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Althea Gibson was the first black tennis star

by on February 21, 2022 0
Did you know … Playing at Wimbledon and being an international tennis player didn’t start with Serena William. In fact, the first black tennis player to win the French Open (1956), Wimbledon (1957-58) and the US Open (1957-58) in singles, a Grand Slam title, was Althea Gibson. How did she get so big? Althea... Read More

2022 Todd Helton Hall of Fame Results

by on January 26, 2022 0
DENVER — Former Rockies star first baseman Todd Helton has taken a step closer to Cooperstown. Helton, who played his 17 seasons with the Rockies, showed up on 52% of the ballots in his fourth of 10 possible years on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot. He received votes on 16.5% of the... Read More

Best Barry Bonds Moments

by on January 14, 2022 0
Love him or hate him, there’s no denying Barry Bonds produced some of the most gripping seasons in baseball history during his 22-year career with the Pirates and Giants. He hit a record 762 home runs, won an unprecedented seven National League MVP awards, and won a host of other accolades while establishing himself... Read More

Loyalsock Boys Basketball winning state title was best story of the year | News, Sports, Jobs

by on January 1, 2022 0
SUN-GAZETTE FILE PHOTO The Loyalsock boys’ basketball team pose with the PIAA class AAA trophy after winning the program’s first-ever title in March. He was voted the Sun-Gazette Story of the Year. This past year has been rich in remarkable sporting achievements. Over the past 12 months, many teams and individual players have done... Read More

today in history | OMCP News

by on December 25, 2021 0
Today in History Today is Saturday, December 25, the 359th day of 2021. There are six days left in… Today in history Today is Saturday, December 25, the 359th day of 2021. There are six days left in the year. It’s Christmas day. Today’s highlight in history: On December 25, 1991, Soviet President Mikhail... Read More

First call: punters favor Mason Rudolph as Steelers ’22 starting QB; memento of the unfortunate birthday of the pirates

by on December 9, 2021 0
Thursday’s “first call” looks at the future of the Steelers quarterback and a page of the Pirates’ checkered past. A western Pennsylvania product with a major influence in varsity sport gets a new job. And the Philadelphia Flyers are just a mess. Isn’t that awesome? Money on Mason BetOnLine.Ag sets the odds of who... Read More

Glen Cameron Tuckett | News, Sports, Jobs

by on October 30, 2021 0
Glen Cameron Tuckett, 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Provo early in the morning of October 26, 2021 after a brief hospitalization following a stroke last week. He was a husband, father, grandfather, trainer and many other titles in between. He was just as proud of BYU baseball’s coveted Cameron Tuckett Award,... Read More

Today in History – KTAR.com

by on October 3, 2021 0
Today in history Today is Sunday October 3, the 276th day of 2021. There are 89 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s history: On October 3, 1974, Frank Robinson was named the first black coach in Major League Baseball while in charge of the Cleveland Indians. To this date : In... Read More

Red Sox Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

by on September 19, 2021 0
BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox will mark the start of Hispanic Heritage Month today, Sunday, September 19, with pre-game ceremonies and tributes throughout the game recognizing the achievements and contributions of various members of the Hispanic community / LatinX of Boston. Hispanic Heritage Month at Fenway Park is presented by Goya Foods. Sunday’s... Read More

Levingston selected for MVC Hall of Fame

by on August 25, 2021 0
History links Former Wichita State All-American and two-time NBA champion Cliff Levingston will be inducted into the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame next spring, the league said Wednesday afternoon. Levingston joins Doug Elgin, the longest-serving commissioner in MVC history, southern Illinois women’s basketball coaching legend Cindy Scott, Drake’s women’s basketball star Carla Bennett,... Read More

Diamond ‘Dogs Wins Another Academic Excellence Award from the ABCA Team in 2020-2021

by on August 23, 2021 0
History links GREENSBORO – Gardner-Webb baseball continued its impressive overall effort in 2020-2021, winning another Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). Over 380 college programs have been honored, with teams expected to hold a minimum GPA of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) in the 2020-2021 academic year. Gardner-Webb... Read More

Football player Ronald Lake remembers

by on August 6, 2021 0
Alexis Weedon never had to tell his son, Ronald, that he was handsome. He knew for himself. “He was like, ‘Mom, I’m your cutest kid, aren’t I?” said Alexis Weedon. “He looks like he had a million dollar smile,” added his father, Ronald Lake Jr. It was Ronald Lake III in a nutshell. Still... Read More

Gable Steveson’s Olympics gold can lead to WWE success, says Kurt Angle

by on August 6, 2021 0
What was wrestling legend Kurt Angle thinking when he witnessed US freestyle heavyweight Gable Steveson’s resounding victory at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday morning? “I was thinking about WWE,” said Angle, Olympic gold medalist and World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame member. “Vince McMahon (President and CEO of WWE) is drooling right now.” Angle... Read More