| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 AM
The ACC soon could be under siege. If Big 12 officials meeting this week decide to expand, Florida State and Clemson are potential targets, and if the Seminoles and Tigers exit, others could follow.
Their motivation? Money, of course, real or imagined,...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:57 PM
The Tri-State Ravens Nest 12 held its 13th annual Player of the Year Banquet on Saturday evening, recognizing five individuals, including two area athletes and Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta.
Greencastle-Antrim’s Nathan Hykes and South...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Many hands have wrung over the dark and dystopian literature teens are devouring in droves, from the "Twilight" series and "Thirteen Reasons Why" to the "Hunger Games" trilogy.
"Devine Intervention" is not that kind of book. It is funny and wry and...
| Jul 11, 2012
History will remember Mitt Romney's attempt to oust Barack Obama as President of the United States as the tipping point of the marriage equality movement.
Some will credit Joe Biden's "blunder" or Barack Obama's assertion that "gay couples should be able...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:11 PM
The University of California’s defensive line coach, Tosh Lupoi, has been hired as the Huskies defensive line coach and defensive run game coordinator, UW head coach Steve Sarkisian announced Monday.
Lupoi spent the past four years at Cal as...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Enduring a prolonged shooting slump and off to its worst ACC start in six years, Virginia Tech faces the conference's most talented team Thursday night at Cassell Coliseum.
Not what you would call ideal timing.
But this game against eighth-ranked...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:09 PM
Virginia Tech has lost four consecutive basketball games for the first time in six years. The Hokies absorbed their worst defeat of the season Thursday and were overwhelmed in the second half by eighth-ranked North Carolina.
But junior point guard...
| Jan 20, 2012
Give me a C-O-U-G-A-R, what's it spell? Sexism!
Wait, what?! A Utah school district believes a cougar mascot would be offensive to women.
The Canyons School District vetoed the students' top choice of a cougar mascot for their new high school.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:32 AM
DRAPER, Utah -- It's tough to pick a mascot these days.
Over the past few years we've seen several instances of schools being pressured to change their mascots because of cultural sensitives like Miami University of Ohio having to go through a 25-year...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Hey mascot lovers, are you ready for this absurdity?
Students from Corner Canyon High School were given a chance to select a future mascot and chose Cougars.
But board members refused the name saying the mascot, Cougars, may offend middle aged women....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Dorian Finney-Smith led Portsmouth's Norcom High to state championships as a junior and senior. He was the two-time Virginia player of the year and competed at the highest levels of summer basketball.
Billy Donovan wanted him. Gary Williams and Bill Self...