July 30, 2014 |
William J. Sponseller, 87, a civil railroad engineer and longtime Wayne resident, died Thursday, July 24, of cancer at Shannondell at Valley Forge. Mr. Sponseller was hired by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a civil engineer fresh out of college, and remained in the industry throughout his career, retiring from Amtrak in 1991. Born in Canton, Ohio, he attended Lincoln High School there while also working to help support his family. He served in the Navy during World War II, and then attended Illinois Institute of Technology on the GI Bill.
April 7, 2014 |
ARLINGTON, Texas - Florida has not lost since Dec. 2 when Connecticut beat the Gators. That would be 30 straight wins. UConn lost eight times this season, all to teams that are no longer playing. They were non-competitive in three losses to Louisville. Wisconsin beat the regular season and tournament champions of the Southeastern Conference (Florida again) and Atlantic Coast Conference (Virginia), the tournament champion of the Ohio Valley (Eastern Kentucky) and the regular-season champions of the Atlantic 10 (Saint Louis)
March 5, 2013 |
THE FIRST TWO conference tournaments begin Tuesday with the Big South and the Horizon getting under way. The first two bids go out on Saturday when the Atlantic Sun and Ohio Valley settle their league championships. From today until next Thursday, March 14, the Daily News will preview conference tournaments as they start. Let the wonderful madness begin. Big South Regular-season champs: High Point (17-12) won the North Division and Charleston Southern (17-11) will be co-No.
March 11, 2012
Men Belmont, Atlantic Sun Colorado, PAC-12 Creighton, Missouri Valley Davidson, Southern Detroit, Horizon League Harvard, Ivy League Lamar, Southland Lehigh, Patriot League Long Beach State, Big West Long Island U., Northeast Louisville, Big East Loyola MD, Metro Atlantic Memphis, Conference USA Missouri, ...
March 3, 2012
1. It's the most wonderful time . . . Finally, it's the month we've all been waiting for. In huge arenas, cramped gymnasiums and everything in between, the battle to make the field of 68 rages all week for those coveted tickets to the dance. At the end, on Selection Sunday, teams with big dreams will gather in front of their TVs to see where they are headed for the NCAA tournament. 2. Sweating it out As we enter Championship Week, we know there are teams (Mississippi State, Connecticut and Texas, to name a few)