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For more than a year, health and safety protocols have prevented programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision from conducting the in-person evaluations so essential to compiling team-specific recruiting boards — the tiered, by-position ranking of prospects in a given recruiting cycle.
Amid the unique circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic, the awkwardness caused by an inability to hold face-to-face meetings for most of the 2021 cycle was mitigated by several factors. For one, prospects in the 2021 class had been able to make unofficial visits to FBS campuses during the previous year, including up to the moment when the NCAA
Eastern Washington University with no football? It’s been done at other schools, and here’s what they found
March Madness Twitter was abuzz last month as the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team nearly made history.
In just their third NCAA Tournament appearance, the Eagles, listed as a 10½-point underdog in their March 20 game against three-time champion Kansas, led the Jayhawks at halftime and were up by as many as 10 points in the second half. Kansas pulled away late to win 93-84, even as EWU’s Tanner and Jacob Groves scored a combined 58 points.
It was nearly the first time since 2016 a No. 14 seed upset a No. 3 (although the Abilene Christian Wildcats accomplished
Prep football: Pat Rice earns his 300th career victory as Waunakee rolls past Fort Atkinson | Tennis
PREP FOOTBALL | THURSDAY’S AREA SUMMARIES
Thursday’s area summaries
WAUNAKEE 57, FORT ATKINSON 0
W: Keller 14 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)
W: Ca. Nelson 3 run (Driscoll kick)
W: Gnorski 8 run (Vojitisek pass from Co. Nelson)
W: Schaaf 45 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)
W: Farnsworth 27 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)
W: James 11 pass from Keene (Driscoll kick)
W: Ginos 14 run (DeAmicis kick)
W: Lory 10 pass from Co. Nelson (DeAmicis kick)
First downs — FA 7, W 17. Rushing (Att.-Yds.) — FA 28-52, W 33-154. Passing yards
Calls to change that have reignited after last week’s revelation that Duxbury High School football players shouted words such as “Auschwitz” on the field to direct game plays. Bills mandating Holocaust education have been pending in the State House for two years.
“I firmly believe if these kids understood the gravity of the words that they were using and the horrific events that are associated with those words, they wouldn’t have used them,” said Representative Jeffrey Roy, a Franklin Democrat who filed the House bill. “This is why we need the Genocide Education Act in place.”
The anti-Semitism by
The Ohio State-Michigan matchup, as well as the rest of the Big Ten’s traditional rivalry games, will return to the final week of the regular season in 2021, it was announced Friday as the conference released its revised 2021 football schedule.
The schedule has some differences from the one originally released in 2017, including the location of some games as well as the order in which they are played.
The Big Ten shortened its 2020 season to eight games because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and six games were played at the same location as the previous year. The changes to