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Published: Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 4:38 PM
DAYTON — The Dayton Flyers can clinch the outright Atlantic 10 championship on Senior Night by beating Virginia Commonwealth at 8 p.m. Wednesday at UD Arena, and they will at least share the title if they win one of their last two games.
That’s the situation heading into the final week of the regular season after Dayton beat Davidson 89-82 in overtime on the road Friday and VCU lost 69-59 Saturday at Rhode Island.
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With two games to play, the Flyers (23-5, 14-2) sit alone in first place. Dayton closes the regular season at 8 p.m. March 4 at George Washington.
VCU (23-6, 13-3) falls into second place as its nine-game winning streak ended. After playing Dayton, it finishes the regular season at 2 p.m. March 4 against George Mason at home.
Rhode Island (19-9, 11-5) shares second place with Richmond (17-11, 11-5).
Dayton has not won the outright championship since the conference did away with divisions. It shared the title last season with VCU and St. Bonaventure.
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 @ 10:28 AM
— There’s a new Earnhardt on the racing scene.
Amy Earnhardt announced the birth of Isla Rose Earnhardt on Twitter Tuesday morning.
“She’s finally here!” the wife of former NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted. “It feels like a dream. The best dream ever.”
It is the first child for the couple.
She’s finally here! @DaleJr and I are officially parents to a beautiful baby girl, Isla Rose Earnhardt. It feels like a dream. The best dream ever. 💕— Amy Earnhardt (@AmyEarnhardt) May 1, 2018
Dale Jr. has been busy since retiring from active racing, working as an analyst for NBC Sports Network’s “NASCAR America.” Before that, he covered the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics for NBC.
The baby was due May 2, but arrived a day early. Had she been born on April 29, she would have shared a birthday with her grandfather, the late Dale Earnhardt Sr.
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 4:46 PM
— The halftime show of Monday night’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors featured a dancing 5-year-old whose moves amazed thousands of NBA fans around the world.
With the Cavaliers’ Scream Team in the background, young Tavaris Jones danced to the song “Rolex” by Ayo and Teo, according to media reports.
The video has gone viral as nearly 50,000 people have watched in on YouTube alone.
Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 1:48 PM
— From the Associated Press:
Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 4:11 PM
MASON — The third-ranked Greenville Lady Wave will play for a spot in the state final four for the third straight season, advancing with a 14-4, six-inning victory in a Division II regional semifinal against No. 6 Clinton-Massie on Wednesday at Mason High School.
Greenville last reached the state final four in 2012. Last season, the Lady Wave lost 4-0 to Hamilton Ross in the regional final. In 2015, they lost 7-1 to Granville.
Greenville won the state title in 2007, made the final four in 2010 and lost in the state final in 2012.
Of the many big hits Wednesday, the biggest was a three-run home run by Alli Hill in the sixth inning. Greenville has scored 10 or more runs in 22 games.
Greenville (28-3) will play No. 8 Shawnee or No. 9 Jonathan Alder at noon Saturday at Mason.