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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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LMU Hires Smith as New Head Coach of Lady Railsplitter Basketball Program

Posted: 05/15/2008 - HARROGATE, TN – Less than two weeks after learning that LMU women’s basketball coach Larry Just would leave the program after only one season, Lincoln Memorial University Athletics Director Roger Vannoy officially announced Stephanie Smith as the program’s new head coach at a press conference on Thursday morning.

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MSU's Alex Gjevre Named toNFCA/Louisville Slugger All-South Region Team

Posted: 05/15/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - The postseason awards have continued to arrive for Morehead State sophomore pitcher Alex Gjevre. This week, Gjevre became the first MSU softball player in the history of the program to be named All-Region as she earned a spot on theNFCA/Louisville Slugger All-South Region Second-Team after also being named as the 2008 OVC Pitcher of the Year.

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North and South Laurel Still in Top 25, Others Receiving Votes

Posted: 05/15/2008 - The new Top 25 Polls are out for softball, as voted by the KSCA. The North Laurel Jaguars are still #2. South Laurel drops one spot to #24. Middlesboro, Southwestern, Corbin and Pulaski County are all receiving votes for the top 25.

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Jiles 3-run HR lifts Cumberland past Union, 10-9

Posted: 05/14/2008 - A Nick Jiles three-run home run ruined an impressive comeback by Union College as host Cumberland (Tenn.) University took game one of the NAIA South Central Super Regional 10-9 Wednesday.

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No. 20 UK Hosts Ole Miss in Season Finale

Posted: 05/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The two top pitching teams in the Southeastern Conference square off in the season-finale - a three-game set ripe with post-season implications - as the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats host the Ole Miss Rebels in a three-game set, beginning on Thursday at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Dumford Signs Deal With Baltimore Ravens

Updated: 05/13/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University offensive lineman Sean Dumford signed a free agent deal with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens late last week.

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Agency Representing Mayo Denies Illegal Activity

Posted: 05/13/2008 - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of the sports agency representing O.J. Mayo denied any illegal activity involving the Southern California star on Monday, a day after ESPN reported Bill Duffy Associates gave cash to an event promoter who provided gifts.

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Former EK Miner Josh Pace Adds NBA Invitations

Posted: 05/13/2008 - PIKEVILLE, KY. - Before he works out with the Golden State Warriors in early-June, former East Kentucky Miner Josh Pace will work out for two other NBA teams. The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers have both shown great interest in Pace, one of minor league basketball's top players following his debut season with the East Kentucky Miners. Pace is scheduled to work out for the Heat May 14-16. The CBA All-Star is scheduled to work out for the Pacers May 19.

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Gillispie: Jasper Likely Leaving UK

Updated: 05/10/2008 - The Wildcats have been in the headlines lately for gaining several recruits. Now it looks like the Cats might lose a couple already on the roster.

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Nutter Field House To Get Fieldturf

Posted: 05/10/2008 - The University of Kentucky will replace the artificial turf inside the Nutter Field House with FieldTurf, the latest upgrade to the school's football facilities.

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Just Leaving Lady Railsplitter Program

Posted: 05/09/2008 - HARROGATE, TN – Lincoln Memorial University women’s basketball coach Larry Just has decided to make the trip home so to speak. On Friday morning, University athletics officials made public the announcement that Just, a Louisville, Kentucky native will be leaving the Lady Railsplitter program to take over the helm of the Oldham County High School girl’s basketball position.

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Union Reel off 7-2 Victory, Eliminate TWC from Regional

Posted: 05/09/2008 - NEW ALBANY, Ind. - After having to wait nearly 22 hours to complete the game, Union College finished what it started Friday as defeated Tennessee Wesleyan College 7-2 in the NAIA Region XII Softball Tournament, eliminating Tennessee Wesleyan from the tournament.

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