New Bonnie English: “Every expectation was met”

New Bonnie English: “Every expectation was met”

English averaged 12 points on 49 percent shooting at Ranger, a school he “loved.” He also grabbed five rebounds a contest along with averaging two assists and 1.3 steals. Ranger, coached by former Texas A&M and Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie, compiled a 31-4 record and advanced deep into March, falling to Vincennes University in the NJCAA Men’s Division I National Championship…

Lilly headlines Women in Sports Night, previews World Cup

Lilly headlines Women in Sports Night, previews World Cup

The former and potentially future Olympians (softball had been excluded from the Olympics since 2008, but Reed is hopeful to be on the 2020 squad) joined Red Wings President Naomi Silver, 2002 Olympic ice hockey official Megan Mackenzie and former East High football player Alannah Scardino in a pregame roundtable discussion and in-game autograph session. The Wings also hosted a pregame softball clinic with the Our Lady of Mercy High School softball team…

Former Bonnie Drummond eyes pro ball

Former Bonnie Drummond eyes pro ball

St. Bonaventure was 4-2 with a three-game win streak entering a Dec. 5 matchup with Georgetown, but star forward Katie Healy was on the bench in a walking boot. Healy suffered an ankle injury the day before that sidelined her for four games, leaving the Bonnies without their leading scorer and rebounder…

A-10 Season in Review: League sets eyes on future

A-10 Season in Review: League sets eyes on future

After 11 consecutive years of being a three-bid league or better, two teams danced this season. The “one-bid” label was avoided when Saint Louis caught momentum and took advantage of an injury-riddled VCU team’s elimination, but this was a harsh reality for a conference that boasted six NCAA Tourney representatives just five March Madnesses ago…

Evans’s status looms large for VCU

Evans’s status looms large for VCU

VCU guard Marcus Evans practiced Thursday and is expected to play in Friday’s NCAA Tournament game against UCF, but coach Mike Rhodes said his star is not 100 percent. Evans suffered a bone bruise in his left knee in the first half of the Rams’ Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinal loss to Rhode Island…