As the Syracuse Orange prepare to host Pittsburgh in the JMA Wireless Dome on Thursday, Jan. 5, (6 p.m., ACC Network), we continue our Q&A series to help you get to know your Orange! In this edition we talk with assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Kristen Sharkey

What is it about Coach Jack that has been the driving force to want to continue coaching with her when she got the job at Syracuse?

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The planning for Virginia Commonwealth University’s 42-acre athletics village is nearing completion. The university expects to begin demolition of the already-standing buildings and construction next year.

Similar to an Olympic village, the complex will house a tennis facility and soccer stadium on the north end, near Interstate 95. The middle parcel will hold an indoor track, and the southern parcels will be converted into outdoor track and field and practice soccer fields.

VCU faces a

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Cleveland, OH-Another episode of the D-Rob Men’s Basketball Coaches Show airs live tonight at 6 p.m. Viking fans can listen live on 1350 AM The Gambler. 

Host Al Pawlowski is joined by representatives of both basketball programs on tonight’s show. Women’s Basketball coach Chris Kielsmeier will lead off the program, followed by senior guard Destiny Leo. The women are currently riding a seven game winning streak, and will be in action on Thursday at

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By: D. Scott Fritchen

Elena Baka was 12 years old when she caught the volleyball bug. She had tried other sports. She dazzled the floor in ballet. But there was just something about volleyball that instantly clicked. She loved to play it near her home in Thessaloniki, Greece, on the sandy beaches of the Aegean Sea. The feeling would carry on into indoor gyms, where she played competitively on teams. Yeah, she was hooked.

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RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Eight individuals will be elected to the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022, and two outstanding teams have been selected for special recognition. The 43rd annual induction ceremony and dinner will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12.
This year’s honorees are: 

  • Jeanine Hanratty ’95 (volleyball) 
  • John Kennelly ’78 (tennis) 
  • Malin Marmbrandt (Otterling) ’10 (women’s track and field) 
  • Dan Mecca (head coach, men’s and women’s
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Athletics advises fans to review the University’s updated clear bag policy for attending athletics venues during the 2022-23 season. The University’s policy has undergone several revisions.
In an effort to make the clear bag policy more fan friendly, and to align with policies in place for large events around the country, the size of allowed bags has increased. Clear tote bags, which can be

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EUGENE, Ore. – Three Ole Miss track & field greats will represent their home countries at the 2022 World Athletics Outdoor Championships, which begin Friday at Oregon’s Hayward Field and runs through July 24. This is the first time the World Championship meet has ever been held on U.S. soil.
Ole Miss graduate and All-American discus thrower Brian Williams (men’s discus) makes his second appearance on Team USA

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In case you missed last week’s ‘TN Triple-S coverage of Florida State athletics, here is the recap: Sunday Seminoles Summary: FSU Baseball, Softball, Track & Field, Golf, and other Noles sports news

Please start out your Sunday by reading Prince’s outstanding Summer Roundup, where he shares ‘Just a few thoughts on Seminole sports. As always read at your own risk.’

Florida State Sports Notebook: Summer Roundup
The last few weeks (and

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Cal State Fullerton Athletics previewed the new Olympic-sized pool that will be home to future CSUF water sports. Staff and CSUF alumni gathered on Sunday for a sneak peek of the 53-meter pool that is scheduled to open this May.

CSUF Director of Athletics,Jim Donovan said the previous pool was only half the size of the new pool, at 25-meters, and had a severe leakage of several thousand gallons per day.

“It was going to

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BLACKSBURG – Effective Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, Virginia Tech Athletics will institute a policy requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR proof of vaccine medical exemption OR negative test for indoor events. Virginia Tech Athletics appreciates fans’ understanding and cooperation as coronavirus continues to impact our campus and our community. 
This vaccination policy has been developed in conjunction with Virginia Tech campus officials and Virginia Tech’s COVID-19 task force, as well as guidance from health professionals 
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