Posts Tagged College sports

Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Clemson players huddle before NCAA college football practice at their team's indoor facilityin Clemson, S.C. During the past 18 months, half the Atlantic Coast Conference  schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities.  Clemson opened the new indoor practice facilities in 2013.(AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer, File) THE GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT

There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Fresno State asking students to try out for kicker

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State’s 0-3 start has reached another low point: the team is holding open tryouts for a new kicker.

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Florida, WVU with chance for breakthrough wins

In this Aug. 30, 2104, file photo, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Atlanta. There are signs a program is heading in the right direction. Then there are victories that have the potential to change a season, accelerate the rebuilding process and ease the pressure on a coach who was facing heavy scrutiny. Florida has a chance for that kind of breakthrough at No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. Same goes for West Virginia. The Mountaineers host No. 4 Oklahoma. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days.

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AD defends Troy’s Blakeney after 0-3 start

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Troy Trojans are off to such a rough start that athletic director John Hartwell felt compelled to speak in defense of longtime coach Larry Blakeney this week.

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Louisville backup QB Bonnafon is out vs. FIU

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Bobby Petrino says freshman backup quarterback Reggie Bonnafon will miss Saturday’s game at Florida International to be with family after the death of his father.

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