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$1 million grant helps 6 SIAC schools start varsity men’s volleyball programs

With a grant from USA Volleyball and the First Point Volleyball Foundation, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will start men’s volleyball programs at Central State (Ohio), Benedict, Fort Valley State, Kentucky State, Morehouse and Paine.

Phil Latreille’s slap shot set him apart in college hockey

Middlebury’s Phil Latreille was in a class by himself as a goal scorer. More than 58 years have passed since he graduated, and he is still the greatest goal scorer in college hockey history.

Former Boston College outfielder Pete Frates was an inspiration to all

Pete Frates, the recipient of the 2017 NCAA Inspiration Award who died Dec. 9 at age 34, inspired millions to join his fight against ALS, the disease that would take his life.

America East schools gather for first time to talk inclusion

Under the stewardship of Amy Huchthausen, now in her ninth year as commissioner, the America East Conference has long prioritized diversity and inclusion within its athletics departments.

NCAA closes in on elusive 500,000 mark

Will this be the year the NCAA hits half a million student-athletes? That’s the question those of us who work in college sports begin asking ourselves every fall, when NCAA research releases the latest NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Participation Rates Report. The 2017-18...

Group commits to inclusion within structure, recruitment efforts

For the College Sports Information Directors of America, the lack of diversity in its ranks has been a consistent concern for decades.

Franklin Pierce reeled off a 59-game winning streak and claimed five women’s soccer titles in a six-year span

A small town in southwest New Hampshire may not seem the most likely setting for a soccer dynasty, but in the 1990s, a combination of northern Europeans mixed with New England high school recruits turned Franklin Pierce women’s soccer into a juggernaut.

Longtime rivals to square off in stadium both schools now call home

Every year in North Carolina, an enduring football rivalry brews between Shaw and Saint Augustine’s, culminating in an epic end-of-the-season showdown, the Raleigh Classic.

Former college football players compile advice for winning after athletics

Regardless of the sport played, the level of competition or the number of accolades garnered along the way, there’s one thing all athletes have in common: the transition out of sports.

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