posted: 05/17/2008 - It appears one of the most successful coaching tenures in 15th region basketball has abruptly come to an end. WYMT has learned Allen Central boys basketball coach Johnny Martin will not be on the rebel sideline next year.

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Lindley on Nagurski Award Watch List

Posted: 05/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky cornerback Trevard Lindley has been named to the watch list for the 2008 Bronko Nagurski Award, given to the nation’s top defensive player.

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Destination: Idaho ... Union advances to NAIA World Series

Updated: 05/16/2008 - Union College punched its ticket to the Avista-NAIA World Series as it won the NAIA South Central Super Regional, defeating host Cumberland (Tenn.) University 4-1 Friday to the best-of-three series two games to one.

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Sweet Sixteen: Popham nets 16th Win as Union Evens Series

Posted: 05/15/2008 - LEBANON, Tenn. - Junior right-hander Marty Popham picked up his NAIA-leading 16th victory Thursday as Union College rallied for a 5-3 victory over host Cumberland (Tenn.) University in the 2008 NAIA South Central Super Regional, evening the best-of-three series at a game apiece.

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