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Football to return to Shreveport's Centenary College

Nov. 10, 2021 16:17 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — After more than 50 years without a football program, the game is returning to Centenary College. “We haven’t played football here for quite some time, but the wait is over. Today, I am so excited and proud to announce that Centenary will be...

Crash kills 2 W. Connecticut State lacrosse players, hurts 1

Oct. 23, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Two Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players were killed and a teammate was injured in a car crash in Colchester, state police and the university said. The wreck Friday afternoon killed Jacob Chapman and Tyler Graham, both 18...

Appeal seeking early release denied in U.Va. slaying

Oct. 12, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s efforts to get released early from his 25-year sentence in the 2010 slaying of his ex-girlfriend have been denied, again, by a federal appellate court. George Huguely V, of Chevy Chase, Maryland,...

New trial ordered in killing of teenage lacrosse player

Sep. 25, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of the mistaken-identity killing of a teenager who was captain of a high school lacrosse team. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Court of Special Appeals ordered a new trial for Shawn...

After outcry, Catholic school renews lacrosse coaching offer

Sep. 21, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago reversed course Tuesday, offering a job to a girls lacrosse coach that had been rescinded when school officials learned the woman is in a same-sex marriage. A day earlier, word of the rescinded job offer sparked...

Supporters: School cut coach because of same-sex marriage

Sep. 20, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago rescinded a job offer to a coach after learning that she was in a same-sex marriage, the woman's supporters claim. About 40 alumni, parents and students met outside Benet Academy in Lisle on Monday to support the...